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Campus Leadership

Dean Charles Adams

DR. CHARLES ADAMS
DEAN AND PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH

Bio.

Dr. Adams came to USF in 2014 from the University of Arkansas, where he was successively Chair of the English Department, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Senior Director of International Education. He has published two books and numerous essays and reviews in his academic field of Early American Literature, and has taught many different courses in American and British Literature, World Literature in English, World Humanities, Native American Literature, and African American Literature. He is especially interested to promote international opportunities for USF students, having directed study abroad programs in several different countries over the course of his career. His completed his B.A. in English and Philosophy at Tulane University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Virginia.

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DR. LINDY DAVIDSON
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Bio.

 

Lindy Grief Davidson is a full-time instructor in the Judy Genshaft Honors College, where she focuses on medical humanities. She holds a B.A. in Communication Arts from Belmont University, an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Communication from USF. Her specialty is Health Communication, and she has significant personal experience navigating the healthcare system as the parent of a medically complex child. Dr. Davidson's dissertation research focused on spirituality and parental decision-making in pediatric palliative care. Other areas of study include disability, ethics, and communication in the health clinic. As a qualitative researcher, her methods include interviewing, ethnography, narrative, and autoethnography.

Dr. Davidson has taught courses on the Ethics at the End of Life as well as Global Constructions of Disability. She values an engaging classroom environment where students learn through reading, writing, discussion, and active exploration, often using her personal experiences as a parent, researcher and activist to provide real world examples for class discussions. Over the past twenty-five years, she has participated in relief efforts in Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Dr. Davidson received the 2016 Arthur P. Bochner Award for Outstanding Achievement in Doctoral Studies and was selected for the top submissions panel of teaching activities at the 2015 National Communication Association Annual Convention. In 2013, she received funding for her dissertation research through a competitive assistantship with the Center for Hospice, Palliative Care and End-of-Life Studies at USF.

Through her research and experience, Dr. Davidson has relationships with several area hospitals and hospice organizations with which she connects Honors students for thesis projects focused on medical humanities. "Would you Like a Map? Explorations in Hospital Cartography" (found here) offers a look at her research, personal experience and creative use of performance to disseminate research findings. Find out more about Dr. Davidson by reading her question and answer faculty spotlight.

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Sayan Basu

MS. CAYLA LANIER
CAMPUS DIRECTOR
SARASOTA MANATEE CAMPUS

Bio.

Cayla Lanier leads the expansion of the Judy Genshaft Honors College to USF’s Sarasota-Manatee campus. She has a passion for connecting with students to help them discover their potential, refine their goals, and pursue their purpose. She completed her B.A. in Marketing, with Honors College Distinction, here at the University of South Florida, and M.A. in Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Lanier is a Doctoral Candidate in the Communication department, currently completing a dissertation related to storytelling and sensemaking amongst Honors College students about their transition to college and identity as honors students. Her favorite thing in life is good conversation over hot coffee and cookies.

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thomas smith

DR. THOMAS SMITH
ASSOCIATE DEAN
ST. PETERSBURG CAMPUS

Bio.

Thomas W. Smith is Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of the Judy Genshaft Honors College at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. He holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the College of William & Mary and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. He has taught at USF since 2000. From 1997-2000 Dr. Smith was an assistant professor of International Relations at Koç University in Istanbul. During the summer of 1999 he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. He spent the 2007-2008 academic year at Stanford University.

Dr. Smith has published widely in the fields of human rights, international humanitarian law, and Turkish politics. His second book, Human Rights and War Through Civilian Eyes, was published recently by the University of Pennsylvania Press. His current research focuses on the destruction of Kurdish cities in Southeastern Turkey.

In addition, he is the author of History and International Relations (Routledge) as well as articles in International Studies Quarterly, Human Rights Quarterly, International Studies Perspectives, Journal of Human Rights, International Politics, International Journal of Human Rights, History of Political Thought, and Ethics & International Affairs, among other venues. His research has been reprinted in translation and in collected volumes.

Dr. Smith is co-founder of the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs, now a flagship event on the campus of USF St. Petersburg. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Holocaust Museum.

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DR. BENJAMIN SCOTT YOUNG
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

Bio.

