Student Events

Get the latest on upcoming student events, or learn how to organize your own event on campus.

PLAN YOUR OWN EVENT

New College of Florida is a student-centered campus. Therefore it is no surprise that a majority of campus events are put on by students. Students create a large variety of events that contribute to campus life.

Events are focused on a number of areas like social justice, athletics, clubs and organizations, academic lectures, open mics, and social gatherings like walls.

Please see below for more information about organizing your own event on campus.

upcoming events

December 2017

Bulgarian Folk Dances

When: Sun Dec 17 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm

Where: Fitness Center Dance Hall

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Dec 17 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

Swim Club Practice

When: Mon Dec 18 2017 7:00am to 8:00am

Origami Club

When: Mon Dec 18 2017 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Where: Pritzker Marine Bio Lab

Swim Club Practrice

When: Fri Dec 22 2017 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Where: Fitness Center

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Dec 24 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Dec 31 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

January 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jan 7 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

gdc MOVIE NIGHT

When: Tue Jan 9 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Description: tomboy

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jan 14 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

Rethinking The Jewish Catacombs

When: Tue Jan 16 2018 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Sainer Auditorium

Description: The Klingenstein Chair of Judaic Studies and the Jay Rudolph Endowment presents Nicola Denzey Lewis, the Margo L. Goldsmith Professor of Women’s Studies in Religion at Claremont Graduate University, and author of The Bone Gatherers, as well as Introduction to Gnosticism: Ancient Voices, Christian Worlds and Cosmology, and Fate in Gnosticism and Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Under Pitiless Skies. Her research centers on the city of Rome during the Roman Empire and late antiquity. The lecture is sponsored by New College of Florida, The Klingenstein Chair of Judaic Studies and The Jay Rudolph Endowment, and New Topics New College.

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jan 21 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum series

When: Tue Jan 23 2018 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design, Academic Center Auditorium

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Jane Yolen Yolen is the author of more than 300 books, and her work has been translated into almost two dozen languages. Her poetry collection Radiation Sonnets: Love, in Sickness and in Health (2003) deals with her late husband’s battle with cancer. Her numerous books for young readers include the picture books Owl Moon (1987, illustrated by John Schoenherr), How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? (2000, illustrated by Mark Teague), and the novella The Devil’s Arithmetic (2004). Her nonfiction includes Take Joy: A Writer’s Guide to Loving the Craft (2006) and Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood (1981, expanded edition 2007). She has edited many anthologies, including Favorite Folktales from Around the World (1986). Yolen has received the Daedelus Award and the Catholic Library Association’s Regina Medal, and her books have won two Caldecott Medals, two Nebula Awards from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, two Christopher Medals, and the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She has honorary doctorates from Smith College, Keene State College, and the College of Our Lady of the Elms. The former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Yolen has served on the board of directors for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators for more than 25 years. She divides her time between homes in Hatfield, Massachusetts, and Scotland.

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jan 28 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

RA Information session

When: Tue Jan 30 2018 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Location TBD

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum Series - Patricia Gussin

When: Tue Jan 30 2018 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design Goldstein Library Room 113

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Patricia Gussin New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Patricia Gussin has practiced medicine and has worked in medical research as worldwide vice president for a leading healthcare products company. She is a graduate of Aquinas College, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Columbia University Business School, and has an honorary degree from Duquesne University. She is the author of seven novels including four in the Laura Nelson series. Her first novel was a Thriller Award nominee for Best First Novel, and she has won the Florida Book Award and the USA National Book Award. She lives in Longboat Key, Florida, and in Amagansett, New York with her husband, Dr. Robert Gussin and together, they co-authored What’s Next…For You?

RA Information Session

When: Wed Jan 31 2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Where: Location TBD

February 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Feb 4 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

RA Information Session

When: Mon Feb 5 2018 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Location TBD

LEAP Session "Snap Decisions" Good First Impressions

When: Tue Feb 6 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Tara Centeno

RA Applications Open Up

When: Fri Feb 9 2018 9:00am to 10:00am

Open Mic Night

When: Fri Feb 9 2018 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Where: Four Winds Cafe

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Feb 11 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "Ummm Stand Up Straight" Vocal cues and body landuage

When: Tue Feb 13 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Allie Maass

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum - Lisa Daily

When: Tue Feb 13 2018 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design Goldstein Library Room 113

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Lisa Daily Lisa Daily is the bestselling, award-winning author of Stop Getting Dumped!, Beauty (a novel), The Get-Married Guarantee, Is He Cheating?, Fifteen Minutes of Shame (a novel) and How to Date Like a Grown-Up. She’s a syndicated relationships columnist, popular media guest, and dating expert for “Daytime,” a syndicated morning television show. She’s been interviewed and quoted everywhere from iVillage Live, MTV and ET to Cosmopolitan, the Washington Post to the New York Times.

