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Nine students participate in first Statewide Graduate Research Symposium

Kimberly Kopnitsky placed second in the education category.

Kimberly Kopnitsky placed second in the education category.

Nine USF St. Petersburg students participated recently in the first Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium that brought together graduate students from across Florida to showcase their work. USFSP Masters of Reading Education student Kimberly Kopnitsky placed second in the education category for her research project, “The Effects of Peer Editing and Response in a First Grade Writer’s Workshop.” Eight of … Continue reading

Two Graphic Design Program students place first, second in printmaking competition

Visiting Graphic Design Instructor Erika Greenberg-Schneider with James Foster (left) and Sierra Schneider (right).

Visiting Graphic Design Instructor Erika Greenberg-Schneider with James Foster (left) and Sierra Schneider (right).

Two USF St. Petersburg Graphic Design Program students were honored recently by the local chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters at its annual Career Awards program at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. Sierra Schneider of New Port Richey won first place and $3,000 and James Foster of St. Petersburg won second place and $2,000 in a competition … Continue reading

Art history professor wins prestigious Rome Prize

Sheramy Bundrick, Ph.D.

Sheramy Bundrick, Ph.D.

USF St. Petersburg Associate Professor of Art History Sheramy D. Bundrick, Ph.D., has won a prestigious Rome Prize, a fellowship that will allow her to pursue advanced research next year in the ancient city. Recipients of Rome Prizes, awarded annually through a competitive process by the American Academy in Rome, stay at an 11-acre campus in the heart of the … Continue reading

USFSP Entrepreneurship Club members win second national championship in a row

Winning Entrepreneurship Club members Chris Carpentier, Mark Lombardi-Nelson, Lazar Anderson, Brown Charite and Kevin Mircovich are congratulated by Entrepreneurship Director Bill Jackson during Entrepreneurship Day.

Winning Entrepreneurship Club members Chris Carpentier, Mark Lombardi-Nelson, Lazar Anderson, Brown Charite and Kevin Mircovich are congratulated by Entrepreneurship Director Bill Jackson during Entrepreneurship Day.

Members of the USF St. Petersburg Entrepreneurship Club at have won a prestigious national competition for the second year in a row. The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Startup Simulation Challenge requires a team of students to take a new business and make the right decisions to out-perform nine other teams from across the country. The computer simulation took two months. … Continue reading

Research Month spotlights work of students and faculty

A scene from last year's Undergraduate Research Symposium.

A scene from last year's Undergraduate Research Symposium.

April is Research Month at USF St. Petersburg, when the ongoing work of students and faculty is highlighted in myriad ways. This year’s theme is “The Politics of Food: Rethinking Local Systems.” Events related to the theme include presentations by student journalists from the Neighborhood News Bureau, a lecture on the subject of urban food deserts, a discussion of the … Continue reading