New College News


New College Names Kristie Harris as Associate VP for Administration

New College of Florida has named Kristie Harris as the College’s first associate vice president for administration. Harris began work at New College on May 21. She previously served as director of university budgets for the State University System of Florida, beginning…Read more


New College to Celebrate Commencement - Graduates Include Three Fulbright Winners, Two Goldwater Scholars

New College of Florida will award diplomas to an expected 184 graduates in a commencement ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 18. It will be the 52nd graduating class in the College’s history. Commencement is planned for the College’s bayfront,…Read more


Three NCF Students Win Fulbright Awards

Three students at New College of Florida have been awarded prestigious Fulbright grants for 2018 and will study and work in Taiwan and Croatia. Miles Iton (Homestead, Fla.) received a Fulbright Research Fellowship to Taiwan. Megan Bailey (Miramar, Fla.) and…Read more


New College Students Adapt Classic 'Frankenstein' For Social Network Era

New College of Florida’s “Frankenfest” – a series of events based on Mary Shelley’s classic 1818 novel – concludes with a modern-day dramatic adaption titled Frankenstein; or the Postmodern Prometheus.  The play will be performed in New College’s Black Box…Read more


New College to Participate in 2018 Giving Challenge, May 1-2, Noon to Noon

New College of Florida – through its fundraising arm, the New College Foundation – will once again participate in the Giving Challenge, a 24-hour online campaign presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and supported by The Patterson Foundation.…Read more


New College Awarded $294,198 Grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Scientists at New College of Florida have received a $294,198 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to identify the best methods for restoring the mangrove habitat on Tidy Island, a partially developed peninsula in Sarasota Bay. Tidy Island has…Read more


John Jakes Writing Scholarship Launches at New College of Florida

John Jakes knows a bit about writing, as he’s the author of nearly 100 books – including the beloved “North and South” trilogy – that have sold a combined 120 million copies. Now, the launch of the John Jakes Endowed…Read more


New College of Florida Presents 2018 Senior Thesis Art Show: “On the Precipice | Transitions & Thresholds”

The New College of Florida Art Department is pleased to present the 2018 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, entitled On the Precipice | Transitions & Thresholds. The public is invited to meet the artists at an opening reception on Friday, April…Read more


New College, Ringling Team Up to Help You Bring a ‘Frankenstein’ Game to Life

Dr. Frankenstein is known for defying the odds to father what we know as Frankenstein’s Monster. Now, you have a chance to make a monstrous creation of your own-- that is, if you dare face the consequences! New College of…Read more


New College’s Dr. Maria Vesperi Wins National Anthropology in Media Award

Maria D. Vesperi, professor of anthropology at New College of Florida, received the American Anthropological Association’s 2017 Anthropology in Media Award. Association President Alisse Waterston presented Vesperi with the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., in December. “This award…Read more