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Win big in the USFAA Frontier Getaway Contest


Weekly prizes and the grand prize - a trip for two to see USF at Tulane - will be up for grabs beginning this month. Watch Facebook and your email next week for details.


Time's running out to join the Trop stampede!


It's all Bulls all night Aug. 12 during USF Night at the Rays. Meet Rocky and the USF Spirit Squad, pick up your free gift and more. Offer code: USF2.Get tickets.

Help our amazing Ambassadors get their jackets

USF student Ambassadors are raising money for new green jackets, and USFSM is equipping a rowing team. Find those and other HerdFunders here.

On Aug. 19, Ybor City becomes Bulls Country!


Get giveaways and food & drink specials at the Bulls Block Party in Ybor City. Add to the fun with the new USFAA mobile app. Find it on Google Play and the App Store.


Get your greens at the new farmers market


Beginning Aug. 31, visit the Marshall Student Center lawn 10 am-2pm Thursdays for local produce, music and free samples. Details

Grateful alum pledges USFSM's largest donation


A family tragedy put Bill Mariotti's college education on hold -- for 30 years. He returned and completed his degree in 2015. Now he's giving back. Read more.




Medical grads, it's time for a reunion!


The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine will host its Alumni Reunion Weekend Sept. 8-9. Save the date! Find details here.

Nursing, public health alum receives Gold Heart


Donna Arnett, Nursing '81 & MSPH '87, was recently honored for distinguished service as an American Heart Association volunteer. Read more.



9 Tampa Hometown Round-Up


12 USF Night at the Rays


19 Bulls Block Party


21 Fall classes begin

26 USF Botanical Gardens' Bromeliad Bash

USF vs San Jose State Tailgate



2 USF Botanical Gardens' Cactus and Succulents Sale

15 Alumni Association Scholarship Luncheon

Alumni Poll

What is the No. 1 most valuable thing you took from USF?

  • My degree!
  • The foundation for professional success
  • A passion for lifelong learning
  • An enlightened view of the world
  • Critical thinking skills


July poll results*: Do you have relationships that began at USF and continue today? Check all that apply. :

· One or more friends - 87%

· My spouse/domestic partner - 35%

· A professor/instructor - 22%

· Work associate/professional network - 33%

· None of the above - 2%

*Results rounded


Welcome New Life Members

June 15 to July 15, 2017

Jeffrey P. Burgess
Lauren Campbell
Sean C. Carruthers
Thomas DeCarlo
Laura Pell DeCarlo
Hannah Dodd
Stephanie Marie Garza
Jini Hanjian
Christian Hansen Jr.
Rodney Hauch
Jacqueline Mai
Joette Clark Maynard
Radha S. Moorthy
Erin D. Norberg
Terrence A. Phillips
Medhi M. Rakhshani
Matthew W. Reyes
Caroline Schneider
Dr. Ignatius I. Tan
Tracie Huechtker Thompson
Christine Watt
Larry Watt


Class Notes

Matthew Wheeley, '78, Joins Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, PA

H. Roy Adams, '81, Elected Rotary Club President

Susan Harmeling, '88, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Ray Baker, MA '16, Named Miami-Dade Library System Director

Jessica Acker, '11, USFSM, Passes CPA Exam

Deborah Thornton, '00, Named Principal of Clearwater ESE Center

Laura Fontanills, '04, Promoted to Account Manager at B2 Communications

Dr. Margaret Eastham, MD '94, Joins Baycare Medical Group in Lake Wales

Susan Bernstein, '97, Named Chief HR Officer of RN Cancer Guides Solutions

Howard Smith, '80, Named VP of Phillies' Business Affairs


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