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US Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Rex Temple & Afghanistan children
Afghan School Supplies
The husband of a USF professor is wrapping up his fourth military tour of Afghanistan, and he’s come up with a way to help the children there through a school supply drive. Now USF is getting involved, thanks to his wife, an adjunct professor at the School of Mass Communications. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV has more.

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University Film & Video Association @ USF
University Film & Video Association

While USF doesn’t have a film school, it has about one hundred students in the “University Film and Video Association.” That group is now raising money so some of them can go to the Sundance Film Festival next month. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes a look at the future Fellini’s.

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Video extras

Afghan School Supplies
USF Adjunct Professor of Mass Communications Liisa Temple says her husband, USAF Sr. Mstr. Sgt. Rex Temple, came up with the Afghanistan school supply drive during a humanitarian mission this past June.

Liisa talks about what her husband is doing during his fourth (and final) tour of duty in Afghanistan.


Nicole Johnson, Director of Education & Outreach at the USF Diabetes Center, talks about her recent trip to visit the troops in Afghanistan with fellow former Miss Americas. Nicole, a USF graduate, was Miss America 1999.

Liisa, who’s currently on leave from USF, says she appreciates all the help she’s received from USF, both personally and with the school supply drive.


For more information

University Film & Video Assoc
Rodrick Colbert, President, University Film and Video Association @ USF
rcolbert@mail.usf.edu 813-789-2663

Films from UFVA @ USF will be shown every other Monday at 7:30 pm at the International House of Boba at 2764 University Square Drive: http://www.myspace.com/bobainternetcafe



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