News Category: Community Engagement

Bulls Notebook: USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes YMCA Achievers

Bulls Notebook: USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes YMCA Achievers

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 4, 2017) – Irie Way liked the “sea snakes” and their squishy feel, but the eighth-grader also delighted in making “elephant toothpaste” and “funny putty.” Meanwhile, in...

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C4 changes name to Cross College Alliance and adopts Memorandum of Agreement

C4 changes name to Cross College Alliance and adopts Memorandum of Agreement

SARASOTA, Fla. (August 2, 2017) – Eckerd College, New College of Florida, Ringling College of Art and Design, State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and The...

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USF’s Manatee-Sarasota alumni chapter takes national honors

USF’s Manatee-Sarasota alumni chapter takes national honors

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug 01, 2017) – USF Sarasota-Manatee congratulates the Manatee-Sarasota chapter of the USF Alumni Association after winning the association’s Most Improved Group Award, a national honor. “We are...

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USFSM intern at Mote brings marine science to under-served

USFSM intern at Mote brings marine science to under-served

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 01, 2017) – Some days saw Stephanie Lopez-Ruiz discussing shark skin and how the sandpaper-like surface is composed of “dermal denticles,” or tiny skin teeth. On others,...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM hosts AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers

Bulls Notebook: USFSM hosts AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 28, 2017) – Dozens of AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers from around Florida gathered at USF Sarasota-Manatee for three days this week. The meeting, involving both students and recent...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee to debut Common Read with ‘A Long Way Home’

Bulls Notebook: Grant to benefit college students with disabilities

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 21, 2017) – A $250,000 grant to The Haven, a nonprofit group that provides programs and services to children and adults with disabilities, will soon benefit USF...

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Research @USFSM: The Impact of Airport Amenities on Tourism

Research @USFSM: Dr. Ali shares his insights on first impressions at airports, and how local communities are investing in improving their airports to make travelers’ commutes pleasurable. “Consider how many...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes Major-Hundley

USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes Major-Hundley

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 18, 2017) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is proud to welcome local teacher Ronnique Major-Hundley to assist in its community outreach efforts. “We are thrilled to have Ronnique join...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM anticipates fall enrollment jump

Bulls Notebook: USFSM anticipates fall enrollment jump

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 14, 2017) – USF Sarasota-Manatee anticipates a freshman windfall when the semester starts Aug. 21. Admissions officials say they expect to welcome from 105 to 110 first-year...

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Research @USFSM: Human-Animal Interactions

Research @USFSM: Dr. Anthony Coy studies the social, emotional, physical and psychological impacts humans and pets have on each other, in hopes of making a healthier future for both. “Understanding human-animal interactions can...

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