Dr. Benjamin Scott Young serves as the Assistant Dean as well as a full-time instructor in the Judy Genshaft Honors College and the USF Department of Philosophy. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of South Florida and his B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy from Eckerd College. His research investigates the dynamics of perception, emotion, desire, and normative moral intuitions in relation to social and ecological systems. Ultimately, he aims to contribute to our understanding of human flourishing - with regards to the person, community, and environment.

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Senior Leadership

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DR. SAYAN BASU
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Bio.

Dr. Sayandeb Basu joined the Office of National Scholarships (ONS) as its new director in May 2016 from the University of the Pacific in California, where he was faculty in Physics and the Honors College. Dr. Basu is a theoretical physicist and has published on quantum physics, and on the physics of black holes for more than a decade. He experienced a global education, including in India, at the University of Cambridge UK, and at the University of California, Davis, where he obtained his Ph.D. Dr. Basu’s passion is nurturing students to become architects of their personal academic and professional goals. He had a successful stint at the University of the Pacific as the chief STEM liaison for the office of fellowships; He combined his love of culture, language, international study experience and mentoring skills to help foster the cause for a campus culture where faculty, students, and peers joined forces to make student success a habit rather than a cliché. At the University of South Florida, he brings this enthusiasm and commitment to the ONS, to make his office one of the key hubs of achievement and intellectual accomplishments for USF students.

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MS. GRACE BECK
ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR


Bio.

Grace graduated from the University of South Florida in May of 2016 with a B.A. in Mass Communications. She continued her studies at USF and received her M.S. in Marketing in December 2017. She worked at the Honors College as a Peer Mentor and Graduate Assistant and is a proud alumna. As an undergraduate, she interned in multiple USF departments, primarily University Communications and Marketing, where she found her passion for higher education marketing. As Admissions Coordinator, Grace helps recruit high-achieving students to the Honors College as well as oversees all admissions processes. Outside of USF, you can find Grace at improv class, trivia, the gym, or hanging out with friends.

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RENEA FORDE
DIRECTOR OF THE PROVOST'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Bio.

Renea Forde joined the Provost’s Scholars Program as its new Director in November, 2019. She has worked in student affairs for over 10 years, previously working with USF's  First Year Science and Pre-Health Professions students. As a first-generation American and college student, Renea has had the privilege of living in Brooklyn, NY where she was born, Orlando, FL where she was raised, and her parents' home country of Guyana, and understands the unique struggles of first time in college (FTIC) students. This perspective allows her to assist students in developing and navigating their individualized academic and co-curricular journeys here are USF, and successfully progress to graduation, and excel in their chose careers. Renea earned both her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Bachelors of Social Work from the University of Central Florida in 2007, and earned her Masters of Arts in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago in 2009. She has called Tampa Bay home since 2016, and looks forward to connecting USF students to opportunities available at the University for professional development, global engagement, service, and leadership.

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MS. AMY HARROUN
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

Bio.

Amy Harroun serves as the Communications and Marketing Director for the Honors College. She oversees the College's communication initiatives and serves as a liaison for key community stakeholders. Mrs. Harroun has more than a decade of professional communications experience, including work in business, nonprofit, and higher education communities. She holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida and a M.A. in Business Administration from St. Leo University.

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MS. JUDY KANE
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Bio.

Judy Kane leads the development effort for the Honors College as part of the USF Foundation advancement team. Ms. Kane connects individuals with a passion for supporting education to Honors College priorities including academic scholarships, studying abroad, and research projects. Whether to discuss an annual donation or planned gift for the future, Ms. Kane and the academic leadership of the Honors College are readily available at 813-974-1246 or kane@honors.usf.edu. Prior to returning to her alma mater in the fall of 2005, Ms. Kane worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay for 15 years as Vice President of Development. After graduating from USF with a B.A. in Mass Communications (Public Relations and Advertising), Ms. Kane spent 13 years working in the NFL at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Player Personnel.

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MR. REGINALD LUCIEN
DIRECTOR OF ADVISING


Bio.

Mr. Lucien joined the Honors staff in August 2006. Prior to joining the Judy Genshaft Honors College, Mr. Lucien was the director of a not-for-profit community technology center in Miami, Florida. He earned his B.A. degree in Communication from Florida State University and his M.A. degree in Education from the great University of South Florida. He loves all things technology and serves as the College's liaison to central Information Technology. Mr. Lucien serves as an advisor for pre-nursing, biomedical sciences, chemistry, and others pursuing a career in health professions.

