Town and Gown

About

Town and Gown is a non-profit organization designed to promote understanding and friendship between the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and the community.

Town & Gown Award

Town and Gown has established the St. Petersburg Town and Gown Award to recognize the efforts of a person or program on the St. Petersburg campus that enhances the quality of life in both communities. It is intended to create a focus on an outstanding contribution or endeavor of excellence by a University faculty member, staff member, group or program whether in teaching, research, service or communication.

Due to University policy, monetary awards cannot be given to an individual. The St. Petersburg Town and Gown Award may be awarded to the department, program or administrative unit in recognition of, or in honor of, the work of an individual or group at USF St. Petersburg. Members of Town and Gown are invited to submit nominations for the Award in writing to the President of Town and Gown by March of each year.

Through the Town and Gown 2016-2017 membership year, the organization has given over $101,000 to programs and scholarships across USFSP.

Bylaws

Town and Gown By-Laws (PDF)

For more information about Town and Gown, to join, or to attend one of our events, please contact Alexis Searfoss at
(727) 873-4519 or asearfoss@usfsp.edu

Meetings & Events

Luncheon meetings and events are held during the year featuring lively presentations by guest speakers from the USF St. Petersburg community. Prospective members are always welcome.

Upcoming 2017-2018 Events:

  • Winter Luncheon Meeting
    Date: Friday, February 2, 2018
    Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Location: Harbor Hall Community Room (1000 3rd Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33701)
    Cost: $20
    Speaker: Dr. Thomas Smith, Professor of Political Science & Director of the USFSP Honors Program
  • Spring Luncheon Meeting
    Date: Friday, March 16, 2018 – New Date
    Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Location: TBA
    Cost: $20
    Speaker: TBA
  • Annual Luncheon Meeting
    Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
    Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Location: Harbor Hall Community Room (1000 3rd Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33701)
    Cost: $20
    Speakers: Dr. Barnali Dixon, Executive Director of ICAR & Professor of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
    and
    Dr. Rebecca Johns, Director of Education and Outreach for ICAR & Frank. E. Duckwall Professor of Florida Studies