Education

Nonprofit Launches New Science, Arts and Technology Summer Camps

Manatee County's Take Stock in Children recently launched a new business entity to provide learning experiences for local youth.

05/11/2017 By Staff

Education

Construction Industry Event Draws Hundreds of Local Students

Manatee Technical College, 5505 34th St. W., Bradenton, is hosting the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange's first Construction Rodeo from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 11.

05/10/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

New trees, awards for musicians, boat trips and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

05/04/2017 By Staff

New hires

College Picks New Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

New College of Florida recently named Joy Hamm as its next dean of admissions and financial aid.

05/04/2017 By Staff

Education

University Opens New Research Office

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently opened a new Office of Research and appointed full-time research administrator Sandy Justice.

05/04/2017 By Staff

Education

New College Recognized for Outside-the-Classroom Experiences and Connections

New College of Florida was recently ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the country’s top 50 colleges for offering students outside-the-classroom experiences and connections.

05/03/2017 By Staff

Education

Dental School Picks New Dean

Mathew Bateman was recently named dean of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton.

05/03/2017 By Staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Declines

Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped in April after a record-high reading in March.

05/02/2017 By Staff

Talks

New 'Women Empowered' Speaker Series Starts

Goodwill Manasota is launching a new speaker series, Women Empowered, featuring influential, inspirational and innovative local women.

05/01/2017 By Staff

Education

Women's Resource Center Offers New Programs and Classes

The Women’s Resource Center is offering two new programs starting in May.

04/28/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Healthy meals, plenty of grants and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Department Head Named 'Mentor of the Year'

Ringling College of Art and Design film program head Bradley Battersby was recently named Mentor of the Year by Variety magazine.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Technology

Innovation Showcase Takes Place Saturday

DaVinci’s Faire and BarCamp takes place 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. this Saturday, April 29, at Manatee Technical College.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Education

School System Wins Award for Financial Aid Push

Sarasota County Schools recently won the top award among large school districts in the 2017 Florida FAFSA Challenge, a campaign to encourage more high school seniors to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.

04/25/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

Series Shot in Sarasota Premieres Friday

Sugar, the Dylan McDermott series shot in Sarasota with Ringling College of Art and Design students and graduates and coproduced by the Ringling College Studio Lab and Semkhor Productions, will premiere at the Sunscreen Film Festival.

04/25/2017 By Staff

Planning

Miami Climate Change Expert Speaks in Sarasota

James Murley, the chief resilience officer for Miami-Dade County, will speak on “Enhancing Local Sustainability Through Resilience Planning.”

04/25/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Peanut butter and jelly food drives, free skin cancer screenings and new uses for plastic shopping bags in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/20/2017 By Staff

Environment

College Hosts Climate Change Workshop

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting an interactive workshop on climate change and sustainability on Friday, April 21.

04/20/2017 By Staff

Aging

Lifetime Learning Leader Picked for National Council

Janna Overstreet was recently reappointed to a two-year term on the American Society on Aging's Lifetime Education and Renewal Network Council.

04/07/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Caribbean-themed fundraisers, new support for individuals with criminal histories and several donations in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/06/2017 By Staff