New College In The News

New College scores high with Princeton Review
Herald Tribune August 30, 2016

Herald Tribune, August 30, 2016 New College was again recognized for nurturing one of the nation's premier undergraduate learning environments by the Princeton Review. The annual survey, “The Best 381 Colleges,” lists the top 15 percent of American colleges in…Read more

New and Returning Students Bring Back College Town August 24, 2016 August 24, 2016 The Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast (C4) welcomes more than 13,000 students from 46 states and 57 countries for the Fall semester. About 2,500 students in Manatee and Sarasota counties are in college for…Read more

Academic Renewal - Back to School Editorial
Sarasota Herald Tribune July 31, 2016

Sarasota Herald Tribune, July 31, 2016 New College President Donal O'Shea reflects on coming back to campus.  Click here to read the article.  

Sailing Against the Wind
Herald Tribune August 21, 2016

Herald Tribune, August 21, 2016 Michael Long wasn't a bad kid, just too smart for his own good. His tumultuous early years were split between the opposing worlds of his divorced parents — a rural life of “alligators, airboats, shotguns…Read more

Democrats have choice in state Senate District 23 race
Herald Tribune August 15, 2016

Herald Tribune, August 15, 2016 One candidate lives with his mom, doesn't own a car and often gets rides to campaign events from his grandparents. The other is married with twin teenage daughters. One is a recent college graduate who…Read more

Trump to Open Florida Outposts, Including One Across From Massacre Site August 12, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 12, 2016 A new field office for Donald Trump’s campaign to win Florida has been quietly readied in Orlando. It has gone mostly unnoticed in this metropolitan area of 2.4 million people, even though it happens to be located across the…Read more

How A 'Non-Techie' Oxford Graduate (and NCF Alum) Built A Booming Online Bike-Sharing Scheme August 14, 2016 August 14, 2016 Whilst studying at Oxford University three years ago, Agne Milukaite, like the rest of the local student community, used a bike to get around the city. And what was second nature to the native Lithuanian who…Read more

Mercury-Laden Sea Lion Carcasses Threaten California's Coastal Condors August 8, 2016  August 8, 2016 From the viewpoint of a high-soaring California condor, it’s easy to overlook small dietary problems. But researchers on the ground have found that the accumulation of chemicals in the marine mammals the scavengers feed on in…Read more

New College names new director of institutional performance assessment
Bradenton Herald August 1, 2016

Bradenton Herald,  August 1, 2016 Bradley Thiessen will serve as New College of Florida’s director of institutional performance assessment. In this newly created position, Thiessen will examine academic and other performance data in order to inform and improve New College’s…Read more

State College of Florida, New College graduate wins microbiology award
Bradenton Herald July 28, 2016

Bradenton Herald, July 28, 2016 Scientific research that started at State College of Florida and continued at New College of Florida recently won a Bradenton resident a top student paper award at a microbiology conference. Stephanie Morgan, who graduated from…Read more