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Faculty Team

Advising Team

Reginald Lucien

MR. REGINALD LUCIEN
DIRECTOR OF ADVISING

Bio.

Mr. Lucien joined the Honors staff in August 2006. Prior to joining the Judy Genshaft Honors College, Mr. Lucien was the director of a not-for-profit community technology center in Miami, Florida. He earned his B.A. degree in Communication from Florida State University and his M.A. degree in Education from the great University of South Florida. He loves all things technology and serves as the College's liaison to central Information Technology. Mr. Lucien serves as an advisor for pre-nursing, biomedical sciences, chemistry, and others pursuing a career in health professions.

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Mr. Arnaldo Mejias

MR. ARNALDO MEJIAS
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADVISING

Bio.

Mr. Mejias serves as an advisor for the Judy Genshaft Honors College's Articulated Pre-Health Programs, including 7-Year BS/MD, BS/PharmD, and BS/DMD Programs, the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Guaranteed Admissions Pathway, and the Honors Pipeline for the Master of Science Pre-Professional Program (MP3). He also serves as the university's coordinator for Early Admission & Dual Enrollment. After seven years as an advisor at SUNY New Paltz, Mr. Mejias joined the honors staff in 2005 and has since served a variety of roles. He earned a B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in Philosophy, from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. A lifelong learner, Mr. Mejias completed advanced graduate work in student development at the University of Rhode Island, earned an M.A. in Adult Education at USF, and completed a Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Ethics through the Morsani College of Medicine. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Adult Education at USF.

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Krysta Banke

MS. KRYSTA BANKE
ACADEMIC ADVISOR


Bio.

Ms. Banke joined the Judy Genshaft Honors College in January 2015, after serving as an Academic Advisor in Engineering for three years. Prior to that, she was a First-Year Enrichment and Study Skills Instructor and Success Coach at Rochester Institute of Technology. She advises Engineering majors, Jenkins and Holcombe Scholars. Ms. Banke has taught English in the United States and Mexico. She completed a B.A. degree in Philosophy from Guilford College and a M.S. degree in Education with a concentration in TESOL at Nazareth College. She is a doctoral candidate in English Rhetoric and Composition at USF. She loves helping people to make their dreams come true.

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Ms. Megan Braunstein

MS. MEGAN BRAUNSTEIN
ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Bio.

Ms. Braunstein graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Political Science and Chinese from the University of Florida in May 2013. After serving as a Language Assistant with the University of Florida’s English Language Institute teaching conversational English to international students at UF, she decided to pursue graduate education at USF. While serving as the Graduate Assistant for the Judy Genshaft Honors College Student Council for two years, she earned and subsequently graduated with her M.Ed. in College Student Affairs. Upon graduation, she took a job with Northeastern University’s N.U. in Program and led a study abroad program for freshmen STEM students to University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland for the fall semester. She is thrilled to be rejoining the vibrant community of the Judy Genshaft Honors College in a new, exciting role advising business, education, mass communications, pre-law, and social science students. She also serves as the Staff Advisor for the Honors College Student Council and is the Program Coordinator for the Genshaft Global Presidential Scholarship Program.

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Carter Harbert

MS. DEBORAH GRAÑA
PROVOST'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM ADVISOR

Bio.

Deborah Graña earned her B.S in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida in May 2014 and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in College Student Affairs from the University of South Florida in May 2019. During her two years of graduate study at USF, she worked as the Graduate Assistant for the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, specifically overseeing the Work and serve Program as well as co-advising the Bulls Service Break board. In addition to her responsibilities, Deborah also interned for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the USF in London Program. Deborah is passionate about an equitable education and ensuring that all students gain access to resources available that will lead to their success.

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Cayla Lanier

MR. CARTER HARBERT
ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Bio.

Mr. Carter Harbert earned his B.A. in Organizational Leadership from Maryville University of St. Louis in 2014 before moving to Tampa. There, he pursued his M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in College Student Affairs at the University of South Florida. During his two years of graduate study, he worked as the Graduate Assistant for Living Learning Communities in Residential Life and Education, served on the University Conduct Board with Student Rights and Responsibilities, and interned at Boston College, benchmarking their Residential Ministry program with other Jesuit and Catholic institutions. Carter also had the privilege of serving as a representative on the Public-Private Partnership (P3) Committee at USF that was tasked with reviewing and selecting a private housing development partner and plans for the new residential village completed in 2019. He completed his degree and joined the Judy Genshaft Honors College as an academic advisor for pre-health majors in Spring 2016. He loves dogs, Star Wars, and video games.

