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Payroll Tax Cut Set to Expire

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Congress must approve an extended reduction to avoid a 2% tax increase in 2012.

The USF Community Giving Tree Needs Your Help

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Sponsors are still needed to provide gifts to more than 150 children.

Retirement Plan Limits Increase in 2012

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Contribution limits will rise to adjust for higher cost of living.

Outstanding Staff Award Applications Due Feb. 3

Thursday, December 08, 2011

If you know an outstanding employee, submit a nomination today.

Third December Paycheck Distributed Thursday, Dec. 29

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Live checks will be mailed instead of held in Human Resources office.

USF Tampa Bay Logo Option

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

In an effort to offer clarity about this issue, University Communications has crafted this Q&A.

USF Hazing Policy

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Hazing in any form -- on or off campus -- is strictly forbidden.

Technology Fee Deadline Feb. 14

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

USF IT will soon be accepting proposals for the next cycle of Technology Fee funding.

USF Computer Store Launches New Website

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

New site launches just in time for holiday shopping.

USF Faculty and Staff Campaign

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

View the new USF Faculty and Staff Campaign video today.

USF's Heart Walk Campaign Raises almost $40,500

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Nearly 370 students, faculty and staff participated, raising almost $40,500 to support heart disease and stroke research and education.

ResearchOne Events: Dec. 1 - 13

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Highlights include a lecture on nursing home policies and workshops for research administrators.

Correct Mistakes Made During Open Enrollment Now - Dec. 9

Thursday, December 01, 2011

If you notice a mistake on your benefits summary, you can correct it now - Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

Change in Benefit Deductions for December Paychecks

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Due to open enrollment ending later than usual, the deduction schedule will be adjusted for Dec. paychecks.

USF Scholar Commons is Extending USF's Global Reach

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Service is a showcase for the university's research and creative output.

Celebrating the Pink Warriors in Our Lives

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Administrative Services employees seek to create awareness about the importance of breast cancer screenings.

Save Money at Office Depot on Your Personal Purchases

Thursday, November 17, 2011

This discount program offers an average of seven percent below retail pricing on purchases made with your registered credit card at any Office Depot retail store.

USF Community Giving Tree

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Employees are invited to celebrate the gift of giving with the USF Community Giving Tree.

USF Faculty and Staff Tailgate Saturday, Nov. 19 at 12:30

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Tickets are $18 each and include a wristband for the tailgate party and access to the game.

Open Enrollment Closes Friday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Make any changes to your benefits ASAP.

Foster Angel Tree Toy Drive

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Departments wishing to participate should register as a toy-drop location no later than Nov. 16.

Housing and Residential Education Launches New Website

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Site features student-friendly navigation and design.

Wellness USF Offers Stress and Coping Strategies

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Remind students that Wellness USF offers counseling, time management and test anxiety workshops.

Stampede of Service Recruiting Faculty and Staff Volunteers

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Looking for volunteer opportunities? Stampede of Service could use your help.

Minimum Wage Set to Increase at Start of 2012

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Florida's minimum wage will increase to $7.67 per hour effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Employee Benefits Open Enrollment

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Open enrollment ends Friday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

ResearchOne Events: Nov. 10 - 17

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Highlights include USF International Education Week events and the College of Engineering's 4th Annual Research Day.

Filmmaker Herzog at USF Nov. 19

Thursday, November 10, 2011

The event is free and open to the public.

USF Computer Store Hosts "Friday Before Black Friday" Sale

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Save on a variety of merchandise Friday, Nov. 18.

USF Bookstore Hosts Holiday Sales

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Save 15 percent on all USF logo items, supplies and general books during the Nov. 17 Customer Appreciation Sale.

Alumni Drive Sidewalk Closure

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

The sidewalk at Alumni Drive and Pine Drive will be closed Nov. 10 - 28.

Veterans Week Celebration

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Celebration includes parachute demonstration, chili cook-off and more.

REAL Program Receives Verizon Grant

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Grant will fund program focused on ending sexual and relationship violence.

ResearchOne Events: Nov. 3 - 10

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Events include an evening with the world-renowned discoverer of HIV, seminars on commercializing inventions and more.

Take the RightStep Toward a Career Plan

Thursday, November 03, 2011

New program launches to help employees develop career paths.

Update Your People First Password ASAP

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Reset your forgotten or expired password for access during Open Enrollment next week.

Handful of Tickets Still Available for the Faculty/Staff Tailgate

Thursday, November 03, 2011

The tailgate is Nov. 19 before the USF/Miami game at Raymond James Stadium.

International Education Week Nov. 14 - 18

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Week includes education abroad info sessions, an international festival, photo exhibits, lectures and more.

There’s Still Time to Join USF’s Heart Walk Team

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Join your friends, coworkers and the Tampa Bay community Saturday, Nov. 5.

USF Inventors Recognized by USF and the National Academy of Inventors

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Excellence in Innovation awards presented to USF faculty members.

How to Commercialize Inventions

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Nov 4 seminar offers marketing and funding insights to faculty and students.

USF Research Administrators Honored at Annual TRAIN Awards Ceremony

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Recipients recognized for their contributions to USF's research enterprise.

