Come out and see the creative displays of USF pride through Homecoming's Canned food drive sculpture contest! Monday, October 4th at 9am in the Marshall Student Center Amphitheater.
Monday in the MSC Amphitheater 12:00pm - 1:00pm Come to the first Homecoming event of 2010 and one of USF’s greatest Homecoming traditions! Come enjoy the ceremony with President Judy Genshaft and other USF dignitaries, the Herd of Thunder Band, USF Cheerleaders and of course Rocky! Then enjoy some food and music with your fellow USF Bulls!
Do you have talent? Can you sing? Dance? Or act? Come out and audition for the hottest event on campus. Bring your friends and audition for one the most Memor-a-Bull events of Homecoming Week. (Open to only USF students) Crescent Hill Patio 11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and watch this year's teams compete and show their USF Pride. This Monday at 7pm at the Magnolia Fields.
Come and watch different teams compete to be the ultimate mechanical Bullriding champions! This event is Free and will take place before the USF Next Great Star Talent Show
SunDome 7:00pm - 8:30pm It is finally here! The USF’s Got Talent Show, showcases some of the most talented Bulls on and off campus. Come and out watch your fellow Bulls, put on the best show in town.
SunDome 9:00pm - 11:00pm Free for USF Students (Bring USF ID) $10 for non-students The Homecoming Steering committee invites all to come out and enjoy nationally acclaimed comedian DL Hughley. He will have you laughing for hours and help to created unforgettable memories, during your SuperBull XIV experience.
MSC Ballroom 8:00pm - 12:00am Semi formal affair This years Homecoming Ball theme is Eastern Elegance, showcasing the wonders of Eastern Asia. Come watch us crown the 2010 Homecoming King and Queen, enjoy some delicious Chinese food, dance to the music from our live DJ, get customized origami art and a novelty photo to remember the event and more!
The Meadows (on the corner of Holly Dr. and 50th St.) 6:00pm - 12:00am This year’s Homecoming Carnival Event holds true to this year’s theme, “The Memories are Here and Now.” Come make memories while enjoying awesome Carnival ride, attractions, and food. Get a personalized license plate, air brush tattoos, and enjoy other festivities such as Tug-of-War and various stage acts and performances! Live DJ will be there as well!
Alumni - Maple - Holly 7:00pm - 8:00pm Come on out to Holly and Maple Drive early to grab a great spot and see all of the bulltastic floats built by both student and community organizations! It's a Memory that you will want to create with your friends and family this year! Show your USF pride and support our Bulls while enjoying one of the longest homecoming traditions at USF! Does your organization want to be part of the parade?
The Meadows(corner of Holly and 50th St.) 8:00pm - 12:00am Free Admission Are you ready to party?! Make sure you don't miss the Homecoming After Party featuring a FREE Pitbull concert with local USF supporting acts! It will directly follow the Homecoming Parade in the Meadows at the corner of Holly and 50th. The second day of the carnival will be up and running so make sure to go on some rides or try to win a prize in between acts. This event is one you definitely don't want to miss! GO BULLS! Pitbull will be performing at 10:30pm.
Raymond James Stadium Come out and show your school spirit at the 14th Annual Superbull football game against Syracuse. For times, parking information and tickets visit www.gousfbulls.com
THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
Kristen Davis-John, Ph.D., will present Organization 101: You Can Arrange to Get More Out of Life, Tuesday, 10/5, in SVC 2130 (Counseling Center Conference Room #2), 1-2 p.m. This workshop is free for USF registered students.
"The USF Wind Ensemble is a nationally renowned organization and is comprised of the top graduate and undergraduate brass, woodwind and percussionist performers in the School of Music. Membership is obtained through audition. The Wind Ensemble performs a wide variety of music from the Wind Band repertoire; from well know classics to brand new compositions." Prices: Advanced Purchase Student/Senior- $ 8 Day of Performance- $ 10 Advanced Purchase General- $ 12 Day of Performance- $ 15 Box office Phone Number: 813-974-2323 October 5, 2010 at 8PM in TAT- Theatre 1 For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Have you ever wanted to be an art collector for a day? Drop by Graphicstudio, USF's best kept cultural secret, on October 8, 10am-9pm at 3702 Spectrum Blvd. Suite 100 in the University Technology Center (UTA). Free Reception from 6-9pm. http://www.ira.usf.edu
Anca Mirsu-Paun, Ph.D. & Swapna Mukherjea, M.D., will present Sleepless At USF: Ways To Improve Your Sleep Wednesday, 10/6, in SVC 2126 (Counseling Center Conference Room), 2-3 p.m. This workshop is free for USF registered students.
