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(09-18-2018) Three SCF Students Win Scholarships From Film Society
Three students in the film studies program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) were awarded $1,000 each from the Barbara Caras Memorial Scholarship.
Lizette Alfanso-Moreau, Kim Taylor-Galway and Sebastian Gottwald were among the first-time winners of the memorial scholarship. Taylor-Galway and Gottwald said receiving the scholarship was affirming.
(09-13-2018) SCF to Provide Family Guardianship Training
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), in collaboration with Lutheran Services Florida Guardianship Program, will offer guardianship training approved by the 12th Judicial Circuit Court which covers Manatee, Sarasota and DeSoto counties.
The course is required for anyone appointed by the court to serve as a guardian. It must be completed within four months of the appointment.
(09-13-2018) Free Basketball Clinic for Ages 6-14 at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota
The Manatees basketball team at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host a free clinic for youth ages 6-14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22.
Participants should bring their own basketball and meet in the Hal Chasey Gymnasium, Building 17, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.
(09-13-2018) SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Host Information Sessions on Educator Preparation Institute
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host information sessions about its Educator Preparation Institute (EPI).
The college is offering free one-hour information sessions. Two sessions will be offered in Lakewood Ranch at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Nov. 7, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Center for Innovation and Technology. Three information sessions will be offered in Venice at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 19; Wednesday, Oct. 17, and Wednesday, Nov. 14, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, Building 800, Room 838.
(09-11-2018) SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra Takes Audience Around the World
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will present a "Global Initiative" as the season debut for the SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at SCF's Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.
The audience will embark on a trip around the world with the orchestra and guest piano soloist and music faculty member Aza Torshkoeva. Sibelius' "Finlandia," will take the listener to the land of the midnight sun followed by an excursion to Warsaw with Addinsell's "Warsaw Concerto" and finally Dvorak's classic "New World Symphony."
(09-11-2018) SCF Faculty and Students Win Nursing Scholarships
A nursing faculty member and seven nursing students from State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) won scholarships last month to continue their nursing education.
Dorothy Neufeld, who teaches nursing courses at SCF, won a $16,000 scholarship toward completing her doctoral degree. The student scholarships will help pay for earning their Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) degrees.
(09-11-2018) Private Investigator Course to be Offered at SCF Bradenton
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Workforce Solutions will offer a private investigator course Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 2-4 at SCF Bradenton.
The course provides the basic information on becoming a licensed private investigator, including industry regulations, department rules, licensing criteria and investigation techniques. Cost of the six-day, 40-hour course is $395.
(09-04-2018) Get Certified as a Production Technician at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering a 10-week online Manufacturing Essentials course including five modules.
Online classes are 6-10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Oct. 1 through Dec. 10. There will be no class on Nov. 21. The cost of registration, books and testing is $899 a person.
(09-04-2018) First Fall Faculty Lecture Series at SCF Explores Radiohead Music
The first of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota's (SCF) fall faculty lecture series will feature Assistant Professor Peter Carney, Ph.D., and his research and interviews with the musicians of Radiohead that led to his dissertation on the evolution of "the last great rock band."
Faculty, students and the public can join Carney at 2 p.m. Sept. 19 in Building 27, Room 105 at SCF Bradenton 5840 26th St. W. and via Skype in Building 400, Room 417 at SCF Venice 8000 S. Tamiami Tr.
(08-28-2018) Qualify for Personal Trainer Certification Through SCF
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer a personal trainer certification course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, Oct. 7 through Nov. 18 at SCF Bradenton, Building 18, 5840 26th St. W.
The fee for the course and certification exams, offered in partnership with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.), is $749, not including the required textbook. Participants can expect hands-on practical labs and access to a national pool of employment opportunities upon completion. Program internships may be available.
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