Dr. Roberta Baer has been sowing the seeds of engagement for years

by Bonnie Silvestri, Director of Strategic Communications “I’ve been doing these kinds of classes for years, even before it was called service-learning,” said Anthropology Professor Roberta Baer, who seamlessly weaves service-learning pedagogy and community-based research into her ongoing work with

Pepin Students Come for the Fun and Stay for the Learning with USF Pre-Service Teachers

by Bonnie Beth Silvestri, JD, Director of Strategic Communications Pepin Academy and the USF College of Education have a unique partnership that is both a model for a reciprocal educational relationship and a boon for our local community. Three USF

Faculty Fellow Dr. Iraida Carrion Engages the Community Locally and Overseas

by Bonnie Beth Silvestri, JD, Director of Strategic Communications Upon entering the Bangla Saheb Sikh temple in Delhi, India, Dr. Iraida Carrion, watched as people from all walks of life sat together on the floor sharing a meal, which is

Dr. Sarina Ergas and her students help make our local water supply safe and healthy

By Bonnie Beth Silvestri, Director of Strategic Communications When asked about her lifetime of work enhancing the communities in which she lives, Dr. Sarina Ergas, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the USF Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Service-Learning Champion Dr. Kelly Page Werder Puts Research into Practice

By Bonnie Silvestri, JD, Director of Strategic Communications Dr. Kelly Page Werder, Associate Professor of Mass Communications, has fully integrated service-learning into her coursework. She firmly believes it is crucial for students in her courses to gain real-world experience and

USF’s English Language Program presents at Sunshine State TESOL Conference

Congratulations to USF English Language Program’s instructors Krista Bittenbender Royal, Justyna Kikowska, Kristen McGreger, Laura Murphy, and Sangita Victor on their presentation, “Developing a Service-Learning Course for IEP Students,” at the Sunshine State TESOL Conference held in Orlando this May.