New College News


New College's Don O’Shea Named President of Southern University Conference

  New College President Don O’Shea was named president of the Southern University Conference at the group’s April meeting in Williamsburg, Va. The Southern University Conference is an association of more than 40 colleges, predominantly liberal arts institutions, and its…Read more


'College Town' Celebrates Nearly 3,000 Graduates

  Sarasota and Manatee counties are already known for the arts and gorgeous natural settings, but the area is quickly becoming recognized as a “college town” as well. With four colleges celebrating commencements for the 2015-16 academic year, the region’s…Read more


New College of Florida to Celebrate 50th Commencement Ceremony

  New College of Florida will award diplomas to an expected 180 members of the Class of 2016 in a sunset ceremony on the College’s historic Bayfront at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20. This will be the 50th graduation…Read more


‘New Scholars’ Answers Questions That You Didn’t Know You Had

  Come to New Scholars New College, the annual celebration of student research at New College of Florida, and learn: -  Neurobiology student Sophia Tahiri’s findings on the factors affecting health outcomes in pediatric patients with nervous system tumors at…Read more


New College’s Constance Sartor Wins Hollings Scholarship for Oceanic Science

  Constance Sartor’s parents put a mask and fins on her when she was 3, and she’s never turned back. These days, you’ll often find the New College student diving in the shark tank at Sarasota’s nearby Mote Marine Aquarium.…Read more


At New College, ‘Softcops’ Explores Spectacle, Surveillance, Individuality

  New College of Florida’s Windmill Theatre Company presents Softcops, by Caryl Churchill, directed by Nova Myhill, associate professor of English.  Performances will be held in the College’s Black Box Theatre on April 28-30 at 7:30 p.m. and May 1 at 2:00 p.m.…Read more


Fannie Mae Chief Economist Concludes New College Event Series

  Douglas Duncan, one of the nation’s leading experts on the housing and mortgage market, will conclude the New Topics New College discussion series with “Putting Housing Into Context,” a talk from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at…Read more


‘Sonically Spectacular’ Third Coast Percussion at New Music New College

  The members of Third Coast Percussion are graduates of the country’s finest music schools – Northwestern, Eastman, Yale, the New England Conservatory – and have played as soloists and in orchestras. But as a group – ensemble-in-residence at University…Read more


Fla. Senate President-Designate Negron to Visit New College

  Senate President-Designate Joe Negron (R-Stuart) will visit New College of Florida on Wednesday, April 20, as part of his four-day listening tour of Florida’s State University System. “While the formal committee process affords senators the opportunity to hear from…Read more


Fulbright Award to Send New College’s Gerina Gjergji to Mexico

  New College of Florida’s Gerina Gjergji is a student of the world: She was born in Greece, raised in Albania before moving to Florida, and has studied in Spain and Puerto Rico. As New College’s 84th Fulbright winner, she…Read more