THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
Iraqi War veteran and VA official L. Tammy Duckworth will deliver the keynote address at USF’s annual Accessi-BULL: Showcasing Abilities Day, an event aimed at raising awareness about issues related to persons with disabilities. The event takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the USF Marshall Student Center Ballroom. Duckworth’s address will take place in the ballroom at noon. Lunch will be provided and no R.S.V.P. is required. All of the day’s activities are free and open to the USF community and to the public. From artistic performances and exhibits, to panel discussions, speakers, and displays of the latest innovations in disability assistive technology, USF’s third Accessi-BULL: Showcasing Abilities will focus on accessibility and inclusion.
Saturday, October 16th 9am-Noon and 1pm-4pm $10 for USF Students. Join us for our Ropes Course Open House at the USF Riverfront Park. Tickets are available from our online store at www.usf.edu/camprec/outdoor
Who: Any female USF student who currently lives off-campus. What: Focus group on consumer purchasing decisions. When: Wednesday October, 13, 2010 @ 2:00PM. Participants will be selected on a first come first served basis. Contact Jenn at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in giving us an hour of your time - please note that there is limited availability. Food and beverages will be provided at the focus group and all participants will recieve a free Starbucks gift card for their time.
Talk to Pooja - Transfer PAL for more info ....she is located in 3200 of the MSC
talk with Pooja for more information
Born over 1400 years ago, a man preached a message that would spread throughout the entire world. Islam is now followed by over 1.5 billion Muslims, nearly a quarter of the world’s population. As the seal of the prophets, he carried the final divine revelation. Who was the Man behind the Last Message to Mankind? Who was Prophet Muhammad? Join us for free pizza and a lecture that looks into the story of Prophet Muhammad led by renowned AlMaghrib Institute Instructor Dr. Ali Shehata.
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. 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. Visit wwww.centregallery.usf.edu for more information regarding current and future exhibitions.
The Green and Gold Guides have teamed up with the USF Bookstore to show you all the latest game gear!! At the event we will be raffling off tons of great prizes like $25 gift cards to Starbucks, $50 gift cards to the USF Bookstore, Five Guys, Cracker Barrel, Chipotle, Firehouse Subs, and ColdStone gift cards, and more prizes to come!! Tickets will be sold at Bulls Market for $1 and at the door for $2. The ticket will get you into the show and raffle. For more chances to win, its only a dollar more per ticket! This is also a chance to learn more about the Green and Gold Guides for those of you interested. Hope to see you there on Thursday, October 14th at 5 p.m. in the Oval Theatre!!
Abby Saneholtz, Psy.D., & Krystal Vias will present Healthy Mind, Healthy Body on Tuesday, 10/12, in Campus Recreation Room 006, 3-4:30 p.m. This workshop is free for USF students.
Susan Crane, M.A., will present The Art of Conversation: Effective Communication on Wednesday, 10/13, in SVC 2126 (Counseling Center Conference Room), 2-4 p.m. This workshop is free for USF students. Please call 974-9316 to attend this workshop.
Leonard Kirklen, Ph.D., Overcoming Self-Defeating Thinking on Thursday, 10/14, in SVC 2126 (Counseling Center Conference Room), 2-3:30 p.m. This workshop is free for USF students.
Join the Campus Activities Board at the Meadows (50th & Holly) for our Fall Concert on Friday, October 15. This year we will be bringing the MTVU Campus Invasion Tour, featuring New Politics and 30 Seconds to Mars! "Doors" open at noon, activities start at 5pm and concert starts at 7pm. Event is free and open to both students and general public!
An Art Exhibition by the School of Art & Art History MFA student Jay Hollick October 18-21 from 11AM-3PM held in the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery. Free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
The Campus Activities Board presents Movies on the Lawn: Toy Story 3! Join us Wednesday, October 13 at 9pm at the MSC plaza (rain site MSC Oval Theatre). Free popcorn and soda until 9:30pm. Remember to bring your canned goods in order to receive candy!
