University Graduate Makes Record Donation

Bill Mariotti recently announced that he will donate $3.5 million to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee after he dies.

05/16/2017 By staff


University Opens New Research Office

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently opened a new Office of Research and appointed full-time research administrator Sandy Justice.

05/04/2017 By staff


Climate Change's Florida Consequences

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is hosting the Suncoast Climate Change Symposium with geologist and sea-level rise expert Harold Wanless on Tuesday, April 18.

03/29/2017 By staff

Higher Ed

College to Offer Degree in Risk Management and Insurance

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is adding risk management and insurance to its undergraduate degree programs in the College of Business this fall.

03/20/2017 By staff


New York Federal Reserve President Headlines Financial Literacy Day

Sarasota's Cumberland Advisors is partnering with local colleges to offer a series of speeches and panels during Financial Literacy Day, Thursday, March 30.

03/07/2017 By staff

Listen to Your Enemy

A USF Sarasota-Manatee Professor's New Book Sheds Light on Terrorism

Dr. Murat Haner spent five months researching what makes someone a terrorist.

03/01/2017 By Susan Burns


University Appoints New Board Member

Kelley Lavin, the publisher of Sarasota Magazine, 941CEO and Venice Magazine, was recently appointed to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's campus board.

02/01/2017 By staff


Chef Partners with Culinary Program for Global Food Demos

The London-born chef James Arnsby recently launched a new program in which he offers international cooking demonstrations at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Culinary Innovation Lab.

01/20/2017 By staff


Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff


MBA Program Adds Online Courses

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Master of Business Administration program is gradually adding online courses to its curriculum.

12/22/2016 By staff


College Creates Office of Community Engagement

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently established an Office of Community Engagement and appointed an administrator and program coordinator.

12/20/2016 By staff

University News

USF Launches New Admission Program

The enhanced guaranteed admission program syncs courses among regional Florida colleges.

10/20/2016 By staff


Rescheduled Panel Discusses Brexit's Impact on Florida

Four panelists will discuss Brexit's impact on Florida's travel, tourism and real estate industries during an event on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

10/05/2016 Research by staff


USF Sarasota-Manatee to Offer Social Work Master's Degree

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will begin offering a new master's degree program in social work next fall.

09/28/2016 Research by staff

Education News

USF Sarasota-Manatee Hits Record Enrollment

The four-year institution saw growth in undergraduate and graduate students.

09/14/2016 By staff


Students Showcase Restaurant Management Skills at Bulls Bistro

On Thursday evening, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students are launching Bulls Bistro, a new semi-regular tapas dining event that will allow them to showcase their restaurant management skills.

09/07/2016 Research by staff


New College, USF Police Chief Appointed to State Committee

New College of Florida and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Michael Kessie was recently named the chair of the university and education committee of the Florida Police Chiefs Association.

09/06/2016 By staff


Research Documents Impact of 'Upbeat and Sincere' Responses By Hotels on Travel Websites

Hotels that provide upbeat and sincere replies at sites like Expedia and TripAdvisor can be perceived as genuine and caring toward guests, according to new research by professors at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

08/12/2016 Research by staff


Hospitality Dean Earns Top Award

Patrick Moreo, dean of USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, was recently bestowed the top award at a recent meeting of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.

07/29/2016 Research by staff


Students Take Part in 'County Career Connections' Tour

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students will learn about careers in public service as part of an informational tour of Sarasota County's government offices Wednesday, July 13.

07/12/2016 Research by staff