New Topics New College
New Topics is a collaboration of the New College Foundation and New College of Florida. This dynamic community series features national speakers on relevant topics of our time. All programs will be held in the Mildred Sainer Pavilion. A reception follows each program and provides an opportunity to meet the speakers, students and faculty.
For reservations and information, please contact the New College Events Office at 941-487-4000 or go to donate.ncf.edu/events.
OCTOBER 15 | 5:30 p.m.
Don will be discussing the transformation of the "Today Show," Katie Couric's unlikely rise from a reporter to media icon, the Walter Cronkite and the Brian Williams connection, Brian's rise and fall and rise again.
NOVEMBER 30 | 5:30 p.m.
The Sarasota World Affairs Council presents Frank Pearl González, Colombian economist and negotiator and High Commissioner for Peace for the Colombian government, who will present an updated account of the progress, as well as the setbacks, during crucial negotiations between the Colombian government and Colombia's FARC and ELN guerrilla movements.
APRIL 28 | 5:30 p.m.
Cumberland Advisors and The Global Interdependence Center welcomes Douglas Duncan, named one of Bloomberg / BusinessWeek’s 50 Most Powerful People in Real Estate. Duncan is Fannie Mae’s source for information and analyses on the external business and economic environment, the implications of changes in economic environment to the company’s strategy and execution, forecasting for housing activity, demographics, overall economic activity, and mortgage market activity.