Men’s hoops adds another transfer player
A roster already loaded with transfers gained one more Thursday as Martino Brock verbally committed to join the USF men’s basketball program.
Brock, a 6-foot-5 guard and forward, spent the last two seasons playing for South Alabama and announced his USF intentions on social networking site Twitter. He led the Jaguars in points, averaging 14.2 points per game and steals with 45 last season.
Brock will sit out the 2011-12 season due to NCAA transfer rules and will have two seasons of eligibility afterwards. He joins fellow transfers Ron Anderson Jr. (Kansas State), Augustus Gilchrist (Maryland), Jawanza Poland (Hutchinson Community College), Hugh Robertson (Tallahassee Community College), Victor Rudd (Arizona State) and Blake Nash (Williston State College).
Bulls land Perry
The 2012 football recruiting class also gained a new member Thursday with defensive end Daniel Perry.
Perry, from University School in Fort Lauderdale, measures at 6-foot-7 and 225 pounds and is the fourth player to verbally commit to enroll at USF.
Perry was named to the Miami Herald’s All-Broward County second team for Class 1A-3A last season after posting 84 tackles and three sacks.
Hovan the intern
Former NFL defensive lineman Chris Hovan has joined the USF football program as an intern under strength and conditioning coach Mike Golden as he prepares for a career in the field.
Students, faculty rally against state legislation targeting diversity initiatives
At a Tuesday rally intended to create student awareness for preserving academic rights, history professor Alex Levine read aloud two emails he received earlier this week from prospective employees and graduate students expressing fear for their future at USF. One of the emails was from a trans philosophy graduate student who messaged him about her […]
BOT approves new collective bargaining agreement, hears public comments regarding state legislation
At Tuesday morning’s meeting, the Board of Trustees (BOT) voted to accept a 3-year bargaining agreement (CBA) with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and listened to public comments from students and professors regarding House Bill (H.B.) 999. During the 9:30 a.m. hour-long meeting in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom, the […]
BOT approves $22 million expenditure for on-campus stadium
The Board of Trustees (BOT) met Tuesday morning at the Marshall Student Center Ballroom and approved the use of $22 million for the design of the university’s planned 35,000-seat on-campus football stadium on Sycamore Fields, located on the east side of the Tampa campus. The proposal received a unanimous vote. There was no formal […]
Four students arrested during SDS protest
Four members of Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) were arrested at the Patel Center for Global Solutions on Monday during a protest, according to USF Police Public Information representative Michael Lavelle. Laura Rodriguez, a 23-year-old USF alum, Gia Davila, a 21-year-old student, Jeanie Kida, a 26-year-old student and Chrisley Carpio, a […]
SG presidential race enters run-off election, unofficial gubernatorial and senatorial results announced
Two presidential tickets – juniors Cesar Esmeraldi and Elizabeth Volmy and juniors Sebastian Solano and Jessica Malanga – will enter a runoff election on March 21 and 22 to decide the next Student Government (SG) platform to serve USF’s student body. The meeting to announce the unofficial results, which was held Friday from noon to […]
USF Sarasota-Manatee holds groundbreaking ceremony for new residence hall
A groundbreaking ceremony for a 100,000 square foot dual housing and student center complex occurred from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, meaning USF Sarasota-Manatee will join the residential campus cohort when the facility opens by fall 2024. Members of the Board of Trustees, President Rhea Law, former USF President Judy Genshaft and Chair of the USF […]