gdc MOVIE NIGHT

When: Tue Feb 13 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Description: tomboy

Scientific, Legal, and Regulatory Challenges in Investigating and Addressing Health Threats From “Unregulated” Drinking Water Contaminants: The Case of Perfluorochemicals

When: Thu Feb 15 2018 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Sainer Auditorium

Description: New College graduate ’83 and attorney Rob Bilott will provide insights into the various scientific, legal, and regulatory challenges facing communities exposed to “emerging” or currently “unregulated” contaminants in their drinking water. Bilott will draw upon his more than 17 years of experience handling issues involving perfluorochemical contamination of drinking water supplies across the country to highlight and explain the ways in which these various challenges impact our ability to fully understand the nature of the chemicals we are exposed to in our water and our ability to address any health risks associated with those exposures.

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Feb 18 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "Scary As Snakes" Public Speaking Confidence

When: Tue Feb 20 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Andrea Knies

RA Applications close - last day to apply

When: Fri Feb 23 2018 7:30am to 8:30am

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Feb 25 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "Proper Reflections" Interview Attire, etc.

When: Tue Feb 27 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Thelma Cote

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum - Stacy DeKeyser

When: Tue Feb 27 2018 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design Goldstein Library Room 113

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Stacy DeKeyser Stacy DeKeyser is the author of highly-acclaimed books for kids, including The Brixen Witch and One Witch at a Time. Her books have been listed among the Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best, the Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year, Amazon Editors’ Picks, KIRKUS REVIEW’s New and Notable Books for Children, and state award lists in Utah, Missouri, and South Dakota. She received a 2009 Artist's Fellowship from the state of Connecticut, where she lived with her family, their dog Scout, and the occasional black bear, before moving to the sunny shores of Florida. Visit her online at stacydekeyser.com

March 2018

Art, Math and Orange Peels: The Legacy of Dr. William Thurston on Math & Fashion

When: Thu Mar 1 2018 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Sainer Auditorium

Description: Dr. William Thurston 67′ was a world-renowned expert in the mathematical field of topology and a New College of Florida graduate. Join New College President Donal O’Shea and Anne-Marie Russell, executive director, of the Sarasota Museum of Art, as they tease out the beauty and complexity of math and fashion using Dr. Thurston’s collaboration with the House of Miyake as a point of departure. Celebrate the interdisciplinary thinking that lay at the heart of New College and find out how peeling an orange can lead to revelations about the shape of the universe.

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Mar 4 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "On the Spot" Mastering the Q&A

When: Tue Mar 6 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Cliff Lundin

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Mar 11 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "Don't Drop the Ball" Follow-up and lasting impressions

When: Tue Mar 13 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Gayatri Bhatt

O Mother, What Art Thou? O Mother, Where Art Thou? Frankenstein at 200

When: Tue Mar 13 2018 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: Sainer Pavilion

Description: In 1818, 17-year old pregnant Mary Shelley, daughter of the famous Mary Wollstonecraft, who died within days of Mary’s birth, fashioned a motherless monster in her novel, “Frankenstein.” This maternal absence let Shelley sidestep one of the era’s conventions – the monstrous mother – only to settle into the era’s alternative: the idealized, dead mother. Marilyn Francus, Professor of English, West Virginia University and author of Monstrous Motherhood, will discuss how Frankenstein and the conventions of motherhood that shaped Shelley’s novel endure, and continue to shape our notions of motherhood today.

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum series - Austin McKinley

When: Tue Mar 13 2018 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design Goldstein Library Room 113

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Austin McKinley Austin McKinley is an award-winning author, cartoonist, and director. He was the 2011 grand prize winner of the national TVMe television treatment contest, and the Florida Film Network's 2012 Operation: Logline contest, which facilitated the production of his third short film, Quicklime. His short film, Life in a Glass House, took home an honorable mention from the 2013 Boston Science Fiction Film Festival. Austin has worked in video games, comic books, local television, and created video segments for live performances with the Sarasota Orchestra. He wrote and illustrated Squareasota, a weekly cartoon in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for seven years. He lives and works in Sarasota.

gdc MOVIE NIGHT

When: Tue Mar 13 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Description: tomboy

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Mar 18 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Mar 25 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum series - Roy Peter Clark

When: Tue Mar 27 2018 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design Goldstein Library Room 113

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Roy Peter Clark Roy Peter Clark has taught writing at Poynter to students of all ages since 1979. He has served the Institute as its first full-time faculty member, dean, vice president, and senior scholar. HE contributes regularly to Poynter.org on topics such as writing, reporting, editing, coaching writers, reading, language and politics, American culture, ethics, and the standards and practices of journalism. He is the author or editor of eighteen books. His most recent include Writing Tools, The Glamour of Grammar, Help! For Writers, How to Write Short, and The Art of X-ray Reading.