""In Dialogue With Gravity" Grafton Architects [Dublin] www.graftonarchitects.ie " October 6, 2010 from 6PM-8PM in MSC 3707 This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
The film "On Our Watch," which deals with the ethnic cleansing in Darfur and why it took the UN so long to respond, will be screened on October 6th at 1 PM in MSC 3707. This event will also include a guest lecture by Dr. Kissi from Africana Studies. This event is sponsored by STAND @ USF.
Join us for a concert featuring USF's Big Bands. October 6, 2010 at 8PM in TAT- Theatre 1 Prices: Advanced Purchase Student/Senior- $ 8 Day of Performance- $ 10 Advanced Purchase General- $ 12 Day of Performance- $ 15 Box office Phone Number: 813-974-2323 For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Leonard Kirklen, Ph.D., will present Overcoming Procrastination, Thursday, 10/7, in SVC 2126 (Counseling Center Conference Room), 2-3:30 p.m. This workshop is free for USF registered students.
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Sociology Club welcomes you to become part of a momentous event in the history of our planet. Come join us for an ice cream social October 7th from 4pm-5pm in MSC 3713. For more information email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
William and Nancy Oliver Gallery presents: An Art Exhibition by the School of Art & Art History student Biff Bolen October through October 7th from 11AM-3PM. This event is free and open to the public.
Bolen Closing Reception October 8, 2010 from 6-9PM in the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
The Centre Gallery invites students, faculty, staff and alumni to view “BookMarks,” an exhibition co-curated by Wendy Dickinson and Patrick Lindhardt hosting Dee Hood, Joseph Loccisano, and Steven Strenk. The collaborative exhibition will be shown in the gallery from now until Friday, October 15 and will feature a collection of book arts created using traditional and non-traditional printmaking methods, as well as an array of materials spanning from cloth, leather, wood, to ceramics, paper, and found objects. An opening reception will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 8. The Centre Gallery is located on the second floor of the Marshall Student Center. It is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Are you a business major and considering graduate school or taking the CPA exam? Join the National Association of Black Accountants and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting as we welcome representatives from the USF Masters of Business Administration program, the USF Masters of Accountancy program, and Bisk CPA review to answer all of your questions about graduate school and taking the CPA exam. Come hungry, there will be food!
"The Symphony Band is USF’s intermediate band. This large ensemble contains primarily music majors on brass, woodwind and percussion instruments admitted though audition. The music performed consists of band masterworks, new compositions and other diverse selections." October 7, 2010 at 8PM in TAT- Theatre 1 Prices: Advanced Purchase Student/Senior- $ 8 Day of Performance- $ 10 Advanced Purchase General- $ 12 Day of Performance- $ 15 Box office Phone Number: 813-974-2323 For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Yvonne Farrell, an architect from Dublin will be visiting USF on Wednesday, October 6th at 6 pm. Room 3707. Come out, meet her and learn about her architecture!!!!
