New hires

University Names New Communications Director

Shawn Ahearn comes to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee from the University of Pittsburgh.

1:39pm By Staff

Education

Workshop on 21st Century 'Thought and Trends' Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design 'futurist in residence' David Houle is presenting a new workshop as part of the college's Lifelong Learning Academy.

2:26am By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Magazine Hosts the 2018 Unity Awards on Feb. 8

The eighth annual Unity Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

1:51am By Staff

Education

Longtime Political Scientist Retiring From Teaching

Longtime Florida political scientist Susan MacManus is retiring from teaching at the University of South Florida.

01/11/2018 By Staff

Leadership

New Business Development Course Starts Jan. 23

The free 10-week course focuses on the core basics for new and aspiring small business owners.

01/11/2018 By Staff

New hires

University of South Florida Names New Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor

University of South Florida system president Judy Genshaft on Thursday named Karen Holbrook the new regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Repairs

Free Car Technician Training Program Expands

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with six local automotive dealerships to offer a free short-term technician training program at Suncoast Technical College.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Honors

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Recognized for Educational Work

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce recently received a Leading Light award from the Sunshine State School Public Relations Association.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Law

Sarasota Attorney Inducted Into High School Hall of Fame

John Dumbaugh of Syprett Meshad was recently named to the Riverview High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Education

University of South Florida Hits $1 Billion Fundraising Goal

Nearly 200,000 individual donors contributed to the university system and foundation's Unstoppable campaign.

12/04/2017 By Staff

Science

Mote Librarian Elected to Library Consortium Board

Mote Marine Laboratory’s Kay Garsnett recently joined the board of the Tampa Bay Library Consortium.

12/01/2017 By Staff

Data

Students Say Area Has Job Opportunities, But Few Plan to Stay

Sixty-nine percent of high school students say the area has enough job opportunities, but only 16.7 percent say they plan to stay, according to a new survey.

11/20/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Vice President Honored for Literacy Efforts

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation's Veronica Brady is being recognized for her advocacy for the Reading Recovery program.

11/20/2017 By Staff

The Seen

Photos From the Argus Foundation's Meet the Leaders Event

Sarasota County Schools superintendent Todd Bowden met with business leaders.

11/02/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Construction

Manatee County Breaking Ground on New $90 Million Parrish High School

The groundbreaking ceremony for Manatee County's new North River High School will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7.

11/01/2017 By Staff

Education

First 16 Students Complete 'Express' Plumbing, Electrical Training Program

The individuals recently graduated from a new training course created by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College.

10/31/2017 By Staff

Data

Gender Wage Gap to Be Discussed Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting a panel discussion focused on the wage gap between men and women.

10/27/2017 By Staff

Education

'Leadership Boot Camp' Is Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and Leadership Simplified are partnering to offer the class.

10/23/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Sustainable Tourism Conference Starts Thursday

The four-day event celebrates the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism.

10/23/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Offers Civility Training for Businesses and Nonprofits

Local employers and volunteer groups are encouraged to send a representative to a free half-day "train the trainer" workshop.

10/20/2017 By Staff