25 Under 25 / Young Adult Fiction
USF’s College of Business has once again picked its “25 Under 25,” a collection of students who excel both inside and outside of the classroom. University Beat on WUSF TV introduces you to some of these incredible undergraduates at a ceremony recently held in their honor.
Today’s young adult fiction of wizards, warlocks and vampires in love can actually be critically read in the classroom. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM introduces you to USF English Literature major Courtney Pollard and talks to her about her surprising findings.
Chaz Hine, a USF Management major & starting offensive lineman on the USF football team, talks about the extra-curricular projects that helped him win “most outstanding student” in the College of Business’ “25 Under 25” program. Also, His offensive line coach, Steve Shankweiler, shares his opinions about Chaz.
Chaz Hine talks what it felt like to win “most outstanding student” in the College of Business’ “25 Under 25” program.
Chaz Hine sings opera.
Accounting major Hefgine Fils-Aime, who graduated in May at the age of 20, talks about some of her experiences at USF. She’s doing a summer internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has received a scholarship to pursue her masters in accounting at Wake Forest University.
International Business / Economics major Ross O'Bryan speaks about one of the best lessons he learned at USF, his future plans, and his experience as a model.
USF English literature & philosophy major Courtney Pollard talks about the comparisons of 'classic' literature and contemporary young adult fiction, and how she looks at the latter, both as a reader and possibly as a teacher.
Courtney Pollard on the challenges of the research, which she presented at USF's 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. She also talks about her future plans.
USF Education Professor Joan Kaywell talks about how well Courtney Pollard did on her research and how they came up with the idea for the work. She also talks about the "Hipple Collection of Young Adult Literature" at the USF Tampa Library.
25 Under 25
Printed profiles of 25 Under 25 honorees
Video profiles of 25 Under 25 honorees
Chaz Hine sings "Amazing Grace" during the 2009 USF Athletics Welcome Back dinner
St. Pete Times article on Chaz, including video of an opera performance
Young Adult Fiction
Abstract of Courtney Pollard's research from the 9th Annual USF Undergraduate Research Symposium
USF Library's Hipple Collection of Young Adult Literature, which is open to the general public.
Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) website
Young Adult Library Services Association's Best Books for Young Adults lists
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Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.