Stories from 2019

Spotlight: David Kotok

July 16, 2019

Spotlight: David Kotok When David Kotok moved Cumberland Advisors, the financial services company he co-founded, from his native New Jersey to Sarasota in 2009, one of the challenges he faced was developing a pipeline of prospective financial services employees with specific skill sets.  He was pleased that the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USF Sarasota-Manatee…

Image of Jody McBrien, PhD, works with volunteers at the Ritsona Refugee Camp in Greece.

Speaking Refugees’ Language

June 25, 2019

When Jody McBrien, PhD, pursued her doctorate at Emory University in 2001, she came to fully appreciate how difficult refugees’ lives could be.

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Reducing Caregiver Burden

June 25, 2019

Watching caregivers early in her social work career struggling to take care of their loved ones left a lasting impression on Jane Roberts, ACSW, LCSW, PhD.

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June 24, 2019

As a researcher and interdisciplinary chemist, Edie Banner, PhD, has delved into Costa Rica’s rainforests to unearth natural products with medicinal properties.

Meeting Workforce Needs

July 16, 2019

Meeting Workforce Needs USF Sarasota-Manatee campus’s partnership with Sarasota-based FCCI Insurance Group reflects the university’s ability to respond to local employers’ workforce needs in the area of risk management and insurance (RMI), which the State University System’s Board of Governors has designated as a “program of strategic emphasis.”  The RMI program prepares students in risk…


Research: USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus

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