Resources in German
The Jane Bancroft Cook Library at New College is home to a broad assortment of books, films, scholarly journals, national and international databases, and other print and electronic media related to the study of German and is available to students throughout the year. Among the library's many state of the art features is the Academic Resource Center (ARC), which houses the College's Language Resource Center (LRC), designed to provide resources and support to language students and faculty. Audio-visual and print resources, language software and games are available. It's also a social space where students can work individually or in groups as well as relax or interact with each other.
Also available at the library is the Dr. Helen N. Fagin Holocaust Collection. Named in honor of Holocaust survivor and New College benefactress Dr. Helen Fagin, the collection holds materials related to the Holocaust, genocide and humanitarian studies. The Fagin room can be reserved for occasional small meetings connected with the collection.
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New Topics New College is a public lecture series that runs from October through March. Free to students, the series features guest speakers discussing a wide range of current topics and issues — local, national and international.
New College has hosted the annual International Career Development Seminar for three years. The event is co-hosted by Young Professionals for International Cooperation (UNA-USA) Sarasota Chapter and New College of Florida. Through panel discussions, breakout Q&A sessions and networking, presenters share their international work experience in business, public health and medicine, the Peace Corps, the United Nations and the U.S. Foreign Service.
The German American Social Club of Sarasota regularly provides scholarships for New College students to advance their research and study abroad opportunities.
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