USFSP Nominated for Good ‘Burger Awards

The St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has launched its annual Good ‘Burger Awards and there are two great reasons to vote this year: Among the nominees are USFSP (Education) and Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska (MVB — Most Valuable Burger). A good ‘Burger, says the Chamber, is a business, organization or individual in greater St. Pete making a positive impact in … Continue reading

USF Competes in National Sailing Championships

The USF Sailing Teams are wrapping up a successful spring season. The USF Women’s Team placed 17th overall in the Sperry Top-Sider Championships and the Co-Ed Team placed 10th overall in the Annapolis Performance Sailing Appeal Team Racing Championship held at the U.S. Naval Academy and St. Mary’s College of Maryland. “We are very proud of the teams’ success on … Continue reading

USFSP Names New Regional Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

USF St. Petersburg (USFSP) Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska has appointed Han Reichgelt, Ph.D., as Regional Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (RVCAA). Reichgelt will lead the Division of Academic Affairs, which comprises the activities of faculty and staff central to the University’s mission of teaching, research and service – including three academic colleges (Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education), the Nelson … Continue reading

USFSP Entrepreneurs Take Startups to Next Level

– By Janan Talafer, 83 Degrees While many of their fellow classmates are fine-tuning their resumes and embarking on their first job search, Nick Price and Paola Chamorro Ward will be taking their respective companies to the next level. Price, 24, launched City Sleekers as a mobile, eco-friendly car wash business in 2012, and at the end of April opened … Continue reading

College of Education to Host “Teachers As Leaders” Institute

The USFSP College of Education is preparing for its annual “Teachers as Leaders” Institute, once again inviting practicing teachers to learn leadership skills to facilitate and support teaming and intellectual sharing within a school environment. This year, nationally known speakers will present on instructional approaches to increase math achievement among K-12 students. The event will be held on campus June … Continue reading