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Matthew López on stage accepting Tony Award. Image © 2021 CBS broadcast network

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Alumnus Matthew López wins Tony Award for Best Play
Matthew López scored his first Tony Award on Sunday night for his play, “The Inheritance.” Lopez is also the first person of Latin descent to win the Tony Award for Best Play.

Krystle Lemonias headshot image

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Krystle Lemonias promotes Visions in Black Initiative
Artists Jesse Clark and Krystle Lemonias were selected to coordinate the program at area-based colleges and higher education institutions.

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. 

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.