News Category: College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership

Dr. Sandra Stone USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM New Regional Chancellor

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2014) — University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft today named Dr. Sandra Stone regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Stone comes...



Students Investigate Customers’ Perceptions of SRQ Airport

Dean Cihan Cobanoglu, Dr. Serdar Ongan and Dr. Wan Yang of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership (CHTL) are conducting a satisfaction study for Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)...



Full Slate of Open Houses Scheduled for Fall Semester

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will host three more open houses for prospective students during the fall 2014 semester. Open Houses: October 2, 2014 USFSM Open House @ North Port...



Brunch on the Bay 2014

The 21st Anniversary USF Sarasota-Manatee Brunch scholarship event will be held on November 2, 2014, when guests will once again celebrate making higher education possible for local students during an afternoon of food and tropical splendor.


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...