News Category: Academics


USFSM to hold open house for homeschool students

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is holding an open house for homeschool students and their parents to learn about academic programs, the admissions process and opportunities for financial...


Kevin Logan, President and CEO of Omega Office Systems

Career Inspiration: Kevin Logan, Omega Office Systems

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Kevin Logan,...


Dr. Sandra Stone, regional chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Dr. Stone’s first year: Laying a foundation for change

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone was vice president for academic affairs at Dalton State College in Georgia when a unique opportunity came up 600...


The new USFSM College of Science & Mathematics will debut in the fall of 2016 as part of a college realignment.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Establishes College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – In the changing landscape of higher education, it is important to stay ahead of the curve. To better serve the higher education needs of...


USFSM students will show their Bulls' spirit by volunteering on Saturday.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM students to volunteer at two Sarasota charities

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are keeping up their commitment to service organizations with plans to make stops at two Sarasota-based charities on Saturday, including one...


Last year's beer-food pairing was so successful the event was moved to the USFSM campus.

USFSM students get creative for beer & food event

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2015) – Tangerine-infused beer? How about honeydew melon? Or maybe a Kölsch-style brew flavored with white truffles? Introduction to Beer Science Instructor Joe Askren says his...


Student Jacqueline Knake talks about sea turtles as Jeffrey Parisi and Cara Dabney take notes.

USFSM students tackle sea turtle issue in class assignment

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Dr. Eric Hodges wanted to try something different in his twice-weekly political science class “Introduction to U.S. Government,” so in addition to...


Dr. Jean Kabongo, Ashley Metelus, Amber Haller and Matthew Bertrand.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM to honor professor, students at commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2015) – This semester’s outstanding professor and students run the gamut, from a beloved business teacher with a passion for entrepreneurship to a hard-working Manatee County sheriff’s...


A table honoring MIA/POWs is set up in the rotunda during Veterans Appreciation Day, Nov. 5.

USFSM students, veterans gather for appreciation day

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2015) – The crowd hushed as a color guard from the Sarasota Alpha Company of the Vietnam Brotherhood marched inside the rotunda at USF Sarasota-Manatee to...


Dr. Patricia Hunsader, an assistant professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education.

USFSM students to visit Sarasota school for “magical” math day

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2015) – Math doesn’t need to be rote memorization but can fire imaginations and even be fun, says Dr. Patricia Hunsader, associate professor of elementary education...