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MTC graduates Medical Assistants with great job outlook

(Bradenton, FL—June 21, 2017) The Medical Assisting program at Manatee Technical College graduated 12 students on June 21. Graduates were Tammy Olson, Ashley Prezioso, Elizabeth Brady, Nicole Knies, Myrlandha Marc, Ana Ochoa, Shalia Evans, Nachell Proctor, Talaya Turner, Latressa Phelps, Nicolette Ray, and Brittney Price (left to right, ascending). Class president Shalia Evans told her [...]

2017-06-22T12:31:41+00:00 June 21st, 2017|MTC|

Patient care technicians graduate from MTC with professionalism

(Bradenton, FL—June 19, 2017) The Patient Care Technician program at Manatee Technical College graduated 21 students on June 19. Ninety-six percent (96%) of the class passed the Certified Nursing Assistant exam. Half of the class were adults and half were dually enrolled high school students. Read More

2017-06-20T17:39:03+00:00 June 19th, 2017|MTC|

Study finds that arts, culture have huge economic impact on Manatee County

Arts and culture nonprofits in Manatee County generated $47.4 million in annual economic activity in Manatee County in 2015, according to an extensive national study. Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 is a national economic impact study conducted by Americans for the Arts in 2015. It’s said to be the most comprehensive economic impact study of [...]

2017-06-19T15:00:59+00:00 June 17th, 2017|News|

Port Manatee, Chile pursue potential to boost commerce

PALMETTO, Florida – Port Manatee and Chile are pursuing considerable opportunities to boost two-way trade, according to a Chilean official who visited the Central Florida Gulf Coast port Thursday [June 15]. “We’re looking forward to developing a closer commercial relationship,” said Sacha Garafulic, who serves as trade commissioner of Chile in his position as director [...]

2017-06-20T20:26:56+00:00 June 16th, 2017|News|

Florida Center for PAInT at USFSM awarded permanent status

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 16, 2017) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Center for the Partnership for Arts-Integrated Teaching (PAInT) is now Florida’s official – and permanent – resource for arts-integrated instruction. Last spring, Florida lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott provided the Center with an expanded statewide role and designated it as The Florida Center for the Partnership for [...]

2017-06-16T17:48:29+00:00 June 16th, 2017|USF S-M|

Port Manatee dedicates rebuilt Berth 9

PALMETTO, Florida – Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation. At a dedication ceremony Thursday [June 15], officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads [...]

2017-06-20T20:17:01+00:00 June 15th, 2017|News|

Manatee County seventh in Florida for incoming investment

BY JANELLE O’DEA MANATEE - As far as the Gulf Coast is concerned, Manatee County is booming. According to a new report from SmartAsset, a New York City-based financial guidance company, Manatee County is seventh in the state for incoming investments. Hillsborough and Collier counties ranked Nos. 8 and No. 9, respectively. All other counties in [...]

2017-06-16T18:34:10+00:00 June 15th, 2017|News|

Five SCF Manatees Chosen in MLB Draft

(Bradenton, Fla., June 15, 2017) — The Washington Nationals picked upState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) pitcher Jackson Tetreault Tuesday in the 7th round of the Major League Baseball draft, the second SCF Manatee drafted. Three more players were drafted Wednesday, the busiest day of the draft. They are Keshawn Lynch, drafted in the 14th [...]

2017-06-16T16:56:08+00:00 June 15th, 2017|SCF|

Report: Sarasota-Manatee is No. 1 in nation for young entrepreneurs

Region tops a list of cities compiled by a personal finance website While many younger professionals consider leaving Southwest Florida, a new survey contends this is the place to be for young entrepreneurs. The Sarasota-Manatee region topped a list of Florida’s best cities for young people to start their own business ventures, according to MoneyRates.com, [...]

2017-06-20T17:29:37+00:00 June 14th, 2017|News|

Dental assisting graduate recalls volunteerism as highlight

  (Bradenton, FL—June 14, 2017) The Dental Assisting Technology and Management program at Manatee Technical College graduated 16 students on June 14. “This wasn’t just a program,” said class speaker Gretchen Freeman, “this was a year of our lives that we made a difference and we bettered ourselves. I’ll never forget the day a woman [...]

2017-06-23T14:37:04+00:00 June 14th, 2017|MTC|