News Releases

(08-31-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Cancels Wednesday Night Classes, Closed Thursday
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota will close effective immediately.
Classes are cancelled on Wednesday night, Aug. 31 and the College will be closed Thursday, Sept. 1 because of the impact from Tropical Storm Hermine.
(08-31-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Monitoring TD Nine in Conjunction with County Emergency Operations
As the storm tracks northward, the college and SCF Collegiate School remain open.
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is monitoring Tropical Depression Nine in conjunction with the Emergency Operations Centers of Manatee and Sarasota counties. As the storm tracks northward, the college and SCF Collegiate School remain open. SCF's first priority is the safety of students, staff and faculty. We will continue to monitor the storm and post an update if the status of our normal hours of operations changes.
(08-30-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Manufacturing Essentials Course
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering a 10-week online Manufacturing Essentials course including five modules.
Online classes are 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Oct. 4. The cost of registration, books and testing is $899 a person.
(08-30-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Hosts Information Sessions on Gator Engineering Program
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host information sessions for students interested in the University of Florida Gator Engineering at SCF program. Applications are due by Nov. 1 for the Fall 2017 semester.
Information sessions will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 in Building 800, Selby Room, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail; and at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Medical Technology and Simulation Center, Room 109, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.
(08-25-2016) Nursing Program at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Receives 8-Year Accreditation
The Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) granted the RN to BSN program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) continuing accreditation with the next evaluation visit scheduled for Spring 2024.
The site visit team, consisting of four nursing professionals from across the country, visited SCF in April and evaluated the program based on the six standards, verifying the content in the self-study. The program received high marks, with faculty and resources cited as strengths.
(08-25-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Host Information Sessions on Educator Preparation Institute
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host information sessions about its Educator Preparation Institute (EPI, formerly Alternative Certification Program).
The program is for anyone with at least a bachelor's degree in a noneducation major or teachers with temporary certificates who need professional certification to teach.
(08-24-2016) New and Returning Students Bring Back College Town
The Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast (C4) welcomes more than 13,000 students from 46 states and 57 countries for the Fall semester.
The higher-education community in Manatee-Sarasota, including New College of Florida, Ringling College of Art and Design, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and The Ringling/FSU along with Eckerd College in St. Petersburg offer a wide array of educational opportunities to launch students on their future paths, whether for further studies or meaningful careers. Together they continue to build a destination for academic and professional opportunities.
(08-23-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota President Leads Executive Committee of FCSAA
Dr. Carol Probstfeld, president of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has been named the president of the Florida College System Activities Association's (FCSAA) Executive Committee.
The FCSAA is a statewide, non profit corporation regulating, coordinating and promoting intercollegiate activities, including athletics, brain bowl, forensics, music, student government, student publications and theatre. Membership in the FCSAA is open to any of the 28 colleges in the Florida College System. Each member institution is represented in the policy-making.
(08-18-2016) Family Heritage House Museum at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Unveil Rare Doll Collection
The complete collection, which will be unveiled at the museum on Sept. 10, includes more than 140 dolls in pristine condition.
The family of a woman who grew up in Palmetto has donated her collection of Daddy's Long Legs dolls to the Family Heritage House Museum at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF).
(08-18-2016) National Expert to Offer College Math Tips to SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Students
The seminar is geared toward students taking college math for the first time and to those teaching new math students.
Nolting offers seminars to colleges and universities around the country to improve tutoring, course success, retention and graduation, and has consulted on more than 150 campuses. He is the author of several textbooks and has developed DVDs and web programs on study skills, test anxiety, tutor training and disabilities.
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