Lightning Fast: USFSP to Host Faculty Research Talks

Taking cues from TED and recognizing USFSP Research Month, the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library will host its second Faculty Research Lightning Talks next Thursday, April 17 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. The event is the brainchild of Kaya van Beynen, associate librarian, who has arranged to videotape this year’s program. Fourteen faculty members will participate, addressing topics like “Creative Thinking … Continue reading

Nelson Poynter Library Hosts Traveling Exhibit

Recognizing Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month, USFSP’s Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, in partnership with the Florida Holocaust Museum, is pleased to host the traveling exhibit “Whoever Saves a Single Life… Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust.” Displayed in the first-floor atrium of the Library through April 24, the exhibit is free and open to the public all hours that … Continue reading

USFSP: We Get a Kick Out of Rowdies Soccer!

USFSP students and faculty will benefit from a new partnership with Tampa Bay’s professional soccer team, the Rowdies. Beginning this month and through the end of soccer season in November, USFSP soccer fans will be able to purchase tickets to all home games at Al Lang Stadium for just $10. In order to take advantage of this exclusive offer, USFSP … Continue reading

USFSP Professor Presents Research at AERA

USFSP Assistant Professor of Education, AnnMarie Alberton Gunn, Ph.D., presented research at the national conference of the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia. Gunn’s presentation, “Teacher’s Moving Forward on Their Self-Cultural Awareness Spectrum: Museums and Diverse Children’s Literature,” attempts to answer this research question: Does participation in a multicultural children’s literature course that includes a cultural literacy civic engagement … Continue reading

Holocaust Survivor Peter Feigl to Speak

Each spring, the USFSP Honors Program co-hosts with the Florida Holocaust Museum (FHM) a lecture as part of the FHM’s Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month. This year, survivor Peter Feigl will share his story of rescue and loss. Fleeing the Germans in 1943, Feigl ended up in the French town of Le Chambon, which became a famous place of … Continue reading