International Festival

Parade of Flags at the USF International Festival
International Festival

Students from more than sixty countries gathered recently to celebrate their heritage at the University of South Florida International Festival. The event exposed students to music, culture, games and food from around the world – we tell you how on University Beat on WUSF TV.

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USF Reaches Out to its International Students

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How USF Helped One Student Realize Her Place in the World

Roger Brindley, University of South Florida Vice Provost & Associate Vice President of USF World, says it's extremely important for the school to reach out to its international students and make them feel at home through events like the International Festival.

Megan Westerman, who graduated from the University of South Florida in 2009, performed with her martial arts group at the recent International Festival. Afterwards, she talked about what she learned at USF about foreign countries, particularly China, and what the university did to help foster her curiosity and learning about foreign lands.

More Information: 

USF International Festival webpage

USF World
813-974-5528  webpage

USF Office of Multicultural Affairs
813-974-5111  webpage

University Beat radio report

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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