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Alumni Profile: David Trigaux, Executive Director of the Washington Urban Debate League

We sat down with David Trigaux to discuss his personal journey with debate, his current role as Executive Director and his experience at USF St. Petersburg, including being the first person to eat at the Reef and how the university taught him how to grow up and figure a lot of things out.

September 16, 2019Campus News

Kelly Stefanski at Glacier National Park capturing stunning landscape and wildlife imagery.

Alum Named an Adobe Rising Star of Photography

USF St. Petersburg alum Kelly Stefanski has been named one of Adobe’s 2019 Rising Stars of Photography, a distinction shared with only 10 other up-and-coming photographers from around the world.

September 6, 2019Campus News

Contestants on StartupBus Florida competed in New Orleans against teams from around the state.

Alumni Lead and Compete in National StartupBus Challenge

Now in its 10th year, StartupBus is an immersive networking event designed to attract and inspire young innovators.

August 1, 2019Campus News

USFSP alum Jon Boyd handed out around 500 free ice creams on his birthday.

USFSP Alum’s Ice Cream Drive Raises Party Funds for Foster Kids

Last Wednesday, USF St. Petersburg graduate Jon Boyd threw a different kind of celebration for his 26th birthday.

June 3, 2019Campus News

medical bag containing blood products

Alum Develops Predictive Model for Matching Blood Platelet Donors with Patients in Need

Kelley Counts was pursuing his MBA when he was struck by an idea that had the potential to benefit patients in need of critical blood products.

April 26, 2019Research and Innovation

Brandon, Dean, Jonathan and Myah Luper on campus in front of the fountain.

Four Siblings Bond Over Business at USF St. Petersburg

Brandon, Dean, Jonathan and Myah Luper are siblings who aspire to run their own companies one day. They are also all current or former USF St. Petersburg students.

January 16, 2019Student Life

Monica Edwards

USFSP Alumna Selected as Rangel Fellow, Second in System History

USF St. Petersburg alumna Monica Edwards has been recognized by the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program as a 2019 Rangel Fellow.

November 27, 2018Campus News

USFSP alum Kyle McIntyre in the Pentagon’s Press briefing room.

Alumni Profile: Kyle McIntyre, Deputy Branch Chief of Congressional Reports; Legislative Liaison for Secretary of the U.S. Air Force

Kyle McIntyre joined the Navy on his 18th birthday. He had dropped out of high school the year before after realizing he wouldn’t graduate on time. He never even bothered to take the SAT.

November 16, 2018Campus News

Veronica Leone Matthews

Alumna champions Shakespeare for everyone

If you’ve spent much time at USF St. Petersburg, you’ve met some of the campus’ water carriers – those dedicated individuals who are the backbone of the campus and give it the intimate feel that students, staff and faculty love.

November 1, 2018Campus News

USFSP alum and Peace Corps volunteer Brandi Murphy during her more than two years in Zambia.

Alumni Profile: Brandi Murphy, Peace Corps Food Security Volunteer

Brandi Murphy always knew she wanted to join the Peace Corps. Part of it was wanderlust — a desire to see another part of the world. The other part was what she describes as the call to serve.

June 5, 2018Campus News

Tyler Gillespie. Photo by Elizabeth Lynch

Florida Man Book Waxes Poetically about the Sunshine State

In February 2016, a viral TIME’s headline came out of Florida; “Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Throwing Live Alligator into Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window.” Fox News, the Washington Post, CNN and even the U.K.’s Telegraph reported similar headlines.

May 25, 2018Campus News

Historian Jack Davis during a book signing

USF St. Petersburg Alum Awarded Pulitzer Prize in History for The Gulf

Jack E. Davis, a University of South Florida St. Petersburg alum and University of Florida professor, was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in history for his engrossing book The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.

April 23, 2018Campus News

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