New College In The News

In 'conversation long overdue,' community discusses gentrification in Newtown
Herald Tribune March 27, 2017

Herald Tribune, March 27, 2017 This was a conversation long overdue, according to the audience Sunday evening at New College of Florida's Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion. Packed in the auditorium were more than 75 people attending a community…Read more

New College names new provost
Herald Tribune March 17, 2017

Herald Tribune, March 17, 2017 New College of Florida named Barbara J. Feldman of Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts as its provost and vice president for academic affairs, starting July 1. Feldman is a professor of sociology and an experienced…Read more

Manatee body hair is really, really sensitive, scientists say
Herald Tribune March 15, 2017

Herald Tribune, March 15, 2017 A new study including Mote Marine Laboratory's resident manatees indicates that the marine mammals' body whiskers are almost as sensitive as their facial whiskers in analyzing their underwater surroundings and detecting vibrations in the water.…Read more

Fed president, New College grad to keynote on March 30
Herald Tribune March 14, 2017

Herald Tribune, March 14, 2017 William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a New College graduate, will give the keynote address at a "Financial Literacy Day" event on March 30. The event, at the…Read more

Full STEAM Ahead - NCF Theresa Burress named a 2017 Mover & Shaker – Educators by the American Library Association March 14, 2017   March 14, 2017 Theresa Burress has found the perfect combination of jobs, she believes. Since 2014, she’s been humanities librarian at the New College of Florida (NCF). And since 2011, she has spearheaded (with Howard Rutherford, University of…Read more

Childhood Arrivals March 11, 2017   March 11, 2017 Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children and who have since obtained a high school degree, or who have been honorably discharged…Read more

NCF Professor Picked for Society for American Music Position March 9, 2017  March 9, 2017 Maribeth Clark, an associate professor of music at New College of Florida, was recently elected to the position of treasurer of the Society for American Music. The organization brings together scholars, performers and students dedicated to studying,…Read more

John Jakes "shaped the way historical novels are written." Now New College will name a scholarship after him
Herald Tribune March 2, 2017

Herald Tribune, March 2, 2017 John Jakes is the man who "literally shaped the way historical novels are written," as his longtime friend and fellow author Don Bruns will tell you. Best known for his historical fiction series' like "The…Read more

Audiences become performers in New Music New College concert
Herald Tribune March 1, 2017

Herald Tribune, March 1, 2017 Two performances of works by innovative English composer Cornelius Cardew will blur the boundaries between performers and audience for an afternoon and evening of experimental and experiential music. The performances, "The Great Learning, Paragraph 7,"…Read more

New College Alum Defends Jeopardy! Title Tonight February 27, 2017

SRQ, February 27, 2017 Local Jeopardy! fans can cheer for one of their own tonight as Florida native and New College alum Kirstin Cutts returns to the program to defend her title. With a three-day total of $41,602, Cutts…Read more