Sarasota-Manatee colleges prepare for Fall 2020

From the Herald Tribune, May 28, 2020

Ringling, New College, USF and SCF are all working on plans to reopen their Sarasota-Manatee area campuses, somehow, some way, in the fall.

Leaders at area colleges are developing plans to reopen campuses in the fall, but at this point there are more questions than answers as to what that will look like.
The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, New College of Florida, Ringling College of Art and Design and the State College of Florida are all shooting to open in the fall, but COVID-19 is forcing leaders to develop an array of contingency plans.
And with the rapidly-evolving pandemic, not getting too attached to one solution seems to be key.
“This is the year of flexibility,” said State College of Florida President Carol Probstfeld.
Read the entire story here.


Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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