Top Photos of 2014

USF Sarasota-Manatee would like to wish you and your family a very special holiday season. 2014 was a great year for USFSM and the future looks bright moving in to 2015!

Take a look at the top 14 photos from 2014 to relive the top moments from the past year.

USFSM Alumna Crystal Zinn


Students look on as USFSM College of Education alumna Crystal Zinn teaches in her classroom at Myakka City Elementary.

USFSM Students


Students from USF Sarasota-Manatee pose in front of the Rotunda to help commemorate USFSM becoming a four-year university.

USFSM Culinary Innovation Lab


University and community leadership celebrate the opening of the USFSM Culinary Innovation Lab on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

Hammocks Added to USFSM Campus


Students enjoy the newly installed hammocks across campus.

Hospitabull Evening


A photo from Hospitabull Evening from Spring 2014 hosted by the USFSM College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership.

Spring 2014 Commencement


Parents, friends and families watch on as students graduate at the Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony.

St. Joseph’s Kindergarten Visit


Students from St. Joseph’s kindergarten class get a chance to tour the USFSM campus and meet Rocky.

USF Athletics ‘Around the Horns’ Coaches Tour


USF Women’s Basketball coach Jose Fernandez, Men’s Basketball Coach Orlando Antigua and Football Coach Willie Taggart visit USFSM as part of the Around the Horns Coaches Tour.

USF Sarasota Manatee’s Second Freshman Class


The second freshman class in the history of USF Sarasota-Manatee poses during their orientation day.

USFSM Teaching Hotel


The USFSM College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership makes The Resort at Longboat Key Club the official Teaching Hotel of the college.

Clyde G. Nixon International Business Scholarship Recipients


Over the summer, three USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) students received scholarships from the Clyde G. Nixon International Business Endowment Fund to travel and study abroad. In September, six Nixon Scholars enjoyed a luncheon with members of the Nixon family and the USFSM faculty and staff, where they shared their special experiences.

Brunch on the Bay 2014


USFSM celebrates the 21st annual Brunch on the Bay, an annual fundraising event for student scholarships.

Dr. Sandra Stone Announced as new Regional Chancellor


USF Sarasota-Manatee introduces Dr. Sandra Stone as the new Regional Chancellor at Brunch on the Bay.

USFSM MBA Graduates


Graduates of the USFSM MBA program celebrate their achievement at the Fall 2014 commencement ceremony.