USF World News

OACAC Comes to Tampa Bay July 8-10th
July 7, 2014

The University of South Florida, University of Tampa and Eckerd College will host the 2014 Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) Conference.

This week, USF will greet over 1,100 international student advisors and university admissions staff from over 80 countries. USF is working with partners at the University of Tampa and Eckerd College to showcase the region and educational opportunities. “We are thrilled to welcome our colleagues from around the world to Tampa Bay,” said Vice Provost and USF System Associate Vice President for USF World, Roger Brindley. “USF’s focus on producing highly skilled global citizens provides an ideal platform to host this conference dedicated to supporting students transitioning to higher education institutions around the globe.”

More than a year of planning, lead by Student Affairs and the Office for International Admissions has gone into hosting such a unique conference. Participants will attend a variety of events including professional development and educational sessions, a high school and college fair, and networking opportunities. Over the three day conference OACAC members will have the opportunity to visit all three host institutions and will end the event with an evening reception at Busch Gardens.