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Library History Roadshow makes its way around Hillsborough

Library History Roadshow makes its way around Hillsborough

Tampa, Florida-- Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Libraries will begin celebrating their 100th anniversaries next year, so Library Services is currently working to prepare a celebration worthy of a whole century of service!

Meet fellow Bulls online before entering USF

Meet fellow Bulls online before entering USF

Tampa, Florida -- If you're looking to make friends before classes start, you might want to consider register for UConnect!

UConnect is exclusively for first year students. Find out about classes, campus events, student groups, local restaurants and more.

Who will U connect with? Register today at www.uconnect.usf.edu

 

 

 

Leadership Change at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Leadership Change at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Brandon, Florida -- Leadership change underway at the Brandon Chamber of Commerce. President and CEO Tammy Bracewell will take on a special projects role, effective June 7th. Bracewell is a 24 year veteran of the organization. Laura Simpson will serve as the Interim President and CEO.

Here's the release from the Chamber:

New AP STEM courses hitting Hillsborough high schools next Fall

New AP STEM courses hitting Hillsborough high schools next Fall

Tampa, Florida--  Hillsborough County students can look forward to a wider selection of Advanced Placement courses at 11 high schools this coming fall.

According to Hillsborough Public Schools reps, the schools were selected to participate in the College Board's new AP STEM Access Porgram, designed to increase the number of female and minority students who enroll in the courses nationwide. 

USF College of Education professor recognized by national organization

USF College of Education professor recognized by national organization

Tampa, Florida — University of South Florida associate professor Thomas Miller, a faculty member in the College of Education, has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs through Teaching by the Region III chapter of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession.

USF Names New Dean for USF College of Education

USF Names New Dean for USF College of Education

TAMPA, Florida — Vasti Torres, a seasoned educator with nearly two decades of experience in higher education as a professor, researcher, and administrator, has been named the new dean of the College of Education at the University of South Florida.

Hillsborough County Commissioner, Kevin Beckner, to hold monthly office

Hillsborough County Commissioner, Kevin Beckner, to hold monthly office

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Commissioner Kevin Beckner, District 6, Countywide, is hosting office hours in the community one Wednesday every month for the rest of the year.

According to the commissioner, the office hours will take place in various spots around the county to give residents a chance to meet with him one-on-one and  share ideas and/or  voice concerns without having to travel to County Center in downtown Tampa.

No appointment is necessary and residents are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.