AlumNews - National


Get in on the fun with our free new Alumni App


Download the Alumni Association app for easy access to discounts and notifications during special events like the Bulls Block Party Aug. 19. Find it on Google Play and iTunes.


USF System is 2nd in state for student success


USF's high scores on graduation rates, employed graduates and other student success metrics means it will receive $84 million in state performance-based funding. Read more.

Scholarship to memorialize beloved faculty member

A new HerdFunder aims to raise $10,000 for a scholarship in honor of Terry Tomalin, '83 & MLA '10, a popular USFSP professor and outdoor writer. Watch a video tribute and help the fund grow.

Help turn Ybor City green and gold Aug. 19


Don't miss the 2nd annual Bulls Block Party, when hundreds of Bulls converge on Ybor City for an afternoon of giveaways and food & drink specials. Earlybird tickets: $10 till July 14.


New 4-day program focuses on digital marketing


A new certificate program at the Muma College of Business will teach you how to maximize your marketing efforts with cutting-edge digital tools and strategies.Read more.

There's only 1 place to get a Bulls-Rays ball cap!


At USF Night with the Rays, choose the cap or a USF Mason jar or tumbler, then settle into your discounted lower level seats to watch the Rays vs the Cleveland Indians Aug. 12. Offer code: USF2.Details


Bigger venue for Mass Comm Society launch party


Due to the enthusiastic response by mass communications alumni, the kickoff event has moved to a larger venue - Love's Artifacts Bar & Grille in Tampa. Details and signup

We've got you covered! Join us for USF vs Tulane


C'mon up to New Orleans for the big game Oct. 20-22 and we'll put you in Bulls Party Central.We have rooms in the French Quarter (save money!), aspecial reception, and lots more.Details



6 Mass Comm Alumni Society Launch

12 Asheville, NC, Alumni Gathering

26 Greater Tampa Chapter Wine Tasting


12 USF Night with the Rays


19 Bulls Block Party

26 USF Botanical Gardens' Bromeliad Bash

Alumni Poll

Do you have relationships that began at USF and continue today? Check all that apply.

  • One or more friends
  • My spouse/domestic partner
  • A professor/instructor
  • Work associate/ professional network
  • None of the above


June poll results*: What is the most remarkable change you've seen at USF since you attended?:

· Our rise in national prominence - 58%

· The size! - 22%

· USF Tampa's beauty - 19%

· Something else - 0%

*Results rounded


Welcome New Life Members

May 15 to June 15, 2017

Hawa Allarakhia
Jessica Arteaga
Angela Banks
Calum Brice
Lyle Debernardi
Michelle Katherine Farina
Laura B. Greenfield
Dr. Mai Huynh-Le
Di Li
Afram Malaki
Brenna Mills
Barry Scot Morgan
Meghan Neu
Bradley Romig
Janet Samuels
Deborah Y. Saunders
Christine Tully
Tracy Turbeville
Luis E. Viera
Venessa-Ann Walker
Heather Lee Willis
Kimberly Wills
Michael Wills
Anthony K. Wilson Jr.
Linda Lofton Woodson
Dr. Mark A. Zakaria


Class Notes

Dr. David Eichenbaum, '98 & '01, Named VP at Florida Society of Ophthalmology

Harold Osban, '06, Joins Keller Williams Realty Select

Sarah Naumowich, '02 & '06, Named President of Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

George Diller, '72 & '77, Retires as "Voice of NASA"

Tim Twitty, '09, Named Director of Engineering for RND Automation

Andrew Oyer, USFSP '09, Named Assistant Principal at Lakewood High

Michael Hernandez, '11, Appointed Principal at Northeast High School

Shawna Mulherin, '13, Awarded New Nurse of the Year

Dr. LaSonya Moore, '03 & '07 USFSP, Awarded Administrator of the Year

Nicholas Leduc, USFSM '13, Named School District Educator of the Year