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New College of Florida to Celebrate 51st Commencement

May 22, 2017 New College of Florida to Celebrate 51st Commencement New College of Florida will award diplomas to an expected 181 students in a sunset ceremony on the College’s historic Bayfront at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26.  It…Read more

‘New Scholars’ Takes You Around the World in a Day: Event Celebrates Student Research at New College of Florida

Announcement Made on May 11, 2017 New Scholars, the annual year-end event celebrating undergraduate research at New College of Florida, takes you along on student projects about aspects of Antarctica, Brazil, China, Mexico, Germany and San Francisco, and into examinations…Read more

New College Students Win Leading National Scholarships

New College Students Win Leading National Scholarships As the end of the 2016-2017 academic year approaches, several New College of Florida students are furthering their education via some of the country’s most prestigious scholarships. Fulbright Award  Allya Yourish, a humanities…Read more

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When: Fri May 26 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Bayfront

Description: New College of Florida will celebrate its 51st Commencement, sending off the 2017 graduating class with a sunset ceremony on the College’s Bayfront. Read more at

Independence Day

When: Tue Jul 4 2017 12:00am to Wed Jul 5 2017 12:00am



Klingenstein Lecture: “Rethinking The Jewish Catacombs”

When: Tue Jan 16 2018 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Where: Sainer Auditorium

Description: Nicola Denzey Lewis is on the faculty of Religious Studies at Brown University, and author of "The Bone Gatherers." Her research centers on the city of Rome during the Roman Empire and late antiquity. The lecture is sponsored by New College of Florida, The Klingenstein Chair of Judaic Studies and The Jay Rudolph Endowment. The public is welcome.

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The Janus-Faced Nature of Graduation
SRQ May 13, 2017

SRQ Magazine   May 13, 2017 For Floridians, May is when the traffic thins and you can show up at a restaurant without a reservation. Extraordinarily massive clouds decorate the late afternoon skies. And at our universities, students graduate: at…Read more

New College, rowing park among big winners in state budget
Herald Tribune May 5, 2017

Herald Tribune, May 5, 2017 New College of Florida should soon begin a major expansion that will significantly transform the university, after state leaders awarded the small Sarasota school millions in new recurring funding to hire additional professors and grow…Read more

Performance and Lecture Series Performance and Lecture Series

Information about performance, lecture series and annual events held at New College including New Music New College, New Topics and the annual Klingenstein Lecture. All are open to the public.

New Music New College

New Music New College (NMNC) is an extension of the music program at New College that presents five programs of contemporary, avant-garde and experimental music each year.

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New Topics

New Topics is a collaboration of the New College Foundation and New College of Florida.

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Academic Lectures

New College of Florida presents several lecture series that regularly informs, entertains and inspires students, faculty and the community.

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