"Tubist David Zerkel, formerly of the United States Army Field Band and currently Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Georgia, will showcase his acclaimed talent in a program of familiar and new works for the tuba. " October 17, 2010 from 7PM-10PM in FAH 101- Music Recital Hall Prices: Advanced Purchase Student/Senior- $ 8 Day of Performance- $ 10 Advanced Purchase General- $ 12 Day of Performance- $ 15 For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
"USF Voice Professor Kyoung Cho (Soprano) presents an evening of vocal master pieces by Mascagni, Caccini, Fauré, Hundley, Duke, Handel, and Mozart as well as Korean Art Songs. USF Piano faculty Miroslava Panayotova and other chamber soloists will join as collaborative artists. " October 17, 2010 from 3PM-6PM in FAH 101- Music Recital Hall Prices: Advanced Purchase Student/Senior- $ 8 Day of Performance- $ 10 Advanced Purchase General- $ 12 Day of Performance- $ 15 For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
The USF Symphony Orchestra will play a variety of music from the orchestral repertoire. October 16, 2010 at 4PM at Palladium. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=48335632&o=all&op=1&view=all&subj=160711323955476&id=5017579
October 15, 2010 from 7PM-9PM in the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery. Free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Please join us in FAH 101-The Music Recital Hall, for an evening of cutting-edge electronic music from the students of Prof. Paul Reller's SYCOM Studio. October 14, 2010 from 7PM-10PM. Free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
The USF Jazz Combos feature talented jazz students performing in the classic jazz small group setting. These concerts showcase the improvisational skills of these outstanding student musicians, performing music from the rich small group jazz tradition. The Jazz Chamber Ensembles are the backbone of the jazz studies degree program, as this is where students learn to interact on an improvisatory level, requiring a high level of musical expertise on the individual and group level. October 13, 2010 at 8PM in FAH 101- Music Recital Hall Free and open to the public.
Premieres of modern original classical compositions by USF students for various ensembles. Performed by USF students. Free and open to the public. October 11, 2010 at 8PM in FAH 101- Music Recital Hall. For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
William and Nancy Oliver Gallery presents: An Art Exhibition by the School of Art & Art History student Taylor Pilote. October 11-14, 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
"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 this 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
This week’s topic is “Vegetarian & Vegan Eating.” 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
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!
Alpha Delta Pi will be hosting our second annual King of the Court tournament this week on Wednesday, October 13th and Thursday, October 14th. The 13th will be a spaghetti dinner to to benefit the Scleroderma Foundation. We will have a live band and lots of fun games for everyone to play. This event will take place in the Greek Quad. Admission to this event is $5. Thursday will be the tournament. It will be held at the Temple Terrace Family Recreation Center. All proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. Admission to this event will be $5. Both event's start promptly at 7pm. We hope to see everyone there!
Join Outdoor Recreation for a ride to Clearwater Beach! The van will leave from USF at 9am and will leave the beach at 5pm to return to USF. This trip only includes the van ride to and from the beach. This trip is a great deal, and it's less than the cost of parking at the beach! Advance sign up online or at the Outdoor Rereation Center (Campus Recreation Room 013)is required. Sign up online: https://diablo.forest.usf.edu/ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=28&CATID=583&SINGLESTORE=true
Bulls for Moffitt is holding a DVD Drive throughout the month of October. Donate your used DVDs to Moffitt's Infusion Center, where patients receive chemotherapy treatments. The DVD selection we provide them helps pass the time while receiving their chemotherapy. Gold donation boxes are in the Marshall Center and the library. To help with the drive or make a donation, contact Sara Wilson (email@example.com )
Interested in being a USF tour guide? Come to our final information session on Tuesday, October 12th in the Marshall Center at 5pm (look for us in our bright green polos!). Come ask questions and hear what it's like to be a G3! Applications are also due THIS Friday, October 15th by 5pm in ADM 102. Don't miss it!
Be a member of Bulls for Moffitt. Our goal is to help Moffitt Cancer Center through fundraising and volunteering opportunities throughout the year. Request to join the BlackBoard group (under "Service Groups") and come to the next general meeting on Wednesday, October 20th at 7:30pm in MSC 3712. Contact the President, Sara Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org ) with any questions! Hope to see you there!
The AED general body meeting is this THURSDAY at 6pm in the Marshal Center room 3711. Come join us for our guest speakers from the College of Public Health and learn more about the field. There will be volunteer opportunities to sign up for and FREE FOOD and DRINKS as usual! We'll update you on all the exciting events coming up in the month of October like our Phleobotomy class, Ghandi Day of Service and the Fall pumpkin carving social. Don't miss out on all these chances to get involved and become an active member! Hope to see you there!
