Gender Studies at New College: What interdisciplinary research looks like
Gender Studies program logo. Photo credit: NCF.edu Gender Studies page.

Gender Studies at New College: What interdisciplinary research looks like

Gender Studies has long solidified itself as a pertinent field of study in universities, having emerged in the 1970s from Women’s Studies. Gender Studies was established at New College in 1995 and “draws on curricula across the campus (and beyond) to introduce students to the…

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Faculty members provide commentary following tenure denial
The podium that community members stood before in order to deliver public comment during the Apr. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. Photo by Sophia Brown

Faculty members provide commentary following tenure denial

The Catalyst invited members of the New College faculty to provide written statements, opinions and commentary following the Apr. 26 Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting and the denial of five of their colleagues' tenure applications. Here, they speak on the work they perform at New…

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New College Presidential Search Committee members have been announced, here’s what you need to know
A screenshot taken from the New College presidential search committee home page displaying the date of the first meeting.

New College Presidential Search Committee members have been announced, here’s what you need to know

Search committees play a key role in selecting the right candidate to lead a college or university. Florida State Regulation 1.002 specifies the broad composition of these committees, and at New College, they are traditionally a mix of trustees, faculty members, staff, students, alumni and…

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Meet New College’s 2023-24 NCSA Co-presidents and Vice President
“Family photo,” as the trio affectionately call the picture. Grace Keenan (left), Kyla Baldonado (middle) and Colin Jefferis (right). Photo credit: Fehmi Neffati.

Meet New College’s 2023-24 NCSA Co-presidents and Vice President

By Aria Lockman & Gabriella Batista On Apr. 11, the results of the 2023 New College Student Alliance (NCSA) spring election were announced. Students anticipated another eventful presidential debate but with the lack of opponents, third-year and current president Grace Keenan and second-year Colin Jefferis…

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Novos splash into National College Club Swimming League
First year Katie Sands (left) and first year Isabelle Dawson (right) at the College Club Swimming event in Colombus, Ohio. Photo provided by Katie Sands.

Novos splash into National College Club Swimming League

After months of rigorous preparation, first-year and Co-Captain of the New College Swim Club Katharine “Katie” Sands took a flight to Columbus, Ohio to participate in the National College Club Swimming League from Mar. 31 to  Apr. 2. Along with Sands, fellow Swim Club Co-Captain…

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Mosaic Movements: telling underrepresented stories through art and film [Video]

https://vimeo.com/815322888Mosaic Movements is a local non-profit organization kickstarted by Yoleidy Rosario-Hernandez, the former Dean of Diversity at New College who was terminated by President Richard Corcoran on Mar. 3.  Rosario-Hernandez has reoriented zir passion for cultural programs and community dialogue by founding Mosaic Movements. The…

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New radio show “Queer Spaces” highlights queer joy in Florida
Taro, a genderqueer St. Petersburg resident. Photo courtesy of Daylina Miller.

New radio show “Queer Spaces” highlights queer joy in Florida

In a world where LGBTQ+ individuals still face discrimination and prejudice, WUSF multimedia reporter Daylina Miller's new radio program Queer Spaces offers a refreshing perspective on the celebration of queerness in the Tampa Bay region and the importance of safe queer spaces. Miller, a queer…

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Former New College President Patricia Okker gives first interview
Former New College president Patricia Okker, courtesy of LinkedIn.

Former New College President Patricia Okker gives first interview

We don’t know what could happen was the general sentiment shared by many members of the New College community in the weeks leading up to the first Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting scheduled just after a slate of new conservative appointments by Gov. Ron DeSantis.…

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KEEPING ON (breathing): Alum’s sculpture aims to give NCF space to grieve
Schulman's sculpture displayed at the New College bayfront during sunset. Photo courtesy of Logan Gabrielle Schulman

KEEPING ON (breathing): Alum’s sculpture aims to give NCF space to grieve

Students walking around New College from Feb. 7 through 9 may have noticed a strange object circulating throughout campus. Having just directed The Fog at New College in 2022, Logan Gabrielle Schulman (‘17)—artist, educator, organizer and theater maker—returned to campus from New York to showcase…

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