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Dance professor unites communities of all languages and abilities
When Andrew Carroll is not teaching ballet at USF, he's using dance as a language in his PSA videos or as an exercise for people with Parkinson's disease.
April 25, 2023University News
USF iPad band launches international tour
The University of South Florida’s iPad band, Touch, is taking its interactive musical show on the road as part of the “Turn the Quiet Down” tour. Audience participation is a key part of the band’s concerts, creating a lively experience where everyone is on their feet.
March 30, 2023Student Success, University News
USF alumna Beverly Frank named president of the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects
Growing up in St. Petersburg, Beverly Frank was more concerned with helping support her family than dreaming about what her own future might hold. She got a full-time job in a Chinese restaurant at age 12, and later went on to work in the insurance industry.
March 9, 2023University News
USF dance professor puts a spotlight on societal issues through choreography
Jeanne Travers fell in love with USF’s university community for all its possibilities to work as a professional performer while also teaching a new generation of artists.
March 2, 2023University News
USF School of Music offers free classes to the community
The USF School of Music has launched two, 10-week courses for free as a part of its USF Community Music Project. Open to nearly all ages and levels, this semester’s courses are Shades of Broadway and Beatmakers Club.
February 21, 2023University News
USF associate professor embraces AI to create art that explores alternate realities
From drawing to sculpting, to photography, video, animation and 3D printing, McArthur Freeman’s artwork explores the Black diaspora. His diverse methods inspire students to pursue careers in the fine arts and entertainment fields.
February 17, 2023University News
USF College of The Arts inspires local K-12 students through new outreach program
The University of South Florida College of The Arts is piloting an outreach program to bring interactive music, theater and dance performances to students in Hillsborough County Public Schools – a reflection of USF’s commitment to community engagement.
February 1, 2023Community Partnerships, University News
USF student illustrates children’s book for NASA
Andrea Coloma has interned with NASA five times, working on a variety of 2D and 3D illustration and animation projects. Her fifth internship concluded with the creation of an educational children's book about the Artemis I mission.
January 13, 2023Student Success, University News
All USF College of The Arts performances to be offered for free
Effective immediately, USF’s College of The Arts will now offer tickets to all of its events free of charge. In addition, the college will begin to schedule some weekday matinees to provide options for individuals who may not be able to attend evening or weekend performances.
September 8, 2022University News
USF offers first look at new creative space with Contemporary Art Museum expansion into St. Petersburg
Build-out underway for a new gallery in the Warehouse Arts District.
February 21, 2022University News
Arts programming expands at USF’s St. Petersburg campus
Several courses focused on the arts industry and architecture will be offered for the first time on USF’s St. Petersburg campus starting this fall semester.
July 19, 2021University News
Keeping the performing arts performing during a pandemic
As theaters and performance halls remain shuttered due to COVID-19, a University of South Florida dance professor is exploring new ways to connect the public to the art of movement.
October 6, 2020University News