SCF Schedules Spring Open House at Bradenton and Venice

(Bradenton, Fla., January 23, 2013) – High school students, their families and others interested in higher education will have the opportunity to learn about programs and services at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Open House events.

Open House events will be held from 4-6 p.m., (parent info session at 5 p.m.) Tuesday, February 26, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West, Student Union, building 14, and 4-6 p.m., (parent info session at 5 p.m.) and Tuesday, March 5, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, Professional Development Center, building 800.

At the information sessions, parents will learn valuable information about how to assist their child with the transition to college and how to access campus resources that are critical to their child’s success.

SCF offers degrees with courses available at SCF campuses and online for students who intend to begin their careers immediately after graduation, transfer to university programs or continue at SCF in select baccalaureate programs. Visit for more information about SCF’s associate and baccalaureate programs.

Students can find out about convenient and affordable opportunities and take campus tours. They will learn about:

• degree programs;

• academic departments;

• financial aid; and

• how to get started.

An SCF scholarship drawing will be held for eligible high school students.

For more information, call SCF Bradenton at 941- 752-5256 or SCF Venice at 941-408-1400. Maps and directions are online at

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