ResearchOne Events

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Events include lectures and workshops on stem cells, water, public scholarship, patents and research administration.

Wellness Wednesdays

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Wellness USF invites faculty and staff to visit MSC 1504 on Wednesdays for health information and free screenings.

2011-12 AccessiBull Award Winners

Thursday, October 27, 2011

These individuals are recognized for creating an accessible environment for students and the USF community.

Moonlight Canoeing Nov. 4

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Join Campus Recreation for a two-hour moonlight canoeing trip on the Hillsborough River.

The Talent Show: Colloquium One

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The panel will discuss the movement’s cultural and historical context and its influence on contemporary art.

Happy Birthday Bob Helps

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Please join us in celebrating the life and music of eminent American pianist/composer Robert Helps.

USF Fall Dance Concert

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Advance tickets on sale now.

ResearchOne Events: Oct. 20 - 27

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Events include zombie lecture, Oktoberfest, BioFlorida and a forum for researchers talking to the media.

Traveling With USF? Visit the Travel Medicine Clinic

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Student Health Services Travel Medicine Clinic is now open for business.

Homecoming Office Decorating Contest Winners

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The homecoming committee thanks all the participants of this year's contest.

AccessiBull: Not Just Ramps Theatrical Performance

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Documentary explores the physical, emotional and societal access issues of people with disabilities.

USF Family Event: Trick or Treat with the Greeks on Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Parents are encouraged to bring children of all ages.

USF Chili Cook Off Entry Form Available Now

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Event part of USF's Veterans Week celebration.

New Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Look for your new prescription drug plan member ID cards in the mail in Dec.

Florida Board of Governors Co-hosting National Science Foundation Workshop

Monday, October 17, 2011

NSF workshop aims to further increase the competitiveness and success of Florida-based researchers.

Free Flu Shots Oct. 21

Friday, October 14, 2011

The USF College of Public Health will offer free flu shots on campus Oct. 21.

ResearchOne Events: Oct. 14-20

Thursday, October 13, 2011

This week's events include conferences, seminars and performances.

2011 Open Enrollment Update

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The 2012 benefits guide is now available online.

HR Organizational Development Leadership Series

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Program is designed to help managers enhance achievement of organizational goals.

Discounted Tickets for LEGOLAND

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Purchase your discounted tickets today.

Free Business Finance Workshops in Honor of Women's Small Business Month

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Florida's Chief Financial Officer offers free financial workshops to aide women business owners.

Undergraduate Admissions Orientation Team Leader

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Applications are due Oct. 21.

New International Services

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Student Health Services now offers international health counseling & vaccinations.

International Photo Competition Deadline Oct. 14

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Submissions for the 2011 International Photo Competition are due Oct. 14.

USF Bookstore Hosts Sidewalk Sale Oct. 12

Friday, October 07, 2011

Save up to 75% on imprinted merchandise, clothing and more.

Faculty Regalia Sale at the USF Bookstore

Friday, October 07, 2011

Save ten percent on all custom regalia orders now - Nov. 30.

10 Reasons Why the Heart Walk is Worth Your Time

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

This year, USF’s team is walking in memory of Lee Roy Selmon.

Campus and Residence Hall Fire Safety Training Oct. 12

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Join Environmental Health and Safety as we conduct fire extinguisher training and provide campus and residence hall fire safety tips.

Marie Tillman of the Pat Tillman Foundation to Speak on Campus

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

The Office of Veterans Services is pleased to host the Southeast Regional Gathering of the Tillman Military Scholars.

2011-12 Faculty & Staff Alert Guide

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Guide provides the USF community with resources and guidance for assisting students with various potentially urgent issues.

Homecoming Office Decorating Contest

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Show your USF spirit by decorating your department's office.

Lecture in Jewish Studies

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Inaugural June Baumgardner Gelbart Lecture will take place Oct. 26.

Undergraduate Admissions Seeking Green and Gold Guides

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Applications are due Oct. 21.

2011-2012 USF Security and Fire Safety Report

Monday, October 03, 2011

The report contains information about campus security, fire safety, emergency response, evacuation procedures, sexual assault and more.

USF Homecoming Oct. 17-22

Friday, September 30, 2011

SuperBull XV will include a kickoff event, a comedy show, a carnival and a parade, plus the Big East game of the week: USF vs. Cincinnati.

USF Public Safety Launches "EyeWitness"

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Solution allows registered MoBull users to send anonymous crime tips to the University Police via text.

Public Health Uses Text Messages to Educate Students

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The text messaging/mobile video campaign promotes education on contraceptive options to the pill.

Faculty and Staff Tailgate Party Nov. 19

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Tickets are selling out fast.

Zombies in Contemporary Culture Oct. 26-27

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Two-day event series includes lecture, film screenings and more.

USF Inventors to Hold Third Annual Luncheon as National Academy Grows

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The luncheon will feature the presentation of the 2011 Excellence in Innovation Awards and posters of the 91 patents awarded to USF inventors this year.

College of The Arts Events

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Faculty and staff are invited to attend these upcoming events and performances from the Contemporary Art Museum, the School of Theater and the School of Music.