Alpha Epsilon Delta is proud to offer another opportunity for all students to get certified as phlebotomists for a fee. On the weekend of Ocotber 16th & 17th AED will be holding a phlebotomy class at the Holiday in Express where you will learn how to draw blood using the correct techniques and safety procedures. This a great resume enhancer and can open up multiple job opportunities so please sign up because the class size is limited! If you are interested in the class please email AED President Tony Brar at email@example.com or the instructor Nick Perrotta at firstname.lastname@example.org . Hurry it's on a first come, first serve basis!
If you are looking for an opportunity to get involved on campus look no further than Real Men Read. Real Men Read is a new organization that is devoted to promoting literacy and encouraging young students to pursue their education. Fun volunteer opportunities are available. Pancake party at Pizzo Elementary will be taking place on October 29th from 8:15-9:00am and from 9:15-10:00am. Interested? Contact Rachel at email@example.com or join us on Blackboard.
The WIB seeks to serve USF's undergraduate and graduate students by providing a cohesive, supportive environment for students from all disciplines to learn and grow as aspiring and successful business leaders. The WIB bridges the gap between academia and the business world, exposing our members to successful female role models from all aspects of corporate America. In addition, the WIB is a way for students to be part of a motivated group, develop critical business skills, learn from each other's experiences, and cultivate enduring friendships with ambitious counterparts.
Students, Have you ever wondered how they create the 3D effects you see in movies like Avatar, Dark Knight, Iron Man and Transformers? You will have the opportunity on Friday, October 15, from 12-2:00 PM in the Marshall Center room 4102! LogikLabs, an on-campus academic organization, is hosting a workshop for those interested in learning the Autodesk Maya 3D modeling system. Maya can be used for 3D modeling of weapons in games such as Modern Warfare and Bad Company as well as for enhancing presentations, or just your resumé! Best of all, you can download Maya completely free just for being a USF student! Go to: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/item?siteID=123112&id=14185424 Click: Join the Education Community Now Fill out the form, being sure to use the e-mail address that ends in mail.usf.edu, and if you’re not a major in one of the fields in the drop-down list, specify which area you are most interested in. The event is also completely FREE and open to all USF students! No experience using the program is necessary; the workshop will be tailored to beginning users. Hope to see you on the 15th in MSC 4102 at noon! Jessica Glover University Relations Officer for LogikLabs *Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org (Ayaz Hemani), President of LogikLabs, if you would like more information or would like to be added to the LogikLabs listserv in BlackBoard to stay updated about future LogikLabs events.
Chess Club Meets Every Friday at 5:00pm - 6:45pm in room the Marshall Student Center Room 4102. Any skill level from beginners to advanced are allowed to come play chess at our Weekly Friday Chess Club Meetings, even if they are not in the Chess Club, they are allowed to come too.
French Club Meets every Wednesday from 9:00pm - 10:45pm in the Marshall Student Center Room 4103
Monday October 25th B.Y.O.Banana 8 pm to 10 pm MSC 3708 Tuesday October 26th DTL Komen for the Kure 7 pm to 9 pm MSC 2708 Wednesday October 27th Salute to Latina's 6 pm to 10 pm MSC 3707 Thursday October 28th DTL Informational 7:30pm -9 pm MSC 4102 Friday October 29th DTL Howl-o-Bowl 9 pm to 1 am 10400 N Florida Ave Saturday October 30th DTL & LUL Hispanic Heritage BBQ 3pm to 7 pm Riverfront Park
The USF v. Cincy Football Watch Party will be hosted by the WIN Foundation on 10/22/10 at 8pm in MSC 2708. Join us for FREE FOOD and a chance to win RAFFLE PRIZES!! Sponsors include Grays, Cici's, Lenny's, Tias, D'Lites, TGI Fridays, Antonio's and more.
