OACAC 2014 Comes to Tampa Bay
The University of South Florida, University of Tampa and Eckerd College hosted the 2014 Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) Conference.
Tampa, Fla. (July 11, 2014) – This week, the University of South Florida greeted over 1,100 international student advisors and university admissions staff from over 80 countries. USF is working with regional partners at the University of Tampa and Eckerd College to showcase the educational opportunities in the Tampa Bay area.
“USF is thrilled to welcome our colleagues from around the world to the Tampa Bay region,” said Vice Provost and USF System Associate Vice President for USF World, Roger Brindley. “USF’s focus on producing highly skilled global citizens provides an ideal platform to host this conference dedicated to supporting students transitioning to higher education institutions around the world.”
More than a year of planning lead by USF Student Affairs and the Office for International Admissions has gone into hosting such a unique conference. Participants attended a variety of events including professional development and educational sessions, a high school and college fair, and numerous networking opportunities. Over the three day conference, OACAC members had the opportunity to visit all three host institutions and ended the event with an evening reception at Busch Gardens.
University of South Florida OACAC 2014 Video: