News Category: Students

Kim Mullins

MBA Helps USFSM Alumna Take a Career Jump

At the age of 42, Kim Mullins proves that higher education is an important component to achieving career advancement. After finishing USF Sarasota-Manatee’s MBA program this summer, she also began...



Full Slate of Open Houses Scheduled for Fall Semester

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will hold one information session and three open houses for prospective students during the fall 2014 semester. Info Session: September 20, 2014 Masters Degree...


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...


USF Seal

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...


Dr. Marie Byrd USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Elementary Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Marie Byrd, Elementary Education

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. Marie Byrd....



USFSM Welcomes Associate Director of Facilities Planning and Management

USF Sarasota-Manatee announces the hire of Kevin Taterus in the new position of associate director of facilities planning and management. His responsibilities include the management of campus facilities operations and...


USF Sarasota-Manatee offers free SAT prep class to high school students

USFSM Prepares High School Students for SAT

Twenty-five high school seniors recently took part in a free test prep class for college admission at USF Sarasota-Manatee. From 10 to 5 on July 28 through August 1, the...


Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Professor Receives Funding for Research on the Higher Education Experience

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been awarded a $289,336 sub-award through Clark University as part of a 1.45 million dollar grant funded by the John Templeton Foundation, to...


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...