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First College of Education Bridge to Success science camp a big success

Fairmount Park Elementary students peer into a microscope during the Bridge to Success science camp with the help of Dr. Heather Judkins.

Fairmount Park Elementary students peer into a microscope during the Bridge to Success science camp with the help of Dr. Heather Judkins.

More than 30 students from Fairmount Park Elementary School in St. Petersburg are wrapping up a six-week science camp at USF St. Petersburg this week that grew out of a partnership between the school and the College of Education. The students peered into microscopes in a biology lab, toured a marine science research vessel, learned about shells during a trip … Continue reading

“Ms. L Got No Swag”

A few of the kids and I on our boat trip to coffee pot island!

A few of the kids and I on our boat trip to coffee pot island!

Working full time at a high needs elementary school and now a summer camp I knew I was in trouble with my lack of “swag”. I am an education major and I have the pleasure of being surrounded by children year round. But I thought being 19, and in my opinion, pretty cool would have no problem being the cool … Continue reading

Pinellas legislators hear support for College of Business, SunBay Digital Math

Pinellas legislators met at the University Student Center.

Pinellas legislators met at the University Student Center to discuss the 2013 session.

The Pinellas County Legislative Delegation met at the University Student Center Wednesday and heard strong support for the construction of a building for the College of Business and continued funding for SunBay Digital Mathematics. Interim Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth welcomed the lawmakers to their first delegation meeting at the University Student Center. He said it has been an important addition … Continue reading

Education students take eye-opening tour at the Florida Holocaust Museum

Holocaust Museum tour

Students n a graduate reading class in the College of Education toured the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg Saturday, Nov. 10.

Students in a graduate reading class in the College of Education toured the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg on Saturday, Nov. 10, as as a way to bring to life concepts they have been discussing this semester. The overarching theme for the course, Vocabulary and Word Study, is how the literature and content used in the K-12 classroom should be … Continue reading