Leadership

Business Development Workshop for Those in Newtown and North Sarasota Starts Sept. 11

The class will focus on assessing one's entrepreneurial skills, determining whether one has a strong business concept and how to grow a business.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Education

College Hires New Financial Aid Director

State College of Florida recently hired Andrea Lachapelle, who previously worked at the Community College of Rhode Island.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Adds Six New Board Members

Nancy Harris, Kent Hayes, Anne Rollings, B.J. Ivey, Michael Feltovic and Stephanie Hawkins recently joined the nonprofit's board.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Education

Economics Professor Wins Federal Reserve Institute Scholarship

Kristen Zaborski of State College of Florida earned a scholarship to attend the Federal Reserve Institute held at the University of San Diego in June.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Health care

Scholarships Awarded to Strengthen Nursing Workforce

The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition estimates that our region will face a shortage of nurses as soon as 2025.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Construction

Construction Company Picked to Add New Building at Bradenton School

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build a structure at Gene Witt Elementary School.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Events

New College Lecture Series Kicks Off Oct. 18

New College of Florida and the New College Foundation recently announced the lineup for its 2018-2019 speaker series, New Topics New College.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Education

Pilot Program Delivers School Supplies to At-Risk Children

Sarasota's Children’s Guardian Fund recently launched a new back-to-school shopping pilot program with the help of a $10,000 gift from an anonymous donor.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Arts

Classical Music Nonprofit Names New Development Director

The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast recently hired Kurt Rachwitz.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Data

Workshop Offers Tips on Business Performance Metrics

The Aug. 14 workshop will cover balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, money ratios and more.

08/07/2018 By Staff

Education

University Names Business Development Officer

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently hired Greg Smogard.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Sports

College Athletic Director Named to National Committee

Matt Ennis of State College of Florida recently joined the executive committee of the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Education

College Names First Director of Emergency Management

New College of Florida recently hired Luis Suarez.

07/31/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Hires New Team for College Readiness Program

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Suzanne Burke, Rebecca Lewis and Jenna Thiel.

07/26/2018 By Staff

Construction

District Breaking Ground on New Elementary School

Barbara A. Harvey Elementary School is scheduled to open in Parrish next August, with the capacity to house roughly 800 students.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Education

Veterans Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Training

The Veterans Florida program is intended for veterans who own their own business or who are considering starting a new business.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Back-to-School Spending Projected to Reach $82.8 Billion

That's down from last year's estimated spending of $83.6 billion.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Education

University Selects New Interim Dean for Business College

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently named Gert-Jan de Vreede as the interim dean of the College of Business.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Education

Argosy Campus Closing

Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC is closing the Sarasota campus of Argosy University, one of nine Argosy campuses closing overall.

07/09/2018 By Staff