News Category: Academics

USF Sarasota-Manatee ACT Prep Class

USF Sarasota-Manatee course aims to improve students’ scores on college entrance exam

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – Help is coming for high school seniors and juniors looking for that extra edge on the ACT college entrance exam. USF Sarasota-Manatee is planning...


USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education has earned the highest national accreditation.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education earns national accreditation

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education has been awarded accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the...


Students Moe Maung and Kathy Vu will study in South Korea this summer.

Study abroad trip will mark anniversary for USF Sarasota-Manatee pair

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 19, 2015) – While most students are enjoying a dip in the pool or simply a break from studies, Moe Maung and Kathy Vu will spend their...



USF Sarasota-Manatee to host educator leadership summit in North Port

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 13, 2015) – Dr. Colleen Lord, chair of the advanced educator program at the USF Sarasota-Manatee North Port Instructional Site, learned a valuable life lesson years ago...


Interns Zach Nemitz and Ruby Ramos take turns looking at bacteria through a microscope.

USF Sarasota-Manatee lab looks to control mosquito population

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 12, 2015) – Dr. Aparna Telang’s research lab is taking shape after the modular building arrived in late January at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s north parking lot. Two incubators,...



USF Sarasota-Manatee scholarship benefits from generous donor

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 8, 2015) – For students like Jennifer Caba, Alex Benishek and scores of others at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, the Clyde G. Nixon International Business...



USF Sarasota-Manatee researcher: Band class more than just music

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – Dr. Susan Fulton and her husband, John, were talking about budget cuts to school band programs a couple years ago when Fulton was struck...


Left to right: Regional Chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Sandra Stone, Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Colleen Bankuty and USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft at Sunday's commencement.

USF Sarasota-Manatee grads look to Career Services office for next step

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 4, 2015) – Michael Aemisegger Jr. is set to start an accounting job next week. Jessica Mahon has already lined up an insurance sales position. And Will...


Left to right, Vince Buckwalter, Mark Miller, Mark Marshall and Mike Townsend of Stryker.

Musician relishes journey, finds new calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 29, 2015)  – Anyone kicking around Sarasota’s club scene 20 years ago might remember the band Stryker. Scratch your memory a little harder and you might recall...



Ajax Building Corp. establishes scholarship for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015)  – Ajax Building Corporation, which for years contributed to projects across the USF System, has donated an initial $5,000 to establish a scholarship fund at...