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The movie "Salsa Tel Aviv"
02-20-2012, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Oval Theater
Salsa Tel AvivThe Hillel-USF and the Hebrew Program at the Department of WLE and the 2012 Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival are proud to screen the Israeli movie "Salsa Tel Aviv" a charming romantic comedy that follows a young Mexican woman, played by Angela Vale, as she travels to Tel Aviv. The movie's dialog is in Spanish, Hebrew and English, (with subtitles). The time: February 20, at 7pm, at the Oval Theater in the MSC. A Q/A period will follow the movie. Admission is free to anyone holding a USF ID.
Road Safety Awareness Fair - "2012 Survive the Drive"
02-21-2012, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Marshall Center - North Side
Students are invited to attend the - "Survive the Drive" - road safety awareness fair taking place at the Marshall Center on February 21st. An interactive road safety fair will be held from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. to educate students and the USF community about important safe driving issues. The road safety fair will include safe driving programs and information, booths, giveaways and more. Come out and help support this life-saving event!
The Buried Life: What Do You Want To Do Before You Die?
02-21-2012, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, MSC Ballroom
The Buried Life originated in 2006 when Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn and Jonnie Penn set out in an old RV to complete a list of "100 Things We Want To Do Before We Die," and help out strangers along the way accomplish something their own lists. In mid-2008, the team checked off #53 on their list, "Make a TV Show," when they were picked up by MTV. On Tuesday, February 21st The Buried Life cast will come to USF to help inspire students to achieve the goals on their "bucket list."
Campus Moviefest Signups and Launch
02-21-2012, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, MSC Atrium
Sign up today to participate in this year's Campus Moviefest event!  Free video cameras and editing software will be provided - all you need  is an idea for a 5 minute movie! Never made a movie before? No problem! The Campus Moviefest staff is here to assist you! For more information or to sign up  please visit campumoviefest.com and be sure to swing by our launch on 2/21 from  12-5 in the MSC atrium. Get info. about the event, pick up your  equipment, or sign up at launch event!
Watch Your BAC this Mardi Gras!
02-21-2012, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Outside Argos
Watch Your BAC this Mardi GrasJoin REACH Tuesday, February 21, from 11 am - 1 pm outside of Argos to  decorate Mardi Gras masks. Decorate them while wearing beer goggles to  experience the side effects of alcohol. Get a BAC card to learn how to  monitor your Blood Alcohol Content or bring your card to win a prize!  For more information, like us on Facebook, search "REACHatUSF", or check  out the Wellness Education website. You can ask online questions to our  dietitian and access our wellness magazine, Student Health 101.
Timmy Global Health General Body Meeting
02-21-2012, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, MSC 3711
Timmy Global Health General Body MeetingTimmy Global Health is a student service organization geared towards helping expand access to healthcare in undersserved communities.  On February 21st, Dean Perez, the Dean of Admissions at the USF College of Medicine, will be speaking on global health issues and solutions. Come out and learn how you can help to change healthcare internationally and locally! The meeting will be held in MSC 3711 at 5:30 p.m. The officers of Timmy look forward to seeing you!
SG Elections - Presidential Debate
02-22-2012, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Marshall Center Oval Theatre
Be in the know on who is running for Student Body President and what they stand for at the SG Presidential Debate, hosted by Student Government in the Marshall Center Oval Theatre on February Don't know who to vote for in the 2012 Student Body Elections? Come hear the candidates discuss the issues on February 22nd at 6:00 PM as Student Government hosts the Bulls Radio debate at Beef O' Brady's in the Marshall Student Center.
SG Elections - Candidate Mixer
02-23-2012, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Marshall Center Plaza Lawn
Join the candidates for Student Body President and Vice President at the MSC Plaza Lawn on February 23rd from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM as Student Government hosts a Candidate Mixer. Hear what the candidates stand for and enjoy free food from Gator's Dockside.
PENN MASALA- LIVE IN CONCERT
02-24-2012, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM, MSC Oval Theater
PENN MASALA- LIVE IN CONCERTFOR THE FIRST TIME EVER USF SIA PRESENTS:PENN MASALA-LIVE IN CONCERT
PENN MASALA IS THE WORLD'S FIRST HINDI A CAPELLA GROUP WHOSE MUSIC HAS BEEN INFLUENCED BY EASTERN AND WESTERN CULTURES.
***********************************************************TICKETS:USF STUDENTS GET IN FOR FREE W/ ID!!!!NON-USF STUDENTS:$5.00***********************************************************
DOORS OPEN AT 7:30PM!!!
COME AND JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT!!!!!
Open Street Map Party
02-25-2012, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Campus Recreation Center
Open Street Map PartyPut your mark on the map! Party starts at USF Campus Recreation Center
The Campus Rec Dept., Dept. of Geography, Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), Bicycle Club, and Geographical Society at the University of South Florida (USF) are hosting an OpenStreetMap (OSM) Party.
