BRADENTON — SCF Trustee Ann Moore was honored Tuesday with a plaque and thanked for her for her service at the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees monthly meeting at SCF Lakewood Ranch.
SCF President Carol Probstfeld presented the plaque. SCF Board Chairman Ed Bailey echoed Probstfeld’s gratitude to Moore for her dedication.
Moore, who also serves on the SCF Foundation Board of Directors, assured them she would remain involved in the college.
“The students and faculty have been wonderful. It has been a real privilege and honor and serve on the SCF Board,” Moore said. In other action:· Chris Wellman presented plans to expand useable space for students in the Student Union at SCF Bradenton by renovating Room 148 and providing additional seating and charging stations. The project is expected to be completed by the start of the fall term;
· Brian Thomas, SCF special assistant to the president for constituent and government relations, outlined 2015 legislative priorities, including a request for equity funding and the remaining money for the Library and Learning Center at SCF Bradenton.
· Gary Russell, vice president of academic affairs, discussed recent changes in developmental education, general education and curriculum development for new associate in science degree programs SCF will offer this fall.
· Donald Bowman, vice president of student affairs, presented SCF plans to offer paid student internships and gave updates on the college reach-out, summer bridge and veterans programs.
The next board meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 17 at SCF Venice, Building 800, Selby Room.