Students

Student Spotlights

Below are some spotlights of current and former students with inspiring personal stories of leadership, innovation and academic achievement.


Heather Agazzi

Alumni Spotlight: Heather Agazzi, PhD
Alumna, School Psychology

Before entering the field of school psychology, Dr. Heather Agazzi was a collegiate track & field athlete who completed her bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Spanish at USF. After spending time with young children as a childcare provider, Agazzi began to garner an interest in the field of school psychology. 

Dr. Agazzi is now a pediatric psychologist and associate professor in the Section of Child Development, USF Pediatrics. She is also the internship director of the USF Health Internship in Professional Psychology at the Morsani College of Medicine where she supervises the clinical training of doctoral interns in psychology. 

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Joseph Latimer

Joseph Latimer
Graduate Student, School Psychology

As the son of a teacher and a principal, Joseph Latimer felt confident in his path to becoming an educator. However, after learning about school psychology, Latimer knew he wanted to positively impact students both inside and outside the four walls of the classroom.

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Gary Yu Hin Lam

Gary Yu Hin Lam
Graduate Student, School Psychology

As a doctoral student in the College of Education’s School Psychology Program, Gary Yu Hin Lam took his passion for working with individuals with autism and applied it to a career path that will help him change the lives of many students.


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Dale Cusumano

Alumni Spotlight: Dale Cusumano, PhD
Alumna, School Psychology

After earning two degrees from the University of South Florida's School Psychology program, Dr. Cusumano went on to serve at the National Implementation Research Network and the State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center.

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