USFSP MBA Graduate Advances at C1 Bank

Javier Jorge, ’11, MBA ’13, took a circuitous route to his career as a banking professional, but his detours had no negative effect on his current rise through the ranks at C1 Bank in St. Petersburg. After graduating with a B.A. in finance, Jorge immediately began working on his MBA. “Javier represents many qualities of an outstanding graduate of the … Continue reading

Nelson Poynter Library Kicks Off Fall Research Colloquia

The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library’s first fall Student Research Colloquium was held this week. To kick off the new semester, Andrew Hart, a graduate student working toward his MLA in Florida Studies, shared his research on stock car racing in Florida. “There is a lot of interest in racing at the professional level, but I wanted to look at the … Continue reading

Duke Energy to Invest $1 Million in USFSP Research Project

Duke Energy Florida has awarded USF St. Petersburg (USFSP) a one million dollar SunSense® grant that will fund research to explore the integration of storing solar energy in new battery systems. As part of the grant, a 100 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system will be installed on the top of the University’s 5th Avenue South parking garage. Energy produced by … Continue reading

USFSP Establishes New Living/Learning Community

Twelve biology majors living on the second floor of USC are members of BioLife, a new living/learning community on campus. According to Norine Noonan, professor of biology, the administration approached her department earlier this year about forming the community because biology is USFSP’s largest single major. “The literature on learning communities is very clear that, when done well, they lead … Continue reading