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(12-08-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Prep Classes for Essential Academic Skills Test
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Corporate and Community Development is offering preparation classes for the Test for Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam.
The classes will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. at SCF Lakewood Ranch, Center for Innovation and Technology, 7131 Professional Pkwy., Room 215.
(12-08-2016) CF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Manufacturing Course
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a certification program for Production Technicians through its partnership with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSCC).
When all four key assessments are successfully completed, students also receive 15 credit hours toward an A.S. in Engineering Technology degree, which can be used at Florida state colleges that offer the A.S. in Engineering Technology degree.
(12-06-2016) College Community Helps Care for Area Youth with Food Pantry and Toy Drives
Employees at State College of Florida rose to the challenge and collected approximately 3,000 nonperishable items for the new student Food Pantry. In addition, the Family Heritage House is collecting Toys for Tots and the SCF Venice Student Services and Student Veterans Association are collecting toys for the Guardian ad Litem program.
Employees at State College of Florida rose to the challenge and collected approximately 3,000 nonperishable items for the new student Food Pantry. In addition, the Family Heritage House is collecting Toys for Tots and the SCF Venice Student Services and Student Veterans Association are collecting toys for the Guardian ad Litem program.
(12-06-2016) SCF Alumnus to Speak About Attending Dental School
The American Chemical Society affiliate at State College of Florida will host alumnus Jose Roque, who will speak on his journey through dental school at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., Building 19 Nursing Auditorium.
The American Chemical Society affiliate at State College of Florida will host alumnus Jose Roque, who will speak on his journey through dental school at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., Building 19 Nursing Auditorium.
(12-01-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Brain Bowl Team Places Third in Tournament
The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Brain Bowl team Firebird came in third at the Delta Burke Tournament, held Nov. 11-12 at Valencia College in Orlando.
The SCF Firebird team is composed of SCF students Lacey Anderson and David Espinal, team captain, and State College of Florida Collegiate School student Damien Bobrek. Espinal placed fifth in individual standings, followed by Bobrek, 20th, and Anderson, 74th, out of 92 players in the tournament.
(12-01-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Model UN Brings Home Honors
The Model UN team for State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has returned from participating in the largest Southern Region Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference held this month in Atlanta.
For the first time since 2011, SCF had a team composed entirely of students who had never done a Model UN conference prior to the opening gavel. Despite their inexperience, they managed to keep SCF's streak of winning at least one team-wide award alive at eight straight SRMUN conferences and at least one individual Outstanding Delegate award at seven straight SRMUN conferences.
(12-01-2016) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Photography Student Published on Prestigious Photo Site
Thomas Prettyman, a photography student at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), has published one of his photographs with the prestigious Ilford Photo company of England.
In selecting Prettyman's photo, along with five other black-and-white portraits, Ilford Photo said: "We have been overwhelmed with the quality of portraits sent in this week. The ones that we have selected ... all had something about them that brought us back for a second look."
(11-30-2016) Give the Gift of Education
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) makes it possible for friends and family to give loved ones the gift of education through a gift certificate that can be used for tuition or fees at SCF. The certificates are available in amounts starting at $25.
Gift certificates can be purchased with a credit card by phone at 941-752-5370 or in person with cash, check or credit card at the cashier's office in Building 1 at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., or in Building 100 at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail.
(11-29-2016) Sundays at Neel Kick Off at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota with Jazz on Ice
Jazz groups at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will launch the 2016-17 Sundays at Neel series with Jazz on Ice - featuring music from "The Nutcracker Suite" and "Frozen" - at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.
The SCF Big Band will revisit Duke Ellington's 1960 orchestration of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker," a masterpiece that placed Ellington's stamp on the holiday season. Arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, their approach to Tchaikovsky's ballet is a crossover between classical and jazz music. From the 2013 movie "Frozen," the band will present recent additions to the holiday seasons made famous by Idina Menzel as the ice princess Elsa. Going from cold to hot, the SCF Jazz Combo will travel to New Orleans to perform Wynton Marsalis' swinging arrangements of holiday carols with a Big Easy bounce.
(11-29-2016) Career Forum at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Focuses on Students' Success
The Career Resource Center at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) gave students an opportunity to "Focus on Success" during a Business Career Forum at SCF Venice Oct. 20.
Businesses and agencies included Brown Insurance, Inc.; Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota county; Englewood Bank; Herald-Tribune Media Group; Northstar Investment Group; Suncoast Business Technologies; Tervis Tumbler; Venice Area Young Professionals and Waffle House. Nearly 50 students attended the event and took time to network with representatives after their presentations.
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