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Guy Harvey to present shark documentary at the University Student Center

Guy Harvey presents "Tiger Shark Express" at the University Student Center.

Guy Harvey presents Tiger Shark Express at the University Student Center.

Noted marine wildlife conservationist and artist Guy Harvey will be at USF St. Petersburg Sept. 11 to present Tiger Shark Express, a documentary he co-produced covering five years of expeditions he led in the Atlantic Ocean to study tiger sharks. Harvey will screen the film at 5 p.m. at the University Student Center ballroom, 200 6th Ave. S., and take … Continue reading

Teacher Leaders Institute to focus on reforming schools from within

Two national leaders in education reform will speak at USF St. Petersburg June 13-14 during the Teacher Leaders Institute, designed to inspire classroom teachers to reform their schools from within. Alan Sitomer was California’s 2007 Teacher of the Year and is author of Teaching Teens and Reaping Results in a Wi-Fi, Hip-Hop, Where-Has-All-the-Sanity-Gone World: Stories, Strategies, Tools and Tips. Sitomer speaks … Continue reading

Ribbon cutting planned for new University Student Center aquarium

Local news media cover the arrival of fish from the Pier Aquarium to the new aquarium at the University Student Center.

Local news media cover the arrival of fish from the Pier Aquarium to the new aquarium at the University Student Center.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new educational aquarium at the University Student Center will be held on Monday, June 10, at 11 a.m. The 1,100-gallon saltwater aquarium is located in The Reef dining facility at the University Student Center. The aquarium was supplied by Secrets of the Sea Marine Exploration and Aquarium with donations from Duke Energy and the USFSP … Continue reading

Author to discuss social media and the Egyptian revolution

Ashraf Khalil

Ashraf Khalil

As part of International Week, the USF St. Petersburg Honors Program presents Ashraf Khalil, author of Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution, who will discuss the role of social media in the 2011 revolution. Khalil, an Arab-American journalist based in Cairo, will also discuss the recent unrest that rocked the country and what it means for the future of Egyptian … Continue reading

Governor’s Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities meeting at USFSP

The Governor’s Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities meets at the University Student Center Friday, thanks largely to the efforts of Jordan Knab, Ed.S., director of  K-16 Educational Initiatives in the College of Education. Gov. Rick Scott appointed Knab to the 13-member commission in 2011 because of his experience in working with transition age youth with disabilities who are … Continue reading