Education

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The foundation is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 scholarship program through Monday, March 4.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Science

Climate Change Conference Takes Place Friday

Topics will include the implication of rising sea levels for Florida, the effect of climate change on hurricanes, whether climate change worsens red tide and more.

01/21/2019 By Staff

Education

School Opens New $2.5 Million Sports Facility

The Out-of-Door Academy recently opened Fox Field House, a new 12,300-square-foot practice and competition space for the school's student athletes.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Education

State Grant Will Fund New Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently awarded $3.6 million to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Education

Half-Day Workshop Focuses on Creativity and Innovation

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is offering the workshop on Friday, Feb. 1.

01/16/2019 By Staff

Education

Well-Known University President to Headline Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

Freeman Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a leader in promoting diversity in science and math, is speaking in Sarasota on Friday, March 8.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Education

Local Graduation Rates Up

The graduation rate in Sarasota County schools increased by 4.1 percentage points this year, while the rate increased by 4.3 points in Manatee County.

12/20/2018 By Staff

Events

Individual Tickets for Town Hall Lecture Series Now on Sale

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins on Wednesday, Jan. 16, with a talk by Shaquille O’Neal.

12/19/2018 By Staff

Education

School District Names New Principal at Lakewood Ranch High

Dustin Dahlquist will take on the new role early next year.

12/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Next Lifelong Learning Institute Semester Begins Jan. 14

Registration for the winter semester of Ringling College of Art and Design's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has begun.

12/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Venice YMCA Opens New Early Learning Center

Sunshine Education Academy will serve children from six weeks of age through voluntary prekindergarten.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Technology

Grant Will Help Libraries Build Seven 'Creation Stations'

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $947,544 to the Library Foundation for Sarasota County and the Sarasota County library system.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Education

New Grant Intended to Improve Teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

A $5 million federal grant awarded to the University of Florida will be used to boost education in 11 Florida counties, including Sarasota and Manatee counties.

12/11/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Professor's Business Writing Guide Translated Into Chinese

A Taiwanese company recently published a translation of 'Business Writing: What Works, What Won’t' by University of South Florida professor Wilma Davidson.

12/05/2018 By Staff

Construction

Fast-Track Training for Heating and Air Conditioning Installers Begins in January

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning companies are partnering with CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College on the classes.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Latino Nonprofit Expanding College Readiness Program

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit that works to empower Latinos to achieve the American Dream, is expanding its Future Leaders Academy initiative.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Education

School Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School was recently presented with the School of Excellence Award from Keep Sarasota County Beautiful.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Teacher Wins National Award for Poetry Program

Joanna Fox of Booker Middle School was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Penguin Random House and received the publisher's Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Education

School District Names Principals for Two New Schools

The Manatee County School District recently named two principals for schools set to open next August: Craig Little and Angela Lindsey.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Fellowship Created to Help Future Nonprofit Leaders

The Patterson Foundation is launching a new Fellows Initiative with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

11/15/2018 By Staff