New College News


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


New College’s Avila Named a National Newman Civic Fellow

  New College of Florida student Lizabelt Avila has been named a national Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for her public service both on campus and in the community. Avila was born in Cuba and moved to Miami when…Read more


Fulbright Grant Awarded to New College’s Patrick Tonissen

  At New College of Florida, Patrick Bon Tonissen captained the sailing team, helping win the school’s first regional championship. Later, he and one partner later set off from Florida and sailed to the Bahamas, igniting a desire for world travel.…Read more


New College’s Arts Students Illuminate the Overlooked in ‘Marginalia’

  New College of Florida’s Art Department presents the 2016 Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, “Marginalia,” and invites the public to an opening reception on Friday, April 15, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the College’s Isermann Gallery. Marginalia features the…Read more


TEDx New College: ‘The Art of Technology’

  New College students are bringing experts in technology, art, communications, artificial intelligence and virtual reality to the Sarasota-Manatee region on April 16 with TEDx NewCollegeofFlorida, a local edition of the famous TED Conference series. The theme of the conference…Read more


New College Students Spend Spring Break with Immigrant Farmers

  While many college students headed off to party spots in the Caribbean, four New College of Florida students opted for a less glamorous destination: on the farms near Apopka. They spent two days with immigrant farmers, living in their…Read more


Fulbright Award for New College's Bradley Baker

  Bradley Baker is a New College of Florida student majoring in mathematics and philosophy and has authored a paper on machine learning for a professional scientific conference. He has been an actor in several plays, performed improv comedy, and…Read more


Rohrbacher’s Book Explores Mystery of 'Historia Augusta'

  Much of what we know about the fall of the Roman Empire – the decadence of the emperors, their outlandish appetites for food and sex – comes from a book known as the Historia Augusta. And a lot of…Read more


Milestone Event Brings Scholars, Students and No Knights to New College

  Here’s what you’ll find at New College of Florida next week: More than 150 scholars, from Columbia, Berkeley, Georgetown, Stanford, even the Harvard Business School, and from as far as the United Kingdom, Italy and Turkey. People from the…Read more


New College’s Black History Month Closes with Keynote by bell hooks

On Saturday, Feb. 27, New College of Florida presents “New Schools of Black Thought: A Black History Month Symposium,” a day of panel discussions, concluding with a keynote address from acclaimed feminist, intellectual and writer bell hooks. The symposium is…Read more