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Heidi Boothe bequeaths $3 million in her daughter's name, an alum of NCF

New College has received its second-largest individual gift in its history from the estate of Heidi H. Boothe, the mother of New College alum Sharon Boothe Rider (‘71), who unexpectedly died from an illness in 2004. The $3 million gift...
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Meeting the new writer-in-residence

photo courtesy of New College Public Affairs According to ncf.edu, “Prior to her current role as reviews editors for Drunken Boat, Dentz was the poetry co-editor of Quarterly West.” Shira Dentz, New College’s Spring 2012 Writer-in-Residence, bega...
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Sarasota Museum of Art raises over $14 million of its $22 million goal

Taylor Meredith/Catalyst The SMOA’s newest banners boast reaching past the halfway point of its fundraising goal. The Sarasota Museum of Art (SMOA) is designed to be a modern contemporary art museum that will be housed in the historic campus of...
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Alum Kenya Wright publishes novel Fire Baptized

Photos courtesy of http://kenyawright.com One of Wright’s favorite urban fantasy writers is Kim Harrison Kenya Wright (’03) first came to New College with the person who is now her husband and met a counterculture group of free-spirited students. “We...
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Presidential Search Committee Selects final five candidates for campus interviews

Five finalist candidates for the position of New College president will be visiting the school between Feb. 20 and March 6. Faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to meet each candidate during scheduled sessions. According to an e-mail...
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NCSA presidential candidates square off in Midnight Debates

Because of state budget cuts, several changes have been made to campus living, including reduced access to school-provided toilet paper and an end to New College’s housekeeping staff helping students keep their rooms clean. In prior years, the staff would...
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Michalson accepts NAACP award on behalf of New College

Gracelena Ignacio/Catalyst Michalson poses with the NAACP award in his office. Student members of the President’s Advisory Committee on Diversity Tristan Zucker and Destiny Lyals also attended the event. “I think one of the great things about the local...
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NCF student unemployment rises due to work-study cut

In past years, New College has funded between 30 and 75 work-study positions through a combination of federal and state aid. The federal government annually allocates approximately $27,000 to New College for work-study, which the college supplements with aid f...
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Foundation's "Promise Campaign" aims to raise $60 million goal over next seven years

The New College Foundation is in the quiet stage of its first comprehensive campaign, the New College Promise Campaign, which aims to collect $60 million over the next five years. They plan to allocate the money to six areas of...
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From pit boss to professor: Ann Basso joins New College faculty

Gracelena Ignacio/Catalyst Basso poses in her sparsely decorated Academic Center Office. Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Ann Basso has joined New College’s Humanities department while Associate Professor of English Nova Myhill is on sabbatical this ye...
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