We will eat up, listen up, and gear up with GPS units before we map treks on and around the USF campus area. Mapping data will be uploaded to the OSM already in progress.
Preconception Peer Educators Training
02-26-2012, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, MSC 3712
It is our pleasure to announce open registration for February's Office of Minority Health's internship!
Preconception Peer Educators (PPE) is a community outreach organization promoting healthy families and babies.
Every person benefits from PPE outreach regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or religion.
To register, please email KHILL@HSC.USF.EDU
Trainings are a one day event that is held twice a month either Saturday or Sunday.
Fan of USF Athletics? Join the Student Bulls Club
Join the Student Bulls ClubaThe Student Bulls Club offers students the opportunity for an insiders perspective on USF Athletics. With a $25 donation, students will receive a SBC Under Armor t-shirt, access to numerous hospitalities and tailgates and the chance to "Run with the Bulls." This is THE premier organization for Bulls athletics student supporters! For more information, go to www.mybullsclub.com or contact the President, Jason Prado at jprado2@mail.usf.edu.
Honors Class Collects School Supplies
Have an extra pen or pencil? The IDH4000 class "Social Media, Social Change" is working with a Tampa-based charity to collect school supplies for Afghan children. These supplies are distributed during humanitarian missions and foster good will between the U.S. military and the people of Afghanistan. There is a drop box in the Honors College Main Lobby in ALN 241.
Help your country. Support the troops. Help the children of Afghanistan.
New Club looking for Interested Officers!
The Try New Things Club is an exciting new club on campus that needs Officers!  We are club dedicated to organizing entertaining, one-of-a-kind recreational activities for all USF students to enjoy!  If you are interested in gaining valuable leadership experience while still having lots of fun, email Samantha Lutz, President of the Try New Things Club, at sglutz@mail.usf.edu for more information.
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
USF Pre-Pharmacy Club General Body Meeting
02-20-2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, MSC 2707
USF Pre-Pharmacy Club General Body MeetingAre you currently a student under the Pre-Pharmacy track but unsure of what sequence of classes to take? Curious about which professors are said to most helpful and which ones you should downright avoid at all costs? Well come join us at our next general body meeting then! Upperclassmen will be sharing some of their best tips for how to be successful as an undergraduate and some things they wish they would have known! Light refreshments will be provided! See you there!
Active Minds General Meeting
2/20/12 in MSC 3709
Active Minds General MeetingCome to our next meeting Monday, February 20th in MSC 3709. We will be discussing events for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Bring a pair of jeans for our jean drive and receive a free prize! Snacks and drinks will be provided.
Transition with George and Abe
02-20-2012, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, MSC 3200
On this Presidents' Day remember George Washington and Abraham Lincoln by being honest with yourself and voicing any concerns or problems with other transfer students who are going through or have gone through the same thing as you. We will have some food and games, but mostly be available.
Royalty 101: Back 2 Basics ELQ Week 2012
02-21-2012, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Marshall Center
Royalty 101TIME TO REPORT TO BASIC TRAINING...
TUESDAY, 2.21.12 EYE HAND MOUTH COORDINATION
CAKE CUTTING - CELEBRATING 13 YEARS - MLK SIDEWALK - 12P
GAME NIGHT - TABOO CHALLENGE VS. PRESTIGE MODELING TROUPE & GAMMA PHI DELTA SORORITY - MSC 2709 - 830-11P
FREE FOOD. MUSIC. GAMES.
Kaplan GRE Prep-Course Raffle and Speed Game Hosted by Pre-Vet Society
02-22-2012, 7:30 - 9:30 PM, MSC 2100A Ballroom
Kaplan GRE Prep-Course Raffle and Speed GameCorrection: Pre-Vet Society will be hosting a Kaplan GRE special event night. We will be holding a raffle for a Kaplan GRE Prep-Course worth $1,249, but a ticket for a chance to win this valuable course will only cost you $10 each! Get multiple tickets to increase your chances of winning! You must be present at time of drawing to win. Also, we will be featuring a speed GRE game so you can practice those tough questions under pressure! OPEN TO EVERYONE!
Anthropology Graduate Students PANEL
02-22-2012, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, SOC 37
Anthropology Graduate Students PANELNervous about applying to grad school? Do you have questions about the process, what grad school is like, networking and such? Come out and join the Anthropology club and graduate students representing all 4 sub-fields and have your questions answered! Free food also!
Advocates at USF- looking for new members!!
02-23-2012, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, MSC 2706
Advocates at USF is affiliated with the national non-profit organization Advocates for World Health. Our mission is to collect surplus medical supplies and donate them to developing countries.
Wanna help us to continue to help those in need around the world? Well this is your chance! Many positions available!
This is an invitation to anyone that would like to become a new member to our team. Come join us February 23rd in MSC 2706, 5-6pm.
