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October 18, 2017
Teaming up to promote higher ed in Southwest Florida

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New College student Alice Leavengood takes a class at Ringling College of Art & Design throught the new cross-registration program.

Southwest Florida Roundup

Teaming up to promote higher ed in Southwest Florida

Amy Martinez | 5/24/2017

Shortly after Donal O’Shea became president of New College of Florida in 2012, he met Teri Hansen, then head of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, a philanthropic organization in Sarasota County.

Hansen encouraged O’Shea to work closely with other local college presidents.

Last year, after a series of meetings with Ringling College of Art & Design, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and State College of Florida (formerly Manatee Community College), the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast — C4 for short — was born.

ALSO IN THIS ARTICLE: Laurey Stryker; Ryan Deitrich; Ryan Lockwood; Melissa Larkin-Skinner; Barbara Feldman; Alan Schwartz; Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club.

 

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