Dorsey Serves as Environmental Justice Ambassador

Joseph Dorsey, assistant professor of environmental policy, has been selected as a Coastal Environmental Justice Community Ambassador by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Gulf of Mexico Alliance. As an ambassador, Dorsey will support efforts to engage and work with Florida’s vulnerable populations, populations along the Gulf Coast that pose the greatest risk of environmental impacts. “I hope that through … Continue reading

Pinellas Teachers Enhance Mathematics Education with Technology

Digital Math

Digital Math

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Eleven middle school mathematics teachers from Pinellas County schools developed technology-based lessons this summer to help effectively teach every child that enters their classrooms. Their work, completed during the first part of a five-course certificate in Digital Mathematics at the College of Education, involved approaching mathematics problem solving with computer applications, web resources and group collaboration. … Continue reading

Stavros Family Contributes to Planned College of Business Building

(St. Petersburg, Fla.) June 21, 2010 – Gus A. Stavros and his wife, Frances Stavros, grew their generous and longstanding commitment to USF St. Petersburg and the USF System with a $125,000 gift toward a conference room in the planned College of Business building at USFSP and a $150,000 gift to endow entrepreneurship scholarships. Their gift toward the building has … Continue reading

Students Host Hands Across the Sand Site

(St. Petersburg, Fla.) June 18, 2010 – With the devastating oil rig explosion and spill still unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico and the unveiling of the American Power Act in Congress, a group of University of South Florida St. Petersburg students are expressing their opposition to offshore oil drilling and showing their support for clean energy. The students will … Continue reading