News Category: College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership

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...


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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.


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...


Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu USFSM

Dr. Cobanoglu Honored with Tourism Catalyst Award

Cihan Cobanoglu, dean of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership, received the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s 2014 Tourism Catalyst Award. “Today, I...


2014 USFSM Giving Challenge - Guaranteed match. Guaranteed future.

USFSM Offers “Guaranteed Match. Guaranteed Future.” for First Generation Scholarships during the 2014 Giving Challenge

To learn more about the 2014 Giving Challenge, please visit From noon on May 6 to noon on May 7, USF Sarasota-Manatee will take part in the 2014 Giving...



USF Sarasota-Manatee Will Hold 61st Commencement Ceremony

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s spring commencement exercises will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 5 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto, Fla.,...