University Lecture Series

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Other speakers include CBS war correspondent, Ugandan activists and MTV stars.

USF Alcohol Policy

Friday, September 23, 2011

Policy applies to students, faculty and staff and requires specific actions when alcohol is serve on campus.

Support USF's Heart Walk Team

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sign up to walk or make your donation today.

Annual Graphicstudio Benefit Sale Oct. 14

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sale will feature hundreds of original, artist-signed, fine art prints and sculpture multiples with discounts of up to 60 percent.

International Education Week from Nov. 14 – 18

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Week provides an opportunity to appreciate, promote and emphasize the importance of a global curriculum and cross cultural exchange.

Monday Night Jazz Series: Jazz at the Opera House

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Join the College of The Arts for an exciting evening of classic, hard-swinging jazz.

Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Join the School of Theatre & Dance for its opening performance of the 2011-2012 season.

USF Wind Ensemble: Piece of Mind and other Altered States

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The concert will feature Dana Wilson's composition, Piece of Mind, which is a sublime depiction of mind activities.

USF Inventions and Dr. Curt Carlson Kick Off ResearchOne

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Carlson's keynote address will be followed by a reception and exhibit of new USF inventions and products.

ResearchOne Events Calendar

Thursday, September 22, 2011

This week's events include a jazz performance, a community leadership event, the Hispanic Heritage Celebration kickoff event and more.

Veterans Reintegration Synergy Social Connects Researchers, Honor Grant Recipients

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Research aimed at rehabilitating military veterans and assisting in their adjustment and reintegration into civilian life.

TRAIN Awards Luncheon to Recognize Research Administrators

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The awards are designed to recognize those that have significantly contributed to the TRAIN initiative.

Transforming USF's Tampa Campus

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The transformation of USF's Tampa Campus continued in full force throughout the summer.

Open Enrollment and Employee Benefits Fair

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Please review this updated information about the upcoming benefits fairs.

Web Rebranding Initiative Sept. Update

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

IT's new blog will provide regular updates on the project.

Read and Write Gold Software

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Software provides support tools for reading, writing, and research assignments.

Long Term Disability Insurance Information Sessions

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Learn more about the new long term disability coverage offered by Standard.

Extended Winter Break

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

President Genshaft announced the extension during her recent state of the university address.

2010-2011 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching and Advising Awards

Monday, September 12, 2011

USF will designate 20 awards of $2,000 each.

Paul Massie Remembered

Monday, September 12, 2011

A tribute to the late emeritus professor of theatre will be held Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. in Theatre 1.

Guest Artist Recital: Rhonda Rider, Cello

Monday, September 12, 2011

Rider presents a program of unaccompanied works for violoncello.

Students Wanted for Video Shoot with Dr. Genshaft

Friday, September 09, 2011

Students should wear green and gold and should meet in the MSC Amphitheater Tuesday, Sept. 13 between 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

HR at USF Facebook 500

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Like HR on Facebook and you may win a free lunch.

Outstanding Staff Awards Ceremony Sept. 21

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

Faculty/Staff Advisors Sought for Student Organizations

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Advisors serve as the liaison between the student organization and the university.

Student Affairs Events

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Check out these upcoming events from Student Affairs.

Multicultural Affairs Presents Award-Winning Film

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Event includes two free screenings and a Q&A session with the director.

University Hosts Memorial Event Sept. 9

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

USF will honor those who died and those who responded ten years ago during the 9/11 attacks.

Oct. Quiet Quality Award Deadline Sept. 15

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Nominations for the Oct. award are due Sept. 15.

USF World Fall Update

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Events include education abroad information sessions, movie screenings, cultural celebrations, a photo contest and more.

Trending on Twitter

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The official University of South Florida Twitter account is increasing in popularity as more users tweet about USF.

USF v. Notre Dame Campus Watch Party

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

All faculty and staff are invited to attend this free event.

2011 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Event will include free performances and mooncakes to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

USF Computer Store Technology Fair Sept. 23

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Event will include drawings, free give-aways, special pricing and more.

USF Inventions and Innovation on Display at ResearchOne Kick-Off

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Event will include exhibits featuring USF inventions, plus a keynote by HDTV creator.

Major Change to U.S. Patent Law to be Debated Sept. 9

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Attorneys will discuss the pros and cons of the proposed America Invents Act.

2011 Faculty and Staff Campaign Kick-Off Event

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Event will include complimentary Mexican buffet lunch. RSVPs are required.

Adventures A World Away

Thursday, August 25, 2011

USF students like Christopher Tobin are attending classes in amazing places around the world.

First Annual Pharmacogenomics Conference

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

This is an excellent opportunity for faculty and students to learn about personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics.

The Network: USF Information Technology Newsletter

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

New IT newsletter highlights initiatives, projects and achievements.

Free Seminar on Equity Agreements for Start-Ups

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Seminar will cover the basics of granting and allocating equity in a start-up corporation or limited liability company.

Nominations Invited for the Excellence in Innovation Award

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Nominations and support documents are due Sept. 16.

New Appointments in the Office of Student Success

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

A memo from Paul Dosal, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Student Success.