LEAP session "Snap Decisions" Good First Impressions

When: Wed Mar 28 2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Tara Centeno

April 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Apr 1 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "Ummm Stand Up Straight" Vocal cues and body language

When: Wed Apr 4 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Allie Maass

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Apr 8 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

gdc MOVIE NIGHT

When: Tue Apr 10 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Description: tomboy

LEAP "Scarey As Snakes" Public Speaking Confidence

When: Wed Apr 11 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Apr 15 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

RCAD Visiting Writers Forum series - Geoff Bouvier

When: Tue Apr 17 2018 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design Goldstein Library Room 113

Description: The Creative Writing Department At Ringling is pleased to announce the Visiting Writers Forum. Every Creative Writing major at Ringling College participates in the Visiting Writers Forum by reading samples of an author’s work before attending an on-campus reading and talk. There's also time allowed for a craft-focused Q&A. Students will discover the various blueprints for success as a writer directly from successful, working writers in the field. Visiting professionals include local poets, graphic novelists, newspaper editors, literary agents, screenwriters, and novelists. All events are free and open to the public. Please email creativewriting@ringing.edu with any questions. - Website: www.visitingwritersforum.com About the writer: Geoff Bouvier Geoff Bouvier’s first book, Living Room, was selected by Heather McHugh as the winner of the 2005 APR/Honickman Prize. His second book, Glass Harmonica, was published in 2011 by Quale Press. Recent writings have appeared in American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Denver Quarterly, jubilat, New American Writing, Western Humanities Review, and VOLT. He received an MFA from Bard College’s Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts in 1997, and a PhD in Creative Writing from Florida State University in 2016. In 2009, he was the Roberta C. Holloway visiting poet at the University of California-Berkeley. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Poetry and Nonfiction at University of Tampa, and is the Poetry Editor of Tampa Review.

LEAD "Proper Reflections" Interview Attire, etc.

When: Wed Apr 18 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Thelma Cote

AROUND TOWN: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

When: Thu Apr 19 2018 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Description: Education Night. The Bard’s most mature comedy with some of his most memorable characters, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING By SHAKESPEARE will be performed in the glorious Marie Selby Botanical Gardens by the entire ensemble of second year graduate actors. Benedick and Beatrice are sworn enemies until the impending marriage of Beatrice’s cousin Hero, at which point disdain turns into enormous and unexpected passion. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is a wild comedy that poignantly delves into issues of honor, shame and politics. http://www.asolorep.org/shows/much-ado-about-nothing/2017-2018 Advance reservation required. contact: Jonathan Courtemanche 941-351-9010 x2316

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Apr 22 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

LEAP "On the Spot" Mastering the Q&A

When: Wed Apr 25 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Cliff Lundin

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Apr 29 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

May 2018

LEAP "Don't Drop the Ball" Follow-up and lasting impressions

When: Wed May 2 2018 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Where: HCL 4

Description: Facilitated by Gayatri Bhatt

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun May 6 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

gdc MOVIE NIGHT

When: Tue May 8 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Description: tomboy

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun May 13 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun May 20 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun May 27 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

June 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jun 3 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jun 10 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jun 17 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jun 24 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

July 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jul 1 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jul 8 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jul 15 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jul 22 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Jul 29 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

August 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Aug 5 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Aug 12 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Aug 19 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Aug 26 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

September 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Sep 2 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Sep 9 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Sep 16 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Sep 23 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Sep 30 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

October 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Oct 7 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Oct 14 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Oct 21 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Oct 28 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

November 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Nov 4 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Nov 11 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Nov 18 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Nov 25 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

December 2018

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Dec 2 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

AROUND TOWN: Drum Circle Siesta Key

When: Sun Dec 9 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Siesta Key

Description: Sunday evenings mean Drum Circle Night on Siesta Key. An hour before sunset, the beat begins and the dancing resumes until the sun has said goodnight. http://www.visitsarasota.com/article/feel-beat-siesta-key-drum-circle-0 Scat Bus Route go to: https://www.scgov.net/government/departments/scat-bus-service/schedules-and-route-maps

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Applications will be assessed based on need, rationale, and supporting documentation. Students must be in good academic standing. The application is due at 5 pm on October 31, 2017. Supporting documents must be emailed to Kate Becker at kbecker@ncf.edu in Student Affairs.