Know-a-BULL News
Week of 06/17/2014 - Issue # 319

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 and the Office of National Scholarships.

At a Glance

Upcoming Events

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 6/20/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 6/27/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 7/18/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 7/22/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 7/25/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 7/29/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 8/1/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 8/19/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 8/21/2014 Freshmen Orientation
 9/2/2014 Mandatory PSP cohort 14 meeting
* Freshpeople 5 Events
* LLC Events
* PSP Events
* TOE Events
* Special Scholars Events

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Honors College

Dean's Update:

    If you are registered for the first semester of Thesis in the Fall semester and you are not sure of what you wish to do, read on:

    We will once again have our Thesis Preparation course offered on Fridays from 9:00-9:50 here in the Honors College.  Three of our outstanding (and favorite) professors will help you determine and develop a topic and find a mentor, all in 8 weeks!  If you know what you want to do for your thesis, these sessions are not for you.

    You must reserve your space in the seminar series; the faculty can only handle a limited number of students.  If you are interested, email Dr. Fogel at:

  • New! - Medical Masters Program

    Did you know about the Honors College Pipeline program with USF Health? Please read below.

    If you are a pre-health student and unsure of what you are doing in the Fall 2014 semester, do consider USF one-year medical master's program that is designed to address common application shortcomings for future MD/DO/DMD/DVM/DPT/PA students. The application deadline is currently set for June 1, 2014, but will likely be extended until July 1, 2014, therefore allowing pre-health students ample time to get their applications in. If you are an Honors College student, you are encouraged to think about this option.

     Every year USF MCOM's pre-professional program accept students from virtually every state in the country and our graduates go on to health professional schools in every state as well.  If you are looking for an academic option beyond the typical post-bac program, and are hoping to not incur a massive amount of debt due to financing other second choice options that grant master's degrees, then this in-state master's program might be a good fit!

    If you would like additional information on this program, or have questions about the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Mejias at, or the Christina Brown-Wujick at, Admission recruiter/Advisor for the USF Morsani College of Medicine.

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O.N.S. - Office of National Scholarships

  • New! - Congratulations to Kelly Brabant

    Congratulations to Honors College senior Kelly Brabant! Kelly has been accepted to the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) summer intern workshop and associate program at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

    The Phillips Academy Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) is a highly selective program committed to increasing diversity in the nation's teaching faculties by identifying and mentoring members of underrepresented groups through the graduate admissions process.

    To find out more about IRT, please visit:

    Link: httpwwwandoveredusummersessionoutreachifroteacherspagesdefaultaspx

  • Congratulations to Denise Marton

    Congratulations to Denise Marton! Denise has been named a Pickering Graduate Fellow for 2014 by the United States Department of State and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

    Denise is one of only 20 undergraduate seniors and college graduates in the United States to receive the award. The fellowship gives up to $40,000 annually for educational expenses for two years, a paid internship with the Department of State and a U.S. Embassy overseas, mentoring, and a minimum five year appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.

    For more information about Pickering, please visit:

    Link: httpwoodroworgfellowshipspickering

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. Schumacher.

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Student Submissions

  • CBC at USF

    A new club has been started on campus: the Camp Boggy Creek Chapter at USF! In affiliation w/ the non-profit pediatric camp, this club focuses on volunteering & fund-raising for children with chronic & life threatening illness by participating in weekend retreats to Camp Boggy Creek! This summer we will be doing pediatric-oriented volunteering with both CBC and Shriners Hospital, for information about how to get involved email President Tabitha M. at ! 


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