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New College Cancels Classes Thursday Sept. 7 Through Monday Sept. 11

Because the predicted path and intensity of Hurricane Irma remains uncertain, New College of Florida has canceled classes Thursday, Sept. 7, Friday, Sept. 8, and Monday, Sept. 11. The College has encouraged students to leave campus to be with their families or…Read more


New College’s Kessie Elected to FPCA Post

Michael Kessie, chief of the Campus Police Department, was elected director of the Florida Police Chiefs Association District 1, which includes Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands counties. Kessie was sworn in as the district director by Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine…Read more


C4 Changes Name to Cross College Alliance and Adopts Memorandum of Agreement

Eckerd College, New College of Florida, Ringling College of Art and Design, State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota, University of South Florida Sarasota Manatee and The Ringling/FSU share a common vision of building an educational network that amplifies and expands learning…Read more


Princeton Review Names New College to ‘Best Colleges’ Guidebook

New College of Florida was again named one of the country’s top undergraduate colleges by The Princeton Review. New College was among the 15 percent of American colleges to make the Review’s new college guidebook, “The Best 382 Colleges.” The…Read more


New Music New College Concert Series Announces 2017–2018 Season

The New Music New College 2017-18 season – the 19th year of the series – features one “monster” of a concert and a slate of performances that, as always, push the boundaries of contemporary music. The five-concert series opens Saturday,…Read more


New College of Florida is Named 'Best Buy' in 2018 Fiske Guidebook

New College of Florida is once again ranked as a “Best Buy” college in the 2018 edition of the respected and long-running Fiske Guide to Colleges. Only 20 public colleges in the United States received Fiske’s “Best Buy” designation. New College…Read more


New College of Florida Receives Performance Funding

The Board of Governors announced university performance funding scores at its meeting on Thursday, celebrating the fourth year in a row of nearly across-the-board improvement. The System boasted year-over-year gains on six of the eight performance metrics that are common…Read more


Program for Local Students Fosters Love of Science at New College

On New College’s marine science research boat, a dozen kids are a few hundred yards off the Bayfront. They’re conducting water sampling experiments under the guidance of marine biology thesis student Lukas Heath. They are among the 31 students in…Read more


New College of Florida Embarks on Transformative Growth Plan

New College of Florida announced plans to embark on a transformative plan for its future, with the funding to expand the number of students it provides with its unique and world-class education by 50 percent. With Gov. Rick Scott’s signing…Read more


New College's Commencement Includes First Graduates of Data Science Program

  On Friday, May 26, New College of Florida will hold its 51st commencement ceremony, but it also will be a first – the graduation of the first students from the College’s new data science master’s degree program. All seven…Read more