"Featuring some of the finest players from the Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, and Tuba studios of USF, the Brass Choir will perform a wide variety of compositions and arrangements from Renassaince to Contempory." October 9, 2010 at 8PM in THR-Theatre 2 Prices: Advanced Purchase Student/Senior- $ 8 Day of Performance- $ 10 Advanced Purchase General- $ 12 Day of Performance- $ 15 Box office Phone Number: 813-974-2323 For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
"A concert featuring the university vocal ensembles: USF's women’s and men’s choirs, Bel Canto and the Men's Chorale, will combine to create an 80 voice symphonic choir! The university flagship choral ensemble, the Chamber Singers, will offer selections from antiquity to present. This concert will display the glory of the human voice in the large concert setting. Be prepared to be immersed in the music" October 10, 2010 from 3PM-6PM at Forest Hills Hall Free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Join the Argentine Tango Club for a Masquerade Milonga party on Sunday October 10th from 6-8:30pm in the Marshall Student Center, room 2708. There will be free food and drinks, live performances, beginner classes, music, dancing and fun! Bring your friends and come in your best Masquerade attire (masks, too)! No partner necessary and all levels welcome. Donations from non-USF students are appreciated. Check out our Facebook Events Page to RSVP http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=37451953536&ref=ts#!/group.php?gid=37451953536&v=app_2344061033&ref=ts For more information, contact Trista Brophy at email@example.com or Nicolas Kourtellis at firstname.lastname@example.org
William and Nancy Oliver Gallery presents: An Art Exhibition by the School of Art & Art History student Taylor Pilote October 11-October 14, 2010 from 11AM-3PM in the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Come join us outside of the Marshall Center this Wednesday for Bull Market! We have food, music, and tons of student organizations and vendors. Interested in reserving a space for Bull Market? Visit the Marshall Student Center website!
"""Unititled"" REX [New York] www.rex-ny.com " October 11, 2010 from 5PM-7PM in MSC 3707 This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
This week’s topic is “What’s the Deal on Diets.” Our registered dietitian and REACH peer educators will answer questions and provide information and resources to help you stay healthy. For more information contact Wellness USF at 813-974-4936. For the full schedule for the Fall semester, visit the USF Healthy Bulls Blog.
***The Festival of Voices offers two choirs for student participants: Festival Mixed Chorus and Festival Women's Chorus.The Festival Mixed Chorus is joined by the USF Chamber Singers and the Festival Women's Chorus will be joined by the USF Bel Canto Women's Chorus giving Festival participants a unique opportunity to sing along side with USF collegiate singers. October 11, 2010 at 8PM in FAH 101- Music Recital Hall. This event is free. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information visit our website at www.cornerstonetampa.org
Celebrate the openeing of the new Campus Recreation field complex,Magnolia Fields. Located at the corner of USF Magnolia Dr. and USF Alumni Dr, across the street from Juniper/Poplar Halls. Enjoy music, free hotdogs and particpate in the Sport Club Experience by trying a new sport.
If you are interested in getting involved in the Tampa community and interacting with Elementary students then look no further! Real Men Read is here and ready to make a difference. Real Men Read is devoted to promoting literacy and inspiring young students to continue their education. We are a new organization so now is a great time to get involved. Interested? Find us on Blackboard or contact Rachel at email@example.com .
LADIES LADIES LADIES!!! African Students Association is still accepting applications for the FIRST Miss Africa Pageant!!! The applications are due October 11th, so you still have time!!! If you are interested or have any questions please contact Elizabeth Ehiogu at firstname.lastname@example.org !
Join Pre-Law Society September 8th, 2010 at 5pm in MSC 3704.Considering Law School? Unsure about Law School? Join Pre-Law Society for the best information regarding everything Law School related. From the LSAT to financial aid. For more info contact: email@example.com or add us on Blackboard
TWLOHA is currently in the process of creating a book, an you have the opportunity to be published! Six Word Memoirs is a project with Larry Smith of Smith Magazine, and you're invited to submit a Six Word Memoir on the theme "Pain and Hope". On October 8th, from 10a-2p, TWLOHA USF will be in the MSC Amphitheater with multiple ways to submit your six words, along with information about TWLOHA, and other organizations.
If you are interested in human rights and want to raise awareness about human rights abuses worldwide, then consider attending STAND's general body meeting on October 7th at 8 PM in MSC 2707.
The Upward Bound Program is looking for a committed group of USF students to mentor high school students in our program. By participating in the Upward Bound Mentor Program you will be paired with an Upward Bound student where you will serve as an additional resource in supporting the mission of the Upward Bound Program, encourage your mentee to excel in high school, and promote a better understanding of the college experience. Please visit our website for additional information http://www.ugs.usf.edu/upbound/mentoring.htm or contact Eric Styles at (813) 974-5897 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Student Alumni Association is a student organization that is open to all current USF students. It is designed to provide opportunities to support and enhance your educational and social experiences, connect you to alumni and help strengthen your ties to USF. There are opportunities to get involved as with SAA as well. For more information please visit our website: www.usfalumni.org/saa
Are you interested in learning more about your career by participating in a wide choice of competitions? Then come join us on Thursday, Oct 7th in MSC 3707 at 4:00pm for an informative session on what SkillsUSA is and how it can benefit your career.