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DANI SOLUNA
ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Bio.

 

Ms. Dani Soluna joined the honors team in July 2017 and has since served in a variety of roles . Prior to joining the Judy Genshaft Honors College, Dani worked primarily in residence life at Texas A&M University – Commerce and at the University of South Florida.

Dani earned her B.S. in Hospitality, Recreation, and Resort Management from the University of West Florida and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in College Student Affairs from the great University of South Florida (GO BULLS).

Dani is a first-generation college student who loves helping current students through all the highs and lows of their collegiate journey! Dani currently advises all honors students on the St. Petersburg campus.

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meg stowe

MEGAN STOWE
ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Bio.

Megan Stowe is a Doctoral candidate in English Literature, and holds a B.A. (SUNY Stony Brook) and M.A. (Florida Atlantic University) in English. For over fifteen years, Megan taught high school and college English and wrote curriculum for technical and professional communication in the sciences. She serves as the Secretary for the CISOGI Presidential Advisory Board and is a member of the University Academic Integrity Review Board. Megan joins the Honors College from Biomedical Sciences advising, and currently advises for Engineers and students pursuing health professions. In addition to helping students navigate their personal, educational, and professional goals, Megan develops programming for and oversees the Judy Genshaft Honors College Living Learning Community in Juniper Hall. She loves collaborating with her students to build strong relationships and community ties, and looks forward to seeing her students realize their dreams.

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College Staff

Grace Beck

MS. GRACE BECK
ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Bio.

Grace graduated from the University of South Florida in May of 2016 with a B.A. in Mass Communications. She continued her studies at USF and received her M.S. in Marketing in December 2017. She worked at the Honors College as a Peer Mentor and Graduate Assistant and is a proud alumna. As an undergraduate, she interned in multiple USF departments, primarily University Communications and Marketing, where she found her passion for higher education marketing. As Admissions Coordinator, Grace helps recruit high-achieving students to the Honors College as well as oversees all admissions processes. Outside of USF, you can find Grace at improv class, trivia, the gym, or hanging out with friends.

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Joan Field

MS. JOAN FIELD
ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN

Bio.

Ms. Field joined the Honors College staff as the Academic Services Administrator in January of 2005, before being promoted to Assistant to the Dean in October of 2014. She assists with Honors College class scheduling, hiring, student permits, thesis paperwork, and works with Ms. Hsieh on payroll and fiscal/budget matters. She assists the Dean with a number of responsibilities to support him in the administration of the College. Previously, Ms. Field worked for more than 12 years at a private school for gifted and talented students with the last five years spent as school administrator. Ms. Field earned her B.S. degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing from the University of Florida.

 

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Mark Friday

MR. MARK FRIDAY
STAFF ASSISTANT

Bio.

Mr. Friday is the Honors Staff Assistant. He is in the main Honors office, ALN 241, and will be the first person to greet you. Mr. Friday answers and directs incoming calls, distributes mail, and assists the staff.

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Cathy Hsieh

MS. CATHY HSIEH
BUSINESS FISCAL ANALYST

Bio.

Ms. Hsieh joined the Honors staff in December 2010. Prior to joining the Honors College, she worked in the Anchin Center as a fiscal specialist. She received her M.S. in Accounting from the University of West Florida. Ms. Hsieh handles business support services and fiscal requirements for the Honors College.

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Marco

MR. MARCO NARDIELLO
DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Bio.

Marco graduated from the University of South Florida in May of 2016 with a B.A. in History. Prior to graduating, he worked as a Student Assistant and Peer Mentor in the Honors College. As Development Specialist, Marco works for the USF Foundation in donor relations, fund management, and scholarship administration. Marco has also previously participated in USF’s Common Reading Experience Selection Committee and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Outside of USF, his hobbies include playing guitar, reading, and pet-sitting.

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Office of National Scholarships Team

Sayan Basu

DR. SAYAN BASU
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Bio.

