New College News


Scholarship Luncheon Celebrates Community Support of Brilliant Students

The New College Foundation’s annual Scholarship Luncheon brought together dozens of Sarasota and Bradenton leaders and celebrated their combined gifts of more than $750,000 to support academically gifted but financially needy students, and $60,000 to support student research projects. The…Read more


New College Discussion: Denmark’s ‘Moral Imperative’ on Elder Health and Aging 

  Do citizens have a moral responsibility to be healthy? Bjarke Oxlund, an anthropologist from the University of Copenhagen, describes how the Danish welfare state reaches deep into people’s private lives, acting more like kin than government bureaucrats. Oxlund will…Read more


New College of Florida Presents 2017 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition

The New College of Florida Art Department presents the 2017 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, “Denouement.” The annual thesis exhibition is the culmination of a student’s year-long studio art research project. This year’s exhibition features students Francisco Andres Perez and Julia…Read more


Dancing for Parkinson’s Performance and Discussion at New College

Come explore the intersections between movement therapy, art and new approaches to cognition at  “Embodied Cognition in (Inter)Action,” a Dancing for Parkinson’s performance and panel discussion at New College of Florida. The event is on Saturday, April 22, from 11:00 a.m. to…Read more


Cubano-American 'Fin De Fiesta" Celebrates with Dance, Music & Poetry at New College of Florida on April 29, 2017

Cubano-American ‘Fin De Fiesta’ Celebrates With Dance, Music, Poetry Dance workshops, poetry readings, puppet shows and salsa lessons are the highlights of “Fin De Fiesta,” a bilingual, family-friendly event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29, at New…Read more


New College of Florida Students to Receive Selby Gardens’ Research Prizes

At noon on Thursday, April 20, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens will present six New College of Florida students with the Gardens’ inaugural Calusa Prizes, which recognize students’ research work at the institution. Each student will give a 10-minute presentation on…Read more


New College of Florida's Lizabelt Avila Wins Rangel Scholarship

  New College of Florida student Lizabelt Avila has been named a Rangel Scholar for 2017, her third national award while attending the College. The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is funded by the U.S. Department of…Read more


New College of Florida Librarian Named "Mover & Shaker" by Library Journal

Theresa Burress, humanities librarian at New College of Florida’s Jane Bancroft Cook Library, was named a “Mover & Shaker” in the library field by the national publication Library Journal. In its March 15 issue, Library Journal named 52 outstanding professionals…Read more


Two New College Students Receive Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships for Achievement in Math and Science

Two New College of Florida students, one exploring uses of medical imaging technologies in diagnosing neurological disorders, and another who has documented coral disease in the Caribbean, have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, the premier U.S. undergraduate award recognizing students…Read more


New College Selects Feldman as Provost

New College of Florida has selected Barbara J. Feldman of Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs. Feldman is a professor of sociology and an experienced higher education administrator. She served as…Read more