Know-a-BULL News
Week of 05/24/2011 - Issue # 164



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
 5/30/2011 Memorial Day - USF Closed
 6/3/2011 First Year Orientation
 6/7/2011 First Year Orientation
 6/10/2011 First Year Orientation
 6/14/2011 First Year Orientation
 6/17/2011 First Year Orientation
 6/21/2011 First Year Orientation
 6/24/2011 Summer A, Last Day
 6/27/2011 Summer B, First Day
 6/27/2011 CS_INFO_SESSION
* "Freshpeople 5 Events"

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Honors College

Dean's Update:

    Thesis permits have not been entered yet.  It will be several more weeks. Please do not worry and do not ask your advisor; s/he does not do that.


    The Honors College has moved to ADM 241.  We have significantly more space, including 5 classrooms.  Of course, there is a computer lab and a study lounge. 


     



  • Seats still available

    Seats are still available for Dr. Marshall&rsquos section of IDH 3100-023, for continuing students, on the topic of Medicine and Literature. The class is on Wednesdays from 9:15 &ndash 12:05.


  • University of South Florida/Lehigh Valley Health Network SELECT MD Program

    The USF College of Medicine is now accepting applications from prospective medical students for a program jointly created by USF COM and Lehigh Valley Health Network to prepare physician leaders to passionately serve patients and transform healthcare in the 21st century. 


    Read the entire announcement at the USF Honors College Health Professions Blog.


    Link: Honors College Health Professions Blog

  • Health Professions Application Workshops!

    Struggling with your personal statement? Frustrated with your application? Need help getting started learning about admissions tests? Go to one of our pre-health advising workshops!

    Applications (primarily AMCAS): 5/24/2011, 10:00am, CHE 301

    MCAT & Admissions Tests: 5/25/2011, 2:00pm, LIF 268

    Personal Statement: 5/25/2011, 3:30pm, CHE 101A

     


  • New Process for Graduation

    If you are applying to graduate Summer 2011, once you have submitted your application to your college of major, please notify us on the Honors Graduation page.  When we have verified your application status, we will notify you of your next step.


    Link: http://honors.usf.edu/graduation.html

  • Summer Medical Spanish Course

    USF AHEC is pleased to announce the offering of a 30-hour AHEC Summer Medical Spanish course.  This course is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 7th &ndash July 7th from 5:30 &ndash 8:30pm (at the College of Medicine, MDA 1096).  The cost of the course and materials is $75.00.  Please see the brochure below for more info.  The deadline to register is May 20, 2011.


    Link: Medical Spanish Brochure

  • Panama: Beyond the Classroom applications online!

    This Geographical Perspectives & Major Works/Major Issues course will include a voyage to the City of Knowledge in Panamá.   Students will synthesize their classroom and international experiences in order to learn about the social, political, and economic situation in the developing world, focusing on a comparison between the U.S. and Panamanian health care systems.   This course should appeal to students with a strong sense of adventure, a curiosity about our expanding global society and a desire to make a difference.  Honors College students of all academic levels and from all majors are encouraged to apply for the course.  Please return applications and direct any questions to Amy Sturrock, Academic Advisor, asturrock@honors.usf.edu


    Link: Application

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http://honors.usf.edu
(813) 974-3087


O.N.S. - Office of National Scholarships

  • 2012 White House Internship Application now open

    The U.S. Department of State's 2012 Spring Student Internship Program is now accepting applications!


    Click here (http://careers.state.gov/students/programs and choose either Graduate/Post-Graduate or Undergraduate) for more information and to start the online application process. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is July 01, 2011.


    You must be a U.S. Citizen and a student (a full- or part-time continuing college or university junior, or graduate student - including graduating seniors intending to go on to graduate school) to be eligible. Please read the program description and vacancy announcement for more information and for all requirements and qualifications.


  • Find out about Research in Africa

    Global and Collaborative Inquiry: USF Research in Africa – Thursday, June 2


    9:00 – 3:00, Patel Center Auditorium


    Two faculty colleagues from the University of Ghana, who will be visiting the USF Tampa campus in early June will be in attendance.  All faculty and students are invited.