Dr. Sayandeb Basu joined the Office of National Scholarships (ONS) as its new director in May 2016 from the University of the Pacific in California, where he was faculty in Physics and the Honors College. Dr. Basu is a theoretical physicist and has published on quantum physics, and on the physics of black holes for more than a decade. He experienced a global education, including in India, at the University of Cambridge UK, and at the University of California, Davis, where he obtained his PhD. Dr. Basu’s passion is nurturing students to become architects of their personal academic and professional goals. He had a successful stint at the University of the Pacific as the chief STEM liaison for the office of fellowships; He combined his love of culture, language, international study experience and mentoring skills to help foster the cause for a campus culture where faculty, students, and peers joined forces to make student success a habit rather than a cliché. At the University of South Florida, he brings this enthusiasm and commitment to the ONS, to make his office one of the key hubs of achievement and intellectual accomplishments for USF students.

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Lauren Chambers

MS. LAUREN CHAMBERS
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Bio.

Ms. Chambers joined the Honors College in 2008, and the Office of National Scholarships in 2011. She is currently the Associate Director of the Office of National Scholarships (ONS), and the Fulbright Program Advisor (FPA) for USF. Ms. Chambers has lived in the Tampa Bay area for over 20 years and received her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Florida. She is a member of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors (NAFA) and has presented at NAFA conferences on the connection between appreciative advising and fellowships advising. Ms. Chambers published an article in the Journal of Appreciative Education titled “The Subtleties of Appreciative Advising: Expanding Practices Beyond the Conversation.”

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Jessica Ellis

MS. JESSICA ELLIS
COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING OFFICER

Bio.

Ms. Ellis joined the Office of National Scholarships as Communications & Marketing Officer in January 2017. Her prior experience includes creation of innovative marketing plans, promotional material, and social media strategy. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and Master of Business Administration in Marketing. Her passion for identifying new ways to engage students and transform marketing strategies inspired her to share her work at local symposiums. As an advocate for student success, she presented at two Florida conferences on student retention and engagement – FLACADA 2016 and VIP 2016. Jessica is a Florida native and an alumnus of USF. She is proud to call the Tampa Bay area her home.

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Lauren Bartshe

MS. LAUREN BARTSHE-HANLEN
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Bio.

Lauren Bartshe-Hanlen joined the Office of National Scholarships (ONS) in May 2017. Lauren has earned a bachelor's degree in German from Hendrix College (Arkansas) and master's degree in German Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She received multiple study grants to Germany, Poland, and the Netherlands, including a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany in 2010-11. At ONS, Lauren looks forward to connecting students with experiential learning opportunities that align with their academic, professional, and personal goals, and assisting with the preparation of globally-focused prestigious scholarships.

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Lauren Roberts

MS. LAUREN ROBERTS
ASSISTANT SCHOLARSHIP ADVISOR


Bio.

Ms. Roberts joined the Office of National Scholarships as Assistant Scholarship Advisor in October 2017. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and biology from Denison University. She will be completing her Masters in Education in May 2018, focusing on College Student Affairs. She studied abroad in Kenya and Tanzania as an undergraduate and has wanted to work in international education ever since! She is excited to help students have amazing experiences that will change their lives forever.

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Provost's Scholarship Program Staff

Deborah Grana

RENEA FORDE
DIRECTOR OF THE PROVOST'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Bio.

Renea Forde joined the Provost’s Scholars Program as its new Director in November, 2019. She has worked in student affairs for over 10 years, previously working with USF's First Year Science and Pre-Health Professions students. As a first-generation American and college student, Renea has had the privilege of living in Brooklyn, NY where she was born, Orlando, FL where she was raised, and her parents' home country of Guyana, and understands the unique struggles of first time in college (FTIC) students. This perspective allows her to assist students in developing and navigating their individualized academic and co-curricular journeys here are USF, and successfully progress to graduation, and excel in their chose careers. Renea earned both her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Bachelors of Social Work from the University of Central Florida in 2007, and earned her Masters of Arts in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago in 2009. She has called Tampa Bay home since 2016, and looks forward to connecting USF students to opportunities available at the University for professional development, global engagement, service, and leadership.

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Debbie

 MS. DEBORAH GRAÑA
PROVOST'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM ADVISOR

Bio.

Deborah Graña earned her B.S in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida in May 2014 and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in College Student Affairs from the University of South Florida in May 2019. During her two years of graduate study at USF, she worked as the Graduate Assistant for the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, specifically overseeing the Work and serve Program as well as co-advising the Bulls Service Break board. In addition to her responsibilities, Deborah also interned for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the USF in London Program. Deborah is passionate about an equitable education and ensuring that all students gain access to resources available that will lead to their success.


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