Professional Programs and Events

The Center for Career Services plans events to enhance curriculum and provide opportunities for students to grow beyond the classroom experience. We work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and students from all departments in developing schedules and presenting appropriate programs, recruiters and topics for the "Food for Thought" Training series.  

We welcome your suggestions and insights for future programing and special speakers.


Fall 2014  - Plan ahead to join us on Fridays for these 45 minute "FOOD FOR THOUGHT" lunchtime presentations! Get on track with your career plans. Come ask questions, network, and enjoy!
Bring your lunch! We'll bring the treats!
Handouts provided at "Food for Thought" sessions are available here. 

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Ringling College graduate, 
has established himself as an engineer and an animator with a passion for innovation. 

WEDNESDAY, February 19, 2014 

Academic Center Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - LIVE DEMO and Presentation, 

Yiotis will share experiences from Sony Pictures Imagesworks, DreamWorks Animation, and co-founder of NewKat Studios. 

You'll get a live demo of FLIX and how it was used to create sequences and storyboards from "Cloudy 2" and "Hotel Transylvania".  Yiotis will discuss the revolutionary workflow that allows for unparalleled collaboration between directors, editors, cinematographers, storyboard and previs artists. 

Exhibition Hall 
6:30 p.m. -  Refreshments

7:00 p.m. -  'Programming Like An Artist', 
"From Ringling Grad to software engineer; how my background in Art helped me with my work as an engineer." 

In 2009, Yiotis was awarded a “Man of the Year” award in the Arts category in Cyprus for his contribution to the animation industry. 

In 2013, he won an Engineering Excellence award for his work on FLIX by the Hollywood Post Allance. He also has 5 pending patents that relate to his work on FLIX. 

More about Yiotis:



Sarasota Calendars / Events of Interest:

Sarasota Young Professionals  (YPG) is a meaningful networking organization of dedicated, talented young professionals ranging in age from 21-40 in Sarasota County.

Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County: Center for Arts and Humanity -  

The IceHouse - Always Cool / On 10th - SHOW Schedule.

sARTq: Sarasota's Answer to Contemporary Art

Arts Sarasota:

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy 


Ringling Museum:

The Hermitage and the Greenfield Prize:

Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. 

Open Studio Tours
Photographer, Clyde Butcher - Check dates at:

Clyde Butcher Magazine

Business Coaching - local

SCC provides 1-to-1 personalized business development coaching services, including access to micro-loans of $15,000 or less to qualified borrowers through our lending partner Manatee Community Federal Credit Union (MCFCU), in Manatee and Sarasota Counties.