Information, contact swansons@mail.usf.edu
General Body Meeting
02-23-2012, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, MSC 3709
General Body MeetingDo you like to be social? Do yu like to serve your community?Then the Latin American Student Association is for you! Come and join one of the oldest organizations at USF during our next general body meeting. Make sure you like us on Facebook where you can soon find more details about the upcoming meeting. Bring all your friends for some fun time! Hope to see you there!!
Facebook.com/LASA.USF
Overkill Lan Party 12.0
02-24-2012, 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM, BPT (on Sycamore)
Overkill Lan Party

Overkill LAN is a totally free LAN party for all college students. We will have a 100 BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer) with game servers for Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Counter-strike: Source, Minecraft, etc. As well as our console room with PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii games going from 6pm-3am. Some other activities include dodgeball and battle tag. Free food, free gaming and free prizes! College Id's will be checked at the door. Please pre-register at www.overkill-lan.com.


 

N.I.T.E. Presents: The Blue Heart Campaign
Month of February 2012
The Blue Heart CampaignThe Blue Heart Campaign is an awareness raising initiative to fight human trafficking and its impact on society. It seeks to encourage involvement and inspire action to help stop this crime. This Campaign also allows people to show solidarity with the victims of human trafficking by wearing the Blue Heart. This campaign will last through the entire month of February.
Join the Association of Fundraising Professionals
Join the Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsAre you interested in potentially working in the non-profit industry? Are you looking for internships, a mentor and to network with hundreds of professionals in the non-profit industry? Then the Association of Fundraising Professionals is the organization for you. Executive Board positions available. For more information, contact the President, Robinson Francois at rfrancois@mail.usf.edu.
FREE Dinner on campus EVERY Monday!!
Crosswinds is giving USF a reason to LOVE Mondays.
Every Monday from 7-8pm, Crosswinds serves a FREE homecooked meal at the Crosswinds Building on USF Sycamore Drive.
If using the BullRunner- take routes A or E. There is a covered bus stop in front of the building.
After dinner, feel free to stick around and play pool, cornhole or hoops until Church on Campus starts at 8:05pm- Giveaways, a Live Band, Friendly People, and teaching from the Bible that makes God make sense.
For more info, email Jennifer@usfcrosswinds.com
ARTS
Guest Artist Recital: Judith Gordon
02-20-2012, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Barness Recital Hall
For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Art Exhibition by USF Photography Club
02-20-2012, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, William & Nancy Oliver Gallery
William and Nancy Oliver Gallery presents: Art Exhibition by USF Photography Club.
USF Jazz Ensemble II
02-21-2012, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Concert Hall
For more information, please visit www.arts.usf.edu
Body Stories
02-23-2012, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Theatre II
Sexy, embarrassing, graceful, heavy, energized, aching, youthful, ageing: our body is our closest and yet perhaps least understood companion.  What stories do today's bodies tell? And are we able to listen? Body Stories is a fast-moving, witty and poignant new work devised by Filter Theatre with students from USF.
USF Photography Club Closing Reception
02-24-2012, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, William & Nancy Oliver Gallery
Closing reception for art exhibition by USF Photography Club.
USF Tuba-Euphonium Studio: The Music of James Grant
02-26-2012, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Concert Hall
Members of the USF Tuba-Euphonium Studio will perform music by James Grant, an American composer (now living in Toronto) with a gift for writing both spectacularly virtuosic as well as  beautifully lyrical music.  For three decades, James Grant has been commissioned by individuals, choruses, chamber ensembles and orchestras who have performed his music throughout the world.
Guest Artist Recital: Grigorios Zampara, Piano
02-26-2012, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Barness Recital Hall
Internationally acclaimed pianist Professor Grigorios Zampara is an invited USF-NSC artist who participates in the ground-breaking study on skilled pianists' hands, a funded research conducted by pianist-pedagogue Sang-Hie Lee and robotics engineer Yu Sun.  Dr. Zampara will present a Sunday afternoon of piano concert featuring an all Liszt program to commemorate Liszt's 200th birthday.
USF Wind Ensemble: Romance in the Air
02-26-2012, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Concert Hall
Symphony no. 3, by Vittorio Giannini, will  be the centerpiece of the first concert given by the USF Wind Ensemble during Spring semester 2012. Giannini's masterful contribution to the wind band  repertoire is a four-movement work that is not only challenging technically, but also representative of Neoromaticism which was the basis for Giannini's musical language. Also featured on this concert will be a Philip Sparke work that won an Int'l composition award, Dance Movements.
FEATURES
Movies on the Lawn: Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt. 1
02-22-2012, 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM, Bookstore Lawn
Make sure to come out this Wednesday (2/22) to watch "Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt. 1" on the big screen while enjoiying free popcorn, soda and giveaways! Grab a blanket, and join the Campus Activities Board on the bookstore lawn at 9pm! (Rainsite MSC Oval Theater).
Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule
Wednesday 2/22 Mass Schedual at the Catholic Student Center
Ash Wednesday 2/22 Mass Schedual at the Catholic Student Center (13005 N. 50th Street, across from 50th and hoily). Ashes will be given out during mass only. The Mass Schedual is as fallows 12 Noon, 5:15pm and 7pm. For more Information go to www.Catholicusf.org.
Come start of Lent the right way!
Black Heritage Month: "Out of Control: The AIDS Epidemic in Black America"
02-23-2012, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, MSC Oval Theater
Black Heritage MonthJoin the Black Heritage Month Committee as we view the first national network television documentary on the AIDS epidemic amongst African Americans. Special guest: Angel Pickett from the Metro Wellness Community Center.
Bulls Nite Out: Magic & Mystery
02-25-2012, 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM, MSC Ballroom
Bulls Nite Out: Magic & MysteryCome out to Bulls Nite Out this Saturday for a show of hypnosis, comedy, and magic. There will be food provided plus plenty of fun and intrigue as Hypnotist Larry Volz and Magician Brian Miller hit the stage in the MSC Ballroom. Come out if you're up for a great night with Bulls Nite Out!
Stronger Than I Knew Project
Check out this ongoing video project--it's inspiring!
Stronger Than I Knew ProjectMoving to an entirely new city. Working through a major breakup. Overcoming significant financial burden. We've all got a story to tell about overcoming major personal challenges and others can learn from it. Tell us your story of how you were "stronger than you knew" and give hope to other USF students going through a similar challenge. For more information, go to
http://www.usf.edu/counsel/strongerthanIknew/
To see students' videos, go to
https://www.youtube.com/user/StrongerThanIKnew
2012 On-Campus Housing Room Selection
In order to select your room, you must first log in to the MyHousing section of the USF Housing website after your assigned time during February 20-24 to select a room for next year.
Remember to Log-In with your U-Number and password. Click on General Room Selection under the "Self Assignment" folder on the left-hand side of the page and click "Continue." Click the "Search" option and input your preferred room location or specification. Select your desired room by clicking "Go" under the "Lock It?" column. Either select "Only Assign for Me" or Pull-In roommates by listing their Screen Name and U-Number in the space provided at the bottom of the page. Then confirm your choices. Remember: The timer at the top reflects how much time you have left to make your choice. If the timer runs out, you will be unable to save your room choice.
Make sure you submit your $50 non-refundable application fee before February 28.  Your $50 non-refundable application fee finalizes your housing selection for next Fall/Spring. This payment can be made online any time after January 23rd, but it must be paid before February 28th. Any student who does not make the payment by this date will forfeit their room choice and will be assigned housing based on their application preferences at a later date.  You can visit http://www.housing.usf.edu/resources/payment/ for payment options.
Only students whose accounts are up-to-date on their housing payments can participate in Room Retention. You can verify your account status on OASIS at http://oasis.usf.edu. Application fees can be submitted online on the USF Housing website, http://www.housing.usf.edu using credit/debit card or e-check. This payment cannot be made in the Assignments Office. This fee is non-refundable if a student later decides to cancel their housing contract.
Make sure you update your payment preference on your application. If you are selecting Florida Pre-Paid Housing, please provide a copy of your Florida Prepaid College Fund card to the Assignment Office by email at sa-housinghelp@.usf.edu, by fax at 813-974-5152, or in person at the Assignment Office, RAR 229.
Outstanding Graduate Award
Are you a graduating senior in May 2012 and have a 3.5 GPA or higher? If so, you should apply for the Outstanding Graduate Award. The Outstanding Graduate Award is given each commencement to one graduating senior with a 3.5 GPA or higher that demonstrated achievements in leadership, community service, work experience and school spirit. Applications for this award can be picked up at the Marshall Student Center information desk or online at www.usfalumni.org. Application deadline is March 2, 2012. For questions, contact Tyrone Gray at tgray@usf.edu.
ACADEMIC
College of Business Students
Want to be recognized as one of the Top 25 students under 25 in the College of Business?
The 25 Under 25 program recognizes 25 of the College of Business' outstanding undergraduate student leaders under the age of 25. Students chosen must be individuals who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, professional development, leadership, or community/campus service early in their college careers. To qualify students must be admitted to the College of Business, demonstrated excellence in at least two of the four areas above, and must be under 25 years old. To apply, please go to http://business.usf.edu/25under25/ and click Apply Online. Applications and supporting documents are due no later than 11:59 pm on March 6th, 2012. Please keep the essay to 750 words.
