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Meet 10 Outstanding Alumni under 35 on May 19

Join us to celebrate some of USF's most accomplished young alumni in fields ranging from athletics to health to politics. See who's who here, and get tickets here.

DCE Productions is the No. 1 Fast 56 business

DCE Productions led by Andy Hafer '88 & '90, is the fastest-growing Bull business. Find the new top 25 Fast 56 winners here. (Pictured: Chad Tapia, '11, accepting for Andy.) 
USFSP alum wins investigative journalism Pulitzer

Eric Eyre, MA '98, received the Pulitzer Prize April 10 for investigative reporting. Eyre revealed that, over six years, drug wholesalers flooded West Virginia with opioids. Read more.
Engineering college honors 5 for excellence 

TECO CEO Gordon Gillette, '81 & 'MSEM '85, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Who were the other honorees? Find out here.

New personal financial planning major set for fall

The Muma College of Business will introduce an undergraduate personal financial planning major in anticipation of growing marketplace demand. Read more.

Newest alumni include 3 Outstanding Grads

Three students who combined stellar academics, service and USF spirit will be recognized at Commencements May 5-8. Meet the spring 2017 Outstanding Graduates.

CSave the date! USF with the Rays is Aug. 12

Head out to the ball game on USF Night and you'll hit a homer with discount tickets and a Bulls-Rays branded giveaway. Offer code: USF2. Details

Join the Bulls in the Big Easy for USF vs. Tulane

We've got you covered! Enjoy a two-night stay with fellow Bulls in the French Quarter Oct. 20-22, a reception, special souvenir and more. Details



3  Polk Alumni Chapter Kickoff Reception

5-8  USF, USFSP and USFSM Spring Commencements

6-7 Baseball: USF vs E. Carolina at USF

13  Fiesta Maxima at the Sun Dome

19  Outstanding Young Alumni reception and awards

Alumni Poll

What were your favorite athletic events at USF?

  • Basketball (men's or ladies)
  • Football
  • Baseball/softball
  • Soccer
  • Intramurals
  • Other


April poll results*: Are (or were) you employed in the field of your USF degree? If not, why?:

  • I'm working in (or retired from) my major field. - 59%
  • I developed new interests after graduating - 10%
  • My bachelor's degree allowed me to pursue graduate studies in another field. - 6%
  • I couldn't find a job in my field - 14%
  • Other - 10%
  • *Results rounded



    Welcome New Life Members

    March 15 to April 15, 2017
    Rosana Almeida
    Elsie Anderson
    Fay Anderson-Went
    Patrick Barron
    Jeb Bjorn
    Phyllis Carlson
    Anurag Chaturvedi
    Uma Choppali
    Zoe Dekeles
    Carolyn DeLoache
    Meagan Eastman
    Cosmas Edwards
    Karla Edwards
    Elizabeth Fulghum Herman
    Julie Hill
    Sandy Hinds Jr.
    Emily Ann Johnson
    Brant Jones
    Andrew Kivela
    Jill Kletzel-Kalter

    Jay Krames
    Matthew Lazzara
    Michael Martinez-Colon
    Saraju P. Mohanty
    Tammi Neylan
    Kathryn O'Brien
    Mark J. O'Brien
    Duellyn Pandis
    Conrad Pawlina
    David Redman, PhD
    Beda Rojas
    Ryan Rothenberg
    Taylor Sanchez
    Amy Siler
    Stephen Strenges
    Kristen Truong
    Cindy Volpe
    Joseph Volpe III
    Tyler Weinand
    Terrance Went Jr.
    Mary Kate Williams

    Class Notes

    Victoria Fortugno-Oliver, '94, Named Empath Partners Director

    Amie Canter, '10, Shares 'Advanced Concepts' Teaching Method

    Anthony Gaenzle, '10 & '12, Joins Saxton & Stump

    Betty Viamontes, '95, '97, '03 & Life Member, Publishes Third Novel

    Shirley Whittle, '97, Invited to Join CLM

    Garin Flowers, '09 & Life Member, Wins 2017 AP Award

    Reba Cardillo, '91, Celebrates 20 Years As President & Owner of SPS

    Thomas Oldt, '72, Named 2nd VP of Florida Bar Foundation

    Dr. Jennifer Fergeson, '05, Sees Medical Article Published

    Vijay Vaswani, '04, Joins Bennett Thrasher

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