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EdTech Says Josh Murdock Is Worth a Follow

Thursday, July 1, 2021  A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses  Congratulations Josh Murdock, part-time faculty, computer programming and analysis, for being named to EdTech’s “2021 Dean’s List of 30 Higher Ed IT Influencers Worth a Follow.” Those names are considered the savviest higher education IT leaders, bloggers, podcasters and social […]

Celebrating New Publications of East Campus Science Faculty

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 A Message from Wendy Givoglu, Interim President, East and Winter Park Campuses Kudos to Andrea Rediske, professor, biology, and Majid Musnavi, part-time faculty, physics, for recently submitting and having articles published in scientific journals. Andrea’s article titled “Impact of COVID-19 Curricular Shifts on Learning Gains on the Microbiology for Health Sciences Concept […]

Sonia Pasqual Unveils Play at Rollins College Theater

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 When Sonia Pasqual, professor, theater technology, began working on her master’s thesis — a series of monologues, dance, painting and poetry that eventually formed a play — the nation was in turmoil. George Floyd had died at the hands of police in Minneapolis; Black Lives Matter protests had taken to the […]

Carmen Laguer Diaz Publishes Article on Puerto...

Thursday, June 10, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to Carmen Laguer Diaz, part-time faculty, anthropology, for her contributions to the field of archeology. Carmen, along with a group of other researchers, was recently published by Cambridge University Press. Titled “Shellfish Collection Practices of the First Inhabitants of Southwestern Puerto […]

Hank Van Putten Gives TED Talk on Racism

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Kudos to Hank Van Putten, part-time faculty, New Student Experience, for presenting a TED Talk on racism. Titled “When it Comes to Racism, Are You a Non or an Anti?” the talk carries an important message of equity. Watch the talk below. Hank has been presenting on racism and fighting for social […]

Kudos to Mark Hughes for Training Workers in The Bahamas

Left to right: BTVI’s Chairman Kevin Basden; Mark Hughes; Minister Lloyd and BTVI’s President Robert W. Robertson. Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Kudos to Mark Hughes, administrative manager, continuing and professional education, who recently received a plaque from the Honorable Jeffrey Lloyd, the Bahamas Minister of Education, in appreciation of his work with the Bahamas Technical and […]

Samuel Dunham Selected for CUPA-HR’s Wildfire Program

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Congratulations to Samuel Dunham, assistant director, employee development, for being one of 13 individuals selected to participate in the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2021-2022 Wildfire program, a 12-month leadership development experience designed for early-career higher education professionals. “I am truly excited about the opportunity, and it was […]

Edna Jones Miller Named a 2021 USF Distinguished Alumni

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses The University of South Florida (USF) College of Education has awarded Edna Jones Miller the Young Educators Alumni Award during its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Each year, the College of Education presents the Distinguished Alumni Awards to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments […]

The 2021 Innovation of the Year Goes to …

Left to right: Amanda Saxman, Joel Berman and Richard Weinsier. Not pictured: Steve Francis Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Congratulations to Amanda Saxman, professor, mathematics; Joel Berman, professor, mathematics; Steve Francis, professor, mathematics; and Richard Weinsier, instructional lab supervisor, whose innovation, A Free Open Educational Resource (OER) Based Intermediate Algebra Course MAT 1033C, has been selected for Valencia College’s […]

Edna Jones Miller Named Orlando Business Journal 40...

Thursday, April 8, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Congratulations to Edna Jones Miller, dean of students at the Downtown Campus, for being named one of the Orlando Business Journal’s (OBJ) 40 Under 40 honorees. Each year the OBJ recognizes 40 promising Central Florida business executives and professionals under the […]