SCF in the News

Below is a selection of reports on SCF in the media.

Date Title Media
5/25/15 Bradenton Area's Higher Education Ecosystem Coming Into Its Own Bradenton Herald
5/24/15 Bradenton's Erickson Redirects His Life (Feature on retired SCF Theatre Director)  Bradenton Herald
5/21/15  Graduating Students Get CROP Awards Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/19/15 SCF Dental Hygiene Students Excel at National Boards Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/12/15 SCF Students Garner Awards at 2015 Honors Convocation Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/13/15 State College of Florida Pins 79 Spring Nursing Grads Bradenton Herald
5/10/15 State College of Florida Beats No. 2 Seed Chipola at State Tourney Bradenton Herald
5/9/15 3 SCF Collegiate 'Moms' Get Early Mother's Day Gifts (SCFCS Graduation) Bradenton Herald
5/9/15 By Any Name, SCF Still Rates High Among Its Graduates (SCF Graduation) Bradenton Herald
5/8/15 Four SCF Students Named to All-Florida Academic Team Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/8/15 A 25-year Path to Her Bachelor's Degree from SCF (Feature on SCF OGA finalist) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/8/15 SCF Upsets Top-ranked St. Johns River State College in State Opener Bradenton Herald
5/8/15 SCF Graduation at Van Wezel (photo gallery) Bradenton Herald
5/7/15 SCF Enters 20th Straight State Tourney in Underdog Role (Baseball) Bradenton Herald
5/1/15 SCF Foundation Fundraiser Sets Attendance Record Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/1/15 SCF Softball Team Prepares for State Tournament Bradenton Herald
5/1/15 SCF Enters 15th Straight State Tournament  (Softball) Bradenton Herald
5/1/15 SCF Women Open National Play With No. 3 Ranking (Tennis) Bradenton Herald
4/21/15 SCF Honored by American Heart Association Sarasota Herald-Tribune
4/12/15 SCF Women Win State Championship (Tennis) Bradenton Herald
4/8/15 SCF, Local High Schools Partner to Conduct Biotech Experiments Bradenton Herald
4/7/15 A Herald-State College of Florida Public Forum on Cyber Security, Identity Theft Bradenton Herald
3/30/15 SCF Brain Bowl Team Finishes Ahead of Duke University, University of Alabama Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/26/15 SCF's Brain Bowl Team Holds Its Own Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/17/15 SCF Fire Team Wins FCSAA Brain Bowl State Tournament Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/15/15 SCF Brain Bowl Team Wins Championship at FCSAA State Tournament Bradenton Herald
3/3/15 SCF Brain Bowl Team Wins National Championship Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/1/15 SCF Brain Bowl Team Topples Defending Champ to Win National Tournament Bradenton Herald
2/20/15 MLK Day: A Day On For Service Sarasota Herald-Tribune
2/19/15 SCF Students Excel at Symposium Sarasota Herald-Tribune
2/13/15 SCF Brain Bowl Team Hopeful of Winning It All Bradenton Herald
12/4/14 Paralegal Program Celebrates 40 Years Sarasota Herald-Tribune
10/9/14 SCF Foundation Doles Out $700,000 in Scholarships Bradenton Herald
9/24/14 Wedding Costumes: Ritual and Romance at SCF (Fine Art Gallery) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
9/18/14 Bradenton Art Exhibit Features Wedding Suits and Gowns (Fine Art Gallery) Bradenton Herald
9/14/14 SCF Art Exhibit Features Local Residents' Wedding Gowns (Fine Art Gallery Bradenton Herald
5/10/14 Among College Grads Seeking Work, Some Have an Intern Edge (SCF Graduate) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
2/4/14 Small World Yale Research at SCF  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
2/4/14 SCF Works with Yale Soil Bacteria Research Bradenton Herald
1/25/14 Co-creator Ryan Moore Joins SCF Athletic Hall of Fame with Tom Cook Bradenton Herald
1/20/14 Suncoast Pauses to Remember Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. SNN 6
1/17/14 SCF Breaks Ground for New Academic Building in Bradenton  Bradenton Herald
1/17/14 SCF Academic Building No. 9 Groundbreaking ABC 7
12/17/13 State College of Florida Graduates 255 Bradenton Herald

