New College In The News

New College announces speakers for series
Herald August 13, 2018   August 13, 2018 New College of Florida and the New College Foundation announced the 2018-19 season of the “New Topics” lecture and discussion series, which runs from October through April and will feature two speakers from Disney, a senior…Read more

Candidates share views on importance of addressing climate change
Herald August 10, 2018

Herald   August 10, 2018 Politicians for state and local offices say they would rely on expert advice about which cultural sites to save from rising sea levels Six local candidates assured a state conference of archaeologists and historic preservationists…Read more

Tidally United archaeological summit comes to Sarasota August 10, 2018  August 10, 2018 Tidally United a three day archaeological summit centered around raising awareness for rising waters. For the third year, New College and Florida Public Archaeology Network joined together to bring organizations with similar coastal heritage concerns to…Read more

Sarasota County Commission, District 4: Wesley Anne Beggs (NCF Alum) August 9, 2018   August 9, 2018 Meet the candidate Name: Wesley Anne Beggs Age: 26 Occupation: Owner-Operator of marketing and media business Family: Single Education: B.A. Political Science, New College of Florida Elected government experience: None.  

Surviving a Crocodile Bite While Filming Shark Week: (NCF Alum) Melissa Cristina Márquez tells Outside about her experience filming ‘Cuba's Secret Shark Lair’ for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week July 26, 2018, July 26, 2018 As part of her work as a shark scientist and wildlife educator, Melissa Cristina Márquez looks at how predators are portrayed in the media—for example, when they bite someone. While filming Cuba's Secret Shark Lair, which premiered on Discovery Channel’s Shark…Read more

Youth or experience? Sarasota Democrats have their pick in County Commission primary
Herald August 1, 2018

Herald, August 1, 2018 Lyndon B. Johnson was president when Sarasota County Commission hopeful Mike Cosentino, 54, was born. A ticket to the movie theater in 1964 — his birth year — was $1.25. The Beatles took the world…Read more

Body of Knowledge: How marine biology students at New College of Florida are quietly amassing a serious scientific study.
SRQ Magazine August 2018

SRQ Magazine, August 2018 Everyone knows there are sharks in Sarasota Bay,  but no one knows quite how many or why they’re there—a sobering thought for some swimmers, but an exciting avenue of exploration for marine scientists, including marine biology seniors…Read more

Clear Skies Ahead
SRQ Magazine August 2018

SRQ Magazine, August 2018 When Ren Chock, a rising senior at New College of Florida, was 13 years old, he taught himself how to sail on Catalina 25s, a 420 Class Dinghy and a 12-foot plywood boat he built with his…Read more

College Consensus Releases Ranking of Best Colleges in Florida 2018 July 25, 2018   July 25, 2018 College Consensus (, a unique new college ranking website, has published their ranking of the Best Colleges in Florida 2018 at To identify the Best Colleges in Florida for 2018, College Consensus combined the latest results from the most respected…Read more

The 20 best value colleges of 2019 July 25, 2018   July 25, 2018 A college degree is an investment that will last a lifetime and one of the most reliable ways to increase your lifetime earnings. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Americans with a bachelor's degree have median weekly…Read more