Beginning on Friday, October 15th we will be starting a Knit Along wherein we all start making the same type of thing. We have chosen to make hooded scarves! It is a hat and a scarf all in one and will be something great to wear for the chilly winter to come. Feel free to join in at any time. We will begin that Friday at noon in front of Einstein's in MSC
The USF Drum Circle is a club for group drumming, a form of recreational music-making. We want to create a sense of community and belonging for the USF students and locals in the area. The motivation behind this organization is to promote unity, self-expression, creativity and musical communication. Come out with drums, percussion, any other musical instruments or just come to listen! Meet new friends and experience the rich culture that a drum circle creates! Join our Facebook group to stay updated: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=110252152369621&ref=ts
Think YOU have spirit? Think YOU have what it takes to be part of the most prestigious organization on campus? Then come see if you have what it takes to enhance your collegiate experience and become a USF AMBASSADOR. Come join us for our Fall Meet and Greet on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 5pm in Traditions Hall (Inside the Alumni Center) to learn more about our fantastic program. Casual attire. For more information, please contact our VP of Membership, Kevin Chostel. email@example.com . Hope to see you there!
Join Lambda Psi Delta Sorority,Inc. as we showcase and celebrate the diversity found at USF. We will have cultural performances as well as Free Food and Fun.
Join Pre-Law Society October 13th th, 2010 at 5pm in MSC 4102. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or add us on Blackboard
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!
USF students, alumni, faculty and staff may submit proposals. We encourage each artist to explore the practice of exhibiting, while utilizing the space in a way that bears his or her signature. Students interested in group collaborative projects or faculty members with special class projects are encouraged to submit proposals. Gallery exhibitions are two weeks in duration. To review or print our Proposal Guidelines please see our website www.centregallery.usf.edu . Click “Submit your Work” then “Propose a Show” Proposals due October 29, 2010 by 5 pm in MSC 2700 For more information, please contact the Centre Gallery at 813-974-5464.
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!
Wellness USF and the REACH Peer Education Program are hosting a free fashion show to promote positive body image, healthy eating, physical activity, and the elimination of stereotypes based on society’s standards. There will be free food, music, giveaways, exhibitors, and much more! For more details on the event check out our USF Healthy Bulls blog
Looking for a place to watch Thursday's game against West Virginia FOR FREE? Crosswinds at USF is hosting a Watch Party with 4 TV Screens, FREE Food, and Doorprizes. Not into the game? Come over anyway for pool, pingpong, and Guitar Hero. Doors will open at 7pm. Kickoff is at 7:30pm. The Crosswinds Building is located on USF Sycamore Drive. If using the BullRunner- take routes A or E. There is a covered bus stop in front of the Building. For more info, check out our group on Facebook, Crosswinds at USF. See you Thursday!
What are YOU doing for spring break? Want to spend the week traveling, meeting new friends, and volunteering in a different city? Then Bulls on Breaks (BOB) is for YOU! BOB offers affordable trips and the opportunity to volunteer outside of Tampa. Trip issues include the environment, youth and education, homelessness, and many more! BOB participant applications are now available through the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement’s website: http://volunteer.usf.edu/serveasb.php . Please see the website for more information. Applications are due by Friday, October 29, 2010. Sign up TODAY for a spring break you’ll never forget!
Hello to all students interested in dance!Ever wanted to learn tap or even brush up on your skills? USF Tap is a new organization currently forming and taking interest for all USF students. More information is available in the dance building lobby (FAD)on the first floor bulletin board. Please contact Nicole Cunningham at email@example.com for more information or to simply give your name and state your interest in the joining the program.
What are YOU doing for spring break? Are you looking for an exciting leadership position with the opportunity to travel, network, and lead fellow students through a meaningful week of service? Then you should sign up to be a Bulls on Break (BOB) Site Leader TODAY! BOB offers affordable trips and the opportunity to volunteer outside of Tampa. Trip issues include the environment, youth and education, homelessness, and many more! BOB site leader applications are now available through the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement’s website: http://volunteer.usf.edu/serveasb.php . Please see the website for more information. Applications are due by Monday, October 18, 2010. Sign up TODAY for a spring break you’ll never forget!
