News Category: College of Arts & Sciences

USFSM's Spring Commencement is set for Monday, May 9.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to hold 65th commencement May 9

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2016) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will hold its spring graduation exercise on Monday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradenton Area Convention...


Dr. Melissa Sloan

USFSM Social Sciences program puts focus on problem solving

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 26, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Interdisciplinary Social Sciences program is adapting to tackle real-world problems. The ISS program, popular with students for offering a variety of classes,...



Poet, dance critic Anderson to give reading at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 25, 2016) – New York-based poet and dance critic Jack Anderson will give a poetry reading at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Selby Auditorium....


Dr. Stone was recently chosen for a Women in Business Award.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM’s Dr. Stone among SRQ’s award winners

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2016) – Kudos to Dr. Sandra Stone. USF Sarasota-Manatee’s regional chancellor was one of five local winners at SRQ magazine’s Women in Business Hear Me Roar...


USFSM-USF Bridge to Engineering

USF Sarasota-Manatee to debut engineering program with USF in Tampa

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 21, 2016) – Months after announcing the formation of a College of Science & Mathematics, USF Sarasota-Manatee is unveiling plans for a pre-engineering program in combination with...


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USFSM to hold ‘Instant Decision Days’ for college admissions

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 19, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee next week will host “Instant Decision Days” for prospective freshmen for the Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 semesters. Instead of waiting up...


USFSM Mote Marine Intern Cristina Solorzano prepares to weigh and measure a young snook. She also checks for abnormalities in the fish.

USF Sarasota-Manatee/Mote partnership helping students to achieve

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 14, 2016) – The promise of collaborating one-on-one with scientists made all the difference for Cristina Solorzano. For Bryn Austin, it was that plus the opportunity to...


USFSM started offering courses on the SCF Venice campus for the spring 2016 semester.

USFSM now offering courses in Venice

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 13, 2016) – USFSM and SCF have coordinated to provide upper-level baccalaureate curriculum at the SCF Venice campus. This initiative affords students local access to various USFSM...


Dr. Jessica Grosholz and Dr. Fawn Ngo.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM professors to study local policing effort

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 8, 2016) – Sarasota police have asked two criminologists from USF Sarasota-Manatee to evaluate the city’s three-year crackdown on drug dealers. Drs. Fawn Ngo and Jessica Grosholz...


Dr. Evelyn Mills Duvall

40th Anniversary in Focus: Dr. Duvall’s legacy still felt at USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit In...