For any questions, please send your emails to:
Lorie Briggs: lbriggs@usf.edu, College of Business 813.974.7280
or
Niclas Asteberg: niclasasteberg@gmail.com
More Tutoring Hours Available
The tutoring center has now added more in hours in several high demand subjects such as Organic Chemistry, Accounting, Business Calculus, and Statistics.  Stop by and check out the new options for appointments and the extended hours in the drop-in centers to get the help you need.
http://lib.usf.edu/tutoring/drop-in/
http://lib.usf.edu/tutoring/organic-chemistry/
FOOD AND DINING
Fat Tuesday at Juniper Dining
02-21-2012, 10:30 AM - 10:30 PM, Juniper-Poplar Hall
Join us tomorrow from 10:30am - 10pm at Juniper Dining in the Juniper-Poplar Hall for the Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Event! Enjoy blackened cajun fish, shrimp po boy, chicken andouille sausage gumbo, fried pickles & much more!
Use your meal plan or cash/credit price is $8.82 + tax for lunch,  $9.76 +  tax for dinner. If using dining dollars or Bull Bucks $6.88 +  tax  for  lunch, $8.94 + tax for dinner.
USF Dining Coupon Books are in!
Coupon books are in! Come in to the Meal Plan Office in MSC 1502 and get yours today!
Meal Plan Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Take a Dining Survey for a Chance to Win a Gift Card!
Dining SurveyVoice your opinion! Give us feedback about your on-campus dining experience and you could win a $150 Virtual Gift Card or one of three $50 Virtual Gift Cards! Head to www.college-survey.com/usouthflorida for the survey.
CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT
Exploring Medicine in the Military with USF Alumnus Dr. David Bode
02-20-2012, 4:00 - 5:00 PM, JPH 1319
Exploring Medicine in the MilitaryJoin us for an exciting presentation by Dr. David Bode. Pre-med students can learn more about a physician's perspective on practicing medicine in the military, Graduate Medical Education options and experience in both medical school and residency/fellowship. Dr. Bode will also talk about Career and Scholarship opportunities.
Third in Series of Pre-Health Workshops: Personal Statement Workshop
02-21-2012, 2:00 - 4:00 PM, JPH 1317
Personal Statement WorkshopThe College of Arts and Sciences  and Honors College Pre-Health and Science Advisors are hosting a series of 5 Health Professions workshops. We hope to see you there!

For more information please visit: www.facebook.com/ChemAdvisingUSF
Careers in Aging
04-05-2012, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, MHC 1300
The School of Aging Studies presents Careers in Aging! The purpose of Careers in Aging is to expose those students interested in the field, to the diverse professional opportunities for careers in aging or aging research. This is an annual event in which leaders in long-term care, elder services, the non-profit sector, small business, government agencies, and hospice organizations from the Tampa Bay region attend.
Get Involved & Get Paid!! Center for Student Involvement Hiring Now for 2012-2013 Board Positions!
Applications Due by March 2, 2012, 5:00 PM
It is that time of year when the Center for Student Involvement is looking for our next round of student leaders!  Applications are available NOW for the following areas:  Campus Activities Board, Homecoming/USF Week, University Lecture Series, and Graphic Designers. 

Instructions for applying for all CSI positions: Visit www.involvement.usf.edu/apps.htm  (hit the refresh button to make sure you have the most current version of documents) for position rankings and descriptions, essay questions, and Buckley waiver.  These documents will need to be uploaded as part of your employment application. The applicant reference form should be shared with two references, and once completed directly delivered to the Center for Student Involvement, MSC 2306, to complete your application. You MUST apply through the USF Human Resources website by visiting www.employment.usf.edu

If you are interested in applying for positions across the four different boards, you must complete a separate application for each board; however, you can use the same essay questions and Buckley Waiver to complete the application. You can search for the four positions by using the following posting numbers: Campus Activities Board 0006920; Graphic Designers 0006914; Homecoming/USF Week  0006919; University Lecture Series 0006913.

All applications are due Friday, March 2, at 5:00pm, including the online application and applicant reference forms.  Group interviews will be scheduled and confirmed once all application materials are received.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Brent Grunig at bgrunig@usf.edu.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
National Recreational Sports & Fitness Week
02-20-2012, 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM, Campus Recreation Center
National Recreational Sports & Fitness WeekNational Recreational Sports & Fitness Week

Don't miss this highlight week of events at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC). Use the CRC for FREE this week only with your USF ID! We will have exciting opportunities to learn about the Exercise is Medicine on-campus initiative, participate in various new group fitness classes, try out the new personal training suite- during its Open House, and much more.

Visit www.usf.edu/camprec/nirsa.html for details or more information.

Exercise Is Medicine Lecture Series
02-20-2012, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Campus Recreation Center- REC 105
Exercise Is Medicine Lecture SeriesExercise Is Medicine Lecture Series

Come to these mini-lectures to learn about the latest in health and fitness, presented by the Fitness Experts who are available to you at USF.
In addition, you will be provided with the resources available at USF that can help you maintain a physically active lifestyle.

All participants will receive a free t-shirt, waterbottle, and one entry into a drawing for an American Eagle $50 gift card.

