Tampa Bay Business Journal Spotlights Fast 56 Recipients4/5/2017Audience is Part of the Show in 'The Flashlight Play'
Audiences for "The Flashlight Play" (pictured in rehearsal) will follow a trail of glow sticks into an unlit theater, use a password to get inside and choose how the play ends. Written by Ken Wesson, Theatre '16, it takes the stage Thursday through Sunday at the Silver Meteor Gallery in Tampa.4/4/2017Melissa Larkin-Skinner, '92 & '97, Appointed CEO of Cornerstone in Florida3/31/2017Assally Rattanachane, '13, Promoted to Associate at JPMorgan3/28/2017Oscar Winner Viola Davis to Speak at USF Sun Dome April 4
Academy Award winner Viola Davis will speak at the USF Sun Dome on April 4. The event is free and open to alumni, although students will have priority seating. Doors open at 7 p.m.; lecture at 8 p.m.3/27/2017Dick Puglisi, '64 & '69, Awarded 2017 Frances A. Stavros Award3/24/2017Margie Genter, '83 & '89, Nominated for 2 National Awards 3/22/2017Chris Redhead, ''86 & Life Member, Leads 'Top Advisor' Firm3/21/2017Claudia Reingruber, '80 & Life Member, Merges Firm3/17/2017Jessica Cronk, '10, Named 2017 Tampa Bay Woman of the Year3/15/2017Dr. Martha, '06, and Watson Ducatel, '06, Open Joint Practice in Brandon, Fla.3/13/2017Robert Kantor, '94 & Life Member, Appointed Senior VP at Zennergy, LLC3/7/2017Sarah Coit, '13, Named Semi-Finalist in Metropolitan Opera Auditions3/3/2017Meg Ross, '04 & '08, Inducted into USF CBCS Wall of Fame3/1/2017Allison Defoor II, '76 & '79, Inducted into USF CBCS Wall of Fame3/1/2017David Dalton, '93, '10 & Life Member, Inducted to USF CBCS Wall of Fame3/1/2017Cathelyn Gregoire, '11, Named Finalist for County Teacher of the Year2/28/2017Nazeem Bartman, '16, Drafted by MLS Team Vancouver Whitecaps2/27/2017Tyvi Small, '01, 04 & Life Member, Sworn in as Knoxville, TN Utilities Board Commissioner2/23/20172017 USF Fast 56 Awards Recognize Fastest-Growing Bull-Led BusinessesThe University of South Florida Alumni Association has identified the 2017 Fast 56 — the 56 fastest growing USF alumni-owned or -led businesses. With an average cumulative growth of 113 percent, this year’s winners represent a variety of industries, from health care to food to finance, and leaders spanning more than 40 years of USF graduating classes.2/22/2017Anthony Schuster, '05, Named VP of Physician Services for Mease Countryside2/22/2017Richard Heruska, '99 & Life Member, Named Entrepeneur in Residence for TB WaVE2/21/2017Tim Fitts, '94, Publishes Collection of Short Stories2/17/2017Brian Fender, '96 & Life Member, Joins "Legal Elite" List2/16/2017James Rowe, '10, Joins Washington Redskins Coaching Staff2/15/2017Vladimir Rodriguez, '86, Joins Accent Distributing2/14/2017Kaitlin Deutsch, '15, Awarded Research Fellowship2/10/2017Molly Murphy, '15, Named Executive Director of EA Therapies2/8/2017Sean Mainwaring, '09, Joins Lykes Insurance as Risk Advisor2/6/2017Brian Derby, '07, Awarded Board Certification by ABPS2/2/2017Rob Patterson, '09, is 2017 Pasco County Teacher of the Year2/1/2017Lukas Hefty, '04 & MA '08 USFSP, Receives Milken Educator Award1/27/2017Brian Quinn, '90, Appointed VP of Choice Hotels1/25/2017Dana Merritt, '80, Sees Study Published by Interactive Metronome1/23/2017James Hall, '85 & '02, Joins Pennoni's Winter Haven, Fla., Office1/18/2017Kathryn Deits, '72, Appointed Executive Director of Florida CraftArt1/16/2017Evan Burroughs, '13, Joins Jacobs Engineering Group 1/12/2017Peter Cardillo, '79, Certified by Florida Bar1/3/2017Brittany Spaziano, '08, Joins Lykes Insurance as Specialized Risk Advisor12/30/2016Mark Fernandez, '92, Joins USAmeriBank as Senior VP12/28/2016Anddrikk Frazier, '01 & Life Member, Named to Great Tampa Chamber BoD12/26/2016Patricia Hilburn, '69 & MA '74, Appointed Chief District Judge12/22/2016Stanley Kurek, '02, Joins Kelley Kronenberg Law Firm12/12/2016Stacy L. Carlson, '92, Selected as President of Pinellas Education Foundation12/8/2016Gray McEachern, MBA '83, Promoted at iAB Financial12/7/2016Israel Morejon, '88, Selected as Fellow in National Academy of Inventors12/5/2016Rodolfo J. Blandon, '93, Appointed