Know-a-BULL News
Week of 03/09/2010 - Issue # 104

Here is your weekly copy of Know-a-BULL News. Please read this issue to keep up-to-date with all the exciting events and news from the USF Honors College, Undergraduate Research, and Resources for Educational Distinction.

At a Glance

Upcoming Events

RSS Feed Upcoming Events
 3/17/2010 Oral Presentation Skills Workshop
 3/18/2010 Tom Monkeby Presentation
 3/25/2010 An Afternoon with Tom Bernard
 3/28/2010 HCSC Spring Picnic
 3/31/2010 CS_INFO_SESSION
 4/1/2010 8th Undergraduate Research Symposium
 4/9/2010 4th Colloquium
 4/30/2010 Thesis Presentation Day
 5/7/2010 Honors College Graduation
 5/14/2010 CS_INFO_SESSION
* "Freshpeople 5 Events"

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Honors College

Dean's Update:

  • Environmental and Ecological Education Field School

    Indonesia, Sept 8th to Nov. 15th, 2010

    From volcano geology to highland agriculture studies to coral reef ecology, students can look forward to a range of coursework about the environment. With the current trends in sustainable development, the main objective of this field school will be to develop students environmental perspectives through hands on field work in an international setting. Also, the program introduces methods for promoting environmental and ecological thinking across all grade levels and all subject areas.

    Although led by Simon Fraser University, this field school program is partnered with Sam Ratulangi University ( UNSRAT), located in the Manado region, students will be studying near an epicenter of marine biodiversity.

    For more information, please go to the program website or contact me, Carlos Ormond at

    Registration deadline is April 15th, 2010


  • USF Golden Bull Award

    The Golden Bull Award recognizes the highest levels of leadership and contribution to USF. This award is given annually to undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify the best a USF experience has to offer.

    See criteria and apply online at the link below. Applications due by March 26th

    Link: Golden Bull Application

  • Health Profession Students! Facebook Page

    Want to stay up speed with current happenings with USF Honors College Health Professions Advising? Please join our new facebook page!

    Link: Honors Health Professions Students Facebook Page

  • 4th Colloquium

    4th Colloquium in the Electronic Life series: Reality TV shows, 04/09, 1:00 - 2:30, in the Honors Lounge. Go to the Honors Calendar to RSVP.

  • New Front Desk Sign In

    When visiting the Honors College, students will now need to bring with them their USF ID card. A new sign in system has been installed at the front desk to allow the Honors staff to better track the number of students seen, and reasons for visiting. Please remember to bring your USF ID card, and to sign in at the front desk.

  • Advising Appointments

    Registration for Summer and Fall 2010 begins March 29, 2010. First year students MUST have an advising appointment prior to registration. Please call the Honors College office at 813-974-3087 and make an appointment with your advisor as soon as possible.

  • Paid Internship/job

    Eumote Publishing and Promotions is offering exciting paid internship opportunities to qualified honors students in graphic design and marketing. Students will learn about the printing and design industry and get a chance to work on projects for some of the Tampa Bay area's premiere companies. Students will work on their own projects under the supervision of experienced artists as well as learn how to operate digital presses and book-on-demand technology. The skills students acquire during their tenure at Eumote will be invaluable to any career in design and marketing. Interested applicants should send their portfolio to or drop it off in person at 5101 E. Busch Blvd. Suite 8-9 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm).

  • Competitive Scholarships Deadline Update

    The Honors Competitive Scholarships Application is available online for continuing students. The deadline for applications is April 15th, so please apply before then. Questions can be directed to Ms. Lanier at

    Link: Scholarship Application

  • Physical Therapy Open House Schedule

    The School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences invites students to learn about the Doctor of Physical Therapy program by attending one of the following Open House events: Please RSVP to

    Thursday, April 15 from 6-8pm, Thursday, April 22 from 6-8pm, Saturday, April 24 from 9-11am


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(813) 974-3087

USF Honors College Student Council

  • HCSC Picnic

    Come and join the Honors College Student Council for our annual Spring Picnic! Dean Silverman will be grilling and HCSC will be facilitating games, canoeing and more fun!

    **RSVP online**

  • Committee Meeting Times

    Events: Monday 2pm - Honors Lounge
    Student Development: Wednesday 1pm - Magnolia Lounge (Magnolia D)
    Advertising: Wednesday 3pm - SVC 1037
    Volunteer- Tuesdays at 12:45 in the Honors Lounge.

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Student Submissions

  • USF Global Health Challenges - China

    The USF Global Health Challenges - China held from May 17-June 7, 2010, examines the health care system and issues relating to the world's most populated country. Students will hear lectures from English-speaking Nankai professors from a number of different disciplines and the program will take students to more than 10 site-visits in and around Tianjin, China.

    The cost of the program is $2000 and includes accommodation, site visits & lectures, entrance fees, Education Abroad T-shirt, emergency medical insurance, internal transportation and many meals. For additional program information, visit:

    Link: USF Education Abroad

  • Color your sole Toms Shoes event

    The Cuban American Student Association, in collaboration with other 20 organizations encourages USF students to order their white canvas pair of Toms Shoes, which they will be able to decorate during the Color your sole Tom shoes event, in an environment filled with cultural diversity, FREE FOOD, entertaining performances, FREE SHIRTS to the first 250 who attend (no purchase of shoes is necessary), music, along with fun activities. NO PURCHASE OF SHOES IS NECESSARY. This event is open to ALL USF students, however the purchase of shoes is encouraged. For each pair of shoes that is bought, another is donated to a child in need in an underdeveloped country.

  • Nourish International

    Nourish International is inviting you to play a leading role in creating solutions to global poverty by applying for our Chapter Founders Program.

    During the school year, Nourish Chapters run small businesses called ventures on campus to raise money, membership, and awareness. They then choose a compelling student-led project proposed by an international organization. Over the summer, students travel abroad to a local community to implement their chosen project as a tangible solution to poverty.

    Apply to be a Chapter Founder - Between now and April 21st Nourish is accepting applications for its Chapter Founders Program. This spring, we'll be selecting student leaders from campuses across the country to receive professional training, support and $500 start-up capital. To start your application, visit

    To apply, get more information or nominate a friend, go to

    Sincerely,The Nourish Team

    Link: Nourish International

  • Dance the Night Away and be a Miracle Maker

    Want to meet tons of new people and help the All Children's Hospital in St. Pete? Sign up today for Dance Marathon which will be held on March 27th from 12pm to 5am in the MSC Ballroom. Regular registration has been extended until March 5th for the low price of $15! After this date, the price goes up so sign up now! This 17 hour event will feature food, prizes, games, miracle families, and of course DANCING! Come help raise money for the children and have a blast!

    Remember: "Miracles don't just happen in the Movies!"

    Sign up today at:

    *Don't have a team of 10-25: NO PROBLEM!
    Sign up on one of our individual's team: Rocky and the Spirit Bulls; Team Green; or Team Gold

    Link: DM Website

  • Become a Student PIRG Intern!

    Stop global warming, improve public transit, fight hunger and homelessness, and increase student financial aid.

    As an intern you'll have an impact on issues that you care about and you'll learn valuable skills like working with the media, public speaking, and organizing large events.

    Sign up for an info session today.

    Link: Information

  • USF HPAC Committee Letter Application NOW OPEN!

    Attention Honors College Pre-Health Profession Students.

    Do you need a Committee Letter? The Application for the Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) Committee Letter 2010 is now available!!! This is for students who are applying for admission to health professions programs that will start in Fall 2011.

    Link: HPAC Website

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