Christmas is the Season for Giving but One Sarasota Man Gives Back All Year Long
(SCF Outstanding Graduate Patrick Odell)


4 College Graduates: What They've Learned  (Featuring SCF's Patrick Odell and Shirley Parrado)

Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/3/13 Oak Park Teacher Lauded by Group (SCF alumna) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
December 2013 Finding that Inner Strength  Scene Magazine
11/20/13 Korean War Veterans Speak at SCF  North Port Sun
11/10/13 SCF President Aces Her Test (editorial) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
11/9/13 SCF Celebrates the Inauguration of President Carol Probstfeld Bradenton Herald
11/9/13 Ceremony at SCF (Inauguration) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
11/8/13 A Year In, SCF President Earning Praise Sarasota Herald-Tribune
9/20/13 After 60-year Career, Arts Professor Isn't Done Yet  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Sept. 2013 Annual Hot List Awards - Hot Pres - Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld SRQ Magazine
Sept. 2013 People to Watch - SCF President Dr. Probstfeld  Biz (941)
9/2013 SCF Kicks Off Theatre Season with "Reinvented" Costume Collaboration West Coast Woman
9/3/13 SCF - The Costume Reinvented SNN 6
91//13 Materials Twist Sarasota Herald-Tribune
8/30/13 Art of the Costume "Reinvented"  Arts Sarasota
8/28/13 Ken Erickson, Art of the Costume WSLR 96.5 Arts Talk
8/25/13 Creative Costuming  Bradenton Herald
8/22/13 Made From Scratch        (video) The Observer
August 2013 Dr. Carol Probstfeld, President of State College of Florida West Coast Women
7/6/13 From Russia With Love  Venice Gondolier
7/6/13 Coming to America Venice Gondolier
6/28/13 College leaders stress collaboration Sarasota Herald-Tribune
6/20/13 SCF's Manufacturing Training is Recognized  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
6/13/13 Lakewood Ranch Couple: Work, Kids and Their First Feature Film  Bay News 9
6/10/13 SCF Alums, Lakewood Ranch Parents Produce Winning Indie Film Bradenton Herald
5/28/13 Spotlight on Education: USF Sarasota-Manatee Signs Agreement with SCF, Ringling Bradenton Times
5/21/13 Graduate Tampa Bay: Single Mom Conquers Fear, Disability to Return to School 83 degrees
5/12/13 Batty Neighbors Wanted; SCF Green Team Offers Home to Bats  Venice Gondolier
5/10/13  SCF Graduate Has Edge in Tough Job Market Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
5/5/13 SCF Grads' Future Filled with Vision and Promise  Bradenton Herald
5/3/13 For Russian Immigrant, Relentless Work Leads to SCF Success  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
May/June Women of Influence Biz 941
May 2013 SCF Paralegal Program Benefits Attorneys and Students (Charissa Wood) The Docket
4/27/13 Why Not Be a Learner for Life? Venice Gondolier
April/May 2013

SCF's Paralegal Program Benefits Attorneys, Paralegal Students  (Part I - Jodi Bell)

