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USF holds virtual commencement ceremonies; nearly 3,000 degrees are conferred to summer graduates

The University of South Florida recognized thousands of summer graduates through virtual commencement ceremonies today. Nearly 3,000 degrees were conferred in the university’s second-ever virtual ceremonies, caused by restrictions on large gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.

August 8, 2020Campus News

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Stone named assistant dean of graduate studies at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus

Sandra S. Stone has been appointed assistant dean of graduate studies at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus. She began her new position on July 1.

August 7, 2020Campus News, Events

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Summer Beginnings: Offering a ‘pathway to success’ for incoming USF students

USF’s Summer Beginnings program is helping first-time college students get a jump on the fall semester at the university’s Sarasota-Manatee campus.

August 5, 2020Campus News, Students

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Professional, academic accreditation awarded to USF School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

The University of South Florida announced today that its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management within the Muma College of Business has received professional and academic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).

July 31, 2020Campus News

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Campus Insider: Collaboration key to success for students, professors at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus

A USF student, a recent graduate and two professors have collaborated on an article published earlier this month in the prestigious academic journal “Environmental Politics” (Taylor & Francis Group).

July 27, 2020Research

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USF names Daniel LaForge as director of facilities at Sarasota-Manatee campus

The University of South Florida has appointed Daniel LaForge as director of facilities, planning and management at the Sarasota-Manatee campus, replacing longtime Director Rick Lyttle.

July 23, 2020Campus News, Events

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Jean Kabongo appointed USF Muma College of Business campus dean at Sarasota-Manatee campus

Jean D. Kabongo has been named the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus dean for the USF Muma College of Business.

July 16, 2020Campus News, Events

Cihan Cobanoglu

M3 Center at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus makes global impact on hospitality and tourism industry, academia

The M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus makes an impact globally by delivering cutting-edge research, hosting academic conferences and workshops globally and disseminating the latest in hospitality-related advances through traditional and “open-access” journals and other publications.

July 14, 2020Campus News

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University of South Florida consolidation takes effect July 1

The University of South Florida will officially begin operating under a single accreditation for the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee campuses on Wednesday, July 1.

June 30, 2020Campus News, Events

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Campus Insider: USF Sarasota-Manatee campus hosts online World Refugee Day celebration

The sad reality for many refugees is that after fleeing their homeland to escape violence and oppression they can wait for months, even years, in over-crowded camps to resolve of their resettlement cases.

June 25, 2020Campus News, Events

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USF Federal Credit Union becomes title sponsor for Brunch on the Bay as new date set for Jan. 24, 2021; Elizabeth Moore to chair 27th Annual Event

The University of South Florida is pleased to announce a new date for one of the region’s premiere events — the 27th annual Brunch on the Bay at the Sarasota-Manatee campus on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.

June 24, 2020Campus News, Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Online grant-writing workshops at USF draw hundreds of researchers

The University of South Florida’s Summer Grant Writing Workshops are proving popular with faculty, student researchers and others with more than 350 signed up for the eight-week online program, more than twice the number of last year’s registration.

June 22, 2020Campus News

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