Tips for Managing ADD/ADHD
02-21-2012, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, SVC 5012
ADHD is a common but often misunderstood condition. At this workshop you'll learn about the symptoms and how to manage it without using medication. Students with or without the diagnosis are welcome to attend. Tuesday, 2/21, 1:00-2:00 pm, in room SVC 5012. Presented by Swapna Mukherjea, M.D., go to usf.edu/counsel for the full list of workshops.
Kettlebell Interactive Workshop
02-21-2012, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Campus Recreation Center- Lower Level Strength Area
Kettlebell Interactive WorkshopKettle-bells are the oldest and most functional way to increase your strength, endurance, and flexibility all with one piece of fitness equipment. Whether you are an athlete or a weekend warrior, kettle bell exercises will strengthen your entire body to help you feel better every day. In this Kettle Bell Workshop,you'll learn how to safely perform multiple kettle bell exercises and go home with a quick and easy kettle bell workout to amplify your workout routine!
Chair Massages!
02-22-2012, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Wellness Center, MSC
Chair MassagesFeeling stressed out and need a break? Come by the Wellness Center on Wed, Feb 22 between 10 AM and 1 PM to sign up for a free 10-min chair massage. Massages will then take place in MSC 3707. Enjoy other stress reducing activities while you wait for your massage! For more information, check out our Wellness Education website. You can ask online questions to our dietitian and access our wellness magazine, Student Health 101.
"Hi, how ya doing?" Conversation Starters and Strategies
02-22-2012, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, SVC 5012
Shy? Get nervous when meeting new people? Learn how to start a conversation and be able to better converse with students and people in the community. Wednesday, 2/22, 2:30-4:00 p.m., in room SVC 5012. Presented by Donna Antonello, Psy.D and Heidi Ison, LCSW. A complete list of workshops can be found at usf.edu/counsel
Eating Attitudes Self-Assessment
02-22-2012, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Campus Rec Center, 023C
Complete a written self-assessment and receive personalized results and recommendations in a private location with a Counseling Center clinician. REC 023C, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Becoming Resilient: Developing Diamonds from Disasters
02-22-2012, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, SVC 5012
It isn't easy to cope when dealing with difficult life circumstances, and it may not always be clear if a coping method is really helping or hurting you. This workshop will help you understand what it means to be resilient and how to face and work through challenges head-on. Wednesday, 2/22, 1:00-2:00 pm, in room SVC 5012. Presented by Trajana Thomas, M.A. and Kristen Davis-John, Ph.D, you can see the full list of workshops at usf.edu/counsel.
Tampa Bay's 2nd Annual NEDA WALK
02-25-2012, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Al Lopez Park, Tampa
Do your part to fight eating disorders by joining with Wellness USF in the National Eating Disorder Awareness Walk on Saturday, 2/25. Registration is at 9:00 am, walk starts at 10:00 am at Al Lopez Park, Tampa. For more information, visit fighteatingdisorders.com or nedawalk.org.
How to Avoid Relationship Drama
02-27-2012, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, SVC 5012
This program will review factors such as communication, compatibility, and unrealistic expectations, and how they contribute to conflict and "drama" in romantic relationships. Monday, 2/27, 1:00-2:00 pm, in room SVC 5012. Presented by Leonard Kirklen, Ph.D. A complete list of workshops can be found at usf.edu/counsel
Relaxation and Stress Reduction Techniques
02-20-2012, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, SVC 2124 (Counseling Center)
Learn how to tame your stress! You'll get different strategies for stress management in these workshops and have the opportunity to practice them. Offered noon-1pm every Tuesday and every other Thursday (1/23). Workshop meets at the Counseling Center, SVC 2124. For a complete list of workshops offered by the Counseling Center, go to usf.edu/counsel
Could you benefit from feeling better?
Would you like to feel well and do better in school? If so, we can provide tips for helping you staywell and on track. Sign up for the Wellness USF listserv we'll send you events and updates about twice per month.
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Adult Children of Alcoholics is launching a support group on campus!
Every Tuesday, beginning March 6th, at 1pm at the Crosswinds Building on USF Sycamore Drive.
Crosswinds at USF is hosting an Adult Children of Alcoholics recovery group for students whose lives were affected as a result of being raised in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home.
If you've been wishing you had someone to talk to that understood how you feel, this is the group for you.
We will meet Every Tuesday, beginning March 6th, at 1pm at the Crosswinds Building 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, email Jennifer@usfcrosswinds.com
Be Comfortable in Your Genes!
Be Comfortable in Your GenesDump the Jeans you have been hanging on to during the "Jean Drive." Jeans will be collected through 2/24/2012. Come back for a final farewell and pin positive body statements on those dreaded jeans. A clothesline display will be made at Bulls Market to emphasize the truth that everybody has a different body! Drop locations: Campus Rec, Counseling Center (SVC 2124), MSC (Multicultural Affairs office, 3rd floor), Fraternity and Sorority Life (2nd floor), Wellness Center (1st floor). For more information, visit the Wellness Education. Jeans will then be donated to a local charity.