Inter Alia
4/4/13 USF Welcomes SCF, New College President -- Marks New Beginnings Bradenton Herald
3/28/13 SCF's Annual Economic Impact:$308 Million and 7,710 Jobs  Bradenton Herald
3/3/13 Commentary: SCF's Isaiah Williams Earns Conference Player of Year Honors Bradenton Herald
2/27/13 New State College of Florida President Setting a Positive Course (editorial) Bradenton Herald
2/26/13 SCF, USF Students Investigate Mock Murders  North Port Sun
2/24/12 Behind the Scenes: Learning from a Master Performer with Faith Prince   Sarasota Herald-Tribune
2/19/13 Tony Award-winner Hosts Class at SCF  Bradenton Herald
1/23/13 Bustling First Day for New SCF President Sarasota Herald-Tribune
1/23/13 SCF Trustees Tap Interim President for Permanent Post Sarasota Herald-Tribune
1/23/13 State College of Florida Trustees Pick Probstfeld as New President Bradenton Herald
1/23/13  Class Acts- Kelsey Carper (OGA finalist) Venice Gondolier
1/20/13 JUCO Baseball - Former SCF stars Griffin, Goody Shinning in Minor Leagues  Bradenton Herald
1/19/13 SCF Welcomes 2013 Hall of Fame Class Bradenton Herald
12/23/12 SCF Holds Winter Commencement  Venice Gondolier
12/19/12 Port Charlotte Girl Named Outstanding Graduate (OGA winner Kortny Hayden) North Port Sun
12/18/12 SCF 2012 Winter Graduation SNN 6
12/15/12 State College of Florida Winter 2012 Commencement Held Dec. 14  ABC 7
12/15/12 Genuine Warmth for Former President Fills Neel During SCF Winter Graduation Bradenton Herald
12/15/12 Outstanding Graduate noted for volunteerism Sarasota Herald-Tribune
11/7/12 Single mother, a veteran, heads back to college Sarasota Herald-Tribune
11/12 Fighting for work  (featuring SCF veteran student)  Biz941
5/8/12 Dignam Family Honored Englewood Sun
5/6/12 State College of Florida Students Celebrate Graduation Bradenton Patch
5/6/12 SCF Grads Celebrate a Job Well Done Bradenton Herald
5/3/12 Single mom graduate inspires others Bay News 9
5/1/12 Class of 2012 (featuring SCF graduate Andrew Sink) Biz 941
4/30/12 State College of Florida Softball Team Earns Berth in the National Tournament Bradenton Herald
4/29/12 SCF, High Schools Team Up for Science Bradenton Herald
4/27/12 College basketball | SCF Hires JUCO Assistant Brock Erickson as Men's Head Coach Bradenton Herald
4/25/12 Embracing our Differences Winners Just as Diverse as the Art Bradenton Patch
4/2012 Take the Lead (featuring expert opinions by SCF Workforce Solutions) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
4/13/12 SCF’s Dental Clinic Helping Local Students Biz941
4/12/12 BACKSTAGE PASS: The silent treatment Sarasota Observer
4/9/12 SCF Volleyball Star Named Scholar-Athlete Bradenton Herald
4/8/12 State College of Florida Offers Program for Baby Boomers Bradenton Herald
3/21/12 SCF and LECOM Partner in Doctor of Pharmacy Program Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/17/12 Florida is Facing Nursing Shortage - SCF Trains Nurses Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/2012 Education Matters - SCF Scene Magazine
2/29/12 Amazing SCF (Editorial) Venice Gondolier
2/20/12 Students Attend STEMsmart Summit at SCF Venice North Port Sun
2/9/12 SCF Has Much To Offer North Port Sun
1/12 A Community for Completion Florida College System Newsletter
1/30/12 SCF and Job Training Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
1/11/12 Determination and Dedication Win for SCF Grads The Sun
1/11/12 A LEGEND IS LEAVING | Tim Hill to Retire as SCF Baseball Coach at Season’s End Bradenton Herald 
1/10/12 Long-time Manatee Coach to Retire Bay News 9
1/10/12 Long-time SCF Coach to Retire After 2012 Season ABC 7
12/17/11 Pfeilsticker Named Outstanding Graduate Bradenton Herald
11/8/11 Former College Dropout Has Educational Awakening (SCF Graduate Jodi Johnson) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
11/5/11 SCF Committed to Vets' Education Venice Gondolier
10/14/11 'Green Lessons' Require Learning Curves North Port Sun
