Walter Isaacson, chief executive of the Aspen Institute, kicked off the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall lecture series.
Who knows, one day the 1,400-student campus of Ringling College of Art and Design could produce the next Steve Jobs. "Ringling College to be at the intersection of creativity and technology," said biographer Walter Isaacson inside the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tuesday morning. "It's there to be there where art and design to intersect." Walter Isaacson, chief executive of the Aspen Institute, former chairman and chief executive of CNN and editor of TIME may be known to the masses more for writing the only authorized biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Isaacson touched on what made Jobs tick and ticked off, and the common thread that the great innovators he wrote about shared. "This notion that creativity needs to be connected to …
Astronaut Mark Kelly, former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Benjamin Carson, M.D., will also speak at the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Series.
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Fifteen high school seniors from Sarasota County public schools who participated in the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture series received scholarships.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Fifteen high school seniors from Sarasota County public schools who took part in The Ringling College Library Association (RCLA) Town Hall Lecture Series were selected to receive a college scholarships from the Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf Town Hall Scholarship Fund in partnership with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County (CFSC) and the RCLA. The students were among 80 public and private high school juniors and seniors sponsored by CFSC to attend one of the five RCLA 2012 evening lectures at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall as “RCLA Town Hall Scholars.” Their school principals based upon academics and community service selected participating students. Seniors were invited to submit a 900-word essay about their experience meeting …