News Category: Students

UnidosNow at USFSM

USFSM, UnidosNow to hold workshop for college-bound students

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 29, 2015) – Catalina Kaiyoorawongs wants Hispanic high school students to make education the top priority of their young lives. “I want them to dream big,” said...


Workers finished USFSM's basketball court Thursday afternoon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee basketball court is ready for play

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty now have another recreational venue after completion this week of the basketball court at the campus’ north end. Workers...



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...


L to R: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Bonnie Silvestri, Prof. Ulisses Araujo and Prof. Valeria Arantes.

Brazilian researchers visit USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee faculty on Tuesday heard from two Brazilian scholars about how freshmen at the University of Sao Paulo are learning problem-solving skills to...


Andrew Telatovich, director of admissions at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

USFSM open house set Thursday, prospective students’ interest grows

  SARASOTA, Fla. (June 22, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is seeing larger crowds at its open house events since first admitting freshmen two years ago. Last June’s open house drew...



Board of Governors removes enrollment cap for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Student enrollment at USF Sarasota-Manatee is no longer limited after a decision Thursday by the State University System of Florida Board of Governors to...


Dr. Jody McBrien, left, and Ashley Metelus will return to Uganda this summer.

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien to visit Uganda to promote book

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – She had heard the stories of brutality over and over, but also tales of hope, such as how a group of women survivors were...


Amela Malkic, director of USF Sarasota-Manatee's Global Engagement Office.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Grows Global Engagement Office

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – Since the creation of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Global Engagement Office (GEO) in May 2014, the program has experienced considerable growth. Approximately 50 international students, from...


Work resumed this week on the basketball court at the campus' north end.

USFSM’s basketball court nearly complete as work resumes this week

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 17, 2015) – Depending on weather, USF Sarasota-Manatee’s new basketball court at the campus’ north end could be ready for play next week. Workers Tuesday leveled uneven...


Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

Poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows tourism interest in Cuba

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 15, 2015) – A new poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows Americans warming to the idea of traveling to Cuba for tourism. The poll shows 91 percent...