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(01-16-2019) SCF Announces Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has recently been awarded a $3.6 million job growth grant from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) to establish a Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation at SCF Bradenton.
For more than two years, college administration sought feedback and proposals from faculty, staff and the community as to how to repurpose a building, which previously held the campus library. SCF received numerous creative suggestions with a common theme that it should be multipurpose and responsive to SCF's growing needs and new initiatives.
(01-15-2019) SCF to Offer Tips on Making Creative Pitches
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is partnering with the Film and Entertainment office of the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County to offer a two-day seminar on pitching creative projects to film industry representatives.
"Pitch Strong" will be offered Jan. 20 and 21 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E. The cost of the program is $199.
(01-10-2019) SCF Offers Leadership Development Program
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) and Leadership Simplified will offer a 12-week leadership development program.
Doug Van Dyke, CEO of Leadership Simplified, will offer the training sessions from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursdays beginning Jan. 17 in downtown Bradenton at the offices of Leadership Simplified, 1310 3rd Avenue West. The cost of the program is $3,500.
(01-10-2019) SCF Employee Wins Scholarship to Attend Conference
Cameron Smith, an employee in workforce solutions at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), recently attended a nationally-recognized continuing education conference on using the Augusoft Lumens technology for student registration.
Smith, who recently earned his Microsoft Office Master 2016 certification, attended the technology conference in Savannah, Georgia this past November. The conference is designed to help users discover the best techniques for using and promoting the program. Participants also learn about new features and improvements, and how to customize their website.
(01-10-2019) SCF Business and Technology Hosts Business Networking Event
The Business and Technology department at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) hosted an employer open house designed to connect students with businesses.
About 85 students took part in the networking event at SCF Bradenton, gaining exposure to local companies and job opportunities.
(01-08-2019) SCF Music Students to Showcase Their Talents
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) music students will showcase their talents during an annual concert that previews a statewide scholarship competition at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 in SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.
SCF music professors select the musicians who perform in the student artist showcase and go on to compete Jan. 31 at the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) competition.
(01-08-2019) SCF to Offer Private Investigator Course
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Workforce Solutions will offer a private investigator course Feb. 1-3 and 8-10 at SCF Venice.
The course provides the basic information on becoming a licensed private investigator, including industry regulations, department rules, licensing criteria and investigation techniques. Cost of the six-day, 40-hour course is $395.
(01-08-2019) OTA Faculty and Students from SCF Present at State Conference
Four faculty members and 17 students from the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) presented at the Florida Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference during the fall.
The conference was entitled "Advancing Your Practice - Translating Knowledge Faster."
(01-08-2019) SCF to Offer Innovative Workshop
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a half-day workshop on innovation, creativity and continuous improvement from 8 a.m. to noon, Feb. 1 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E.
The workshop is designed to use discussions and activities to help participants cultivate a mindset that will encourage developing new ideas. Jamie Marco of Evolve Business Consulting and Larry Face, executive coach, leadership expert and president of Next Level Achievement, will facilitate the workshop.
(01-03-2019) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Welcomes Students for Spring
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) welcomes students back for the spring semester on Monday, Jan. 7.
Faculty and staff are preparing for students this week as new classes, productions and events are planned for the spring. It's still not too late to register for classes.
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