News Category: College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Edie Banner

USFSM students prepare for research trips to Costa Rica, Hawaii

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 27, 2016) USFSM instructor of chemistry and biology Dr. Edie Banner has visited the Costa Rican rainforest a dozen times, but her next research trip promises to...


Manatee County Judge K. Doug Henderson addresses USFSM students.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM, Manatee County make “career connection”

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 24, 2016) A behind-the-scenes tour of Manatee County government on Thursday had some USF Sarasota-Manatee students thinking about careers in public service. “It definitely opened my eyes to...


Dr. Jane Roberts and Silvia Blanco, instructors of social work at USFSM.

Master of Social Work program to launch at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 13, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is now accepting applications to a Master of Social Work program to prepare students for an impactful profession working at social service...


USFSM will host a STEM-related conference for girls.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM to host tech-savvy girls event

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 3, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee will host a “tech-savvy” conference for teenage girls on Saturday, June 4. “Be a Tech Savvy Girl!” is set from 8:30 a.m....


The USFSM Military and Veterans Success Center.

Bulls Notebook: USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes veterans’ center

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 27, 2016) – With Memorial Day approaching, USF Sarasota-Manatee this week took a big step toward honoring veterans with the opening of its Military and Veterans Success...


Dr. Peter French (right) accepts an honorary law degree from Kofi Annan.

Retired USFSM administrator finds new passion helping African university

By Dr. Peter French SARASOTA, Fla. (May 24, 2016) – I had just retired as dean of aca                                                              ...


Head Coach Willie Taggart

Bulls Notebook: USF Sarasota-Manatee students, alums ready for football

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2016) – Sarasota and Manatee counties’ Bulls fans are getting pumped up about the 2016 football season. Fourth-year USF Head Coach Willie Taggart’s June 6 “Kickoff...


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USF Sarasota-Manatee to launch comprehensive career success advising model

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 16, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students will soon benefit from a new personalized system of advising that includes a “career success map” and teams of professionals to...


Dr. Paul Kirchman, USFSM's new dean of the College of Science & Mathematics.

USFSM names dean for newly established College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 12, 2016) – Longtime educator and researcher Dr. Paul Kirchman will be the dean of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s new College of Science & Mathematics when it debuts in...


Graduate Sarah Smith, who was part of the original freshman class in 2013.

USF Sarasota-Manatee holds 65th commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 10, 2016) – Sarah Smith said she’ll miss USF Sarasota-Manatee’s inspiring atmosphere. The Spring 2016 graduate, among a handful from the original freshman class in 2013, was...