|SARASOTA, Fla. (April 17, 2019) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee this week will welcome fifth graders from Bay Haven and Emma E. Booker elementary schools in Sarasota to its annual “What I can be with a College Degree” event. This opportunity allows young students to visit the campus, imagine themselves in college and think about possible careers and the importance of good grades. The event is scheduled for Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.|
Learn more USFSM Instructor Wins Women in Leadership AwardThe University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee congratulates Sunita Lodwig, PhD, for winning the Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Faculty Research Award on April 10 at the annual WLP dinner at USF in Tampa. Lodwig said she’ll use the award grant to further children’s education in Tanzania: “This award will go a long way toward opening up the riches of the Information Age to young children, and enhance their thinking, goals and future.”
Learn more USF Sarasota-Manatee to host George Ritzer, author of ‘The McDonaldization of Society’George Ritzer, a distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland and author of “The McDonaldization of Society: Into the Digital Age,” will visit the Selby Auditorium at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, to discuss his seminal work on Friday, April 26, from noon-1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Learn more Students attend security training in Washington, D.C.Two USF Sarasota-Manatee students are learning to evaluate security threats and vulnerabilities and create strategies to defeat them as part of a unique partnership with a Washington, D.C.-based security consultancy and intelligence advisory firm. The students, Sami Araboghli and Susannah “Paige” Morrison, interdisciplinary social sciences majors, recently traveled to outside the nation’s capital to attend the crash course in assessing risks and identifying vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure.
Learn more One Bulls Bistro session remains for spring semesterOnly one Bulls Bistro session remains for the spring semester. Join us Wednesday, April 24, as we go California Dreaming with Sir Adam Carmer. who will offer his insights on how to taste wine like a pro. Sample a selection of Napa- and Sonoma-inspired cuisine and wine.Learn more ###
|About USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM)|
USF Sarasota-Manatee is a regional campus of the University of South Florida system, offering the prestige of a nationally ranked research university with the convenience of a hometown location, including classes in Manatee and Sarasota counties, Venice and online. USFSM is ideal for those interested in pursuing a baccalaureate or master’s degree, professional certification, or continuing education credit in a small, personal setting with distinguished faculty and a dynamic curriculum of more than 40 academic programs. Website: www.usfsm.edu.