News Category: College of Arts & Sciences

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...


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...


Dr. June Benowitz

Bulls Notebook: History prof. spotlights right-wing women in new book

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee associate professor of history Dr. June Benowitz explores the rise of right-wing women’s groups and their connection to today’s far right in...



USFSM’s Brunch on the Bay scholarship fundraiser hits record

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2015) – Brunch on the Bay Co-chair Dr. Anila Jain loves to mingle at the annual event. Fellow Co-chair Tracy O’Neill likes to catch up with...



USFSM’s Hannah Veitkus admitted to Order of the Golden Brahman

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee senior Hannah Veitkus admits she knew little about the three-year-old Order of the Golden Brahman when the USF-based booster organization approached her...


USF Sarasota-Manatee’s teaching labs at Mote Marine Laboratory debuted in August, 2013.

40th Anniversary: USFSM-Mote Marine Partnership

Before USF Sarasota-Manatee launched a biology degree program and welcomed its first freshman class, the campus was busy sowing seeds. The first were planted in 2009 when Dr. Jane Rose,...


Student Ashley Metelus makes a presentation during last year's student research symposium.

USFSM student research competition takes ‘inclusive’ approach

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2015) – Organizers behind this year’s “Student Showcase for Projects, Research and Innovation” at USF Sarasota-Manatee are introducing key changes to make for a more inclusive...



Bulls Notebook: USFSM students to help at animal sanctuary

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students have packed boxes at a food bank and helped clean a day shelter for disadvantaged families. On Saturday, they’ll focus their...