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Thousands set to graduate from USF this weekend

Thousands set to graduate from USF this weekend

TAMPA, Fla.-- The University of South Florida System will confer nearly 3,000 degrees in a series of ceremonies Saturday and Sunday, December 15 and 16. USF President Judy Genshaft will preside over the ceremonies.

Commencement exercises for the University of South Florida Tampa campus will be held in the USF Sun Dome on Saturday at 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The 9 a.m. ceremony will recognize undergraduates from the College of Arts & Sciences. More than 800 graduates are anticipated.  

Liberty Middle students to donate to Schenecker Memorial Fund

Liberty Middle students to donate to Schenecker Memorial Fund

 

Tampa, Fla.  – Liberty Middle School students, National Junior Honor Society, and the Future Business Leaders of America have teamed up – again – to raise funds for the Calyx and Beau Schenecker Memorial Fund. Students will present an oversized $6,000 check to Col. Parker Schenecker and matching funds by Nancy Schenecker (grandmother) to benefit the fund next Monday in the Liberty Middle School media center.

Liberty Middle students to donate to Schenecker Memorial Fund

Liberty Middle students to donate to Schenecker Memorial Fund

Tampa, Fla.  – Liberty Middle School students, National Junior Honor Society, and the Future Business Leaders of America have teamed up – again – to raise funds for the Calyx and Beau Schenecker Memorial Fund. Students will present an oversized $6,000 check to Col. Parker Schenecker and matching funds by Nancy Schenecker (grandmother) to benefit the fund next Monday in the Liberty Middle School media center.

USF celebrates Fall graduation ceremony

USF celebrates Fall graduation ceremony

Tampa, Fla. -- The University of South Florida System will confer degrees for approximately 2,900 students in a series of ceremonies Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 and 16. USF President Judy Genshaft will preside over the ceremonies.

Commencement exercises for the University of South Florida Tampa campus will be held in the USF Sun
Dome on Saturday at 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The 9 a.m. ceremony will recognize undergraduates from the College of Arts & Sciences. More than 800 graduates are anticipated.

2nd Annual Re-Purposed Doodad Sculpture Competition

2nd Annual Re-Purposed Doodad Sculpture Competition

Tampa, FL-- "One man's trash is another man's treasure."- that statement couldn't ring more true for students from 66 Hillsborough County schools next Tuesday, when they will compete in the 2nd Annual Re-Purposed Doodad Sculpture Competition.

Organizers say a total of 3,000 cigar boxes (left over after the actual cigars were donated to American Service members) will be transformed from "throw-aways" to "art" by students from all grades.

A jury of artists will judge the complete works and award various prizes, and even a summer art scholarship, to the winning students.

USF Students Aim To Bring Mumford & Sons to Sun Dome

USF Students Aim To Bring Mumford & Sons to Sun Dome

Tampa, FL -#BULLS4BABEL is a social media and grassroots campaign developed in partnership with USF Student Government and Global Spectrum at the USF Sun Dome. The campaign is aimed at bringing the student body's favorite band, Mumford & Sons, to play the Sun Dome in 2013.

USF advertising students create campaign for Firehouse Subs; Compete for $5,000

USF advertising students create campaign for Firehouse Subs; Compete for $5,000

Tampa, FL - Students in the Zimmerman Advertising Program (ZAP) at the University of South Florida are taking a bite out of their final exams this semester, and the competition will be fire-hot. 

They're going head to head creating campaigns for Firehouse Subs as part of the university's unique Brandtailing™ class, in which students develop real-life advertising campaigns for real life clients - and this year, there's more than grades on the line. They could take home $5,000.