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USF music students in front of Notre-Dame in Paris
Thursday, August 29, 2019

USF Jazztet and Trombone Band Perform at 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France
This summer, USF music students took a trip to France where they performed at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the England vs Norway soccer game. They also performed at the Jazz à Vienne music festival and rehearsed with students at the Paris College of Music.
portrait of Grace Byers
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
USF Theatre Alumna and "Empire" Star Grace Byers to Perform in "Epiphany" with Ireland's Druid Theatre Company
Grace Byers (BA in Theatre Arts, 2006), best known for playing Anika Calhoun in the Fox TV show Empire, will perform in Brian Watkin's upcoming play Epiphany with Ireland's renowned Druid Theatre Company.

Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran presents Dakeyan Graham with a $20,000 oversized check at an awards ceremony in Orlando on July 19, 2019
Monday, July 22, 2019
USF Music Education Alumnus Dakeyan Graham Named 2020 Florida Teacher of the Year
On Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran named Tampa band director Dakeyan Graham the 2020 Florida Teacher of The Year at an awards ceremony in Orlando. Graham received his Ph.D. in music education from USF in 2015.

College of The Arts News

architecture student presents and stands in front of maps showing vulnerabilities in Hillsborough County
Friday, September 13, 2019
USF Community Design Researchers Conduct Comprehensive Climate Vulnerability Study in Hillsborough County
The USF Florida Center for Community Design and Research, part of the College of The Arts School of Architecture and Community Design, is conducting the Community Vulnerability Study, a comprehensive study of local sea level rise and flooding vulnerabilities sponsored by Hillsborough County.

Chuck Owen studio portrait with black and grey gradient background
Thursday, August 29, 2019
WUSF News: Chuck Owen Unveils New Jazz Band and his Role in It
This week, composer and USF distinguished professor of jazz studies Chuck Owen unveiled his new sextet, ReSurgence, and surprised listeners by performing on piano in concert at the HCC Ybor campus.

colorful house installation

Thursday, August 01, 2019
USF Institute for Research in Art Presents Free Artist Talk at Tampa Theatre
On Tuesday, September 10 at 7pm, the USF Institute for Research in Art, part of the College of The Arts, is pleased to present Stink! Stank! Stunk!, a free artist talk with celebrated conceptual artist Alex Da Corte.