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USFSM student Mindy Wren and alum Jenny Alday Townsend

USF Sarasota-Manatee alum finds calling running music business

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 25, 2016) – She’s more of an entrepreneur than a musician. Jenny Alday Townsend, USF Sarasota-Manatee Class of ’09, said she wasn’t sure what to make of...


Dr. Peter French (right) accepts an honorary law degree from Kofi Annan.

Retired USFSM administrator finds new passion helping African university

By Dr. Peter French SARASOTA, Fla. (May 24, 2016) – I had just retired as dean of aca                                                              ...


Head Coach Willie Taggart

Bulls Notebook: USF Sarasota-Manatee students, alums ready for football

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2016) – Sarasota and Manatee counties’ Bulls fans are getting pumped up about the 2016 football season. Fourth-year USF Head Coach Willie Taggart’s June 6 “Kickoff...


The USFSM Spring Class of 2016.

‘College Town’ celebrates nearly 3,000 graduates

Sarasota, Fla. (May 16, 2016) – Sarasota and Manatee counties are already known for the arts and gorgeous natural settings, but the area is quickly becoming recognized as a “college...


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USF Sarasota-Manatee to launch comprehensive career success advising model

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 16, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students will soon benefit from a new personalized system of advising that includes a “career success map” and teams of professionals to...


The USFSM Military and Veterans Success Center will be dedicated May 23.

Bulls Notebook: USF Sarasota-Manatee to officially welcome veterans’ center

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 13, 2016) – The furniture is in place and the flags are lined up. The kitchen, conference room and corner office are ready for business, as well....


Dr. Paul Kirchman, USFSM's new dean of the College of Science & Mathematics.

USFSM names dean for newly established College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 12, 2016) – Longtime educator and researcher Dr. Paul Kirchman will be the dean of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s new College of Science & Mathematics when it debuts in...


USF Sarasota-Manatee Student Commons Lounge Union Study Space Game room gym

USF Sarasota-Manatee to launch $1.6 million ‘student-driven’ project

See photo renderings below SARASOTA, Fla. (May 11, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is breaking ground this summer on a $1.6 million Student Commons area where students can study, exercise or...


Graduate Sarah Smith, who was part of the original freshman class in 2013.

USF Sarasota-Manatee holds 65th commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 10, 2016) – Sarah Smith said she’ll miss USF Sarasota-Manatee’s inspiring atmosphere. The Spring 2016 graduate, among a handful from the original freshman class in 2013, was...


RiTE medal and certificate winners from the College of Education.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM College of Education interns earn recognition

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 6, 2016) – Twenty-three aspiring teachers received special recognition this week during a ceremony to call attention to their internships at public schools. About 65 students, faculty...