President's Fall Adress Sept. 7

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

USF Football Ticket Offer for Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Faculty and staff get a discounted lower bowl rate of $186 for the entire season.

New Dining Options for Fall

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Champion's Choice will feature healthy food options, as well as regional and traditional favorites.

ADA Compliance Webinars

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

All faculty and staff are invited to learn more about how you can make your online environments accessible for students with disabilities.

College Colors Day Sept. 2

Monday, August 15, 2011

This national celebration offers a chance for students, faculty and staff to show their school spirit by wearing green and gold.

Free Financial Resources for USF Employees

Monday, August 15, 2011

Free financial, legal and mental health resources are available to all university employees.

Center for Victim Advocacy & Violence Prevention Has Moved

Friday, August 12, 2011

The center has relocated to more spacious quarters in the SVC.

New Student Lounge Opening in Marshall Student Center

Friday, August 12, 2011

The new lounge will offer a social/study area and an adjacent gamers area that will be separated by a glass wall.

Week of Welcome Aug. 17 - 27

Friday, August 12, 2011

The kick-off event will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the MSC Atrium.

Campus Recreation and Champion's Choice Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Friday, August 12, 2011

Ceremony will take place Sept. 1.

Parking Advisory: Parking Lots Reserved Wed. Aug 17

Friday, August 12, 2011

Lots 3A, B, C and D will be temporarily closed.

Update: Web Rebranding Initiative

Friday, August 12, 2011

IT and UCM are using standard project management processes, beginning with audience identification and requirements gathering.

Benefit Change Town Hall Meeting Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Learn more about how recent legislative changes will impact your state retirement plan.

Try the New Rec Center for Free

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

All faculty and staff are invited to try the newly-renovated campus recreation center for free.

Talent Management Offers Management Certificate Program

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Program provides an opportunity to learn leadership best practices, interact with a mentor and more.

Green & Gold Guides Represent USF at National Student Recruitment Conference

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Students represented USF at the 15th annual National Student Recruitment Conference.

Provost's Fall Address Aug. 18

Friday, August 05, 2011

All faculty and staff are invited to attend.

A&P Council Needs Volunteers to Work WOW Information Stations

Thursday, August 04, 2011

The council is looking for volunteers to welcome students to campus during Week of Welcome.

Test of Emergency Siren System Aug. 12

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Test will now take place Friday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m.

A&P Council Golf Scramble Oct. 1

Friday, July 29, 2011

Proceeds benefit student scholarships.

SRI International CEO at ResearchOne Kick-Off on Sept. 22

Friday, July 29, 2011

Innovation expert Curt Carlson and exhibit of USF inventions will launch new, year-round ResearchOne.

Student Financial Services is Moving

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The move will provide much needed additional space.

GEMS 9.1 Upgrade

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

GEMS and GEMS Self Service will be unavailable during system upgrade.

Dollars for Staff Scholars

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Applications are due Sept. 6.

Parking Permits on Sale July 18

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Permit sales for 2011-2012 will begin July 18 for all Tampa students, faculty, and staff.

Q&A Sessions Regarding Changes to Benefits

Thursday, July 14, 2011

All faculty and staff are invited to attend one of three town hall meetings to discuss benefit changes.

Join USF’s Team for the Tampa Bay Heart Walk

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Sign up as a team captain for your department or as a Walker for this year’s Tampa Bay Heart Walk.

Like Us on Facebook

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Learn about employee discounts, job postings and more.

Lightning: When Thunder Roars

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Review this list of lightning safety tips from the USF Division of Public Safety.

Changing Seas Documentary Features USF Oil Spill Research

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

PBS documentary explores the role USF researchers have played in determining the spill's impact on marine life in the gulf.

USF Athletics Encourages You to Learn the USF Fight Song

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Film your department singing the Fight Song and submit your video to the USFFightSong.com website.

Internal Form for External Funding Proposals Required as of July 1

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

As of July 1, 2011, USF researchers applying for external funding must submit form.

Continuing Education Open House Aug. 11

Friday, July 01, 2011

University College will host its Fall Continuing Education Open House Aug. 11.

USF Night With the Rays Aug. 20

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Reserve your tickets now.

Planting Trees for a More Sustainable and Livable Campus

Thursday, June 30, 2011

More than 3,500 trees have been planted on campus in the last 15 years.

USF Cares

Thursday, June 30, 2011

To recognize the contributions of all employees, USF is working with our constituents to provide performance-based rewards.

USF Campus Safety Task Force Needs Your Input

Thursday, June 30, 2011

All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the July 13 town hall meeting.

IT and UCM Launch Web Rebranding Initiative

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Initiative will include the implementation of standardized web templates and a content management system that will allow the delivery of real-time, dynamic web content.

Campus Recreation Facility Update

Friday, June 24, 2011

Take a video tour of the construction site and learn more about the facility's expansion.

Financial Disclosures Due July 1

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Statement of Financial Interests forms must be submitted to the Department of State in Tallahassee by July 1.

Provost's Summary of Student Awards

Thursday, June 23, 2011

View a summary of all major student awards for academic year 2010-2011.

Quiet Quality Awards

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Award recipients recognized during June 9 event.