Chief of Staff at Cleveland Clinic Florida12/1/2016Ernest D. Prentice, '68, Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from UNMC11/24/2016Lee E. Arnold II, '74, Receives 2016 Governor's Business Leader Award11/18/2016Brittany Marshall, '12, Named ORISE Fellow11/17/2016Richard M. France, '87, '94, & '09, Joins Florida Health BPHL11/15/2016Kelli Pry, '12, Joins USF Women's Golf Team11/11/2016Ercilia Calcano, '95 & '98, Honored by USF Latin Community Advisory Committee11/8/2016Lori Morgan, '83, Joins HelmsBriscoe Master's Club10/13/2016Chris Caddell, '96, Promoted to Properties Director 10/11/2016Joel Raney, '11, Sees Company Join INC 5000 List10/11/2016Luis Pieretti, '10, Promoted to Industrial Hygiene Manager10/10/2016Dr. Gail McDonald-Chang, '89, '00 & Life Member, Serves as President of Tampa Bay Area Dental Association10/5/2016Dr. Benjamin Osterrieder, '12, Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group10/5/2016Mary Lou Docksey, '00 & '02, Joins Envision Counseling Services10/3/2016David S. Barnes, `10, Announces His Engagement8/11/2015Richard Baskas, MA `10, is Education Specialist for Federal Prison8/11/2015S.J. Green, `07, Named a Canadian Football Top Performer7/16/2015Jennifer L. Griffin, `97, Named to Florida Legal Elite List7/16/2015Lt. Col Jessica Sullivan, `92, Retires from US Air Force7/16/2015Amber Hill, `02, Opens St. Petersburg Bar7/14/2015Bradley Biggers, MPH `08, Joins CDC's Ebola Response Effort7/14/2015Glenn D. Genereux, `93, Joins MF Lightwave as CFO7/13/2015Patricia Johnston, `68, Retires After 46 Years Teaching7/13/2015Katelyn Heron, `14, Wins Federal Training Center Internship7/13/2015James Gonzalez, `03, Named to Cancer Network Post7/9/2015Brittany Link, `08, Designated a '30 Under 30'7/8/2015Kris Dumpke, `14, Joins Coldwell Banker as Sales Associate7/8/2015Ashley Ehrman, `08, Joins Tampa YMCA Board7/8/2015Catherine P. McEwen, `79, Receives Bar Association Award7/8/2015Karyn Cunningham, `85, Receives Home Rule Hero Award 7/8/2015Ramesh Shah, `70, Publishes Memoir About Immigrant Journey7/8/2015Said Awad, `09, Becomes Charter Member of New Residency Program7/8/2015Justin Wilson, `08 Management & MBA `10, is VP at Washington Partners7/8/2015Andy Taylor, `09, is Director of Development for Native Plant Society7/8/2015Christopher Bray, `93, Joins USF Advancement6/29/2015Marion Yongue, `91, Weds Evan Earle Jr.6/29/2015Gregory Wright, `99, Joins Suncoast Hospice Foundation6/29/2015Chris Romine, `84, Tapped for State College of Florida Foundation Board6/29/2015Eric Ross, `01, Hired as National Development Director for Israeli Children's Home6/18/2015Drew Stoller, `94, is a 'Power Leader in Law & Accounting'6/18/2015John B. Price, `77, is Service to America Medals Finalist6/18/2015Michael M. Giel, `02, is Named a Florida Super Lawyers 'Rising Star'6/18/2015Mary Gibbs, `73 & MA `76, Earns State Planning and Zoning Award6/18/2015Danielle Walsh, MD `95, Receives International Medical Leadership Award6/18/2015Kelly Talamo, `00, Elected Business Women's Chapter Treasurer6/18/2015Robert Yurglich, Jr., `06, is New Harbor Tech CFO6/18/2015Sanjay Kurian, Math `96, Receives Law Institute Rising Star Award5/28/2015Marisol Silva, Political Science `14, Awarded Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship5/28/2015Life Members Edward Timmons, Mathematics `64, and Lynn Timmons, Elementary Education `64, Celebrate 50th Anniversary 5/27/2015Ligia Maria Cruz Espinoza, MPH `07 & PhD `10, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015Carrie Schramek, Finance `00, is Promoted to Controller at Property Management Firm5/27/2015Richard T. Hartman, Physics `88 & PhD `02, Named 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Jerry D. Brewster Jr., Communication `91, Promoted to Senior Vice President5/27/2015Gita Iranipour, MS Chemical Engineering `02 & PhD `04, Receives College of Engineering’s Distinguished Service Award5/27/2015James McKnight, DPH `14, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Erin LaSala, Dance Education `03, to Lead Florida Southern College Dance Program5/27/2015Hanifa M. Denny, PhD `12, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015David Scott, Civil Engineering `83 & MS `86, is USF’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015James R. Chastain, Jr., MPH `93 & PhD `04, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus 5/27/2015Angelica Williams, MPH `14, Named 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015Anthony James, Electrical Engineering `73, is USF’s 2015 Electrical Engineering Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Carol Ann Jenkins, MPH `96, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Maha Sallam, Computer Engineering `90, MS `91 & PhD `97, is USF’s Computer Science and Engineering Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Bucky Buchanan, Communications `82, Promoted to 1st VP for Wealth Management 5/27/2015Abdel A. Alli, Biology `03, MPH `04, MS & PhD `09, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Sherri Berger, MSPH `96, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Stanley Newton, Engineering `75, is USF’s 2015 Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Suresh Batchu, MS Computer Science `96, Receives College of Engineering’s Entrepreneurial Excellence Award5/27/2015Kathryn J. Gillette, MHA `03, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015Lauren B. Zapata, MSPH `99 & PhD `05, Named COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Stephen R. Cole, Wellness `93, MPH `95 & PhD `98, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015G. Scott Dotson, PhD `06, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Mark Cacciatore, Chemical Engineering `84, is USF’s Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Angelia Sanders, MPH `08, Named 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Robert Myer, Electrical Engineering `00, Receives College of Engineering’s Lifetime Achievement Award5/27/2015Jan J. Gorrie, MPH `86, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Anthony D. Escobio, Sociology `95 & MPH `00, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015effrey Hornick, Mechanical Engineering `07 & MBA `10, Receives Outstanding Young Engineer Award5/27/2015Tabia Henry Akintobi, MPH `99 & PhD `06, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Roy W. Beck, MPH `91 & PhD `93, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Melissa Bucholdt, Communication `11, Marries Daniel Armstrong, Chemical Engineering `125/27/2015Christine McGuire-Wolfe, MPH `00 & PhD `13, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Claudine M. Samanic, MSPH `99, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015Christi Hildebrand, Education `98, Named Georgia’s 2015 National Distinguished Principal 5/27/2015Winifred M. Holland, MPH `84, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015Natalia Diaz, Communication `04, is New Director of Marketing at Brandon Regional Hospital 5/27/2015Xiomara Zulay Hewitt, Chemistry `96 & MPH `98, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna 5/27/2015Shane Gunderson, Communication `89, Publishes New Book, Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement5/27/2015Karen Fox, MA Sociology `95, Publishes New Book5/27/2015Claudia X. Aguado Loi, `03, MPH `05 & PhD `12, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Shalyn Dever, Engineering, `04, is a 2015 Woman to Watch 5/27/2015Janet Matthew, Elementary Education `75, Joins Florida Capital Bank5/27/2015Kumar Ramachandran, MS Industrial Engineering `87, is USF’s 2015 Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Distinguished Alumnus5/27/2015Arlene Calvo, Chemistry `94, MPH `98 & PhD `05, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Natalia Vargas, MPH `10, was Named 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Rachel Nuzum, MPH `04, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015Philip T. Amuso, Microbiology `73, MA `75 & PhD `00, Life Member, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumnus 5/27/2015Arleen Spenceley, Communications `07 & MA `13, recently Publishes Chastity is for Lovers 5/27/2015Martha L. Daviglus, MPH `88, Named a 2015 COPH Distinguished Alumna5/27/2015