Recent News

USF Preeminence. A New Era.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

USF Officially Designated as "Preeminent" by the Florida Board of Governors

Historic achievement places USF in the top category of Florida's universities and comes with millions of dollars in new funding that will benefit the Tampa Bay region's future.


Student & Alumni News

portraits of Patrick Cooper and Christopher Burns
Monday, June 25, 2018
Research by Two Music Education Doctoral Students Wins 1st Place Poster Prize at Statewide Research Symposium
Patrick Cooper, USF music education doctoral student, is the 1st place winner of the Arts and Humanities poster award at the State Graduate Research Symposium in Tallahassee in April for a music education research project he completed with fellow USF doctoral student Christopher Burns.

Zachary Bornheimer looks at sheet music in his hands with a saxophone to his left in a studio portait
Monday, May 14, 2018
Alumnus Zachary Bornheimer Wins International Composition Competition, Collaborates with the Best in Jazz
Music alumnus Zachary Bornheimer is a winner of the Ravinia Festival Bridges competition for his piece Haunted Lullaby of the Forgotten, which will be performed June 9 in Highland Park, IL. His recent collaborations include doing copywork for Maria Schneider and Tommy Goodman as well as performing alongside Chick Corea.

woman walks while wearing dress made by artist Jono Vaughan for her project Project 42
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Works by MFA Alumna Jono Vaughan on View at Seattle Art Museum
Artwork from USF MFA alumna Jono Vaughan's Project 42, a project comprising handmade garments and live performances commemorating the lost lives of transgender people, are on view at the Seattle Art Museum through August 5.

College of The Arts News 

Jefferson High School students pose for a photo at the USF Contemporary Art Museum
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
'My Art My Way' Program Empowers Students With Disabilities to Explore Artistic Potential
VSA Florida partners with Hillsborough County Public Schools and the USF Contemporary Art Museum to empower students with disabilities to explore their artistic skills and express themselves creatively through art.

album art for Robert McCormick's album that reads "Kid Stuff: Soli for Piano with Percussion Orchestra. McCormick Percussion Group."
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Professor Robert McCormick's "Kid Stuff" Album Ranked in Top 5 at Canadian Radio Station
Professor of Percussion Robert McCormick's new album Kid Stuff is named one of the Top 5 Classical Albums by CFBX Campus and Community Radio in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Tom Brantley solos on trombone during a concert at the USF Music Concert Hall
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Professor of Trombone Tom Brantley Authors New Book "Stylistic Etudes for Trombone"
Professor Tom Brantley is the author of the new book Stylistic Etudes for Trombone, the second of two volumes available now from Carl Fischer Publishers.