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(04-20-2018) Gov. Rick Scott Appoints Jaymie Carter to SCF Board or Trustees
Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday the appointment of Jaymie Carter to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Board of Trustees.
Carter, 57, of Bradenton, is a realtor with Michael Saunders & Company. She previously served as the manager of the Women's Resource Center of Manatee, and as the community awareness and resource cultivation expert with the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County. Carter is appointed to fill a vacant seat for a term beginning April 19, 2018 and ending May 31, 2018.
(04-20-2018) SCF Venice Green Team Sponsoring Earth Day Event
As part of its Earth Day observance, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host a free lecture, "Darwin, Art and the Emerging Concepts of Ecology," sponsored by the campus Green Team at noon April 23 at SCF Venice.
As part of its Earth Day observance, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host a free lecture, "Darwin, Art and the Emerging Concepts of Ecology," sponsored by the campus Green Team at noon April 23 at SCF Venice.
(04-19-2018) Model UN Team at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Brings Home Awards
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota's (SCF) Model UN Team added to its award-winning record at the recent Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Model UN teams role-play ambassadors and debate a wide range of topics during a simulated session of the United Nations.
SCF won two team-wide awards and one individual award. The team received a Best Position Paper award, its 11th consecutive in the category since 2013, for pre-conference papers submitted outlining the Netherlands' positions on the issues before members' committees. SCF also received an Honorable Delegation award for its performance at the conference, a particularly noteworthy achievement as six of the seven students were participating in Model UN for the first time.
(04-19-2018) Economic Impact Report Shows SCF Contributes $432 Million to Area
An economic analysis of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota's (SCF) impact on its service area shows that the college has a total annual impact of $432.4 million.
SCF's total economic impact is equal to about 1.5 percent of the Gross Regional Product of SCF's service area. By comparison, that is slightly larger than the region's entire transportation and warehousing industry. The results of this study demonstrate SCF creates value from multiple perspectives. The college benefits local businesses by increasing consumer spending in the region and supplying a steady flow of qualified, trained workers. It enriches the lives of students by raising their lifetime earnings and helping them achieve their potential and SCF benefits state and local taxpayers through increased tax receipts and reduced demand for government-supported social services.
(04-17-2018) SCF Music Department Concludes Season with Free Outdoor Concert
The Music Department at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will conclude its 2017-18 season with an outdoor concert featuring choral and instrumental selections at 7 p.m. April 26 at SCF's Performance Pavilion, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton.
The evening's theme will be "Step Right Up, It's Carnival Time," with each group providing entertaining and fun carnival music. SCF's Symphonic Band, redubbed the "Circus Band," will play a series of circus marches between performances by SCF's Concert and Chamber Choirs, Latin Band, Big Band, and Guitar Ensemble. One of the marches, Karl King's "Circus Days," has a local connection as King was John Ringling's band leader and is part of the Circus Ring of Fame in St. Armand's Circle.
(04-17-2018) Music and Theatre Scholarship Auditions Set for April 21 at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota
Budding musicians and thespians interested in studying their craft at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) are invited to audition for music and theatre scholarships on April 21 in SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.
Budding musicians and thespians interested in studying their craft at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) are invited to audition for music and theatre scholarships on April 21 in SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W. Auditions, which begin at 9 a.m., are by appointment and can be scheduled by calling April Sheely at 941-752-5351 or emailing SheelyA@SCF.edu.
(04-12-2018) SCF Honors Student Employees of the Year
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) honored its Student Employees of the Year during ceremonies on the Bradenton and Venice campuses.
Theron Lee-Reilly, photography lab and classrooms in Bradenton, and Mary Lopez Marin, Academic Resource Center (ARC) in Venice, were named the Student Employees of the Year for going above and beyond in representing the College and helping students.
(04-12-2018) SCF Phi Beta Lambda Students Win at State Leadership Conference
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students recently brought home honors from the 68th Annual Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) State Leadership Conference held March 22-25 in Orlando.
Students who placed first, second or third in written events and first or second on performance qualified to compete qualified to compete at the 2018 FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference and attend the Institute of Leaders workshops and seminars June 22-26 in Baltimore, Maryland. Students who placed third in any event are runners-up should first or second place winners drop out.
(04-12-2018) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Students Attend Financial Literacy Day Conference
Students in Kristen L. Zaborski's Principles of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics courses at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) recently attended the Financial Literacy Day Conference at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM).
The conference, held annually in April, which is Financial Literacy Month, featured a keynote address by Raphael W. Bostic, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Bostic also serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve's chief monetary policy body.
(04-11-2018) Gov. Rick Scott Appoints John Horne to SCF District Board of Trustees
Gov. Rick Scott announced on Tuesday, April 10, the appointment of John Horne to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) District Board of Trustees.
Gov. Rick Scott announced on Tuesday, April 10, the appointment of John Horne to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) District Board of Trustees. Horne, 56, of Bradenton, is the president of Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Inc.
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