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CAMPUS PROFILE

| Universityof South Florida | Tampa

A new Global Citizenship program rewards up to 200 freshmen
and sophomores who study global issues with $2,000 scholarships for
education abroad. Anthropologist Karla Davis-Salazar, who has excavated Mayan ruins in Honduras, led the first cohort to Panama in
2013. Despite tight budgets, the provost found $400,000 to fund the
Global Citizenship initiative. "Part of my goal for the future is (finding out) why more students aren't interested. What do we need to
do to open their minds?" said Davis-Salazar, now an associate dean.
The international services staff also has expanded from six to
nine. The INTO partnership will bring more Asian students to
Tampa. USF also draws students from Latin America, including 60
undergraduates from Venezuela. Among them are engineering students Ana and Juan Lopez Marcano, siblings who said the courses
and workload are harder back home but the research opportunities
much greater at USF. Ana, 19, who was president of her high school
class, hopes to design biomedical devices. "I really like it here," said
her 20-year-old brother aspires to land a job at a tech giant such as
Microsoft and learn "the cool stuff."

Amanda Maurer, director of education abroad, works to recruit students as
GloBull Ambassadors.

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Roger Brindley, associate vice president for global academic programs,
sees his job as "brand profile development writ large." He works on
expanding international partnerships. "For the life of me I can't understand why people in India have heard of Harvard, but not South
Florida," quipped Brindley, a British-born expert on early childhood
education. USF World now has two people in Delhi who work on
recruiting students as well as finding new research opportunities and
promoting economic development. USF has more than 40 faculty
members of Indian heritage and 240 students from India.
The university provides grants up to $12,000 to faculty to generate research, scholarship, and "creative activity" with counterparts at
five partner universities in Ghana, China, and the United Kingdom.
Its Ghana Scholars Program, which brings faculty from the University of Ghana and the University of Cape Coast to USF to complete
dissertation work, recently received an honorable mention Andrew
Heiskell award from the Institute of International Education.
These partnerships are vital to USF's achieving its goal of becoming
globally engaged, said Brindley. No one "thinks becoming globalized is
switching on a light. A generation from now the only relevant universities, in our opinion, will be globally engaged. We have a responsibility
to do that work and be one of the universities that succeeds."

Faculty Interests Drive
Internationalization
Michael Churton has witnessed the changes as a longtime professor
of special education with a deep international bent. An authority
on distance learning, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Malaysia
in the 1970s. To honor the memory of a friend killed in Vietnam, he

Siblings Ana and Juan Lopez Marcano came from Venezuela for their
undergraduate engineering degrees.

flew to wartime Saigon and applied for a teaching job just before the
government fell. He has made Southeast Asia a focus of his career,
studying disabilities among indigenous people in Borneo as a Fulbright Scholar, coordinating a USF partnership with the University
of Malaysia-Sarawak, and working with Vietnam's education ministry on e-learning courses for medical students. He is an honorary
professor at Hanoi Medical University and has travelled to Vietnam
a dozen times and to Malaysia 20 times.



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International Educator - November/december 2013
Contents
From the Editors
In Brief
Core Values
Reawakening Higher Education in Iraq
University of South Florida: What's in a Name? The World
Foreign Student Affairs
View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
Supplement
When a Student Dies Abroad
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