Points of Pride
Dr. Anne Fisher, program director of the Counseling and Wellness Center, presented at the National Conference for the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors. Her presentation was titled “Collaborating with Student Affairs in Resiliency Programming from Different Settings in Higher Education.”
The work of professors Frank Alcock, Tony Andrews and David Brain was the focus of a Sarasota Herald-Tribune article on how colleges and universities are incorporating climate change into their courses. The story was then picked up by the Associated Press, and appeared in the pages and websites of more than 60 newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Charlotte Observer, Kansas City Star and U.S. News & World Report.
On Oct. 3, President Don O’Shea attended a Board of Governors’ facility with Vice President of Finance and Administration John Martin, Provost Barbara Feldman, Chief of Staff Brad Thiessen and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Julie Morris to present New College’s capital request to meet the needs of our increased number of faculty, staff, and students. We are asking for $4 million to plan a 100,000-plus square foot project. We’ve also made the request to both the Sarasota and Manatee legislative delegations.
On Oct. 5, a delegation from New College attended the annual NAACP freedom awards banquet. President Don O’Shea, Provost Barbara Feldman, Professor of Biology Sandra Gilchrist, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Autumn Harrell, and students Paul Loriston, Iyanu Corniel and Daje Austrie represented the college.