Changes to Retirement Benefits

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Letters regarding changes to retirement benefits are being mailed to university employees.

Federal Work Study Jobs Now Posted on HR Website

Thursday, June 16, 2011

All on-campus jobs, including federal work study positions, are now posted in Careers@USF.

Hurricane Preparation

Friday, June 10, 2011

The actions you take as an individual greatly contribute to USF's ability to prepare, respond to and recover from a storm.

USF Faculty and Staff Campaign Update

Thursday, June 09, 2011

The campaign celebrated a successful close to the fiscal year with more than $3.6 million in donations.

Outstanding Staff Award Nominations

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Nominate a colleague today for USF's Outstanding Staff Award.

Study Shows Earning a College Degree Well Worth the Investment

Thursday, June 09, 2011

New study analyzes economic worth of undergraduate majors.

Summer Online Music Program for High School Students

Thursday, June 02, 2011

High school students can earn college credit online this summer at USF.

Human Resources Announces New Associate Vice President

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Theresa Drye will join USF as Associate Vice President of the Division of Human Resources.

Professional Choral Institute

Thursday, June 02, 2011

USF and Miami’s Seraphic Fire establish Professional Choral Institute.

Free HP Printers

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Visit the USF Computer Store for complete details.

Florida Governor Signs Budget

Friday, May 27, 2011

Governor has approved $35 million for USF Polytechnic, which will enable the campus to open with its first building.

Campus Recreation Offers Summer Fitness Programs

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Campus Recreation Center is offering a number of programs aimed at family fitness this summer.

FRS Creates Retirement Legislation Web Page

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Florida Retirement System has created a "2011 Retirement Legislation" page on MyFRS.com.

School of Music Offers Summer Band Camps

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The USF School of Music is offering four different band camps for kids.

Student Success Brings Don Hossler to USF

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Presentation focused on what USF can do to improve graduation rates.

ResearchOne Moves to a Year-Round Format

Friday, May 20, 2011

ResearchOne moves to a year-round format, with marketing support and funding now available for research-related events.

International Experience Scholarship Applications Due June 15

Friday, May 20, 2011

Scholarship applications for students engaging in an international experience this fall are due June 15.

Hurricane Preparedness Week May 22-28

Friday, May 20, 2011

By knowing your vulnerability and what actions you should take, you can reduce the effects of a hurricane disaster.

Student Employment@USF Launches Training Workshops

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Workshops designed to help faculty and staff involved in the student employment process.

Emergency Blue Lights on USF Tampa Campus Shining Brighter

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Upgraded blue lights use high efficiency LED technology so energy consumption is minimal.

Government Relations Legislative Update

Monday, May 16, 2011

The 2011 Legislature faced one of the state's toughest budget challenges in history.

Collegiate Inventors Competition Seeking Inventive Entries from Students

Monday, May 16, 2011

Program recognizes students for their innovative work and awards cash prizes.

WUSF Legislative Update

Friday, May 13, 2011

The GOP used its big majorities to pass sweeping changes. How will they affect our daily lives?

Insomnia Treatment Program Begins June 1

Friday, May 13, 2011

Program will focus on improving sleep hygiene, combating unhelpful thoughts, managing stress, relaxation training, and engaging in sleep-promoting behaviors.

The Great "Pie Challenge" Creates Buzz and Employee Participation

Friday, May 13, 2011

Challenge designed to promote participation in the annual USF Faculty and Staff Campaign.

Get Your BullsFest 2011 Tickets Today

Friday, May 13, 2011

Proceeds directly benefit the USF Bulls athletic program, enabling over 400 student athletes to excel on the field and in the classroom.

USF System Strategic Plan Development

Friday, May 13, 2011

Proposed action steps and metrics for the USF System Strategic Plan 2010-15 are now available for review and comment by the USF System community.

Subscribe to USF World Newsletter

Friday, May 13, 2011

Keep up with USF's global news and information by subscribing to the USF World newsletter.

Staff Senate Hosts Baked Goods Give-Away

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The USF Staff Senate hosted a baked goods giveaway for students during finals week.

"Dollars for Staff Scholars" Spring Scholarships Awarded

Monday, May 09, 2011

The application deadline for the summer 2011 program is May 23 at 5 p.m.

Summer Grant Writing Workshops

Friday, May 06, 2011

Registration is open through May 24.

Leroy Collins Boulevard and Palm Drive Improvements Begin May 9

Friday, May 06, 2011

Facilities Management will begin work on improvements along Leroy Collins Boulevard and Palm Drive beginning Monday, May 9.

USF: Unstoppable Webisode

Friday, May 06, 2011

The USF Botanical Gardens provide an oasis for the university community and a home for important research projects.

Minmum Wage Increase

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Florida's minimum wage will increase to $7.31 per hour effective June 1, 2011.

United Way Campaign Beats Goal by Nearly $20,000

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Campaign raised nearly $55,000 for the United Way.

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day Update

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Event was a fun and enriching for 240 kids.

Introducing the Patel School of Global Sustainability

Thursday, May 05, 2011

New entity will house the Patel Center for Global Solutions, the School of Global Sustainability and the Office of Sustainability.

