C-SPAN Comes to Campus Monday

Interactive Campaign 2012 Bus makes a stop between Sessums Mall and Library.



TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2012) – University of South Florida students will join the thousands who have toured the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus when it stops at the Tampa campus on its “Road to the White House” tour, named after C-SPAN’s signature political program.


Visit the bus on:


Monday, Jan. 30

11 am – 1:00 pm

Parked near Sessums Mall and the Library

(east end of USF Apple Drive)


The interactive Campaign 2012 Bus is traveling the country to promote and enhance C-SPAN’s extensive resources and political coverage by stopping at major political events, such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states, and meeting with voters on the campaign trail.  Additionally, the bus will tour state capitals, visit community events, and host students and teachers around the nation, giving them an inside look at C-SPAN’s comprehensive educational and political resources. 


Bus visitors will learn about the following programming and resources via HD TVs, touch screen computers, laptops and mobile devices: 


  • C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 website, including video of candidates and campaign events, information on key state races and the electoral college and ways to follow the social media related to the campaign
  • C-SPAN’s in-depth public affairs event coverage
  • C-SPAN’s Web offerings, including archived video going back to 1987 through C-SPAN’s vast Video Library and Congressional Chronicle
  • Many ways to connect with C-SPAN on the go including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube, XM Radio, and iPhone and Blackberry apps


For more information about the bus or the Road to the White House tour, visit http://www.c-span.org/bus/ or www.c-span.org/Campaign2012.