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USF in Elite Company When it Comes to Healthy Workplaces

USF in Elite Company When it Comes to Healthy Workplaces

USF was recognized as one of the healthiest workplaces in the country and was recently honored for its innovation and overall approach to health and wellness by the American Heart Association (AHA).

School Counseling Students Honored as LGBT Advocates in the Schools

School Counseling Students Honored as LGBT Advocates in the Schools

Congratulations to School Counseling students Kingsley Yee '16 and Shannon Smoot '16 for receiving the USF School Counseling LGBT Advocate in Schools Award.

Meet the Faculty: Nathan Alexander

Meet the Faculty: Nathan Alexander

Dr. Nathan Alexander, Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Department, talks to the School of Education about what inspired him to become an educator, how he wants to change the world, his favorite teaching moment, and more.

Leadership Award Winner Says USF Changed Her

Leadership Award Winner Says USF Changed Her

Communications major Sascha Rosemond ’15 talks about USF in the glowing terms that many reserve for a parent or spouse, saying the university’s impact has been immeasurable. Ask about her USF experience and she’s quick to recount how she unpacked who she was for the first time in Prof. Evelyn Rodriguez’s People of Mixed Descent class.

USF Names University Veteran as Interim Provost

USF Names University Veteran as Interim Provost

Former USF Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs James Wiser is returning to the university in his prior role, while a nationwide search continues for a permanent replacement to fill the university’s top academic post.

Graduates Celebrate After Spring Commencement

Graduates Celebrate After Spring Commencement

More than 2,000 beaming graduates flooded Gleeson Plaza with family and friends after USF’s commencement exercises last week.

Bringing Human Rights Education to U.S. Classrooms

Bringing Human Rights Education to U.S. Classrooms

What began as a class project for Dr. Susan Katz’s International and Multicultural Education (IME) graduate students is now a published book impacting public dialogue about human rights education. Editors Dr. Susan Katz and Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero discuss the collaborative process that brought about the book and how they hope it will equip educators to teach with a human rights perspective.

USF to Honor Graduates in Spring Commencement

USF to Honor Graduates in Spring Commencement

USF will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,000 graduating students at spring commencement on May 21-23. 

Former USF President John Lo Schiavo, S.J., Passes

Former USF President John Lo Schiavo, S.J., Passes

Former USF President and USF Chancellor John Lo Schiavo, S.J., 90, passed away peacefully at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos on May 15.

USF Upward Bound Hosts Hands-On Marine Biology Workshop

USF Upward Bound Hosts Hands-On Marine Biology Workshop

A lesson in marine biology and food sustainability led Upward Bound high school students through a hands-on squid dissection culminating with a post-lab calamari lunch! USF Upward Bound provides free courses in science, technology, engineering and math to eligible high school students in San Francisco Unified School District.

Higher Education and Student Affairs Students Respond in Op-Eds to the Recent Incident at Oklahoma University

Higher Education and Student Affairs students share their insight into the racist chant incident at Oklahoma University in early March. The students write op-eds to provide valuable commentary on this delicate topic.

Doctoral Student is Outstanding Tech Teacher of the Year

Doctoral Student is Outstanding Tech Teacher of the Year

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has named USF doctoral student and high school English teacher Diana Neebe ’17 its outstanding young educator of the year, for her innovative classroom use of iPads and other technology.

When Walls Speak

When Walls Speak

A graduate student in USF’s Human Rights Education program co-directed a short documentary on the celebrated murals in San Francisco’s Mission District and helped paint one himself.

Fundraiser Raises Funds for First Scholarship to Support Undocumented Students in the School of Education

Fundraiser Raises Funds for First Scholarship to Support Undocumented Students in the School of Education

On October 4th, 2014 the School of Education theatre stage was adorned with vibrant colors by folklórico dance showcase, Danza Dreams, featuring performances from some of Northern California's premier folklórico dance troupes.

Xóchitl Justice Book Project

Elementary and middle school students in San Francisco work with USF credential candidates to write and publish accessible children’s books.