New IT Services for Students

Thursday, May 05, 2011

New services will provide students with an enhanced learning environment, anytime access to software, and increased access to free printing.

VPK Offered on Campus This Summer

Thursday, May 05, 2011

The USF Preschool for Creative Learning will offer a voluntary prekindergarten education program on campus this summer.

WUSF Legislative Update

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Several proposals remain up in the air, including bills on immigration, abortion, growth management and the environment.

Summer Swim Lessons for Children Age Three and Up

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Campus Recreation's Learn to Swim Program is designed to teach children how to swim in a safe and fun environment.

WUSF Legislative Update

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Politics and polls shape the final days of session 2011.

The Marshall Student Center Is Now the Marshall STUDY Center

Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Marshall Student Center will be the Marshall STUDY Center now through May 5.

The Oracle Goes Mobile

Thursday, April 28, 2011

You can now read The Oracle from your iPhone.

WUSF Legislative Update

Friday, April 22, 2011

Graham said Florida's competitive edge is the environment and education - not lower tax rates for corporations.

Go Green! Ride a HART Bus for Only 25 Cents

Thursday, April 21, 2011

USF employees can ride a HART bus throughout Hillsborough County for only 25 cents.

Time to Prepare for Fall Week of Welcome

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Week of Welcome provides a great opportunity for your department to introduce itself to USF students.

Register Now for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Registration open through April 25.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation and Taste of Bulls Country Event A Success

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Thousands of USF employees and their families attended annual event.

USF Application Portal

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Students can log in with their NetID and access more than 40 different software applications through the application portal.

UStoreFiles Provides Central File Storage Location for Students

Thursday, April 21, 2011

New drive means students will no longer be forced to save their documents in multiple locations.

The Power of Green & Gold Making a Difference

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Contributing for a great cause: Help us show the community the power of green and gold!

Honors College and Graduate School Moving into the Administrative Building

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Both offices will move during the month of May.

WUSF Legislative Update

Friday, April 15, 2011

Veteran Tallahassee reporter says he's never watched the Florida Legislature move so quickly on so many issues.

Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon April 27

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tickets are $15 per person. Reserve your seats today.

Kelly Services to Provide Temporary Staffing Services

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Division of Human Resources has selected Kelly Services as provider of temporary staffing services.

USF World Raises Funds to Aid Japan

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The university community showed its collective support for Japan by purchasing "I love Japan" t-shirts.

Only Two Weeks Left to Give to United Way

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Campaign ends April 29.

Poetry Garden Event April 16

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Come enjoy a poetry reading by local poets and take a stroll through the landscape that inspired their work.

Government Relations Legislative Update

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Read the latest on the state budget, proposed bills and more.

Success Lives Here

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Living on campus is a key ingredient for student success.

Veterans Find Continuing Support for Success at USF

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Journal recognized USF as one of the top military-friendly universities in America for the second year in a row.

Last Lecture Series: In Support of Wandering

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Baker will share his insights into travels, hobbies, and curiosity-driven wandering during his April 19 lecture.

Get Carded April 21

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Register to be an organ donor during this free campus event.

The Oracle Named Best All-Around Daily Student Paper

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Society of Professional Journalists honored The Oracle with a second place.

Seminar on Patenting Process

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Seminar is free and open to all faculty, staff and grad students. Register by April 20.

Entrance to Collins Garage and Lot One Will Remain Open

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Leroy Collins Blvd. entrance to the Collins Parking Garage and Lot One will remain open.

Changes in Orientation for Summer 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Slight modifications will better prepare students to start the fall semester well-informed and ready to succeed.

Moonlight Canoeing April 15 - 16

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Campus Recreation offers moonlight canoeing at Riverfront Park with USF ID. Tickets are $5. Reservations required.

University Conduct Board Seeks New Members

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Are you interested in promoting civility and citizenship within the University of South Florida community?

Student Health Services Receives AAAHC Accreditation

Thursday, April 07, 2011

SHS was awarded a three-year accreditation by the American Association of Ambulatory Health Care.

USF's Payroll Department is Getting New Digs

Thursday, April 07, 2011

The USF Payroll Department will be moving into expanded, improved and renovated space.

Last Day to File Reimbursement Account Claims is April 15, 2011

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Complete documentation must be submitted by April 15 to avoid loss of funds.

Learning Disability Testing

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Student With Disabilities Services provides learning disability testing for USF students.

USF Center for India Studies Symposium

Thursday, March 31, 2011

"Mind-Body-Consciousness: Holistic Wellness Traditions of India" at the Patel Center April 8.

USF Day Festivities April 5-9

Thursday, March 31, 2011

All students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to participate in the system-wide celebration.

Life and Limb Exhibition March 21 - April 9

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Exhibition explores the experiences of disabled Civil War veterans.

Student Success "Take 15" Campaign

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The campaign is designed to encourage students to enroll in 15 credit hours per semester.

Government Relations Legislative Update

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The House and Senate are well underway in formulating their budget proposals.

Employee Tuition Waiver Now Accepting Applications

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Program allows full-time employees to waive tuition costs of up to six credit hours per semester.

WUSF Legislative Update

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Two university presidents call for tuition increases for Florida.

