Blue Ocean and USFSP Welcome Sir Robert Swan

As part of the Blue Ocean Film Festival, Sir Robert Swan presented to a class of USFSP Geography students. Swan was the first man in history to walk 900 miles to the South Pole and 700 miles to the North Pole — and today, is one of the world’s leading advocates for the preservation of Antarctica. “Climate change is definite. … Continue reading

COE Grads Perform Well on State Tests

Graduates of the USFSP College of Education are performing consistently well on the State of Florida’s General Knowledge Test and the Florida Teacher Certificate Examination. That, according to assessment results just released for the years 2011-2014. Results show that USFSP teacher certification candidates are performing at or above the state average in all of four subtests: English Language Skills, Mathematics, … Continue reading

Smith & Associates Makes $100,000 Gift

USFSP received another special gift recently: A $100,000 contribution from Smith & Associates Real Estate will support objectives of student and faculty initiatives, including academic and research programs, student clubs, equipment, computers and student travel and training, among others. “We’ve had the pleasure to work with Bob Glaser and his team at Smith & Associates for several years and are … Continue reading

Blue Ocean Comes to USFSP

The Blue Ocean Film Festival comes to St. Petersburg November 3-9 — an exciting event for our city and for USFSP. To kick off the event, USFSP will participate in a Blue Ocean Beach Cleanup on Sunday, November 2. The Office of Multicultural Affairs is partnering with several community groups to make the cleanup possible. Students, faculty and staff volunteers will … Continue reading

Dr. Deby Cassill: We Can Analyze Your Data

Dr. Deby Cassill, associate professor of Biology at USFSP, has been using JMP software since her post-doc days at The University of Arizona, circa 1999. She was introduced to the program by a grad student who promised that it was intuitive and easy to use. He was right; it took Cassill five minutes to be up and running analysis on … Continue reading