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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 15, 2017 in News

The leaders of International Dairy Queen, Auto-Owners Insurance, Act·1 Group and L.L. Bean are slated to speak at The University of Tampa’s Fellows Forum on Tuesday, March 21, at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Ferguson Hall. A continental breakfast will be served at 7:15 a.m., and the program will run from 8–9:30 a.m.

Speakers include John Gainor, president and CEO of International Dairy Queen; Jeffrey Harrold, chairman and CEO of Auto-Owners Insurance; Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and CEO of Act·1 Group; and Stephen Smith, CEO of L.L. Bean.

Posted March 09, 2017 in News

The University of Tampa has been named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities that create dynamic pathways to support community college transfer.

UT is one of only 65 institutions nationwide selected to receive this honor. The selection is based on engagement, collaboration, impact and achievements related to the transfer of community college students as well as partnerships, support, admissions outreach, scholarships/financial aid, student engagement opportunities and institutional priorities.

Posted March 08, 2017 in News

Three years ago, organist Carol Williams thrilled audiences with her wide-ranging program, including works of the classical repertoire, her own compositions and transcriptions, and pop.

On Sunday, March 19, Williams will return to The University of Tampa to perform as part of the 2016-2017 PNC Bank Concert Artist Series at the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. The concert begins at 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Posted March 07, 2017 in UT Life

While there has been much talk about the farm-to-table trend, UT’s Heather O’Connor MBA ’17 and Professor Bella Galperin found a niche with little light: the movement’s potential for entrepreneurs.

“This project is on sustainable farming, but also farming from an entrepreneurial perspective,” said Galperin, senior associate director of the TECO Energy Center for Leadership.

Posted March 03, 2017 in News

The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition gives University of Tampa students from any major an opportunity to display their artwork to the public. The exhibit opens Friday, March 17, and runs through Thursday, April 6, at the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery on campus. There will be an opening reception at the gallery on Friday, March 17, from 7–9 p.m.

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