Professor of sociology and director of the Immigrant Well-Being Research Center, Dr. Elizabeth Aranda is leading a research study that aims to study young adults with immigrant parents living in the Tampa Bay area to assess how they have done in terms of education and socio-relative outcomes when compared to native born Americans.
The USF College of Arts and Sciences’ Urban Food Sovereignty Group is set to host the 5th annual Tampa Bay Urban Food Sovereignty Summit on Oct. 12 and Oct. 15. The focus of this year’s event is “Food Sovereignty in the Food System.”
Aileen Rodriguez-Rogers, a distinguished alumna of USF and former member of USF’s Latin Community Advisory Council, shares her remarkable career and encourages others to actively engage in community advancement.
Doctoral student Glenda Vaillant Cruz shines a light on Latin American student experience in higher education
Doctoral student and Fulbright scholar Glenda Vaillant Cruz traveled to Spain to examine the Latin American student experience in higher education and reflects on the importance of her mentorship with Dr. Beatriz Padilla, director of ISLAC and associate professor in the Department of Sociology.
The Dean’s Student Leadership Society held an etiquette luncheon with host and CAS alumna Sashy O’Connor. Students learned a multitude of etiquette techniques to benefit to their professional development.
‘What Lies Beneath’ exhibit showcases investigation of unmarked burial grounds in Hillsborough County
The “What Lies Beneath” exhibit located in the Social Sciences (SOC) Waterman Exhibit Gallery at USF shares the results of a multi-year, interdisciplinary investigation into unmarked burial grounds in Hillsborough County.
Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman’s book “Second-Class Daughters: Black Brazilian Women and Informal Adoption as Modern Slavery” earns award from the American Sociological Association
Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman is co-winner of the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book award for her second book, “Second-Class Daughters: Black Brazilian Women and Informal Adoption as Modern Slavery.”
The USF Botanical Gardens is providing free admission to USF students, faculty and staff at the upcoming Fall Plant Festival to be held on October 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
First planner-in-residence class to receive award for collaboration with St. Petersburg Innovation District
An innovative planner-in-residence class that developed a neighborhood master plan for the St. Petersburg Innovation District will receive an outstanding student project award from the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association on September 6.
Memory screening program provides hands-on experience for students and important service to the community
Trained students have administered hundreds of confidential cognitive assessments to members of the community through a program that gives budding psychologists experience offering memory screenings.
Insights from directors, teachers, and students shed light on how the USF in London program can leave a lasting impact on the personal and professional lives of its participants.
September 1, 2023Community Engagement
Students and faculty from the USF College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) will host ‘I Belong: USF Week’ in September. The weeklong celebration—which held its first celebration last spring—aims to educate students about resources on campus, engage in building community, and cultivate a sense of belonging among students, faculty and staff from all backgrounds.
August 31, 2023Community Engagement