Florida Studies nature writing series planned at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

USF St. Petersburg Associate Professor of English Thomas Hallock, Ph.D., is organizing a series of public readings and discussions at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve this spring focused on nature writing. They will read selections from their non-fiction work. Titled “Writers in the Preserve,’’ this three-day series is organized around the theme, “How Do We Find Nature in the City?” The series … Continue reading

Despite the jet lag, the first day in Kuwait was a big success

Today We met with the Governor of their central bank ( think Alan Greenspan or Ben Bernanke).  It was interesting and informative, though the jet lag was kicking in at that time. We talked about Islamic finance that does not charge interest, and they have a hybrid system.  Half abide by the restrictions, so it makes it harder for the … Continue reading

January Bayside Business Forum to Explore Trends in Senior Entrepreneurship and the Global Aging Economy

Stacy Prouty (left) and Bevan Gray-Rogel are the featured speakers at the Jan. 17 Walgreens Bayside Business Forum.

Stacy Prouty (left) and Bevan Gray-Rogel are the featured speakers at the Jan. 17 Walgreens Bayside Business Forum.

The first Walgreens Bayside Business Forum of 2014 will focus on one of the hottest topics among entrepreneurs, economists, and policy makers today: how to address the various needs of the world’s growing aging population. “Increasingly, people over 50 are moving to Florida and starting companies instead of retiring from working life,” said Dr. Maling Ebrahimpour, dean of the College … Continue reading

Online MBA program ranked fourth in Florida, in Top 100 nationally by U.S. News & World Report

US NEWS ONLINE RANKING

The USF St. Petersburg College of Business online MBA program is ranked in the top 100 nationally and fourth among Florida universities for Best Online Graduate Business Programs by U.S. News and World Report. It is the first time the program, which began three years ago, has been ranked by the magazine, best known for its annual Best Colleges report, … Continue reading

St. Petersburg Marine District focus of next USFSP Walgreens Bayside Business Forum

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg.

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg.

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg, will discuss the future of downtown St. Petersburg’s Marine District during the next Walgreens Bayside Business Forum sponsored by the USF St. Petersburg College of Business. Langebrake will share some exciting news about the future of this important industry cluster near USF St. Petersburg and how it will gain even more prominence on … Continue reading