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Drs. Tricia Hunsader, Valerie Lipscomb, Nicholas Mastracchio, Jr. and Fawn Ngo.

Four USF Sarasota-Manatee professors awarded tenure

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 27, 2015) – Four USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professors are celebrating milestones in their academic careers: attaining tenure. Drs. Tricia Hunsader, Valerie Lipscomb, Nicholas Mastracchio, Jr. and Fawn...


Student Ambassadors Coy Carter and Darrell Xayarath at youth football tournament last month in Bradenton.

USF Sarasota-Manatee student ambassador lands IMG job

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 23, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee senior Darrell Xayarath is crediting a student-ambassador experience with helping him to land a job at IMG Academy, the elite sports training academy...


Michelle Teeter and Joe Askren.

USF Sarasota-Manatee student, teacher recount study abroad trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 23, 2015) – It’s hard not to get swept away when arriving in Florence, the picturesque Renaissance city and home of the Duomo, scores of museums, piazzas...


Dr. Colleen Lord, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM College of Education, Educational Leadership

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Colleen Lord, Educational Leadership

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 Dr....


Drs. Kathy Black (left) and Valerie Lipscomb.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professors assist theatrical production

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 17, 2015) – Drs. Kathy Black and Valerie Lipscomb’s interest in age-related issues is well established, but few might know that the two consulted on a theater...


Local High School Guidance Counselor Workshop

USF Sarasota-Manatee approved for minority teacher scholarships

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 14, 2015) – College of Education student Thalia Meza and her mother were looking for scholarship opportunities last fall when they found a promising one, the state-funded...


Dr. Jean Kabongo

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor travels to Africa to advise businesses

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 8, 2015) – Dr. Jean Kabongo’s recent return to Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo was more than a homecoming. The associate professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College...


USFSM student Bryce Makowski (left) and Sarasota Police Sgt. Richie Schwieterman.

USF Sarasota-Manatee student, alum contribute to rescue

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 6, 2015) – The rescue almost didn’t happen, but thankfully a USF Sarasota-Manatee lifeguard and two Sarasota police officers were patrolling nearby moments after a canoe overturned,...



USF Sarasota-Manatee Launches 40th Anniversary Celebration

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – Come help us celebrate! The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is marking 40 years of service to the community, and to acknowledge the occasion...


Todd Hughes

USF Sarasota-Manatee Army veteran reflects on July 4th meaning

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 2, 2015) – The Fourth of July means fireworks, barbecuing and family get-togethers to most and then there’s Todd Hughes, veterans services administrator at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Student...