CAS faculty and alumni to speak at TedxUSF
TedxUSF, an independently organized TED event, will be coming to the University of South Florida on Friday, Feb. 22. The event, titled “On the Edge of the Future,” will showcase various guest speakers who will have the opportunity to present their ideas to the local community.
USF alumna to compete in Miss America Pageant
Aniska Tonge won the title of Miss Virgin Islands 2012 this past August, only three months after her graduation from the University of South Florida.
Enter the "Where's Rocky?" contest
Oct. 22 kicks of the week of Homecoming for the University of South Florida, and the College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a contest featuring our favorite bull! CAS will be posting pictures of Rocky in different places around campus and students, faculty, staff and alumni can win a homecoming prize by submitting their guess, once a day, on the College of Arts and Science’s Facebook page.
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Grad student receives Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship
University of South Florida student Samantha Stratton has been awarded a Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship and will spend nine months in Tallahassee interning in Gov. Rick Scott’s office.
Ph.D. student wins prestigious NSF fellowship
A University of South Florida alumna has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Research Fellowship grant, which will provide a $30,000 stipend and tuition for a maximum of three years.
Alumni Spotlight: Marnie Williams
Marnie Williams graduated from the University of South Florida in 1997 with a degree in mass communications, and now is a technical director and associate marketing manager of social media at The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Ga.
USF anthropology dissertation named Top 40 in 2011
A dissertation by a University of South Florida alumna was chosen as one of the 40 best in 2011 by Anthropology Works. Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Ph.D., graduated from USF in 2011 with her master’s degree and her doctorate in applied anthropology.
USF alumna launches blog dedicated to sports, fashion
The Super Bowl is right around the corner and as fans frantically make plans to host or attend different events, they may be wondering what to wear. Luckily, a University of South Florida alumna helps sports fans avoid fashion penalties through her blog, The Style Ref.
Alumnus discusses AIDS documentary
University of South Florida alumnus Ed Wolf visited the campus library Tuesday for the showing of "We Were Here," an 89-minute documentary about the AIDS epidemic in San Fransisco during the 1980s.
USF remembers inspirational leader, friend
On Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, USF and the Tampa Bay community lost Deanne Roberts, an influential and devoted individual whose life made a significant impact to the area.
USF to show documentary about AIDS epidemic
The University of South Florida is hosting a screening of the documentary “We Were Here” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2011, in the Grace Allen Room in the USF Tampa Library. The film chronicles San Francisco’s response to the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.
Alumni Spotlight: Braulio Colón
University of South Florida alumnus Braulio Colón has and continues to impact the field of public policy in Tampa, Fla. Using the experience he gained as a participant in Public Policy Internship Program, Colón maintains an active role in the field. Colón is the director of the Florida College Access Network, an institution that strives to promote underprivileged students, first generation college students and under-represented students with exposure, preparation and success for college.
USF alumnus making an impact in The White House
University of South Florida alumnus Ryan Metcalf has made a name for himself in the world of public policy. He currently works as a senior correspondent analyst in the Office of Presidential Correspondence for the Executive Office of the President in the White House.
Alumni Spotlight: Deborah Kuhn, Ph.D.
Every student comes to the University of South Florida with a path, and Deborah Kuhn easily figured out where her path would lead. After earning her bachelor’s degree in biology, Kuhn learned that USF has begun a cancer biology doctoral program and immediately applied upon finding that many of the professors were affiliated with the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center.
USF graduate lands his dream job
For Charlie Terenzio (BAMC 2010), his job varies every day. As assistant director of communications for the University of South Florida athletics department, Terenzio handles everything from press releases, video shoots and covering the teams for games and tournaments.
Alumni Spotlight: Trish Higgins
Every piece of video that is received at CNN's headquarters in Atlanta passes through a person or system that Trish Higgins oversees. Higgins, a mass communication graduate of the print-journalism sequence, is now the Media Coordinator Supervisor in the Image and Sound Department at CNN.
Alumna named Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year
USF alumna Colleen Chappell was named the 2010 Business Woman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
USF grad student wins big at GPU Symposium
USF graduate Jon Belof, Ph.D., won the "Best Talk" award at the GPU Symposium at the Fall 2010 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
Three alumni discuss life after college
Three men, three different careers, three different lifestyles, but one foundation that allowed them all to grow — the University of South Florida. The three College of Arts and Sciences alumni, T.J. Nutter, Emilio Gonzalez and Howard Gruverman, were given a tour around their alma mater and took part in a panel discussing their career accomplishments and their experiences at USF.
Robert Noyce STEM Fellows program to offer stipends for master’s program
The University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education are offering $30,000 stipends to 31 professionals who are interested in earning their teaching credentials in mathematics and science through the one-year accelerated Master of Arts in Teaching program at USF. The program will begin in fall 2011, and applications can be submitted beginning Sept. 1, 2010.