News Category: College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership


Full Slate of Open Houses Scheduled for Fall Semester

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will hold one information session and three open houses for prospective students during the fall 2014 semester. Info Session: September 20, 2014 Masters Degree...


Students and faculty from the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership join Jeff Mayers (center left), general manager of The Resort at Longboat Key Club and Cihan Cobanoglu (center right), dean of the College in announcing a new partnership designating The Resort as the official “Teaching Hotel” for student training in the hospitality industry.

The Resort at Longboat Key Club and USFSM Announce Leading-Edge Partnership through Launch of New Training Program

The Resort at Longboat Key Club and USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) proudly announce the launch of a key regional partnership and new training program for USFSM students. As the official “Teaching...


Chef Joe Askren USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality

Tuesday Talks: Chef Joe Askren, Hospitality

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Chef Joe Askren....


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Regional Chancellor Search Updates

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has started the search for the next Regional Chancellor. Information on the position and announcements regarding the search can be found here.


Beth Lukens Cloud 9 Confections USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality Alumni Alumna

Class Project Turns Into Successful Business for USFSM Alumna

Beth Lukens’s idea for a confection business began during her senior year at USF Sarasota-Manatee disguised as a sweet classroom project. She created a business plan for a fictitious food...


Bryan Jacobs USF Sarasota-Manatee Hospitality

Bryan Jacobs Cooks Up a Career

As a child, Bryan Jacobs spent the summers with his grandparents, spending most of his spare time in the kitchen. “While most kids were making mud pies, I was making...


Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USFSM Announces Interim Regional Chancellor

Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M. Guilford will be stepping down from...


USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership Hospitality Award

Leadership Award Recognizes Two Community Leaders

The faculty of the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership recently presented the 2013-2014 Hospitality Leadership Award to two local supporters: businessman and restaurant investor Burton M. “Skip”...


USFSM Global Engagement Office

Global Engagement Office Opens at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee announces the creation of a Global Engagement Office (GEO), a liaison to USF World, which will develop the international reach of the institution and advance student achievement through...


Betty Schoenbaum USF Sarasota-Manatee

USFSM Receives $100,000 donation for Hospitality Master’s Degree Scholarships

USF Sarasota-Manatee received a $100,000 donation from the Betty Schoenbaum Donor Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to create the Alex and Betty Schoenbaum Scholarship Fund in...