Category: Development

Celebrating the Life and Work of Skip Gandy

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The USF Libraries celebrate the life and work of George “Skip” Gandy IV, 1942-2020. A Florida native, Gandy’s childhood on Davis Islands shaped him into becoming an avid outdoorsman, environmental activist, and an honored donor to USF. In 2012, Gandy donated his … Continue Reading

Meet Our Fall 2020 Student Scholars

Honoring our scholarship and research award recipients
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Celebrating our students and their academic achievements is one of our favorite pastimes, and under normal circumstances, we’d be gathering in the Tampa Library to honor our most recent round of student scholarship and research award recipients, and the donors who made … Continue Reading

Home Sweet Homecoming

Thursday, October 8th from 6 - 7 p.m.
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event Thursday, October 8th
access_time 6 - 7 p.m.

Join the event at 6 p.m. on Thursday the 8th by clicking the following Microsoft Teams Live link: bit.ly/30fzwAm We welcome you to engage in the presentation by utilizing the chat feature to ask questions and comment. We hope to see you … Continue Reading

Tour the Florida Environment & Natural History (FLENH) Collections

Thursday, September 24th from 6 - 7 p.m.
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event Thursday, September 24th
access_time 6 - 7 p.m.

From climate change to man-made and natural disasters, impacts on our environment have become one of the most pressing issues on the planet – and the significance of environmental research is paramount. In response to this growing urgency, we have begun the … Continue Reading

New USF Libraries Digital Collection Documents Coral Reef Changes

Announcing the Dr. John Ogden Florida and Caribbean Reef Collection
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Forty years of coral reef research is now available to USF students and scientists worldwide. Integrative Biology Professor Emeritus John Ogden, PhD, donated thousands of photos from his research on tropical coastal marine ecosystems along with their accompanying journal publications, maps, data … Continue Reading

Books Save Lives Award Reception

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open_in_new RSVP HERE! to the Books Save Lives Award Reception
event Thursday, February 6, 2020
access_time 4 - 6 p.m.

You are invited to the annual Joan F. Kaywell Books Save Lives Award Reception, celebrating this year’s award recipient, Sandra Uwiringiyimana, author of “How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child.” Join us February 6th from 4-6 p.m. Click for more details.

USF #LibrariesLove: USF Women’s Club

The first club at USF has long championed women, students, and our Libraries
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The tradition of giving back to USF started before the University of South Florida opened its doors, when in late summer 1960, the USF Women’s Club held their first meeting. Grace Allen, wife of USF’s founding President Dr. John Allen, hosted the … Continue Reading

Welcome Christina Wisz!

The USF Libraries are excited to introduce Christina Wisz, our new Associate Director of Development
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The USF Libraries are in a period of rapid advancement and transformation, and in order to guarantee student success, we too need support. That’s why we’re thrilled to welcome Christina Wisz to our team! Christina will focus her efforts on all things development — investments into the future of the USF Libraries.