This year’s State of Students Report includes 498 responses from 17 high schools in the Suncoast region including public, private and charter institutions. On October 10, 2017, 850 high school students from Sarasota and Manatee counties packed Robarts Arena for the State of Jobs Conference, a full day of engaging sessions on a variety of [...]
Photo credit: Ryan Callihan, Bradenton Herald An assortment of local business leaders joined together at Ringling College of Art and Design Tuesday night to convince more than 130 students of one thing — to keep their talent here. BY RYAN CALLIHAN email@example.com Mind the Gap, a networking event put on by Bright Ideas on the [...]
The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) issues an annual Progress Update that showcases results from the organization’s work to create a more diverse and sustainable economy in the Bradenton Area. Highlights from the 2017 Progress Update: By working with our partners and developing new relationships, we are on track to achieve our strategic goals, [...]
BY SHARON HILLSTROM Kevin McGowan knows rowing. He also knows what makes communities competitive in attracting businesses and jobs. The president of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors, a corporate site location consultancy, McGowan attended the World Rowing Championships (WRC) as a guest of Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development arm. The Bradenton Area Economic Development [...]
(Bradenton, Fla., Oct. 12, 2017) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) and The Bradenton Area Sports Commission will host the Region 8 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) volleyball tournament Nov. 3 to Nov. 5 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto. The College and Commission hosted the tournament last year [...]
The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation and our many partners stand ready to help Manatee County businesses affected by Hurricane Irma. Here are some tools and resources to help your business get back up and running. Business Damage Assessment Survey If your business sustained losses due to Hurricane Irma, please complete a Business Damage Assessment [...]
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(Bradenton, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017) — The first students accepted into Gator Engineering at State College of Florida, Manatee Sarasota (SCF) joined the ribbon cutting celebration for the new Gator Den, a study area for the students who have been accepted into the University of Florida Gator Engineering at SCF program. Students, faculty, donors, and [...]
New College receives new solar array. Sarasota-based solar contractor Brilliant Harvest LLC recently completed installation of an 11.97-kilowatt solar photovoltaic array on the campus of Sarasota’s New College of Florida. The array is made up of panels manufactured in Florida by SolarTech Universal. The project included an intelligent inverter system to analyze performance and output [...]