Photos: USF's Brunch on the Bay

The annual event on the Sarasota bayfront raised a record $537,000 this year.

11/21/2022 Photography by Cliff Roles

Hurricane Ian

Sarasota-Manatee Schools and Local Colleges Close Ahead of Hurricane Ian

The closures will allow for time to prepare schools that serve as emergency evacuation centers.

09/26/2022 By Staff


'Community News Collaborative' Launches to Expand Local News Coverage

The project will create print, video and audio content for syndication to more than a dozen news outlets across the Gulf Coast.

09/12/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Designing Women Boutique Donates $2,500 to Ukrainian USF Students

Plus, the Education Foundation receives STEAM education grant and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation finalizes $3.3 million in grants for local causes.

06/27/2022 By Staff


USF Ukraine Speaker Series Continues on April 27

Katarzyna M. Zajdel-Kurowska, former member of the Management Board of the National Bank of Poland, will be the keynote speaker.

04/22/2022 By Staff


USF to Present 'Ukraine: What’s Next?' Speaker Series

The four-part series will kick off with Ret. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, former supreme allied commander for Europe, on April 13.

04/07/2022 By Staff


USF Researchers, Students Study Court Program to Help Sex-Trafficking Victims

The researchers’ work could become a model for similar programs around the country.

02/21/2022 By Staff


USF, McKibbon Hospitality Create Hospitality Teaching Lab

USF hospitality and tourism management students will have access to nearly 100 teaching hotels across the country that are managed by McKibbon,

11/10/2021 By Staff


USF's Brunch on the Bay Sets Fundraising Record

The total is likely to surpass $500,000.

11/09/2021 By Staff


Center for PAInT at USF Receives Funding to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The $30,000 in separate donations will support classroom instruction concepts that promote diversity, equity and inclusion through arts integration.

11/01/2021 By Staff


USF Center Director Lands Historic $8.5 Million Arts Learning Grant

Denise Davis-Cotton has been named principal investigator the grant to strengthen arts educational programming in the nation’s educational system.

10/20/2021 By Staff


Where to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in Sarasota-Manatee

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, local organizations are honoring them.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Upcoming Events

Nonprofit to Host Panel About the Black Arts Experience in Higher Education

The event is part of the Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative's Arts & Racial Justice/Discovery Series.

08/23/2021 By Staff


USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Faculty Promoted, Awarded Tenure

Faizan Ali and Zacharias Pieri have each been awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor from assistant professor.

07/27/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Promotes Two

Marrie Neumer has been named associate vice-president of advancement and Clara Reynardus de Villanueva director of development.

07/26/2021 By Staff

Zoom U

How the Pandemic Upended the Life of Sarasota's College Students

For students at Ringling College of Art and Design, New College of Florida and the University of South Florida, the past year has been filled with Zoom classes, socially distanced campus life and uncertainty about the future.

04/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

USF, Restaurant & Lodging Association to Explore Covid-19's Impact on Food Safety

The virtual panel discussion is titled “Planning for the Future: How Covid-19 Will Alter the Food Safety Landscape."

03/22/2021 By Staff


USF Launches Cybersecurity Major at Sarasota-Manatee Campus

Course topics include cybersecurity analytics, cybersecurity threat intelligence, database management and more.

03/05/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Charles Tokarz Appointed Chair of USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Board

Tokarz is currently vice-president of finance for Medallion Homes.

02/05/2021 By Staff


USF Names New Director to Critical Thinking Certificate Program

The IBCT program is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on enhancing problem-solving skills to drive creativity and innovation.

02/04/2021 By Staff