Monthly Archives: May 2011

Siesta Beach No. 1, But How Else Does Sarasota Area Rank?

Herald-Tribune May 27, 2011 So we all now know that Sarasota’s Siesta Beach is a national gem, having been named the nation’s No. 1 beach this week. But the Sarasota-Bradenton area holds several other coveted — and not so coveted

Siesta Beach No. 1, But How Else Does Sarasota Area Rank?

Herald-Tribune May 27, 2011 So we all now know that Sarasota’s Siesta Beach is a national gem, having been named the nation’s No. 1 beach this week. But the Sarasota-Bradenton area holds several other coveted — and not so coveted

Watch Looking for Angola Project on C-SPAN

As part of an eight-city tour outside the beltway, C-SPAN made one of its first stops at the New College Public Archaeology Lab, looking for a history expert. C-SPAN video journalist Adrienne Hoar interviewed Uzi Baram, professor of anthropology, about

Watch Looking for Angola Project on C-SPAN

As part of an eight-city tour outside the beltway, C-SPAN made one of its first stops at the New College Public Archaeology Lab, looking for a history expert. C-SPAN video journalist Adrienne Hoar interviewed Uzi Baram, professor of anthropology, about

Manatee Colleges, Rowing Center Regroup After Budget Vetoes

Bradenton Herald May 27, 2011 Local colleges and a developing rowing center took big hits Thursday after Gov. Rick Scott vetoed parts of the $69.7 billion state budget. The governor nixed $5 million each for a high-tech library at State

Manatee Colleges, Rowing Center Regroup After Budget Vetoes

Bradenton Herald May 27, 2011 Local colleges and a developing rowing center took big hits Thursday after Gov. Rick Scott vetoed parts of the $69.7 billion state budget. The governor nixed $5 million each for a high-tech library at State

Scott Vetoes Include Funding for Benderson Park

Herald-Tribune May 26, 2011 Gov. Rick Scott, already sinking in public opinion polls following his moves to cut the government and spending, tied his political future even more tightly to the strategy Thursday, slicing a record $615 million from the

Scott Vetoes Include Funding for Benderson Park

Herald-Tribune May 26, 2011 Gov. Rick Scott, already sinking in public opinion polls following his moves to cut the government and spending, tied his political future even more tightly to the strategy Thursday, slicing a record $615 million from the

Gov. Rick Scott Vetoes Money for Sarasota Rowing Park, State College of Florida

Bradenton Herald May 26, 2011 Funds for a rowing facility and three local college projects were among $615 million in state funding vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott today. Vetoed were $5 million for a World Class International Regatta Sports Center

Gov. Rick Scott Vetoes Money for Sarasota Rowing Park, State College of Florida

Bradenton Herald May 26, 2011 Funds for a rowing facility and three local college projects were among $615 million in state funding vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott today. Vetoed were $5 million for a World Class International Regatta Sports Center

2011 Commencement Recap – The Speeches, Photos and Graduates

May 26, 2011 — “In every walk of life, we must try to eradicate human behavior based on blind prejudice and bigotry, and replace it with human decency,” prominent Holocaust educator Dr. Helen N. Fagin told the 167 members of

2011 Commencement Recap – The Speeches, Photos and Graduates

May 26, 2011 — “In every walk of life, we must try to eradicate human behavior based on blind prejudice and bigotry, and replace it with human decency,” prominent Holocaust educator Dr. Helen N. Fagin told the 167 members of

"Archaeology and the Preservation of History" with Barbara Little and John McCarthy Now on Video

Video of the last program of the Dialogues with Florida’s Past series has been posted to YouTube. The May 18 lecture “Archaeology and the Preservation of History” featured John McCarthy, Sarasota County Recreational and Tourism Development, and Dr. Barbara J.

"Archaeology and the Preservation of History" with Barbara Little and John McCarthy Now on Video

Video of the last program of the Dialogues with Florida’s Past series has been posted to YouTube. The May 18 lecture “Archaeology and the Preservation of History” featured John McCarthy, Sarasota County Recreational and Tourism Development, and Dr. Barbara J.

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New College of Florida’s 2011 Graduating Class

May 2011 — New College of Florida celebrated its 45th Annual Commencement on Friday, May 20, on the bay front behind College Hall.  The 167 graduates featured an impressive list of student scholars, including six Fulbright Scholars, a Goldwater Scholar

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New College of Florida’s 2011 Graduating Class

May 2011 — New College of Florida celebrated its 45th Annual Commencement on Friday, May 20, on the bay front behind College Hall.  The 167 graduates featured an impressive list of student scholars, including six Fulbright Scholars, a Goldwater Scholar

President Michalson's Opening Commencement Remarks, May 2011

My warmest welcome to graduating students and your families, members of the New College faculty and staff, members of the College Board of trustees, all of the alumni gathered here this evening including the members of the Alumni Board, plus

President Michalson's Opening Commencement Remarks, May 2011

My warmest welcome to graduating students and your families, members of the New College faculty and staff, members of the College Board of trustees, all of the alumni gathered here this evening including the members of the Alumni Board, plus

New College of Florida Student Samantha Sementilli Travels to Dubai for Education Without Borders 2011 Conference

May 26, 2011—New College student Samantha Sementilli traveled to Dubai to attend the Education Without Borders 2011 (EWB 2011) conference, held March 28-31 at Dubai Men’s College. At this year’s conference, themed “Innovative Solutions to Global Challenges … Diverse Perspectives;

New College of Florida Student Samantha Sementilli Travels to Dubai for Education Without Borders 2011 Conference

May 26, 2011—New College student Samantha Sementilli traveled to Dubai to attend the Education Without Borders 2011 (EWB 2011) conference, held March 28-31 at Dubai Men’s College. At this year’s conference, themed “Innovative Solutions to Global Challenges … Diverse Perspectives;