|SARASOTA, Fla. (March 04, 2019) – Get inspired. Learn creative problem-solving. Or, perhaps, personal enrichment and happiness is more what you crave.USF Sarasota-Manatee is hosting a variety of enrichment- and creativity-themed workshops with the return this month of the Florida Creativity Conference.The much-anticipated annual symposium features professionals from the worlds of business, nonprofits, education, the arts, and health and wellness who study creativity and how it can transform lives, both personally and professionally.Among the speakers are business branding expert Judy Winslow; mixed-media artist and creative life coach Sharon Burton; research scientist Dr. Charles Maniglia, who is developing pragmatic solutions to educational problems; and author Carol McCloud, whose books have sold more than 2.5 million copies, including her award-winning “Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids.”Joining them will be Dr. Helene Robinson, the arts integration curriculum coordinator and a faculty member in the School of Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee.The workshops are divided within five broad categories to appeal to people of different professions and life goals:CREATIVITY FOR BUSINESS
Entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate executivesCREATIVITY FOR COMMUNITY
Nonprofit executives, community builders, team organizersCREATIVITY FOR EDUCATION
Educators, coaches and facilitatorsCREATIVITY FOR ARTISTRY
Artists and artisansCREATIVITY FOR MIND, BODY & SPIRIT
Health and wellness practitioners, human potential, personal growthThe workshops are scheduled over three days. The talks on March 29 and March 30 will be held at USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The remaining program is set for March 31 at the Florida Studio Theater, 1241 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota.The cost of the conference runs from $175 to $350, with discounts available for educators and USF System students. Breakfast and lunch are included.Visit flcreativity.com for tickets and more information.
|About USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM)
USF Sarasota-Manatee is a regional campus of the University of South Florida system, offering the prestige of a nationally ranked research university with the convenience of a hometown location, including classes in Manatee and Sarasota counties, Venice and online. USFSM is ideal for those interested in pursuing a baccalaureate or master’s degree, professional certification, or continuing education credit in a small, personal setting with distinguished faculty and a dynamic curriculum of more than 40 academic programs. Website: www.usfsm.edu.