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Alumnus Wins at GRAMMY® Awards as Associate Producer

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Alumnus Wins at GRAMMY® Awards as Associate Producer
Congrats to USF School of Music Alumnus Zachary Bornheimer, who is now officially a GRAMMY® Award Winning Album Associate Producer for the album Data Lords by the Maria Schneider Orchestra. 

Krystle Lemonias headshot image

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Awards Student Krystle Lemonias for Spurring Social Awareness
Congratulations to USF MFA student Krystle Lemonias who received a First Place Award from the Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative, in cooperation with the Art Center Sarasota.

A child looks at the piece called Oscillation, New York, United States

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The Urban Conga Architecture Firm Recognized as an Architizer A+ Firm of the Year
Congratulations to USF School of Architecture and Community Design alum, Ryan Swanson (M.Arch 2013) and his all-SACD team, for their selection as the Architizer A+ Firm of the Year Award for Small Projects.

College of The Arts News

McArthur Freeman working on a tablet.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Professor McArthur Freeman Selected to Receive Inaugural USF Humanities Faculty Fellowship
McArthur Freeman, USF associate professor of animation and digital modeling at the School of Art & Art History, has been selected as one of a cohort of three faculty fellows to receive the inaugural USF Humanities Faculty Fellowship.

Fanni Green and Dr. Merry Lynn Morris head shot images

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
The College of the Arts is pleased to announce the appointments of Fanni Green and Dr. Merry Lynn Morris at the School of Theatre & Dance
Fanni Green, the first African-American woman to lead the Theatre Department, has been appointed Interim Chair for 2021-22. Dr. Merry Lynn Morris will serve as the Interim Chair for the Dance Program for the 2021-22 year. 

A close up view of the mural on the exterior of Harbor Hall in St Pete, picturing geometrically abstracted birds, fish, and a group of building in the center.

Monday, August 2, 2021
Harbor Hall Renovations Bring Upgraded Facilities and Updated Technology to the Graphic Arts Program
The Graphic Arts Program received a generous $1,000,000 gift from Josephine Hall that has allowed them to provide major renovations to Harbor Hall at the USF St. Petersburg Campus.