From the early days of our founding over 50 years ago, the community has demonstrated the value of philanthropic investment in New College’s unique education.
Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.
Read their stories below:
Evan Teal and Kaithleen Coñoepan are New College’s newest Fulbright Scholarship finalists.
Alum Alex Koutelias ‘15, a graduate of New College’s International and Area studies, received both an academic scholarship and a student research and travel grant—the latter to study at The Hague in the Netherlands for a semester.
Jayne Gardiner received a Faculty Development Grant to support her summer research and teaching activities, which included supervising three New College thesis students in conducting field-based projects that involved tagging sharks in Sarasota and Terra Ceia Bays. She also worked in the Marine Biology lab with two additional students and expanded upon their thesis research for potential publication.
While working on a construction materials recycling and waste diversion project, New College environmental studies graduate Jesse White developed the concept of architectural salvage focused on recycling and reuse through a retail store.
Andrew and Judith Economos empower the full spectrum of arts and sciences in a lifetime dedicated to philanthropy.
This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity empowers students to experience life in the United States and lays a solid foundation for their future endeavors.