Don't miss this great opportunity to serve your community and honor Gandhi's legacy of building a better world through peace. All registrants (either individuals or members of organizations) will need to register as an individual through the online registration at www.leadandserve.usf.edu. Persons who do NOT register before the deadline will not be guaranteed an assignment with their organization or a promotional favor (i.e. t-shirt/water bottle). Please register early and encourage all members to register before the deadline. Deadline to register is Wednesday, October 13 by 5pm at www.leadandserve.usf.edu
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international campaign to end rape, sexual assault and gender violence. It is inspired by the idea that you can’t truly understand the experiences of others until you have literally put yourself into their shoes. Some of the amazing men from the University of South Florida and the surrounding community will show their solidarity to the cause by marching in women’s shoes (this will include high heels, wedges and flip flops). The march is free and open to all. Men and women. Men wishing to participate in the march are encouraged to bring their own shoes. We are also having a women’s shoe drive to benefit the Family Justice Center of Hillsborough County. The shoes donated will directly benefit domestic violence victims. If anyone has any shoes they wish to donate, they may bring them to the event. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Orientation Team Leader applications are due by 5:00 p.m. this Friday, October 15th. Please turn in your completed application to the Office of Orientation, located in SVC 2049. Transform Yourself and become a campus leader!
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Presented by: Krystal Vias, Abigail Saneholtz, Psy.D. and Jay Greenfeld, M.A. Date: 10/12 Time: 3-4:00pm Location: Campus Recreation Rm 006 Are you feeling stressed out? Overwhelmed? Stress is a combination of our perception of situations and changes in our physiology. Experiencing stress isn’t bad since it can be motivating, but when it is a constant part of your life it can negatively affect you! Come learn about how exercising can lead to a healthier body and a healthier mind! This workshop is designed to provide education about the physical and psychological benefits of engaging in regular exercise and increase your motivation to get started. You will also be invited to participate in a toning class that applies what you’ve learned!
In many ways, college life can be a rude awakening when new obligations and distractions can make it hard to focus on schoolwork. Check out this month's issue of Student Health 101 and read some tips on how to bring schoolwork up from the back seat to the front seat! Brought to you by Wellness USF, located in the new Wellness Center, MSC 1504.
Being sick is never fun but it can seem even more daunting when you are away from home. If you find yourself feeling under the weather, Student Health Services is here to help! Registered USF students can see a healthcare provider at SHS by calling 813-974-2331 to request an appointment time. Same day appointment slots may be available but since they fill up quickly, it is recommended that you call as early in the day as possible. Visit www.shs.usf.edu for more information on Student Health @ USF!
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 If you have already completed this survey, thank you so much for doing so and know that you do not have to complete this again. 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 email@example.com or 813-974-2896. This survey will only be available until Friday, October 15th. Thank you for your time!
Join ULS for an evening with Senator McCain's daughter, Meghan McCain as speaks on LGBT issues in our very own MSC Oval Theater on October 20, 2010 at 7pm. The event is free to all students, faculty, and public!
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.
- ZTA Yoplait Yogurt Parfait event TODAY at Bulls Den Cafe 11:00am-10:00pm
- Enjoy a Premium New York Steak Strip w/ Black Peppercorn Demi Glaze at Juniper Dining this Wednesday 4:30pm-10:00pm
- Celebrate October with Fresh Food Company's Oktoberfest Party Thursday 10:30am-9:00pm. Serving authentic German Sauerbraten, Grilled Bratwurst, Wild Mushroom Barley Ragout, Roasted Pork Loin w/ Beer Sauce & much more!
- Marshmellow Maddress at Juniper Dining this Wednesday 11:00am-1:00pm. Guess the right number of Lucky Charm's marshmellows and win a complete Wii Rock Band system What's New?!
- Celebrate National Pretzel Month w/ Einstein's new Pretzel Bagel Poppers. Also try their fall pumpkin items: Pumpkin Muffin, Pumpkin Latte, Pumpkin Poppers, Pumpkin Bagel & Pumpkin Shmear
- Coba Cafe's Great Pumpkin Latte and Carmel Apple Javalanche
- New Halal items are now available at C-Store and P.O.D. Market. Featuring items like pizza, assorted frozen entrees, beef jerky & much more
- New gluten-free items available at C-Store & P.O.D. Market are Amy's entrees- Garden Lasagna, Rice Mac & Cheese, Cheddar Burrito & Roasted Vegetable Pizza, Better Balance GF Chips- White Cheddar, Chili Nacho, Lemon Herb & Crispy Parmesan