9/10/11 SCF Students Organize 9-11 Memorial Bradenton
9/10/11 SCF Marks 10th Anniversary of 9-11 North Port Sun
9/7/11 Plans For a New Collegiate Charter School in Venice  ABC 7
9/7/11 State College of Florida Plans Venice Charter School Sarasota Herald-Tribune
8/16/11 Campus Kudos: SCF Students Rewarded for Staying Healthy Bradenton Herald
8/9/11 College Students Get A Head Start  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
7/19/11 Jeb All Atwitter About SCF Charter School Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
6/14/11  Changing the Face of Education: A Look Inside the State College of Florida Collegiate School The Teacher's Lounge
SCF Students to Study Aboard NASA Aircraft
Bradenton Herald
5/17/11 Lars Hafner: Sarasota's Institute For the Ages Ready for Market Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/9/11 A Dream 'Come True' Bradenton Herald 
5/9/11  North Port Woman Lauded at SCF Graduation North Port Sun 
5/7/11  SCF President Hafner Guest Column: A Nursing Milestone for SCF Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
5/7/11  SCF to Award 4-year Degrees Today North Port Sun 
5/7/11  Our View - Pinning Our Hopes on Education Englewood Sun  
5/6/11 SCF's Workforce Education Reaches Milestone  Bradenton Herald Editorial
5/6/11 SCF to Give Four-Year Degrees  Bradenton Herald
4/16/11  Stars of Sand, Court Earn Division 1 Scholarships Bradenton Herald 
4/9/11  A Boost for Science Education Bradenton Herald
4/9/11 Grant Brings Biotechnology for Schools Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
4/8/11  DNA Labs Coming to Science Classes in Manatee County Bay News 9 
3/25/11  Bradenton Film Student Lands Debut in Sarasota Film Festival (with film trailer) Bradenton Herald
3/23/11  Filmmaker Comes Home to Premiere Flick at SFF 
2/14/11  Lights, Camera, Amazing Success Sarasota Herald-Tribune
1/19/11 Manatee and Sarasota Counties team up to attract new businesses to area Bay News 9
1/19/11 Fueling the Economic Engine (Opinion) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/8/10 After 36 Years At SCF, Retiring Ted Camp Named Resident Artist
12/7/10 Global Citizen Club at State College of Florida Collegiate School raised $1,000 for UNICEF Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/7/10 Event Focuses on Tolerance   North Port Sun
10/21/10 New Proposed Baccalaureate Degree Programs Featuring Interview by Dr. Lars A. Hafner ABC 7
10/21/10 SCF Financial Aid Redesign by ProEducation Solutions SNN 6
10/21/10 SCF Seeking Seven More Four-Year Degree Programs Bradenton Herald
9/10/10 Workplace Wellness Biz941
9/2/10 Suncoast College Seeing Older Students Enrolling ABC 7
8/25/10 SCF Growth Serving Students, Business Well Bradenton Herald
8/25/10 Colllege Opens New Nursing Center East County Observer
8/20/10 SCF's Film Program Key to Success for Students Bradenton Herald
8/19/10 Donors Cheer New Building at SCF's Lakewood Ranch Campus Bradenton Herald
8/19/10 Nursing Students Can Learn Without the Risks at Lakewood Ranch Campus Sarasota Herald-Tribune
8/19/10 SCF Charter School Grads to Get Free College Bradenton Herald
8/19/10 SCF, FGCU Partner for Scholarships North Port Sun
8/12/10 SCF Forging New Frontier in Biotech Education Bradenton Herald
6/22/10 College Offers Energy Technology Management Degree ABC 7 Living Green Series
6/16/10 SCF Gets Ok for Energy Tech Degree North Port Sun
6/8/10 SCF Pitcher Burgos Drafted by Detroit Tigers Bradenton Herald
5/12/10 Hill Created Lasting Legacy at SCF Bradenton Herald
5/11/10 SCF Head to World Series Sarasota Herald-Tribune
5/11/10 Manatees Baseball Wins State Championship Bradenton Herald
5/7/10 SCF Wins Opener Over St. John's River CC Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
5/7/10 Museum Founder Fredi Brown Honored for Volunteerism Bradenton Herald
4/30/10 SCF Softball Team Proves Naysayers Wrong Bradenton Herald
4/30/10 Vocal Concert Winner Looks Forward to Concert, College Bradenton Herald



