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Barancik Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Early Childhood Education at SCF

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to State College of Florida Foundation (SCFF) to start the Barancik Early Education Pilot Program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). The program is designed to ensure more people working with children ages three to five have bachelor’s degrees. SCF has been working

20 Nov 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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SCF Students Receive Scholarships from Sertoma Club of Bradenton

Sertoma Club of Bradenton presented scholarships to two State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students. The scholarship committee for the Sertoma Club participated in scholarship essay reading in August and was impressed with the need for scholarships at SCF. As a result, the club gave a total of $7,000. Brooke Jones and Yavonne Bain thanked

1 Nov 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Foundation Awards $20,000 for SCF Studio for the Performing Arts

The Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to the State College of Florida Foundation for an acoustically correct music practice studio in the new Studio for the Performing Arts at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). The practice studios, which allow for one-on-one tutoring as well as individual practice time, are

3 Jul 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Tervis Donates $10,000 for Gator Den at SCF

Tervis has donated $10,000 to the State College of Florida Foundation (SCFF) to update technology at the Gator Den at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Venice. In addition, the Tervis Scholarship, a $25,000 endowed scholarship, has been set up to assist girls who graduate from Booker High School and are accepted into Gator Engineering

26 Apr 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Swift Family Foundation Gives $7,500 for Gator Engineering Den at SCF

The Swift Family Foundation has awarded State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) a $7,500 grant for its Gator Engineering Den at SCF Venice. The Swift Family Foundation provides grants for educational endeavors in medicine and technology areas. After a successful practice in Iowa, Dr. Frederick Swift moved to Gainesville in 1970. SCF has been chosen

9 Jan 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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SCF’s Dental Hygiene Program and Clinic Receive Grant to Purchase Equipment

The dental hygiene program and clinic at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has purchased new equipment designed to teach students and to care for patients thanks to a $40,000 grant from The Lawrence E. Ruf Commitment to Excellence Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation. The grant will pay for: A Dentsply DXTTR radiographic mannequin

28 Nov 2017 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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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. Klingbeil, of Venice, joined the board in April. He is a native of Florida and graduate of the University of Florida’s law school. His law firm, Klingbeil & Roberts, P.A., has been serving

17 May 2017 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Mosaic Awards SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Technology Grant

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has received a grant from The Mosaic Company for more than $350,000 to be awarded over two years for a Manufacturing Opportunities for Skills Advancement and Innovation Collaborative. The collaboration will enhance SCF’s Engineering Technology (ET) program to offer 10 new employer-requested manufacturing courses beginning in Fall 2017. “This

16 Mar 2017 posted by Theodore VanPatten