Fellow Bulls, Bollywood Dance club is teaching Bollywood Style Dance for everyone interested, and its FREE. We hold one weekly dance session on Tuesday's from 8-9 PM at the REC center (REC 107). We are no longer holding the class on Thursday's due to academic overload. Come dance with us and learn some groovy and easy Bollywood Style Dancing. Our members love it so far. Quite a number of celebrations and events coming up in the near future and our club is performing for most of them. So come learn Bollywood Style Dancing and we'll get you ready for a stage. To know more find us on Facebook. Just type 'Bollywood Dance Club at USF' for loads of pics and videos. Log onto Blackboard and join our organization for updates and news. Or better, just drop by for our dance sessions, you will go back home a happy dancer!!
1st Annual Chili Cook Off on Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 Test your ultimate chili recipe against your fellow Bulls for great prizes!!! Submit your application to email@example.com. The registration deadline is Friday October 15th, 2010 Sponsored by: Student Veterans Association Co-sponsored by: The Swinging Bulls, Tri-Bulls, and The Beef Studs Applications can be obtained in the student organization office at the SVA desk, in the Office of Veterans Services (SVC 2127), or online at http://ctr.usf.edu/veterans/ under Documents.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Certified Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Zack White, will be in the campus recreation center on Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm answering any questions you may have about injuries, rehabilitation, or treatment options. No appointment needed just drop by the table anytime between 5pm and 7pm. Can't make it on Wednesdays, then drop by REC 005 on Thursdays between 5:15 and 5:45 for rehab basics, a class designed to teach rehab techniques that can be done in the gym.
Campus recreation aquatics offers private lessons similar to personal training. Meet on a one on one basis to get the instruction you need to improve your strokes. All of our instructors are American Red Cross certified and many have strong background in competitive swimming. Check out our website www.usf.edu/camprec , click on Aquatics to find out more information and our price scale. We live an area surrounded by water, it would terrible not to be able to enjoy it!
We hear the phrase all of the time. Does it mean dating? What about "getting it on?" Find out what college students are saying about this topic in the October issue of Student Health 101. This free online health magazine is brought to you by Wellness USF. Visit us in the retail area of the MSC.
You may be eligible for the study if you are: 1. 18 - 25 years old 2. Enrolled full or part time at the University 3. Able and willing to view a short educational PowerPoint on Viral STIs and response to online surveys. Volunteers in the study will be entered into a lottery drawing for FOUR chances to win $200!
Beginning October 5, the Student Health clinic will extend its hours on Tuesday evenings to 6:30pm. Visit www.shs.usf.edu for complete operating hours information. If you would like to be seen at SHS, call 813-974-2331 to schedule an appointment.
Crosswinds at USF is hosting FREE Pregnancy Testing and Counseling Services every Tuesday from Noon-5pm at the USF Crosswinds Building (USF Sycamore Drive). Everything is FREE & Confidential. No appointment is necessary. To get to the Crosswinds Building using the BullRunner- take routes A or E. There is a covered bus stop in front of the building. For more info, please visit our website, www.usfcrosswinds.com
Are you interested in getting a free music download from Wellness USF? Wellness USF has them, but supplies are limited. Take the Watch Your BAC survey to get yours! You may take the survey once. You can also stop by the Wellness Center, located in MSC 1504, to take a paper copy of the survey. It will take approximately 3 minutes to complete and you can still get your free music download.
You may know what condoms are made of today, but do you know what they were made of in the 1800’s? And do you know when your favorite king of STI and pregnancy prevention was first released to the public? Well, visit the USF Healthy Bulls Blog and find out the whole history of the condom. To find out more about how you can be responsible for you own sexual health and well-being, and to learn about on-campus resources, stop by the Wellness Center, home of Wellness USF, in the MSC retail area.
