We have a few spots left for Mr. Zimmerman's presentation. This is someone who runs the ad campaigns for companies you know and owns a piece of several major teams. Don't miss this!
Jordan Zimmerman is Founder and Chairman of Zimmerman Advertising, headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; the 14th largest-ranked advertising agency in the country, with published billings in excess of $2 billion. In addition, he shares ownership in both the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Hockey teams.
Since its founding in 1984, Jordan Zimmerman has grown his agency from its origin as a regional automotive advertising firm, into a national retail powerhouse with more than 1000 associates and 22 offices, providing extraordinary client service in virtually every retail sector. Zimmerman Advertising has garnered a reputation as an industry leader representing a host of highly respected national brands that include; Nissan, Jackson-Hewitt, Dell, Pep Boys, Six Flags, AutoNation, Crocs, Papa Johns, Lane Bryant, Miami Dolphins, White Castle, Lennar, Carfax, Wickes Furniture, Mattress Firm, hhgregg, Bank Atlantic.
Colloquium on 02/20
There is another colloquium next week, on Friday, 02/20. I think you want to see Bobby and the Chimps and then come for the discussion. Please look at the website and sign up.
Scholarship for you!
The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships through the use of internet-based quiz competitions and this semester, we are offering two unique scholarship opportunities for students at University of South Florida. The Business School Scholarship and Future Teachers Scholarship are designed to reward students for demonstrating their knowledge of the material they are learning in their classes. This semester's topics are Accounting and Classroom Management, respectively.
These scholarships are only open to students at select universities and University of South Florida is on the list because students from your school scored well in similar scholarships last semester. The quizzes follow standard textbook material and are scheduled to coincide with the midterm and final exams.
Business School Scholarship - $250
Future Teachers Scholarship - $250
Midterm Quiz: Available February 7 - 27
Final Quiz: Available April 4 - 19
(Students with the highest cumulative scores win the scholarship)
How to Participate
Students can compete at www.cksf.org.
For more information, please click on the following links to visit the scholarship informational pages on our website:
Business School Scholarship
Future Teachers Scholarship
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Link: Commong Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Summer/Fall 2009 Registration
Summer/Fall 2009 registration begins Monday, March 23. In preparation for registration, please call 813-974-3087 to schedule your advising appointment. If you plan to graduate in summer or fall 2009, please make sure to meet with your departmental major advisor prior to registration to confirm that you will meet all necessary requirements.
Spring 2009 Withdrawal Deadline
Please note that the last date to withdraw from a spring 2009 course without academic penalty is Saturday, March 14. If you are considering withdrawing from a course, please see an Honors Advisor to discuss potential academic/financial complications from the withdrawal.
What to do if your Honors Professor is not there when the class starts
Before anyone leaves, call the Honors College office at 974-3087.
A job for you
Earn some extra cash.....Help Wanted at Treat Street. We need Energetic Smiling Faces for Sampling Event. Demo food products during the 8 On Your Side Health & Fitness Expo - This is the Expo associated with the Gasparilla Distance Classic Run. Including cheese, nutrition bars, milk and others. Some foods require microwave preparation.
Friday February 26th 8 am - 9 pm
Saturday February 27th 5 am - 6 pm
Pay is contracted $10 an hour. Parking Garage Fee of $6 will be reimbursed. You will be paid via check on premise after your hours worked. Dress is white shirt, black pants, no shorts, capris are acceptable. Wear comfortable, covered shoes, you'll be on your feet on the uncarpeted convention center floor. Black apron will be provided.
Tampa Convention Center
133 Franklin St.
Contact Linda Dyer to find out more information and sign up.
Work all or part of the hours listed, let me know your availability.
Sacred Leaves Program
This year's Sacred Leaves program at USF is entitled "Comparative Mysticism of the Middle Ages" and includes a keynote address by Michael Sells of University of Chicago, a prominent scholar of Sufi spirituality. Dr. Sells' address will take place on Thurs. Feb. 19 at 7 p.m., in Traditions Hall at the Alumni Center, entitled: "Mysticism, Longing and the Erotic in the Writings of 13th-Century Sufi Master Ibn al-Arabi".
The line-up of symposium presenters includes emerging scholars from five countries, who will treat connections among Judaism, Christianity and Islam. For a complete schedule for 2/19-20, please visit: http://slgs.lib.usf.edu The symposium presentations will take place in the Grace Allen Room, 4th Floor, USF/Tampa Library.
All Sacred Leaves events are free and open to the public. We greatly encourage faculty and student alike to attend any part of the program.
The Latin American Medical Student Association
The Latin American Medical Student Association is hosting a wonderful opportunity for students interested in pursuing medical careers
February 27-28th, 2009
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Featuring talks on current health care topics, hands-on clinical skills sessions - suturing, phlebotomy, Kaplan USMLE Step 1 and 2 review workshops, pre-med seminars, and much more!
Internship Possibility with the National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute's Health Communications Internship Program is ideal for anyone graduating in May 2009 and looking for an internship that pays very well. Specific program information may be found on the attached link. The application deadline is March 3rd.
Link: National Cancer Institute
Interested in the FBI?
The FBI is interested in students with a number of backgrounds including the sciences. They will be on campus Wednesday, February 11th from Noon - 2PM in the Business Building Atrium. Students who are interested in internships and employment with them should feel free to visit with them at that time. The FBI and CIA are also both planning on attending the Public Service Fair on February 26th in the Marshall Center. More information on the Public Service Fair is available on the Career Center website www.career.usf.edu.
PRESENTERS FOR CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON
Dr. Yavneh is putting together a roundtable of students for the National Collegiate Honors College Conference in October, 2009. Since the theme of the conference is "Honors in a Global Context," she is looking for students who would like to speak about their international experiences combining volunteerism and research. If you are interested in participating, please email her as soon as possible, as the deadline is February 20th.
Link: NCHC Conference Site
National Collegiate Honors Council conference proposal submissions due February 20
National Collegiate Honors Council
October 28 - November 1
See Dr. Yavneh if you are interested.
Time is running out to submit your proposal for the National Collegiate Honors Council conference. The deadline for submission is February 20. Please visit the NCHC website to view the conference proposal pages for presenting your ideas. In addition to the inspiring location of Washington DC, the conference will feature exciting speakers, workshops, presentations and poster sessions. Proposals are being accepted in the following areas:
If you are interested in going and your proposal is accepted, the Office of Undergraduate Research will pay for your travel expenses!! Don't let this opportunity pass you by! For more information, please visit the NCHC website.
Link: NCHC website
Pre-Professional Health Honors Society
Attention Pre-professional Health Students:
Alpha Epsilon Delta; a Pre-Professional Health Honors Society will have a meeting Wednesday, Feb. 11th at 5:30pm in MSC 3708. Dr. Steven Specter, who is on the Admissions Committee at the USF College of Medicine will speak about how to be a great applicant for Medical school.
Don't miss out on this great speaker. You can also pick up an application and see what AED has to offer for you!
Free Food will be there as well!
Alpha Epsilon Delta
Advising Information Available Online
The Honors College Web site has seen some changes over the Winter Break. There is a new tab on the main menu for Advising information. Not sure what you need to graduate from the Honors College or how to fulfill your foreign language requirement? Click on the Advising tab to check it out! While you're there, be sure to click on Health Professions to visit the Health Professions Blog written by our very own Ms. Hill. There is a growing amount of good and timely information for those interested in a career in the health professions.
Link: Honors College Advising