USF Sarasota-Manatee to kickoff 40th Anniversary celebration

40thimageSARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is throwing a birthday party!

USFSM is marking 40 years of serving the community this academic year and to celebrate it’s inviting alumni, students, faculty, staff and its many friends and supporters over the years to a 40th Anniversary Kickoff party Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the campus’ Selby Auditorium, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

The relaxed, casual affair will run from 5 to 7 p.m. and include food, drinks, music and campus tours. Attire is business-casual.

Please RSVP by Monday, Sept. 14, by calling University Advancement, (941) 359-4603, or by visiting www.USFSM.edu/kickoff. Admission is free.

The Kickoff is just one of several ways USFSM is marking 40 years of serving Manatee and Sarasota counties. Also look for an elegant 40th Anniversary Gala to occur March 4 next year. And don’t forget a very special Brunch on the Bay coming up this November.

“An anniversary is an excellent opportunity to reconnect with people who have made an impact on USFSM, and for alumni to learn about what is new at their alma mater,” said Dennis Stover, vice regional chancellor for University Advancement. “We hope that throughout the yearlong celebration everyone will take an opportunity to visit one of our events and learn what USF Sarasota-Manatee is all about.”