"Eat Smart, Live Smart" is an interactive presentation that answers general questions about healthy eating and weight management. A registered and licensed dietitian explains how you can eat healthfully in college, plan quick, healthy meals and snacks, and lose weight--and keep it off. The next presentation is Tuesday, October 12, 2010, from 5-6 PM. Spaces are limited, reserve yours today! For more information, including how to reserve your spot, and the full schedule for the Fall semester, visit the USF Healthy Bulls Blog.
Fourth Annual Cultural Competence Seminar Free half-day seminar on Cultural Competence in Healthcare. Topics to be covered include the application of cultural competence in healthcare research, education, and delivery. Seminar is free and open to the public, however, seating is limited to 75 persons. Reserve your spot online at: http://health.usf.edu/nocms/nursing/Programs_of_Study/ccs_rsvpform.html . Location: Room 1022 of the USF College of Nursing (12901 Bruce B. Downs, Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612) Time: 8am-12:30pm Date: October 22, 2010 For more information: Contact Ms. Marcia Parker, College of Nursing, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (813) 396-9936
Want to learn more about Time Management? Test Anxiety? Writing Skills? Check out our study smart workshop schedule and attend a workshop in areas in which you want help. Visit usf.edu/learning and click the study skills tab for more information.
Interested in volunteering throughout the Tampa Bay area? BullSERVE (under the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement) has great sites for you, so that you can volunteer any time of the week! The sites include: Hope Lodge, Community Stepping Stones, Metro Ministries, Trinity Café, Horses for the Handicapped, Urban Scholars Outreach Program, Feeding America, Local Community Gardens, Dr. ANV Rao Gurukulam Program, and Moses House. If you’re interested, please sign up on-line at: http://leadandserve.usf.edu/servebserve.php ! Go Bulls!
Crosswinds at USF is hosting a FREE Dinner every Thursday at the USF Crosswinds Building, 7:15-8pm. Come over and visit us on USF Sycamore Drive on your way to the Homecoming Carnival this week. If using the BullRunner- take routes A or E. There is a covered bus stop in front of the building. Invite your friends!!! Everyone's Welcome!!! FREE Dinner for all students!!! For more info on Crosswinds, please check out our Facebook Group- Crosswinds at USF.
This event is inspired by the idea that you can't truly understand the experiences of others until you walked a mile in their shoes. Men from the University of South Florida and the surrounding community will show their solidarity in ending rape, sexual assault and gender violence by putting on women’s shoes and marching around campus. Men and women will march side by side around campus to illustrate to the community that we are ready to make a change and put an end to these acts of violence. The inspiring event is open to all and free. Contact Eileen Dabrowski at email@example.com with any questions.
Attention all NEW STUDENTS! Please take a few minutes to reflect on your first few weeks here at USF and share your feedback with us. Your responses to our survey will help to shape future programs and initiatives for new students at USF. You may access the survey by clicking on the link below or cutting and pasting it into your web browser: http://www.surveymk.com/s/YZPKCRV Your participation is voluntary. By clicking on the link, you are indicating your consent to participate in this evaluation process. Any questions about this process can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-974-2896. This survey will only be available until Friday, October 8th. Thank you for your time!
- Support ZTA and the Susan G. Komen Fondation this month by collecting lids to save lives. Look for our lid drop boxes located around campus in our Dining locations to drop your pink Yoplait lids off!
- Join ZTA and USF Dining every Monday for a Yoplait Parfait event at our Dining Halls. TODAY they will be at Juniper Dining's Salad Bar from 11:00am-10:00pm.
- Celebrate National Noodle Day at Bulls Den Cafe this Wednesday 11:00am-11:00pm.
- Fall is here and so are Einstein's pumpkin favorites! Stop by and try Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin Lattes, Pumpkin Poppers and Pumpkin Bagel with Pumpkin Shmear!
- Camille's has new items: Cobb Salad for $6.99, Big Med Wrap for $6.99; and Watermelon Salad for $2.99
- Food Court has new ABC Vegan cookies flavors: Lemon Poppy and Chocolate Peanut Butter.
- Get your USF Refillable Cup at one of USF Dining's locations for only $3.99 and get refills for the rest of the semester for only .99!!! GO GREEN GO BULLS!
- Check out our new vegetarian, vegan, Halal and gluten-free offerings at the P.O.D. Market!
- For upcoming events and more information about USF Dining visit our website at www.usfdining.com