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Sarasota-Manatee campus celebrates inauguration of USF President Rhea Law

The Sarasota-Manatee campus celebrated this week’s investiture of University of South Florida President Rhea Law with a reception that highlighted the campus’s students and their well wishes for USF’s leader.

January 18, 2023Campus News, Events, Students

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USF Sarasota-Manatee community celebrates MLK with service project, teach-in

Members of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus community have opportunities this week to participate in events commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of the MLK holiday.

January 11, 2023Campus News, Events, Students

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Top stories of 2022: USF Sarasota-Manatee campus celebrates growth plans

The University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus continued its move through a period of transformative growth in 2022. The region’s only four-year research institution won initial state funding for planning and design of a Nursing/STEM building, and in early 2023 the campus will break ground on its first housing/student center complex.

December 19, 2022Campus News, Events, Research, Students

Carol Ricks

Alumni Spotlight: Manatee County principal of the year credits USF for turning her into the leader she is today

Conferred by the Florida Department of Education, Ricks’ award recognizes exemplary school administrators for their contributions to their schools and communities — including spearheading initiatives to increase student performance, promoting safe learning environments and establishing partnerships with parents and community members.

December 13, 2022Boundless Bulls, Campus News, Students

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Campus Insider December 2022

Explore the December Campus Insider to discover what faculty, staff and students on the Sarasota-Manatee campus have been up to this fall: Brunch on the Bay, cultural exchange, financial literacy and much more. We will be back with more campus news in February.

December 7, 2022Campus News, Events, Research, Students

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Couple’s $500,000 gift to USF funds tutoring and mentorship program at Sarasota middle school

Ensuring young students can read, so they are free to accomplish their dreams, is a goal of a literacy program based at the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus that matches USF students with middle schoolers needing support to boost their reading skills — and to set a course for brighter futures.

December 6, 2022Campus News, Research, Students

Yaniris Garcia-Jerez

Student Spotlight: USF graduate's mental health struggles inspire her to help others

Growing up, Yaniris Garcia-Jerez struggled with anxiety and depression and felt "insecure" and "stupid" whenever she struggled to find the motivation to complete assignments. Everything changed when she received an ADHD diagnosis in 2020, a few weeks shy of her 20th birthday.

December 5, 2022Boundless Bulls, Students

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Serbian students, professors visit Sarasota-Manatee campus as part of tourism research grant

Nine professors and students from the University of Novi Sad in Serbia traveled to the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus in November as part of a U.S. Embassy Partnership grant designed to foster a long-term relationship between the hospitality and tourism programs at the two schools.

December 2, 2022Campus News, Research, Students

Paola-Marie Mannino

Student Spotlight: Paola-Marie Mannino wants you to get involved

Paola-Marie Mannino, a fourth-year marketing major on the Sarasota-Manatee campus and the voice behind the social media channels for the Office of Student Engagement and the Campus Activities Board, hopes to inspire community in her fellow Bulls.

November 14, 2022Boundless Bulls, Students

Bryan Jacobs

Alumni Spotlight | Bryan Jacobs is here to serve

When Hurricane Ian tore through Fort Myers and the surrounding areas in September 2022, leaving hundreds of Floridians stranded in its wake, Bryan Jacobs, a USF alum, Marine Corps veteran and owner of The Liberty Smokehouse, leapt into action.

November 7, 2022Boundless Bulls, Events, Students

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Campus Insider November 2022

Explore the November Campus Insider to discover what faculty, staff and students on the Sarasota-Manatee campus have been getting up to this fall: Brunch on the Bay, Bloomberg Day, faculty awards, beer science and more.

November 2, 2022Campus News, Events, Research, Students

Beer Science students visit Calusa Brewing

USF partners with Brazilian university to brew better beer, engage in virtual global exchange

Joe Askren, a professor of instruction in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus, partnered with Priscila Veiga dos Santos, a professor of food science at the Universidade Estadual Paulista in Brazil to bring virtual global exchange to his ever-popular Introduction to Beer Science course.

October 31, 2022Campus News, Students

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