On Television

student tutor helping Hillsborough County Middle School Student
Student Tutors
Students in USF's College of Education are teaching AND learning at the same time by serving as tutors at a number of Hillsborough County Middle Schools. University Beat shows you how the tutoring project of the SunCoast Area Teacher Training (SCATT) Honors Program, with the backing of a legendary Bay area businessman, is preparing the teachers of tomorrow and helping the students of today.

On the Radio

Attendees at the USF-hosted "Hispanic Community Conversation" on education
Hispanic Education Conversation

The University of South Florida was a recent stop on a nationwide tour by Juan Sepúlveda, the Director of the U.S. Department of Education’s White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM listens in as Bay area voices join the “community conversation” on how to improve education for the country’s largest minority population.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

Lori Yusko, interim director of the SCATT Honors Program, talks about how the middle school students benefit from the program.

Tampa businessman Olin Mott shares his thoughts about the SCATT Honors Program.


Col. Carl W. Hawkins, Jr. of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department says his department is involved with the SCATT Honors Program because keeping children in school helps lower crime rates.

For more information

Lori Yusko, Interim Director, USF College of Education SCATT Honors Program
E-mail: yusko@coedu.usf.edu or 813-974-2061

Paul Dosal, PhD, Executive Director, ENLACE Florida
813-974-3673 pdosal@enlace.usf.edu

U.S. Department of Education’s White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans: 202-401-1411



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