New College gets new grant for arts, humanities


SARASOTA COUNTY – New College of Florida will be the host of several Mellon Grant arts events beginning this fall.

New College of Florida is sponsoring dozens of events this fall intended to connect the public with the arts, dance, Asian film, poetry of hip-hop music and workshops on computer game design.

A $750,0000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation allows New College to bring these arts and humanities programs to the area in conjunction with local arts organizations.

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Don got his start in the television while working in production for the WWE in Connecticut, while also working overnights at WSTC 1400 News Radio. He moved to Florida to pursue a Master’s Degree while working in sales for the Miami Heat. Don got back in to radio after earning his degree by going to work for Sportsradio 560WQAM in Miami. He worked his way up to become a beat reporter for the Florida Marlins, then the Miami Heat, while also covering the Miami Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, and Miami Dolphins. As he worked in radio, he became a reporter for a High School Sports television show on CBS4 in Miami. Don then went into TV full-time as a sports anchor/reporter at ABC 7 in Fort Myers for 4 years, and then at ABC 7 in Sarasota for 10 years. Don began at SNN in July of 2017. When he is not working he enjoys time with his two sons, Trey(13) and Logan(11), and two dogs, Mia and Venus.


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