    Link: USF World Website

  • Keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter

    Join the ONS Facebook Askmeabout Scholarships  and  Twitter at USFONS.  We will keep you in the loop with the most up to date information new scholarships, reminders of deadlines, and other important tips to give you the competitive edge.


ONS has information on a wide variety of Scholarships and fellowships for graduate study. Please check the ONS website and speak with Dr. Lucas or Ms. Carlton.

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http://twitter.com/usfons
Find us on Facebook
http://ons.usf.edu
(813) 974-3087


USF Honors College Student Council

  • Looking for

    We're recruiting 6 Honors LLC Mentors for Fall 2011


    Expectations-



    1. Act as a liaison between the Honors College and the residents in the LLC

    2. Attend Honors College Student Council General Meetings

    3. Pick 1 Honors Event that is already planned that you have interest in (ex. Afternoon with...), advertise, and attend

    4. One Semester commitment


    *Must be returning to the Honors LLC for at least the second year


    What's in it for you? We will waive your Honors LLC fee! It's also a great way to build relationships with those in the Honors College as well as the Honors LLC. Feel free to email me if you have any questions at lmbooth@honors.usf.edu


    Lisa


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http://honors.usf.edu/Honors_LLC.html
(813) 974-3087


Student Submissions

  • Florida Sea Grant

    Florida Sea Grant offers a wide range of scholarship and fellowship opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students. The Aylesworth Scholarship, for example, will pay a student up to $10K per year for the duration of their degree program and is open to any FL university student working in a marine related field.

    Go on Facebook, search for Florida Sea Grant, and &lsquolike&rsquo our page. It is the first such page that comes up on a FB search, and is the one classified as a &lsquouniversity&rsquo page.


  • Support Technician for Computer Labs

    This position requires substantial knowledge of computer hardware, software, and peripherals.  Knowledge of Windows operating systems and networking also is required.  The candidate will be responsible for preparing computers for connection to the computer network that supports the classrooms and computer labs by imaging or upgrading hardware and/or software.  The employee also provides desktop support for the labs, including setting up, troubleshooting or diagnosing issues with hardware, software, peripherals, printers, and networking and then initiates repairs.  The candidate must be available to work Friday evenings, some Saturdays, and daytime hours during the week.  Some lifting is required.

    Contact &ndash

    Mary Clift
    Computer Lab Manager
    (813) 974-6951
    mclift@usf.edu


  • Calling All Tutors!!!

    The Holcombe Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Biology II for Summer Session C!

    Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course.

    Applications should be submitted by following the link provided.

    Contact information:

    Andrea Cappello  Holcombe GA  acappello@honors.usf.edu


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Calling All Tutors!

    The Jenkins Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Introduction to Statistics for Summer Session A!

    Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course.

    Applications should be submitted by following the link provided.

    Contact information:

    Rochelly Ramirez: Jenkins GA Rochelly@honors.usf.edu


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Calling All Tutors!

    The Jenkins Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for General Physics I for Summer Session C!

    Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course.

    Applications should be submitted by following the link provided.

    Contact information:

    Rochelly Ramirez: Jenkins GA Rochelly@honors.usf.edu


    Link: Tutor Application

  • Employment

    The USF BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic is looking for an undergraduate student to work as a Clinic Manager.  Flexible hours approximately 20 per week.  Duties include scheduling patients, working with attendings and volunteers.  Training will be provided.  Spqanish fluency required.  For futher information, contact.  Fauzia Riaz at FRiaz@health.usf.edu.


  • Calling All Tutors!

    The Holcombe Scholars Program is looking for a tutor for Biology II for Summer Session C!

    Applicants MUST have an overall 3.3 GPA, taken the respective course at USF, and received an A in the course.

    Applications should be submitted by following the link provided.

    Contact information:

    Andrea Cappello  Holcombe GA  acappello@honors.usf.edu


    Link: Tutor Application


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