upcoming events

March 2017

Workshop: Research Essentials: Share Your Research

When: Wed Mar 22 2017 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: Cook Library 141

Description: Your research is finished -- now what? Presentations, posters and publications. Courtney Hughes of the Center for Engagement and opportunity, will talk about how effective communication is essential to the research process. register at http://bit.ly/2mlZKhb

Data Science Seminar: Causal Networks in Statistical Analysis

When: Fri Mar 24 2017 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: Chae Auditorium

Description: Rolf Lundelius of Western Asset Management will introduce causal networks as developed by J. Pearl, and illustrate the basic concepts with simple examples and show how causality is important to the correct interpretation of data. This talk is intended for a general audience.

Monoprint Exhibit: “Insula Insula"

When: Fri Mar 24 2017 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Isermann Gallery, 5315 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL

Description: Professor Samantha Burns presents her latest body of work in the exhibit, “Insula Insula,” at the Isermann Gallery from March 24 to April 21, 2017. The exhibit, sponsored by the College’s Humanities division, will include a collection of monoprints by Burns, developed using traditional and new media applications within printmaking. Please join us for the opening reception March 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Bill Dudley: The Future of the Economy

When: Fri Mar 31 2017 10:00am to 12:00pm

Where: Cook Library 228

Description: New College welcomes alumnus Bill Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. From 10-11 a.m., he will give a general address to students, faculty and staff about the future of the economy and an emphasis on monetary poicy. The second session, from 11 a.m. to noon, will be geared toward students considering a career in economics and finance. Please RSVP for a guaranteed spot at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QLCX327

April 2017

Carnival in the Park

When: Wed Apr 5 2017 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: Counseling and Wellness Center

Description: The Counseling and Wellness Center presents it's first Carnival in the Park, featuring free food and giveaways, and plenty of activites, including big chair photos, a 27-foot slide, a mechanical shark ride, life-sized Hungry Hippo games and a hula hoop station.

Coffee Talks: Getting into Med School

When: Wed Apr 12 2017 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: Center for Engagement and Opportunity

Description: Two sessions and 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Career Q&A With New College Alums and allies. Find out if this career is for you, what it’s really like in this field, what grad programs, internships and first jobs they recommend, and learn what you can do now to get ready for this career. Registration is highly recommended to reserve your space. Free snacks for the first 10 students who register for each event at https://docs.google.com/a/ncf.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfARPC5s5Qb4Sh4acA5rx-8PR3cMUCaF50h8eLbQnGre8_blw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Coffee Talks: Careers in Law, the Legislature and Government Affairs

When: Wed Apr 19 2017 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: Center for Engagement and Opportunity

Description: Career Q&A With New College Alums and allies. Find out if this career is for you, what it’s really like in this field, what grad programs, internships and first jobs they recommend, and learn what you can do now to get ready for this career. Registration is highly recommended to reserve your space. Free snacks for the first 10 students who register for each event at https://docs.google.com/a/ncf.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfARPC5s5Qb4Sh4acA5rx-8PR3cMUCaF50h8eLbQnGre8_blw/viewform?c=0&w=1

U.S.-Cuba Relations: What Does Normalization Mean?

When: Tue Apr 25 2017 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: 5313 Bay Shore Rd Sarasota FL 34234 United States

Description: The New College Cubano-Americans Community Project presents Rafael Hernandez, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Cultura Cubana “Juan Marinello,” and a professor and researcher at the University of Havana, the Instituto Superior de las Relaciones Internacionales “Raúl Roa García.” Dr. Hernandez will speak about the implications for Cuba brought forth by its new relationship with the United States. Admission is free. To reserve a seat, go to http://donate.ncf.edu/events

Fin de fiesta

When: Sat Apr 29 2017 10:00am to 12:00pm

Where: Koski Plaza

Description: Part of the Cubano-American community project, a morning workshop to practice Afro-Cuban dance rhythms, experience Cuban poetry as performed by Leymis Wilmott and the Sarasota Modern Dance Company, learn about Cuban-American culture through Ybor City history, and have fun with traditional Cuban stories told with puppets.

May 2017

R.A.D. Training (Rape Aggression Defense System)

When: Sat May 6 2017 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: New College of Florida

Description: R.A.D. is a program of realistic self defense tactics and techniques for women. There is a $20 nonrefundable fee to attend the class. Contact Campus Police Officer Jennifer Coley at 941-487-4210 or email jcoley@ncf.edu.

R.A.D. Training (Rape Aggression Defense System)

When: Sun May 7 2017 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: New College of Florida

Description: R.A.D. is a program of realistic self defense tactics and techniques for women. There is a $20 nonrefundable fee to attend the class. Contact Campus Police Officer Jennifer Coley at 941-487-4210 or email jcoley@ncf.edu.

New Scholars Showcase

When: Fri May 19 2017 9:00am to 3:00pm

Where: Sudakoff Conference Center

Description: New Scholars is an annual spring celebration of student research and thesis work. This event celebrates the philosophy that student work should be viewed beyond the classroom walls, not only to their peers but to the Sarasota and Bradenton communities at large. It is the embodiment of New College of Florida’s mission, which offers an education rich in hands-on research, student-faculty collaboration and independent study.

Commencement

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 www.ncf.edu/commencement