SERVICES
Legal Aid Services - 3/1
03-01-2012, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Marshall Center
Are you a USF student looking for legal advice? Student Government will be hosting a legal aid session on March 1st from 9 AM - 2 PM. Sign up for an appointment at http://sg.usf.edu/legalaid
SPORTS AND RECREATION
dessART
02-20-2012, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Centre Gallery (MSC 2nd Floor)
Swing by the Centre Gallery to check out the new exhibit, "The Attic", and score some free dessert while you're there! "dessART" will take place at noon in the Centre Gallery every other Monday for each show opening, and will feature desserts ranging from cupcakes to donuts to cookie cake -- stop by to see what we have in store this week!
Baseball vs. North Florida
02-22-2012, 7:00 - 9:30 PM, USF Baseball Stadium
Join us as the Bulls kick off baseball season on Opening Day at the new USF Baseball Stadium vs. North Florida! Game time is 7 p.m.  All current USF Students, as well as children ages 17 and under, are FREE! Adult tickets are just $6.
Tribull Challenge - Indoor Triathlon
02-24-2012, 2:00 - 4:30 PM, Campus Recreation Center
Tribull ChallengeTri-it!  Swim 1/4 mile (400 yards), Bike 11 miles, and Run 3 miles -- ALL INDOORS.  Spaces are limited, so register quickly.  Check-in starts at 1:30pm - REC 006.  For more information or to register, contact: susan25@usf.edu or 813-974-4436.
Men's Tennis vs. North Florida
02-24-2012, 2:00 - 5:00 PM, USF Tennis Courts
Come watch your Bulls on the courts vs. North Florida at 2pm!
For more information, check out GoUSFBulls.com.
Softball vs. Illinois
02-24-2012, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Eddie C. Moore Complex, Clearwater, Fla.
The Bulls will be in action vs. Illinois in the NFCA Tournament at the Eddie C. Moore Complex, located in Clearwater, Fla. Game time is set for 3:30pm.
For more information, check out GoUSFBulls.com.
Softball vs. Mississippi State
02-24-2012, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Eddie C. Moore Complex, Clearwater, Fla.
The Bulls will be in action vs.Mississippi State in the NFCA Tournament at the Eddie C. Moore Complex, located in Clearwater, Fla. Game time is set for 6pm.
For more information, check out GoUSFBulls.com.
Baseball vs. Bethune-Cookman
02-24-2012, 7:00 - 9:30 PM, USF Baseball Stadium
Come watch as the Bulls take on Bethune-Cookman during Opening Weekend at the USF Baseball Stadium!  Current USF Students and children ages 17 and under are FREE all season long. Adult single game tickets start at $6.
Ocala Mountain Biking Trip
02-25-2012, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Campus Recreation Center
Ocala Mountain Biking TripEver want to go to the Ocala National Forest? Ever want to go mountain biking in the backwoods? Then this is a trip for you! Come join Outdoor Recreation as we test out the biking trails of Ocala. Cost covers transportation, most food, and gear.
Softball vs. Boston University
02-25-2012, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Eddie C. Moore Complex, Clearwater, Fla.
The Bulls will be in action vs.Boston Universityin the NFCA Tournament at the Eddie C. Moore Complex, located in Clearwater, Fla. Game time is set for 10:30am.
For more information, check out GoUSFBulls.com.
Softball vs. Illinois State
02-25-2012, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Eddie C. Moore Complex, Clearwater, Fla.
The Bulls will be in action vs. the Illinois State Redbirds in the NFCA Tournament at the Eddie C. Moore Complex, located in Clearwater, Fla. Game time is set for 3:30pm.
For more information, check out GoUSFBulls.com.
Baseball vs. Bethune-Cookman - Game 2
02-25-2012, 6:00 - 8:30 PM, USF Baseball Stadium
Come out to game of the series when the Bulls play Bethune-Cookman at 6pm in the USF Baseball Stadium.  Current USF students and children ages 17 and under are FREE all season long! Adult tickets are just $6.
Women's Tennis vs. FGCU
02-26-2012, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, USF Tampa Campus
Check out your Bulls as they take on Florida Gulf Coast University at USF!
For more information, log on to GoUSFBulls.com.
Men's Basketball vs. Cincinnati
02-26-2012, 12:00 - 2:30 PM, Tampa Bay Times Forum
Don't miss all the action of Bulls Basketball as they take on conference foe Cincinnati at the Tampa Bay Times Forum at noon!  Current USF Students and children ages 17 and under are FREE! Adult tickets start at just $10.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
General meeting to help "Bridge the gap in Healthcare"?
02-27-2012, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, MSC 3704
Want to see what we are all about??
