Monthly Archives: May 2011

USF-CI Co-sponsored Events at Two Middle Schools

USF-CI has been consistently supporting K-12 Chinese programs in the past, including teacher workshops and a statewide conference on February 18, 2011 (report Here). On May 26, we reached a higher level by co-hosting events at two middle schools of … Continue reading

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USF Student Wins Freeman Awards for Study in Asia

Andrea Farinas, USF student won a Freeman-ASIA award to study abroad for Summer 2011.  Ms. Farinas is USF’s first student in 5 years to be awarded the Freeman-ASIA, which awards up to $3000 to apply towards the costs to study … Continue reading

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USF Faculty Conducts Workshop in Vietnam & Visits South Korea

In May, Dr. John Gathegi, Professor in the School of Information, conducted a workshop on ‘Web 2.0 and the Use of Social Networking Tools in Information Service’ for some 20 faculty and staff members of the University of Social Sciences … Continue reading

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Marsha Louis – En Route to China

USF’s top contestant, Marsha Louis, who competed in the southern region finals of the 2011 Chinese Bridge Competition in Houston made USF proud as she placed second among eight university students.

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Interview with Dr. Karen Holbrook, Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation & Global Affairs

In November 2010 Dr. Karen Holbrook was charged with heading up international initiatives for USF. With the addition of this role she now oversees the Office of Research & Innovation and USF World (formerly International Affairs) to create an integrated, … Continue reading

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USF, UT and HCC to Host On-Campus Training for EducationUSA Advisors

EducationUSA Advisors work in centers around the globe actively promoting U.S. higher education by offering information and guidance about educational institutions in the United States. Spearheaded by Marcia Taylor, USF’s Director of International Services, the joint proposal was chosen over twenty … Continue reading

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