SCF Students Break Recycling Record

Living Green - Student Aims To Set Record for Bottle Recycling on Earth Day

4/23/10 SCF Earth Day Event in Bradenton Sets Guinness World Record Bradenton Herald



SCF Smashes World Recycling Record

College Trying Again to Break World Record

Sarasota Herald-Tribune
1/13/10 SCF board member Rev. Kelvin Lumpkin and SCF President Dr. Lars A. Hafner Discuss College's Future WSLR 96.5
12/20/09 First Commencement as SCF North Port Sun
12/17/09 Training a Green Workforce North Port Sun
12/17/09 SCF Talking Up High-tech Plan for North Port Bradenton Herald
10/30/09 Class Starts When There's an Open Room Sarasota Herald-Tribune
10/30/09 Community Colleges Drive Enrollment Sarasota Herald-Tribune
10/6/09 SCF Art's Center Leaping Forward to Bigger Crowds Bradenton Herald
10/4/09 Community Colleges Excel (Letter to the Editor by Dr. Jack Crocker) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
10/2/09 Finishing Ninth Grade with College Credits Sarasota Herald-Tribune
9/29/09 SCF Answers Community Needs (guest column)
State College will widen local access to degrees (letter to the editor)
SCF Heard Public Loud and Clear (guest column)
Bradenton Herald
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
North Port Sun
Venice Gondolier
9/25/09 Educators Expand Opportunities for Middle School Students Bradenton Herald
7/25/09 Making Stuff, From Origami to Oreo Dirt Cups Bradenton Herald
7/6/09 By Any Other Name, It's Still My School (guest column) Sarasota Herald-Tribune
7/2/09 Farewell MCC...Hello, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Venice Gondolier
7/1/09 MCC to SCF: A New Era in Education for Our Region
By SCF President Dr. Lars A. Hafner

Bradenton Herald
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
North Port Sun
Venice Gondolier

