Shining a spotlight on students affected by ADHD

Courses at New College are known for their academic rigor, but students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can have trouble focusing in class, staying organized and completing assignments on time. The new Assistant Director of Student Disability Services (SDS) Joe Mayer, who has ADHD…

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Striking Gold: getting to know librarian Helene Gold
Gold can be found roaming around the library or in her office, LBR 133B.

Striking Gold: getting to know librarian Helene Gold

With areas of expertise in web design and development, information literacy instruction and assessment and student engagement, Helene Gold brings an important perspective to the Jane Bancroft Cook Library and the New College community. Her passion for learning is infectious and she brings a positive…

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Medieval Fair brings French Renaissance to Sarasota
Horseman lounging on his horse at the jousting tournament.

Medieval Fair brings French Renaissance to Sarasota

All photos courtesy of Claire Newberg Circus performer Ichabod Wainwright has been practicing on the Wheel of Death for nearly eight years.Wainwright walking on top of the Wheel of Death.Horseman lounging on his horse at the jousting tournament.Horseman in action at the jousting tournament. As…

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Reflections from cooks on campus
Ramsamooj is proud of how bright, fresh and organized her fridge is.

Reflections from cooks on campus

All photos courtesy of Anna Lynn Winfrey Ramsamooj chopping up some veggies in her Dort kitchen.Ramsamooj's showed off her spices.Ramsamooj is proud of how bright, fresh and organized her fridge is.Nations bakes a variety of baked goods, including these tiramisu macarons.Denner made this sourdough bread…

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Getting to know Metz employees

Metz Culinary Management (Metz) employees. Students see them everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner, receive advice from them about their school lives and exchange pleasantries like it is nobody’s business. Yet, even with all the time spent together, many Metz employees have still retained their…

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Halloween Costumes
Second-years Gabriela Ott and Hannah Gatoff posing with a friend at a Halloween Party in second court.(2019)

Halloween Costumes

Photo courtesy of Arantxa PrinceThird-year Arantxa Prince dressed as Ariel from The Little Mermaid Halloween is a beloved holiday because of the costumes and promise of candy in a time filled with nostalgia.  This past Halloween, the campus saw many elaborate costumes as people went…

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Students share their fall break travels and experiences
Ogborn, VanVleet, Perkins and Gavilanes from left to right) enjoying the cool mountain air in Cosby, Tennesse.

Students share their fall break travels and experiences

Photo courtesy of Tara NortonOgborn, VanVleet, Perkins and Gavilanes (from left to right) enjoying the cool mountain air in Cosby, Tennesse. Mod 1 saw a hurricane, shifting leadership in administration, new professors and a fresh start to the school year. After the highs and the…

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Eat Local Week: foraging Florida with Green Deane
Photo courtsey of KaliRay Skinner Deane teaches about the mangroves.

Eat Local Week: foraging Florida with Green Deane

Photo courtesy of KaliRay SkinnerDeane guiding the group of beginner and experienced foragers at Emerson Point Preserve. Eat Local Week’s 2019 theme of “Exploring Food Waste” celebrates Manatee and Sarasota County businesses, nonprofits and individuals by dishing out an array of workshops, tours and plant…

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