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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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SCF Foundation Set to Highlight Health Care at Scholarship Luncheon

In response to a shortage of local health care workers, the State College of Florida Foundation will showcase health care programs at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) during its annual scholarship luncheon to be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Michael’s On East, 1212 S. East Ave., Sarasota. Manatee, Sarasota and

27 Sep 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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SCF Nursing in Top 5 Percent of State Programs

The Registered Nursing Program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is in the top 5 percent of the state’s 160 Associate in Science in nursing (ASN) programs after graduates achieved a 98.94 percent pass rate on the nursing licensure exam for 2017. SCF graduates ranked eighth in passing rates among the ASN programs in

23 Aug 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Music Scholarships Help SCF Students Meet Their Goals

Beverly Wright saw exactly what she was looking for in Devon Chiodo, a bright music student heading to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). Wright, who created a memorial music scholarship in her husband’s memory, looks for students with a positive attitude, a lifelong commitment to music and, of course, talent. For the third time

31 Jul 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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SCF Scholarship Helps Put Prine Elementary Student on Path to Higher Education

Isabella Chacon Ovalles brought home her first college scholarship last week when she was named the outstanding fifth-grader at Prine Elementary School. The scholarship to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) was set up by Prine’s first principal, Bill O’Brien, who wanted to help impress upon the students the importance of education. O’Brien set up

31 May 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Plantation Community Foundation of Venice Awards Grant to SCF Nursing

The Plantation Community Foundation of Venice, Florida has awarded State College of Florida Foundation a $2,600 grant to purchase suction regulators for the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota nursing program. The grant will allow the nursing program to upgrade training and to offer additional student practice at SCF Venice. Nurses use suction regulators to ensure

9 May 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Receives Donation for Veteran Scholarships

For the third consecutive year Venice American Legion NO-VEL Post 159 is donating the proceeds from its annual Veterans Golf Open to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). The money will be used to provide SCF Venice student veterans with individual $1,000 scholarships. Two scholarships are offered at the beginning of the fall and spring

2 Jan 2018 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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SCF Scholarship Recipients Celebrate National STEAM Day

The State College of Florida Foundation showcased Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) at its annual scholarship luncheon Wednesday, a day after National STEM/STEAM day. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students at the luncheon were also treated to information on the STEAM programs offered at SCF and a performance by the SCF Presidential

20 Nov 2017 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Scheidel Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to SCF Studio for the Performing Arts

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is building a new Studio for the Performing Arts with the help of a $10,000 grant from The Scheidel Foundation to kick off the $3.5 million capital campaign. The new Studio for the Performing Arts, which will be funded largely through private donations, will be strategically joined to SCF’s

24 Oct 2017 posted by Theodore VanPatten

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Sam’s Club Donates $2,500 for Veteran Services at SCF

Sam’s Club on Cattlemen Road in Sarasota has donated $2,500 to provide new technology for the Veteran Services Program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). Veteran Services at SCF serves about 300 students a year, providing them access to a structured college environment that includes college advising teams, full-time advisors, veterans’ support networks and

1 Aug 2017 posted by Theodore VanPatten