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USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey Reveals Most Important Issues Facing Florida, Financial Stress in Households, Threat to State’s Economy, Environmental Problems and State’s Performance Addressing Sinkholes
[10.06.2016]
University of South Florida Professor Susan MacManus shares survey findings about Florida’s economic threats and environmental issues

USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey Data Release to Begin Oct. 6 Revealing Floridians’ Stance on Trending and Hot Topic Issues
[10.03.2016]
Professor Susan MacManus shares survey findings to be issued in data releases beginning on Thursday, Oct. 6 with first release around Florida’s economy and environment

USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey Identifies Where Floridians Stand on Economic, Social and Emerging Issues
[09.20.2016]
Data to be released starting Thursday, Oct. 6 under the direction of Distinguished University Professor Susan MacManus.

Nielsen to visit USF Media and Politics class
[03.16.2016]
USF students, Nielsen will formulate questions for the 2016 Sunshine State Survey

USF students learn how to make infographics
[12.04.2015]
For the second year in a row, students from the Media and Politics class at the University of South Florida worked on the annual USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey.

USF-Nielsen Survey: Floridians still feeling financial stress, find government spending "relatively wasteful"
[10.14.2015]
More than 70 percent of Floridian households are experiencing some financial stress, indicating Floridians are not convinced that the Great Recession is over, according to the USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey.

USF-Nielsen Survey: Economy remains top issue facing Florida
[10.07.2015]
Results of the USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey will be disseminated weekly through the month of October. This public policy survey addresses many hot-button issues facing the state.

CAS alumnus sworn in as president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections
[06.22.2015]
Brian Corley, a graduate of the Master of Public Administration program at the University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences and Supervisor of Elections for Pasco County was sworn in as president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections for 2015-2016 at the 2015 Annual Summer Conference.

English Ph.D. student named 2015 Newman Civic Fellow
[04.16.2015]
Johanna Phelps-Hillen, a second year Ph.D. student in the Department of English, has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors “inspiring college leaders who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities across the country.”

USF to host lecture on responsible leadership
[01.14.2014]
Bawa Jain, the founding secretary-general of The World Council of Religious Leaders, is set to speak at the University of South Florida about his experiences and the need for responsible leaders in today’s society.

Survey cites issues in state’s education system
[9.23.2014]
With concerns about the state of Florida’s educational system on the rise, Floridians pinpointed areas that the state needs to address as it creates educational policy, according to the annual Sunshine State Survey administered by the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs.

CAS students visit Nielsen’s Call Center
[06.09.2014]
Students from a University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences media and politics class received an exclusive tour in March of Nielsen’s research and corporate office in Oldsmar to learn about the Sunshine State Survey.

CAS students to visit Nielsen’s Call Center
[03.04.2014]
Students from a University of South Florida media and politics class will get an exclusive tour of Nielsen’s Call Center at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 to see first-hand how the students’ work on the upcoming Sunshine State Survey is being prepared to be disseminated.

CAS professor wins 2014 Fred Riggs Award
[2.21.2014]
A professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of South Florida received the 2014 SICA Fred Riggs Award for Lifetime Achievement in International and Comparative Public Administration.

CAS students to collaborate on Sunshine State Survey
[02.10.2014]
The University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences was visited by Nielsen representatives on Jan. 29 to collaborate on the upcoming Sunshine State Survey. Distinguished University Professor Susan MacManus’ Media and Politics is constructing five new questions for the Sunshine State Survey, which will be distributed this summer.

School of Public Affairs to run the influential Sunshine State Survey
[01.29.2014]
Beginning this year, the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs is spearheading the Sunshine State Survey, the most anticipated annual survey of Floridians on a wide range of economic, social, and political issues facing one of the nation’s largest, most diverse and highly competitive states.

CAS to host State Department internship information session
[10.18.2013]
Students who are interested in the U.S. State Department internships should attend the information session at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 24 in ISA 5020.

USF, ICMA form Florida’s first ICMA student chapter
[06.03.2013]
The University of South Florida’s School of Public Affairs, in cooperation with the International City/County Management Association, has established the first ICMA student chapter in the state of Florida.

Online MPA Degree to launch in August
[05.07.2013]
For people who are experienced in the public service or nonprofit worlds and want to advance in their careers, the University of South Florida is launching an Online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree. Classes start this August. The deadline for applications is July 15.

USF partners with Colloquy to support new Online Master of Public Administration degree
[04.04.2013]
The University of South Florida is proud to announce a new partnership with Colloquy, a division of Kaplan, Inc. and The Washington Post, to support its new Online Master of Public Administration degree. The new program will launch in August 2013 and will be managed in collaboration between USF's University College and the School of Public Affairs within the College of Arts and Sciences.