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From internships to student achievements to recognition of The University of Tampa faculty and institution as a whole, the following is a running archive of UT press releases, called News Articles, and feature stories, noted as UT Life.

Posted March 14, 2019 in UT Life

Spartan Grandfather Grows Incubator Business While Training for 2020 Olympics

Karlton Meadows M.S. ’16, M.S. ’18 should add professional juggler to his résumé. Though instead of juggling bowling pins or flaming torches, Meadows multitasks his way through a variety of endeavors: Olympic hopeful, entrepreneur and personal trainer, to name a few.

Meadows, of Gary, IN, retired after 20 years with the U.S. Navy and walked on to UT’s track team at 45 years old while earning his master’s in exercise and nutrition science, which he finished in 2016. The same year he won a silver medal in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championship. He returned to the classroom in August 2017, completing a master’s in entrepreneurship by 2018.

Posted March 07, 2019 in UT Life

Senior Finds Public Health “Exactly Where I Was Supposed to Be”

03/07/2019 Cyanna Mitchell ’19 is interning at Kaligia Biosciences, which is focused on non-invasive glucose monitoring research and development. Cyanna Mitchell ’19 transferred to UT for the nursing and entrepreneurship programs. She had a business in mind to create mobile sterilizing device

Posted April 03, 2017 in UT Life

The Boys in the Bubble (App)

During freshmen orientation in the fall, Michael Joyce ’20met a lot of new friends but found it a pain to track down each person’s manysocial media handles. So Joyce, along with Andrew Bernstein ’20, created amobile application they call Bubble.

Launching at UT’s Party in the Park on April 7, the Bubbleapp is a tool that allows users to connect to their friends’ social mediaaccounts seamlessly. In addition, users can create groups, called bubbles, andwhen those groups of people go out to a restaurant together, they can receiveup to 25 percent off their meal at places like Tampa Pizza Company and DailyEats.

Posted February 13, 2017 in UT Life

Grad Students Hope to Spare Students Years in Student Loan Debt

Ryan Deitrich ’15, M.S. in Entrepreneurship ’17 lives on a sailboat docked in St. Petersburg. Last year he was working as a financial advisor for USAA and was saving his money to spend a year in the Caribbean on his floating home.

Then he met Ryan Lockwood MBA ’17 in class last fall.

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