News Releases

(09-20-2018) SCF Workforce Solutions Offers Import Basics Seminar
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering an import basics seminar in conjunction with the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation, 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E.
The half-day seminar will discuss the role of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in international transactions. Participants will learn the basics of importing and import compliance for both small importers and corporations managing the import/export process, including best practices, import declarations and government agencies with an interest in the importation of goods.
(09-20-2018) SCF Receives Green Schools Award
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) received the Green Schools Award for higher education institutions from Keep Manatee Beautiful at a ceremony on Sept. 13.
The Green Schools Award honors educational institutions that have a litter and graffiti-free campus, landscape using native Florida plants, recycle, conserve natural resources and contribute to the community's physical environment. Green Schools is one of more than 20 nomination categories including neighborhoods, individuals, youth organizations, media and businesses. According to Keep Manatee Beautiful, the recognition fosters goodwill and the continued participation of those who give of themselves to help keep our community and environment beautiful and safe.
(09-20-2018) Online Private Pilot Ground School Offered Through SCF
State College of Florida, Sarasota-Manatee (SCF), is offering an online Private Pilot Ground School in affiliation with FLY8MA Flight Training.
The Private Pilot Ground School is the first step in obtaining a private pilot certificate. Ground school offers the aeronautical knowledge a private pilot must have, including aerodynamics, how the systems of a plane work, weather conditions to avoid, FAA regulations, principles of navigation and stall/spin awareness, and incident and accident reporting requirements. This course will cover the basic knowledge required to pass the private pilot written exam.
(09-19-2018) Classes to Improve Your English Available at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota
Corporate and Community Development at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer English for College courses, Levels 1 and 2, from Sept. 24 to Dec. 13 at SCF Bradenton.
Corporate and Community Development at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer English for College courses, Levels 1 and 2, from Sept. 24 to Dec. 13 at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., Building 18. Classes meet Monday through Friday, and morning or evening sessions are available.
(09-18-2018) SCF Theatre Presents "The Laramie Project"
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Theatre presents Moisés Kaufman's "The Laramie Project" at 8 p.m. Oct. 5, 6, 12 and 13, and 2 p.m. Oct. 7 and 14, at the David S. & Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre, SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.
Amanda Schlachter directs the play 20 years after Matthew Shepard, a young gay man, was discovered tied to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming. He was savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. The script is written around how Shepard's death became a national symbol of intolerance. For the town's people, the event was deeply personal, and the audience will hear from them in what is described as a "stunningly effective theater piece," and "a deeply complex portrait of a community."
(09-18-2018) SCF Offering Lifesaving Classes
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has joined with the American College of Surgeons and the Committee on Trauma to offer lifesaving classes on bleeding control to faculty, staff and students during the fall term.
The class is led by SCF's Department of Public Safety, Blake Medical Center and Manatee County Emergency Services. Participants learn to immediately call 911, find the bleeding injury or injuries and apply pressure, use a tourniquet, if necessary, and how to stuff gauze or a clean cloth inside the wounds and then compress the site until help arrives.
(09-18-2018) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Leadership Boot Camp
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) and Leadership Simplified will offer business leaders an opportunity to enhance their skills, expand communication techniques, manage their time and increase effectiveness through a leadership boot camp.
The boot camp will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E.
(09-18-2018) SCF Music Program to Present Fall Festival of Music
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host a Fall Festival of Music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.
The college music department's fall debut concert will feature SCF's Guitar Ensemble, Concert and Chamber Choirs, Big Band, Jazz Combo and Symphonic Band as a "Welcome to Our House."
(09-18-2018) Registration for Spring 2019 Classes at SCF Begins October 1
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will open registration for the Spring 2019 term on Oct. 1.
Students should sign up as early as possible to get the schedule they want. Financial aid and scholarships are available to eligible students who have completed their online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The college also offers flexible payment plan options to assist students with paying tuition.
(09-18-2018) Three SCF Students Win Scholarships From Film Society
Three students in the film studies program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) were awarded $1,000 each from the Barbara Caras Memorial Scholarship.
Lizette Alfanso-Moreau, Kim Taylor-Galway and Sebastian Gottwald were among the first-time winners of the memorial scholarship. Taylor-Galway and Gottwald said receiving the scholarship was affirming.
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