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Student & Alumni News

ground breaking ceremony for mini homes for homeless veterans
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Breaking Ground on Student-designed Tiny Homes for Homeless Veterans
On Veterans’ Day, the USF School of Architecture and Community Design and local non-profit Celebrate Outreach broke ground on what will be the first USF student-designed mini home to be built for a homeless veteran in St. Petersburg.

portrait of Simon Lasky
Friday, November 09, 2018

Jazz Graduate Student Simon Lasky Nominated for a British Composer Award
USF jazz graduate student Simon Lasky is nominated for a British Composer Award for his composition “Close To Ecstasy.”
rending of mini house designed by Yesenia Vega and Nicole Harner

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
USF Architecture Students Design Mini Homes for Homeless Veterans
On Veteran’s Day 2018, the USF School of Architecture and Community Design and Pinellas nonprofit Celebrate Outreach break ground on the first house of the Mini Homes Design Collaboration, a project that leverages USF student-designed mini homes as a solution to veteran homelessness in the community.

College of The Arts News

photo of Bob McCormick
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Bringing the beats to Lake Wales
Professor of music Robert McCormick hosts a free masterclass and conducts students of the USF Percussion and Marimba Ensembles in concert on November 9th at the Lake Wales Arts Center.
portrait of Andee Scott in front of a black background

Wednesday, November 07, 2018
USF Dance Professor Andee Scott Brings Dance to New Spaces in the Community
USF Dance Professor Andee Scott works to make dance more accessible and engaging through local pop-up and site-specific dance performances in St. Petersburg.

photo of Bradlee Shanks house after Hurricane Michael
Monday, October 15, 2018
USF Art Professor Bradlee Shanks Rides Out Hurricane Michael in a House He Built
Bradlee Shanks, USF professor in printmaking and drawing, hunkered down in his hurricane-resistant house off the coast of the Florida panhandle as Hurricane Michael passed over the area last week.