Quiet Quality Award Recipients Feb. 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011

The USF Staff Senate congratulates February's award recipients.

United Way Campaign

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Campaign runs April 4 - 29.

Sick Leave Pool Open Enrollment

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Open enrollment period April 1 - 29.

Show Your USF Spirit April 8

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Faculty and staff are invited to wear green and gold, decorate their workspace and more!

WUSF Legislative Update

Thursday, March 24, 2011

With the support of a more conservative governor, the Florida Legislature aims to override bills vetoed last year by Crist.

Saturday Night at On Top of the Palms March 26

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Dinner is $17.95 per person. Reservations required.

The Vagina Monologues March 31 and April 1

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Proceeds will benefit The Spring of Tampa Bay.

Career Center's New Career Express Service

Thursday, March 24, 2011

New service provides convenient, same-day career planning and job search coaching service to students.

USF Launches Student Employment@USF Initiative

Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Student Success Task Force has identified on-campus student employment a key component of student success.

College Algebra and Finite Mathematics Course Redesign

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Course redesign offers more opportunity to develop meaningful student-instructor rapport.

Bold, Spirited Graphics Transform Physical Plant Vehicles

Thursday, March 17, 2011

USF postal service and garbage/recycling vehicles feature new graphics.

Third Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 28

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Children of USF employees ages 8-18 are welcome to attend.

WUSF Legislative Update

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

It's the biggest issue facing the Florida Legislature: an estimated budget deficit of $3.6 billion.

USF World Spotlight: History in the Making

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Celebrating the birthday of its namesake, the Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions officially opened its doors to the world.

Why Students and Scholars Should Consider Canada

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Fulbright grants are available for students and scholars studying in Canada.

Undergraduate Admissions Hosts Middle School Students

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Office of Undergraduate Admissions engages local middle school students in the college experience.

USF Magazine Winter 2011 Issue Posted Online

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Visit the Antarctic with USF oceanographer Joseph Torres and doctoral student Paul Suprenand and much more.

Inside USF Submission Guidelines

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Learn how you can submit content to Inside USF.

Pardon our Dust: SVC Renovations Have Begun

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Renovation will include new flooring, fresh paint, plants and banners.

Library Offers Extended Hours and Services

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Thanks to funding from the Student Success Task Force, the library offers extended hours and expanded tutoring services.

Campus Recreation Construction Update

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

View spring break hours and the latest construction news.

Veterans on the Green Golf Classic April 9

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Event proceeds will help student veterans with financial hardship to stay in school.

WUSF Legislative Update: 2011 Session Begins

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Tensions high as the Florida Legislature begins its 60-day regular session.

USF World Spotlight: Lights Out in Senegal

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Follow Hannah Feig, USF student and recipient of the prestigious Gilman award, in her journey across Senegal.

Wellness USF Hosts On-Campus AA Meetings

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Meetings are free and open to the public.

USF World Spotlight: Global Partners

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Exeter University (UK) is offering two £500 scholarships to USF students who enroll in summer abroad programs.

TECO Helicopter Inspections Begin March 7

Thursday, March 03, 2011

TECO will begin its annual Infrared (IR) Patrol on March 7.

RSVP Today for "Experience the Transformation"

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Space is still available. RSVP today for an “Experience the Transformation” session.

USF Career Center Fosters Student Success

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Center offers USF students the opportunity to be one of the first student groups ever to attend premier IT conference.

Safe Zone Allies

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Safe Zone Allies foster an atmosphere of support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students.

Transforming a USF Icon

Thursday, March 03, 2011

USF's iconic water tower is getting a makeover.

Jamba Juice Opens on Campus

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Location will offer avariety of smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, flatbreads and more.

Meet Your Staff Senate Event March 17

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

All employees invited to get to know your staff senators and enjoy free food, music and prizes.

Quiet Quality Awards

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Join us in congratulating the Quiet Quality Award recipients for Nov. 2010, Dec. 2010 and Jan. 2011.

USF World: Fulbright Funding

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Funding is available for American and European researchers, lecturers, international educators and graduate students.

Undergraduate Admissions Calling Campaign

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Campaign designed to encourage admitted first time in college students to enroll for the 2011-12 academic year.

Printing and Graphic Design Services

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Does your department need assistance from a professional graphic designer? We're here to help!

New Degree Auditing and Advising System Implemented March 10

Thursday, February 24, 2011

A letter from the Vice Provost for Student Success.

Facilities Management Presentations

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Learn about new construction and renovations taking place on the Tampa campus. Space is limited. RSVP now.

Promoting a Culture of Student Success

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Learn how you can help promote a culture of student success at USF.

Faculty and Staff Event / Taste of Bulls Country April 16

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Deadline to register your kickball team is March 25.

USF World Spotlight: Year of the Rabbit

Thursday, February 17, 2011

View video of the Year of the Rabbit Celebration.

Promoting Events to Students with proGO!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

New system will streamline your department's efforts to promote programs, events and announcements to students.

A & P Council Breakfast March 31

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Annual event will feature appearances by Dr. Genshaft and Skip Holtz.

