News Category: College of Arts & Sciences

Dewaine Edwards and Geborah Joseph-Smith.

USF Sarasota-Manatee students launch drive to help local homeless

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 1, 2015) – Dewaine Edwards never meant to launch a collection drive for Resurrection House Inc., yet the USF Sarasota-Manatee senior quickly seized on the idea. Now...



USF Sarasota-Manatee Launches 40th Anniversary Celebration

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – Come help us celebrate! The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is marking 40 years of service to the community, and to acknowledge the occasion...


UnidosNow at USFSM

USFSM, UnidosNow to hold workshop for college-bound students

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 29, 2015) – Catalina Kaiyoorawongs wants Hispanic high school students to make education the top priority of their young lives. “I want them to dream big,” said...


Workers finished USFSM's basketball court Thursday afternoon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee basketball court is ready for play

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty now have another recreational venue after completion this week of the basketball court at the campus’ north end. Workers...


L to R: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Bonnie Silvestri, Prof. Ulisses Araujo and Prof. Valeria Arantes.

Brazilian researchers visit USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee faculty on Tuesday heard from two Brazilian scholars about how freshmen at the University of Sao Paulo are learning problem-solving skills to...



Board of Governors removes enrollment cap for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Student enrollment at USF Sarasota-Manatee is no longer limited after a decision Thursday by the State University System of Florida Board of Governors to...


Dr. Jody McBrien, left, and Ashley Metelus will return to Uganda this summer.

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien to visit Uganda to promote book

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – She had heard the stories of brutality over and over, but also tales of hope, such as how a group of women survivors were...


Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

USF Sarasota-Manatee helping to make Sarasota more age-friendly

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 10, 2015) – Sarasota County residents ages 50 and older can now participate in an online survey offered by “Age-Friendly Sarasota,” the multi-partner initiative aimed at making...


Jay Riley, director of alumni affairs.

USF Sarasota-Manatee launches student-alumni tours

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 4, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Business students will get an opportunity to mingle with alumni and learn about government, the broadcasting business and recreation-centered development...


USF's Board of Trustees has approved USF Sarasota-Manatee's long-range strategic plan.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s long-range plan wins board approval

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 4, 2015) – Increased faculty research. Additional laboratory space. Expanded community engagement. Establishment of an NCAA women’s rowing team. These are among the dozens of long-term goals...