USF World News
A Message to International Students
November 14, 2016
Dear International Students and Scholars,
On behalf of USF World, I would like to reiterate President Genshaft’s message shared with the USF community last Thursday. USF is a caring and inclusive community. Whether you are a domestic student from Miami or Minneapolis, or an international student from Mumbai, Moscow or Medina each of you is integral to the USF community. Our cultural diversity is our strength. (Read More…)
USF World Statement Regarding Recent Events in Paris
January 7, 2016
The University of South Florida is deeply saddened by the terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. Our sympathies go out to the French people, our French community here at USF and all those who lost loved ones or were shaken by these events. USF maintains a constant watch on world events in order to give our students, staff and faculty the best advice we can.
If you are currently traveling abroad and wish to reestablish your travel and security or seek further clarity around your current travel plans, please contact Ben Chamberlain, International Risk and Safety Officer, in USF World who will be an excellent resource for you.
Similarly, we recognize that members of the USF system community may be traveling internationally during 2016 and we want to reassure you that USF World monitors world events and maintains a 24/7 International Assistance Line (1-813-317-5815) for your use. You may also choose to contact Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org and he can assist you in ensuring you have appropriately considered your safety. As a reminder, please refer to the USF related student and business travel guidelines and services on our website.
Wishing the USF community safe travels,
Roger Brindley, Vice Provost and Associate Vice President, USF World
Globalizing USF’s Dance Program
July 28, 2015
Help is needed for USF dance students to make the leap to China this fall after hosting Chinese dancers this spring. | Read More
12 USF Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship for Summer 2015
June 8, 2015
From Costa Rica to South Korea, 12 undergraduate students will travel to all corners of the world this summer for a range of study abroad programs after they were each awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to be engaged with other cultures and languages, while furthering their studies related to each respective major. (Read More…)
USF Engineering Student Receives NSF Fellowships
June 5, 2015
Joel Cooper, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded two prestigious National Science Foundation fellowships to conduct research in Japan. (Read More…)
International Services Coordinator Honored with USF Apple Polishing Award
June 3, 2015
A USF Alumni Association tradition for more than 15 years, the Apple Polishing Award recognizes and honors members of USF faculty and staff who have made an impact at the university. Yet what makes this award so heartfelt is honorees can only be nominated by USF Ambassadors, student leaders who wish to distinguish key mentors during their academic careers.
Andy Dang, student program coordinator for International Services, was one of only 28 recipients this year out of the thousands of possible faculty and staff candidates across the university. (Read More…)