IN BRIEF: USF St. Petersburg needs to keep better records

USF St. Petersburg has received answers as to why they were placed on probation more than two weeks ago. The Southern Association of Colleges (SACS) placed USF St. Petersburg on probation for failing to meet two compliance standards out of 89. One of the standards not met required the University […]

Smokers light up after pain

A new study has demonstrated that pain can increase the desire to smoke cigarettes. The study, conducted by researchers from USF and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, could have important implications for smokers who suffer from chronic pain. In the May issue of the Journal of […]

Byrd board announced

USF and Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute announced the members of their new affiliation board Tuesday. The seven-member board was designed to work on the details of the affiliation between Byrd and USF, said Melanie Meyer, chief of external affairs for the institute. Byrd became part […]

University launches internal investigation

One week after a high-ranking administrator in the Division of Student Affairs released an e-mail accusing the department head of mismanaging funds, intimidating employees and hiring unqualified associates into created positions, officials have announced the University will look into the allegations with an internal audit. A preliminary review of the […]

Student Affairs VP accused of mismanagement

A high-ranking administrator has accused Vice President of Student Affairs Jennifer Meningall of mismanaging money, behaving in a hostile and physically abusive manner toward employees, discriminating against co-workers based on race and gender and appointing unqualified friends to important positions. In an e-mail sent Wednesday to about 80 people, including […]

Jobs report promising for Florida graduates

It may be difficult for college students to predict exactly where their degrees will land them, but new data released by the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) is telling students just that. Last Wednesday, the BOG released a data report that will help Florida students see exactly how far their […]