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Black History Month Event at New College of Florida: African-American Read-In; Writer and graphic novelist Mildred Louis February 19, 2017  February 19, 2017 Writer and graphic novelist Mildred Louis is author of “Agents of the Realm,” a webcomic with a cult following. She will read from her work and discuss the representation of black characters in graphic novels at…Read more

New College professor fosters future exchanges between U.S., Cuba
Herald Tribune February 19, 2017

Herald Tribune, February 19, 2017 With eye on the past, New College professor fosters future exchanges between U.S., Cuba..... The renewal of full diplomatic relations with Cuba in 2015 caused myriad feelings for Americans and Cubans alike: approval, skepticism, anger,…Read more

New College creates scholarship in honor of author John Jakes
Herald Tribune February 10, 2017

Herald Tribune, February 10, 2017 A new scholarship honoring historical novelist John Jakes is being created at New College of Florida by the Rotary Club of Sarasota and friends of the author. The John Jakes Endowed Writing Scholarship will support…Read more

Longboat Key Garden Club shapes students futures February 15, 2017  February 15, 2017 ....New College alum Michael Long and current student Jay McWilliams are featured in this story... Originally, the Longboat Key Garden Club members were known for their green thumbs. They were dedicated to building parks and creating…Read more

Sarasota World Affairs Council takes on nuclear weapons topic
Herald Tribune February 14, 2017

Herald Tribune, February 14, 2017 New College adjunct professor of International Studies Nat Colletta contends that Sarasota is second only to northern Virginia as a retirement mecca for foreign service officers. If that's true, then today's lecture presentation from the…Read more

Mellon grant exemplifies creative potential of Consortium of Colleges
Bradenton Herald February 11, 2017

Bradenton Herald, February 11, 2017 A consortium can do some things that no single institution can. A case in point is the recent $750,000 five-year award from New York’s storied Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the project “New College: Connecting…Read more

John Jakes Writing Scholarship Founded At New College Of Florida February 7, 2017  February 7, 2017 The Rotary Club of Sarasota and friends of the renowned American historical novelist John Jakes are establishing a scholarship in his honor for students at New College of Florida. Every year, the John Jakes Endowed Writing…Read more

New College named a top school for return on investment
Herald Tribune January 31, 2017

Herald Tribune, January 31, 2017 It's the only Florida school to make the Princeton Review list. New College of Florida was again named one of the country's top colleges for return on investment by the Princeton Review. The ranking comes…Read more

College Hosts ‘Women in Data’ Conference
941CEO January 25, 2017  January 25, 2017 New College of Florida is hosting the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference next Friday, Feb. 3., bringing together data scientists (regardless of gender) and leading researchers and academics. Live-streamed speakers from Stanford University include Deborah Frincke, director of research…Read more

College Rank Names The 25 Best College Alumni Networks January 23, 2017   January 23, 2017 BEXLEY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- College Rank, a website dedicated to evaluating and ranking college programs and experiences, has released a list of the Top 25 Best College Alumni Networks. Earning your college…Read more