USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary

USF Sarasota-Manatee recently held a 40th birthday party for faculty, staff, local executives and alumni (courtesy USFSM).
USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary

On September 15, 1975, USF Sarasota opened on the campus of what was then known as "New College.”  On September 15, 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee turned 40 with a birthday celebration, honoring its past and looking towards the future.  We drop by on University Beat on WUSF TV.

Video Extras

What's Changed at USF Sarasota-Manatee?

Dr. Sandra Stone, USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor, talks about what's changed and what's new at the university as it marks its 40th anniversary.

More Information: 

USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary website (includes historic timeline and calendar of upcoming Anniversary events)

University Beat radio story

Original Broadcast Date: 

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday after the 7:45 AM newscast | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

Contact Information
University Beat's theme song is: "Perpetuum Mobile" by The Penguin Cafe Orchestra, from their CD "Signs of Life."