News Releases

(05-18-2017) Admissions Express Offers "One-Stop Shop" for College-Bound Students
Prospective students and parents are invited to learn more about State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) programs and services at Admissions Express events in Bradenton and Venice.
The workshops will be 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., Building 14; and 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, Building 100.
(05-18-2017) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Offers Leadership Bootcamp
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer leaders an opportunity to enhance their skills, expand communication techniques, manage their time and increase effectiveness through a leadership boot camp.
Doug Van Dyke, CEO of Leadership Simplified, will facilitate the day-long session. Learn about working agreements, priority management, building a powerful day and the art of moving groups. Registration is $299 a person.
(05-18-2017) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Dean of Nursing Finalist for Healthcare Award
Beverly Hindenlang, dean of nursing at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), has been named a finalist for the Champions of Healthcare Award. Hindenlang is one of three finalists in the Individual of Merit category.
The Manatee Chamber of Commerce will host the fifth annual Champions of Healthcare Awards during a breakfast 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. May 25 at the Polo Grill, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch. Sponsors include Manatee Memorial Hospital, Blake Medical Center and Florida Blue.
(05-17-2017) SCF Board Report: May 16, 2017
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) District Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting May 16 at SCF Lakewood Ranch.
The Board approved: • Non-financial and financial consent agenda items. • The 5-year Capital Improvement Plan in the amount of $5,997,000 for repairs and maintenance and $22,606,984 in new construction and remodeling. • The president's goals for 2017-18.
(05-16-2017) SCF Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members
The State College of Florida Foundation welcomes three new board members. Joining the board are Dianne Anderson, Robert Klingbeil and Barbara Najmy.
For more information, visit the Foundation's website at
(05-16-2017) Students in SCF's College Reach-Out Program Recognized
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) honored graduating seniors from area high schools and other students in the College Reach-Out Program (CROP) at the 19th annual CROP Awards ceremony at SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center.
As a preview to the May 1 event, Sam Jones, an SCF film student, and Jessica Torsell, retention specialist for CROP, produced a video highlighting the year's events and students' goals. SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld welcomed students and their families, and CROP alumni and SCF students Jackeline Juarez and Shawenda Alexis were the featured speakers.
(05-11-2017) DTC Engineering Creates Scholarship Program
DTC Engineering has created a scholarship for Gator Engineering and Engineering Technology students at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). The Atluru Family Foundation scholarship is designed to encourage students to apply to the Gator Engineering program and comes with the opportunity to apply for a paid internship with DTC Engineering.
During the first year, SCF plans to offer four $500 scholarships. Eligible students must be enrolled at SCF and have taken the Auto CAD and Revit courses during the first year. The Gator Engineering program is open to 10 students the first year, in addition students in the Engineering Technology program may apply.
(05-11-2017) SCF to Offer Summer Camp Program for Students Ages 7-13
Manatee and Sarasota students will have a lot to say about what they did over the summer if they enroll in the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) summer camp program, which begins June 5.
Registration is open for Kids' Summer Spectrum (KSS), an educational enrichment day camp for children 7-13. Classes are offered at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., and SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E.
(05-09-2017) Hospital Volunteers of Venice Awards SCF Nursing Student $5,000 Scholarship
The Hospital Volunteers of Venice presented a $5,000 Excellence in Nursing Scholarship to State College of Florida, Manatee Sarasota (SCF) nursing student Kathrine Satterley, May 5 during the nurses pinning ceremony at SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center.
Satterley, who earned her Associate in Nursing, has been taking classes toward her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at SCF Venice while working full time. She also is active in the Venice community, volunteering for the St. Francis Animal Shelter.
(05-09-2017) Manatee Healthcare System Awards SCF Nursing Student $5,000 Scholarship
Manatee Healthcare System presented a $5,000 scholarship for excellence in nursing to a top nursing student at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), May 5 at SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center.
Vernon DeSear, vice president of Marketing for Manatee Healthcare System, presented the Excellence in Nursing Scholarship to Ashley Eickelman, a nursing student who exemplifies community spirit through her years of volunteering at Manatee Memorial Hospital before deciding to become a nurse.
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