News Releases

(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.
(08-17-2016) SCF Venice Welcomes Students With Renovated Library and Student Union
When students return to the Venice campus of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) on Aug. 22 they will be welcomed with a renovated library and student union.
Over the summer, facilities staff at SCF Venice were busy improving the campus for new and returning students. The library has been expanded and received a major facelift. The College added a library instruction room, a work area and new student study areas. The Venice library also has a new central point of services and offices for staff.
(08-11-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Fine Art Gallery to Participate in Museum Assessment Program
The American Alliance of Museums has accepted the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Fine Art Gallery in the Museum Assessment Program to undertake a Collections Stewardship Assessment during the 2016-17 academic year.
The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is provided on behalf of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and Institute of Museum and Library Services. Since its inception in 1981, MAP has helped more than 4,600 small and mid-sized museums strengthen operations, plan for the future and meet standards.
(08-11-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Certified Paralegal Exam Review Course
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a certified paralegal exam review course to prepare students for the NALA Certified Paralegal/Legal Assistant exam.
The online course is designed to bring students up to date on all of the latest requirements for the paralegal exam.
(08-09-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Recognizes a Few Southpaws for National Left Handers Day
As Aug. 13, also known as National Left Handers Day, approaches, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is cheering on a few of its favorite southpaws.
SCF wanted to join the at least 10 percent of people celebrating the day (just one in 10 people are left-handed) by recognizing a seven of our southpaws.
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