MBCC #BlackInBiz Spotlight Erika H. James Black a woman is

According to the Huffington Post, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has named Erika H. James as its dean, making her the first African American and woman to sit at the helm of the prominent business school. James has dedicated her career to evolving business education at colleges and universities throughout the country. […]Read More

Manasota Views March Health Gadgets Pick of the Month.

by Adam Simons Daily computer and smartphone usage are leading to tensed up neck muscles. It’s becoming a common problem for both young and old. Sometimes, after a long day at work, the aches take their toll. Turning your head hurts. You feel tired. Your body aches. Sometimes you can’t even get comfortable enough to […]Read More

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Recently Awarded The New

The $500,000 grant provides scholarship dollars and programs to support low-income student access and success at New College of Florida. (Sarasota-Manatee, FL; February 2020) Academically qualified low-income students from Sarasota and Manatee counties now have increased opportunities to attend New College of Florida, the State of Florida’s designated Honors College. Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation […]Read More

New College Foundation welcomes four new board members

Sue Jacobson, chair of the New College Foundation’s board of directors, recently announced that the organization has welcomed four new members to its board of directors. Jacobson says that Janene Amick, Beverly Bartner, Susan Burns ’76, and Renee Hamad, “embody the spirit of the community and bring decades of leadership, expertise, and energy to the […]Read More


The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus is offering a unique opportunity to future teachers and school administrators from Manatee County: A scholarship to cover any unmet financial needs. The McCracken Educators Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who reside in Manatee and have been admitted to a degree program in USF Sarasota-Manatee’s School of Education. […]Read More

Wiggins Readies to Cap Hall of Fame Career at FAMU

By Vaughn Wilson FAMU head softball coach Veronica Wiggins will put down her clipboard at the conclusion of the 2020 softball season.  In doing so, she leaves a legacy unlike any other.  The records, the accolades, and the championships will pale in comparison to what she will leave the game with…respect. In talking to peers, […]Read More


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