USFSP Celebrates New Faculty Author

Lisa Starks-Estes has loved Shakespeare from her first visit to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario on a class field trip.  An inspirational high school theater teacher and a senior year at Interlochen Arts Academy cemented her love of theater and literature – and she never looked back.  She has spent her entire academic career studying violence and sexuality in … Continue reading

USFSP to Graduate Veteran MBA Students

USF St. Petersburg will graduate its first few veteran MBA students in the program this summer. The expedited MBA program for veterans emphasizes the importance of corporate social responsibility and aims to demonstrate how veterans’ leadership experiences can be translated into strong business management skills. Read the complete story.

Students Take GIS Skills to USGS

An understanding of geographic information system (GIS) applications makes USFSP interns at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) especially valuable. Two Environmental Science, Policy & Geography students, Steven Douglas and Joseph Terrano, are working with USGS staff this summer on computer-aided mapping projects to identify coastal hazards. “Steven and Joseph are working to collect and analyze data in our geodatabase, producing … Continue reading

USFSP’s Journalism Chair Awarded Fulbright

Deni Elliott, D.Ed., Chair of USFSP’s Department of Journalism and Media Studies, has been awarded a coveted appointment on the Fulbright Specialist Roster. This means, that for a period of five years, Elliott is eligible to share her expertise in digital communication ethics with professional organizations and institutions of higher education throughout the world with Fulbright funding. Elliott hopes to work … Continue reading

USFSP Names New Regional Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration

USF St. Petersburg (USFSP) Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska has appointed Chitra Iyer, J.D., as Regional Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration (RAVCA). Iyer will provide the leadership for all human resources functions, and for administration of the Office of the Regional Chancellor, to include managing the flow of the USFSP Strategic Plan, which will be submitted for approval to the USF … Continue reading