Student Technology Fee Cycle 2011-2012

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Purpose of the fee is to enhance instructional technology resources for students and faculty.

CUTR Conducting Naturalistic Driving Study

Monday, February 14, 2011

CUTR is seeking volunteers to participate. Compensation is provided and data is kept confidential.

New USF Employee Assistance Program

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Trained, caring professionals are available to assist you 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Sign Up to Participate in the Management Certificate Program

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Session begins Feb. 16.

Physical Plant Increases Level of Service at USF Tampa Campus

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Initiatives have been implemented to increase maintenance services and improve the physical environment of buildings.

Free Expert Help in Completing Financial Aid Apps Available Feb. 20

Thursday, February 10, 2011

College Goal Sunday event offers free expert assistance in completing the FAFSA online.

HR Legislative Update

Thursday, February 10, 2011

A note from Human Resources about the legislative process.

New Director for Office of Community Engagement

Monday, February 07, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Strom, associate professor of geography, appointed as director of the Office of Community Engagement.

Department of Communication Lecture

Monday, February 07, 2011

Lecture explores young children's discourse about work and careers in China, Lebanon, Belgium, and the United States.

GEMS 9.1 Upgrade Coming Soon

Monday, February 07, 2011

GEMS and GEMS Self-Service are scheduled to undergo a system upgrade this summer.

Student Success Task Force Update

Thursday, February 03, 2011

The Office of Decision Support has added three new research professionals who will play an integral role in student success.

Search Committee Meeting Notices Now Posted Online

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Search committee meeting notices are now posted on the Search Committee Meeting Notices Calendar.

USF World Spotlight: Bulls Abroad

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Students can participate in a group study abroad experience learning a foreign language or studying a new culture.

USF Human Resources is on Facebook

Friday, January 28, 2011

Visit our page and find job of the day postings, interview and resume tips, HR announcements, employee events and more!

Go Red for Women Feb. 4

Friday, January 28, 2011

Support the American Heart Association's nationwide campaign to raise awareness of heart disease.

Optional Retirement Plan Update

Friday, January 28, 2011

VALIC now offers a mutual fund-based program to ORP participants, which may reduce administrative fees.

Student Success: Undergraduate Admissions

Friday, January 28, 2011

Admissions team hosts a number of recruitment events that highlight USF’s academic opportunities and campus life.

Jose Marti Lecture Jan. 31

Friday, January 28, 2011

Celebrate Tampa-Cuban heritage with a presentation focusing on cultural figure Jose Marti.

HR Event Featured in Journal

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

HR's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event featured in The Higher Education Workplace.

Fourth Annual Spanish Fair Feb. 15

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Free event is open to the university community.

"Dollars for Staff Scholars" Scholarship Applications Now Available

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Scholarship provides a stipend to assist staff members (USPS) with the cost of textbooks.

Talent Management Offers Management Certificate

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Program includes professional coaching, forums for applying effective management principles and more.

USF and USF Health Team Up to Provide a Great Offer

Thursday, January 20, 2011

USF has teamed up with USF Health to present you a great offer from Jan. 24 - April 30, 2011.

Staff Senate Supports Student Success

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Staff Senate baked goods giveaway shows there are many ways to contribute to student success.

Discounts on Theme Parks, Movies and More

Thursday, January 20, 2011

All USF employees can take advantage of special discounts.

How the Tax Relief Act of 2010 Will Impact Your Paycheck

Friday, January 14, 2011

A note from Human Resources about how the Tax Relief Act of 2010 will impact your paycheck.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Conference Cancelled

Friday, January 14, 2011

February conference cancelled. Registration fees will be refunded in full.

Community Giving Tree Provides Gifts for 107 Children

Friday, January 14, 2011

Annual HR-sponsored event provides toys and other gifts for 107 children.

Student Success: Course Redesign Initiative

Friday, January 14, 2011

Funding will soon be offered to selected departments to embark on their own course redesigns.

10-Week Weight Management Program

Friday, January 14, 2011

The USF Health Management Group will be offering a 10-week Weight Management Program beginning Feb. 3, 2011.

EthicsPoint Hotline Update

Friday, January 14, 2011

A Reminder about the EthicsPoint Hotline from the USF System Compliance and Ethics Program.

Clean Out Your Closets for a Good Cause

Friday, January 07, 2011

Funds raised via the sale of donated items will be used to fund student volunteer programs.

Nominations Sought for 2011 Alumni Awards

Friday, January 07, 2011

The USF Alumni Association is now seeking nominations for the 2011 Alumni Awards.

Job Recruitment Experts Speak January 7

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Experts will speak about recruiting trends, talent management strategies, understanding today's workforce and more.

Kudos to the USF College of Marine Science

Monday, January 03, 2011

A message from William T. Hogarth, interim dean, USF College of Marine Science

New Dean for College of Behavioral and Community Sciences

Monday, January 03, 2011

Provost Wilcox announces the appointment of Dr. Catherine Batsche as Interim Dean.

USF Hosts Week of Welcome

Monday, January 03, 2011

USF Hosts Week of Welcome for new and returning students.

Register Now for Continuing Education Classes

Monday, January 03, 2011

Choose from programs in business finance, communications, web design and much more.