If you are looking for ways to get involved, help those in need, and "Bridge the gap in Healthcare". We have what you need! AWH is a nonprofit organization that collects surplus medical supplies and ships them to developing countries around the world. If you would like to volunteer for this great cause, and help us help them, come to our General meeting February 27th in the Marshall Center room 3704, 5-6pm.
Questions? contactbla1@mail.usf.edu;swansons@mail.usf.edu
SG Elections - Vote 2012
02-27-2012, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Online and on campus
Elections for Student Body President, Vice  President, and College Senators are just around the corner. From  February 27th though March 1st, make sure you cast your vote for the face of USF student representation. You can also decide on what the 2012 OUR Shirt will look like. Watch the SG Website at http://sg.usf.edu for details as we get closer to elections season!
Delta Sigma Pi Wants Your Support
02-27-2012, 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM, 2794 E. Fowler Avenue
Delta Sigma Pi Wants Your SupportThe Theta Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi International Business Fraternity will be having a fundraiser on Monday, February 27th at Chilis, located at 2794 E. Fowler Ave. 10% will be donated to the chapter when attached flier is presented. The proceeds will help us raise money for leadership and professional development on campus. Thank you in advance!!!
General Body Meeting with Guest Speaker: Nicholas Albergo
03-01-2012, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, MSC 3709
Thursday, March 1st at 1:00pm the USF student chapter of Florida Water Environment (FWEA) is having a general body meeting with a special guest speaker, Nicholas Albergo. Mr. Albergo is founder and CEO of HSA Engineers and Scientists. He is well known in the world of environmental site assessment. Mr. Albergo has a wealth of information; it is a privelege that he is coming to spend time with us.
Any students interested in water professions or Florida's environment are encouraged to attend.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on New Religions: Globalization and Sustainability
03-01-2012, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, MSC 3707
Globalization and SustainabilityThe conference features keynote addresses by three of the world's most notable scholars of New Religions. The conference will also feature lectures from several other important scholars of New Religious Movements. Besides these scholars, the conference will include several USF faculty members who have researched issues related to the New Religions, Globalization, and Sustainability.
The conference is open to all members of the USF family, with a special focus on undergraduate students.
WINning Is a Habit: 3-Point Contest for Charity
03-02-2012, 6:00 - 10:00 PM, USF Rec Center North Gym
Join the WIN Foundation in the USF Rec Center North Gym for some March Madness and FREE FOOD! Pre-register for $3.00 at www.usfwin.vpweb.com or cost at the door is $5.00. First prize valued at $100, second prize valued at $50, third prize valued at $20. Event is free and open to all students not participating. There will also be raffles to participate in. Proceeds will pay for an emergency clothing closet for victims at The Spring, a local domestic violence shelter!
Creative Classroom
03-02-2012, 6:30 PM - 8:00 AM, EDU bldg Teco RM
Creative ClassroomCreative Classroom!! k-12
Hosted by Think Tank Education
Join us for some fun creating, exploring and sharing ways to foster creativity in the classroom! Keep your students engaged, promote creative expression and individuality and have fun learning new ways to  make teaching & learning exciting!
A flyer is attached with more info, we will be doing crafts and making take-a ways so dress for mess & fun!
If you need more info please contact me at ashrimali@mail.usf.edu
Tango MUSIC JAM SESSION
03-03-2012, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, MSC 2708
Tango MUSIC JAM SESSIONJoin us for a FREE 2-hour session where all interested folks can gather to play music or listen to musicians learn how to play and interpret mostly rhythmic tango music. Musicians who are new to tango or more experienced ones can bring their instruments and we can all play together! To get info and register, visit www.usftangofestival.com
N.I.T.E. Walk
03-07-2012, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Crescent Hill
N.I.T.E. WalkThe Campus N.I.T.E. Walk is USF's semi-annual campus safety audit, bringing together students, faculty and staff to document anything that they might see as a safety hazard and adding anything on campus that  would increase safety.
The N.I.T.E. walk is a great way for students, faculty and staff to see a difference they helped make in their campus community.
Free pizza will be given out at the end of the  event.
Spring Break Backpacking
03-11-2012, 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Campus Recreation Center
Spring Break BackpackingJoin us for a week of backpacking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee with scenic views you cannot get anywhere else! Cost includes all gear, food, and transportation. Spots are limited, so sign up today!
Battle of the Bands Sign Ups
Submit your cd to be selected to play at CAB's second annual Battle of the Bands event! Battle of the Bands will take place  on Thursday, March 22 from 7-10pm on the Cresent Hill Lawn. The winner of this year's event will get to open the show at the spring Bullstock concert on 4/13. Drop your cd off at the Center for Student Involvement (MSC 2306) by Friday 3/2 at 5pm. CD's should include 3-4 tracks, not totaling more than 15 minutes. All bands must include at least one USF student, faculty, staff or alumnus. For more information, visit our website: ctr.usf.edu/cab or e-mail us at: cab-concerts@usf.edu
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