6/27/09 MCC Career Center Adviser Quoted in Story on Online Profilers Bradenton Herald
6/25/09 MCC Considers Adding Charter School Sarasota Herald-Tribune
6/18/09 MCC to Partner In Training Businesses Manatee Chamber of Commerce
6/16/09 MCC Records Gains in Summer Enrollment Bradenton Herald
6/15/09 Summer Enrollment Increases at MCC North Port Sun
6/10/09 MCC's Baseball Players Selected in MLB Draft  Bradenton Herald
6/10/09 Study Shows More Students Picking Colleges Closer to Home ABC 7
5/30/09 Bradenton Resident Sewed Flag Placed on Moon, Honored at MCC Art Exhibit Fox 13
5/27/09 Our 'Betsy Ross': She Made Historic Moon Flag  Bradenton Herald
5/27/09 MCC LWR Provost is Hands On (with audio) Bradenton Herald
5/22/09 Evening Under the Stars Benefits MCC Bradenton Herald
5/14/09 How to Make a Career Change SNN Channel 6
5/04/09 State College of Florida Takes Bold Steps Sarasota Herald-Tribune
4/29/09 MCC Faculty Quoted in Story on DNA ABC Channel 7
4/23/09 Manatee Students Attempt to Crush Recycling World Record Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
4/23/09 Saving the World, One Bottle at a Time Bradenton Herald
4/22/09 Manatee Student Sets World Record on Earth Day Bay News 9
4/16/09 Manatee Community College Gets New Name ABC Channel 7
4/16/09 MCC Changes its Name Sarasota Herald-Tribune
4/16/09 MCC is Now State College of Florida Bradenton Herald
4/10/09 MCC Student Wants World Record on Plastic Bottle Recycling Bradenton Herald
4/3/09 Miracle on Grass: Lancers Beat Pirates Bradenton Herald
4/3/09 Junior College Lancers Defeat Pirates 6-4 Sarasota Herald-Tribune
4/1/09 Students Unearthing New Jobs  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
4/2009 Make Way: Lars Hafner Envisions a New Mission for MCC (article)
BIZ941 April 2009 Cover
3/28/09 Path to Glory: MCC Making Progress on Several Fronts Bradenton Herald
3/26/09 MCC Trustees Treated to LifeSize Electronic Trip Bradenton Herald
3/18/09 MCC Bachelor's in Nursing Approved Tampa Bay Business Journal
3/18/09 MCC to Offer 4-year Nursing Degree Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/18/09 Healthy Change Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/18/09 MCC Nursing Degree OK'd Sun-Herald
3/18/09 Area Embracing Green Business Practices Sun-Herald
3/18/09 MCC Gets Go-ahead for Nursing Program Bradenton Herald
3/17/09 State OKs MCC Plan to Offer 4-year Nursing Degrees Sarasota Herald-Tribune
3/4/09 MCC Receives Excellence in Customer Service Award Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
2/21/09 Hospital Gift Benefits MCC Tech Center Sun-Herald
2/19/09 MCC at Lakewood Ranch Enrollment Hits New High Bradenton Herald
2/18/09 Golfer Paul Azinger's $30,000 gift slated to fund golf program at MCC Bradenton Herald
2/10/09 State Board to Consider 4-year Degrees at MCC Bradenton Herald
2/8/09 New MCC Provost has Experience, Local Connections Sun-Herald
2/6/09 MCC Softball Student Assistant has a lot of Heart Bradenton Herald
2/4/09 MCC Officials Celebrate Ground Breaking of Medical Technology Center Bradenton Herald
2/2/09 MCC Venice has New Provost Venice Gondolier
1/21/09 MCC's Library Plan Now at $18M Bradenton Herald
1/14/09 Wedler-Johnson Named Provost of MCC Venice Venice Gondolier
1/14/09 Hafner Announces MCC Reorganization Bradenton Herald
1/7/09 Four-year Nursing Program Proposed Sun-Herald
1/5/09 Manatee Community College Helps Business Sarasota Herald-Tribune
1/1/09 People to Watch in 2009 Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/30/08 Health Care Boost - State Should Approve MCC Nursing Program Bradenton Herald
12/26/08 A Dose of Common Sense Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/25/08 MCC Nursing Program Back on Course Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/24/08 MCC 4-year Nursing Degrees Back on Track Bradenton Herald
12/23/08 Nursing Students May Have to Wait Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/21/08 New Leader and New Challenges for MCC Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/12/08 Dr. Hafner with Sarasota County Legislative Delegation Access Sarasota TV
12/12/08 Manatee Community College Winter Graduation Set Tonight Bradenton Herald
12/10/08 MCC Approves Four-year Nursing Program Bradenton Herald
12/10/08 Grant Helps Three Firms Get Global Exposure Sarasota Herald-Tribune
12/9/08 MCC BSN Proposal and Carlton Scholarship SNN News
12/5/08 MCC President Inaugurated Bradenton Herald
12/2008 Educator Extraordinaire   (p. 28-29) Style Magazine
9/28/08 USF Sarasota-Manatee Expanding in Many Ways Bradenton Herald
9/28/08 MCC's Higher Status: Potential Benefits to our Economy Great Bradenton Herald
9/20/08 Manatee Community College Closer to Offering Four-year Degrees Bay News 9
9/18/08 College Pursuing Four-year Program Sarasota Herald-Tribune
9/17/08 MCC Gets Ball Rolling Toward Four-year Degrees Bradenton Herald
9/17/08 MCC Could Become Four-year School WWSB ABC 7
9/7/08 MCC May Offer Four-year Degree Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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