Category: Student Spotlight

Special Collections Interns Tackle Issues in Women’s and Gender History

Internships are available in Fall 2021
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In the midst of a pandemic, it’s nearly impossible to share primarily physical materials with researchers. At USF Libraries – Tampa Special Collections, we quickly shifted our standard models to implement Digital Humanities tools and theories to expand our reach during the … Continue Reading

Meet Jonathan Rodriguez, Student Scholar

Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Award in Florida Studies Recipient
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Jonathan Rodriguez is a graduate student at USF, and has been awarded the Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Award in Florida Studies. Jonathan’s research interests include Archaeology of Atlantic Slavery and Colonialism, African and Arawak diaspora in the New World, Maroon settlements in the … Continue Reading

Meet Jordan Norris-Gaither, Student Scholar

Special Collections Latin American & Other Science Fiction Research Award Recipient
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Back in November 2020, we celebrated our Fall student scholarship and research award recipients, and we have another wonderful student at the Tampa Library to spotlight this month. Jordan Norris-Gaither, Special Collections Latin American & Other Science Fiction Research Award Recipient Advertising and … Continue Reading

Matthew Ginquitti, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Matthew Ginquitti is a Student Technology Center Assistant over at the USF St. Petersburg Nelson Polynter Memorial Library. He’ll be graduating this semester with a Bachelor’s in Accounting! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY CONTRIBUTED TOWARD YOUR ACADEMIC GOALS? The library has helped me … Continue Reading

Rebekah Brouillette, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Rebekah Brouillette is one of our student assistants for the Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) in the Tampa Library. She’ll be graduating with a Bachelor’s in Information Studies, specializing in Data Analytics! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY CONTRIBUTED TOWARD YOUR ACADEMIC GOALS? I began … Continue Reading

Jennifer Slagus, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Jennifer Slagus is a full-time staff member at the Tampa Library, and is the College Coordinator for the Textbook Affordability Project (TAP) team. A returning USF bull, she received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Philosophy in 2017, and … Continue Reading

Gregory Foster, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Gregory Foster is one of our USF Tampa Library Research Assistants (LRAs) and a past Front Desk Assistant. He will be graduating this Fall with a Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences with concentrations in Information Studies and Sociology! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY … Continue Reading

Brandi Jagars, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Brandi Jagars is a full-time staff member of the Textbook Affordability Project (TAP) team at the Libraries, serving as the College Coordinator. She’ll be graduating with a Master’s in Library & Information Science this month! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY CONTRIBUTED TOWARD YOUR … Continue Reading

Chelsea Sherwood, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Chelsea Sherwood is both our Collections Student Assistant and Student Lead in the Collections and Discovery department at the Tampa Library. She’ll be graduating with a Bachelor’s in Psychology with a Minor in Criminology, and a Certificate in Substance Abuse and Addictions … 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