October 22, 2008
Momberg Appointed VP of Advancement & CEO of USF Foundation
Joel Momberg has been appointed vice president of advancement and CEO of the USF Foundation. Momberg recently directed a successful campaign to help build a new $400-million hospital at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg. He will begin Feb. 2. For more information, click here.
Hyatt Appointed Senior VP of Business and Finance
James Hyatt has been appointed senior vice president for business and finance. He begins Nov. 17. For more information, click here.
USF Announces Name of Newly Formed College
USF is pleased to announce the formation of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences. The new college took shape in July as part of the university's structural realignment of academic units to better reflect USF's commitment to pursuing strategic priorities while strengthening the university's academic organization for the future. For more information, click here.
Winter Break 2008
USF will be closed for "winter break" in December. For more information, click here.
What's New in HR?
For updates on benefits, events and more from the Division of Human Resources, click here.
Resident Artist Series Oct. 26
The School of Music will host its next Resident Artist Series performance Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall (FAH101.) Tickets for all performances may be purchased through the CVPA box office by calling 813-974-2323 or online.
Monday Night Jazz Series Oct. 27
The School of Music will host its next Monday Night Jazz Series performance Monday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall (FAH101.) Tickets for all performances may be purchased through the CVPA box office by calling 813-974-2323 or online.
Fall Dance Concerts Begin Nov. 1
The School of Theatre and Dance will host its annual Fall Dance Concert Nov. 1, 6, 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. in Theatre I. Tickets for all performances may be purchased through the CVPA box office by calling 813-974-2323 or online.
USF Celebrates Research Nov. 3-7
The Office of Research & Innovation is hosting USF Research One the week of Nov. 3 - 7 to showcase the university's world-class interdisciplinary research, innovation and scholarly endeavors. Events include lectures, poster presentations, lab and facility tours, research displays, and more. For more information, click here.
2008 Heart Walk Nov. 8
The American Heart Association Heart Walk will take place Saturday, Nov. 8 at Raymond James Stadium from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. All USF faculty and staff are invited to join or start a USF team for your department/college/area. For more information, click here.
Levy Discusses Discovering Washington's Home Nov. 10
Philip Levy, professor of history, will present "Discovering George Washington's Boyhood Home," Monday, Nov. 10 at the Marshall Student Center, room 2708, at 7 p.m. A reception will follow. For more information about Dr. Levy and his research, click here.
Faculty & Staff Appreciation Event Nov. 15
The next USF Faculty & Staff Appreciation Event will be held Saturday, Nov. 15 at Raymond James Stadium, when the USF Bulls football team takes on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Faculty and staff may purchase discounted game tickets. For more information, click here.
Wright To Serve on African American History Task Force
Samuel L. Wright, student ombudsman and adjunct professor of Africana Studies, was nominated to serve as a member of the State of Florida African American History Task Force, an organization that serves as an advocate in implementing the teaching of the history of African people and the contributions of African Americans to society.
Jones Elected President of International Council of Fine Arts Deans
Ron Jones, dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, has been elected president of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD). Jones will assume the two-year term at the ICFAD annual conference Oct. 22-25 in Portland, Ore.
Sipiora Receives Award of Excellence
Phillip Sipiora, professor of English, was given the Robert F. Lucid Award for Excellence in Mailer Studies by the Norman Mailer Society on Oct. 17 at the society's annual conference. For more information, visit the Norman Mailer Society.
Weast Chosen for Selective Fellowship
Wade Weast, director of the School of Music, was selected as a Fellow to attend the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) "Rising Leadership" program in Portland, Oregon.