Colleges of Business Part 2
The Colleges of Business at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus and USF St. Petersburg are both undergoing major changes. We’ll show you what’s new and speak to some of the people behind these radical transformations on University Beat on WUSF TV.
University Beat wraps up a two-part look at the changes to USF’s Colleges of Business by heading over to St. Petersburg. Not only does the school there have a new name thanks to a record-setting $10 million dollar donation, but they’ve also broken ground on a new building that finally puts business students and faculty under one roof. We’ll tell you more on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7.
Les and Pam Muma talk to WUSF's Mark Schreiner about their $25 million donation to the new USF Muma College of Business: why they're giving the largest single donation ever to their alma mater and why they've given around $41 million to the University.
Moez Limayem, Dean of the USF Muma College of Business, talks about how the Muma's $25 million gift will help the school reach a goal of promising every student a job after graduation; Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says strong business schools help attract companies to the Bay area because of an educated workforce; and USF St. Petersburg Regional Chancellor, Dr. Sophia Wisniewska, talks about the differences between the Muma College of Business and the USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business.
USF Muma College of Business website
USF St. Petersburg Kate Tiedemann College of Business website
WUSF News article on Muma's donation, including an extended radio interview with Les and Pam Muma
WUSF News article on Kate Tiedemann's donation
WUSF News article on groundbreaking of new USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business
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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 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.