Students and staff work toward advancements in sustainability

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As part of its institutional mission and vision, Ringling College of Art and Design is committed to working towards a greener future, in part through their energy and sustainability program led by Ian Shannon, and student organizations. The Green Ambassadors, a student club focused on sustainability efforts on campus, planned a month of earth-friendly activities […]

Entertainment Design senior shares insights and experiences ahead of graduation

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Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories on 2023 graduating seniors, with Calvin “CJ”  Callins and Ale Ortega-Romero.  Graduating Entertainment Design senior Susan Saulnier has had a busy decade. In 2015, she graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design’s Illustration program and went straight into a job as the College’s coordinator of […]

Universal Destinations & Experiences Chair, CEO to deliver commencement address

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Mark Woodbury, chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Destinations & Experiences, a unit of Comcast NBCUniversal that offers guests around the globe today’s most innovative, thrilling, and popular entertainment experiences, will give the keynote address at Ringling College’s commencement on May 4. The ceremony will begin at 3:30 pm at the Bradenton Area Convention […]

Ringling Rollers esports team to get dedicated arena

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Ringling College’s varsity esports team, the Ringling Rollers, will soon have their own dedicated esports arena on campus. This news comes on the heels of the Ringling Rollers winning the Varsity Plus Fall 2022 East Coast Divisional Champs in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate® with a perfect 18-0 record. The new 600-square-foot arena is designed to […]

Celebrating our UWC scholars on International Women’s Day

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For International Women’s Day we caught up with four seniors from the Davis United World Scholars program, to hear about their plans after graduation. The United World Colleges program began in 1962, in South Wales. It was the conception of German educator Kurt Hahn, who, during the height of the Cold War, had the idea […]

Cunniffe Commons open for business, making a big impact

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Ringling College of Art and Design’s new, and long awaited eatery, Cunniffe Commons is officially open. Students enjoyed their first inaugural breakfast today, foraging through its myriad  options. With construction beginning in 2021, students have been watching the building slowly come to life for over a year.  The sustainably built two-story building features ample seating, […]

Looking ahead to 2023 at Ringling College

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With such a successful 2022 in the rearview mirror, the Ringling College community is excited for what’s to come in 2023. The year will start quickly with the opening of a new dining hall when students return for the spring semester. New dining hall Cunniffe Commons opening January 2023  A new 28,000-square-foot state-of-the-art dining facility […]

Ringling College’s top 5 highlights of 2022

2022 has been a banner year for Ringling College students, faculty, and staff. This year’s highlights included an increasingly diverse student body, award-winning and internationally ranked students and academic programs, and world-class exhibition programming. Take a look at some of our favorite accomplishments from 2022, or watch the video below. Ringling College continues upward trajectory […]

Student’s illustration featured on cover of Sarasota law firm’s 2022 holiday card

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Ringling College of Art and Design Illustration sophomore Sky Chandler was announced as the winner of the annual Williams Parker Attorneys at Law holiday card contest.  The company, a Sarasota law firm founded in 1925, has a long-standing relationship with Ringling College and is an active sponsor and friend of the institution. “I am beyond […]