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Kyle McIntyre

Outstanding Young Alumni recipient puts his political science degree to work at U.S. Space Force

Kyle McIntyre credits the guidance and support he received at USF St. Petersburg for his success at a young age. As one of six recipients of USF’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award, he is amazed at how far he has come since graduating with a political science degree in 2015. McIntyre, 35, is the deputy director of congressional affairs at Headquarters U.S. Space Force.

April 10, 2024Campus News

Students in Road to White House 2024.

Students to work on campaign trail for Road to the White House course

A group of 24 USF students will soon embark for South Carolina to experience firsthand what it’s like to work on the campaign trail. As part of the Road to the White House course, students canvass, phone bank and see how presidential campaigns are run during a critical juncture of the election cycle.

February 14, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Political science professor chosen for Duckwall Professorship during important election cycle in Florida

The newest recipient for the 2022-2024 academic years is Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, an associate professor in political science, a Fulbright Scholar and founding director of the Center for Civic Engagement at the St. Petersburg campus.

August 16, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Proposed legislation would establish campus Trafficking in Persons Lab as the repository for human trafficking data in Florida

A new bill that aims to combat human trafficking would establish the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Risk to Resilience Lab on USF’s St. Petersburg campus as the centralized repository for anonymous human trafficking data collected from law enforcement sources across the state.

January 19, 2022Campus News

9/11 memorial

USF professor lends perspective on the long shadow of 9/11 in U.S. foreign policy

The unfolding crisis in Afghanistan and the return to power of the Taliban has brought renewed attention to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the events that unfolded in its aftermath.

September 7, 2021Research and Innovation

Tim Abakhin is dipping his toe into politics by working on State Senator Joe Gruters (R-Sarasota) campaign.

Learning the art and science of politics on the campaign trail

This year, every student in Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan’s practical politics course is working on a campaign, 19 in all, where they are interning for races ranging from the U.S. presidency to local school boards.

October 13, 2020Campus News, Student Life

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