USF Magazine Summer 2012

Volume 54 | Number 2


Student Success

Graduating students sitting in caps and gowns at commencement

May 4, 2012 - 1:30 p.m.
More than 700 graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences School of Social Sciences attended the first of five commencement ceremonies held at the Sun Dome.
Photo by Aimee Blodgett | USF News

For the more than 6,000 students across the USF System receiving their diplomas in the spring, it was a weekend of pomp and circumstance. And, for students graduating from USF Tampa, it was a first look at the newly renovated Sun Dome.


Total number of degrees awarded to students across the USF System, including 5,136 at USF Tampa.


Number of King-O'Neal Scholars — USF students earning a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.


Number of graduates who will serve their country as commissioned officers in the armed forces.


Number of nations represented in the graduating class.


Age of the oldest graduating student, Monica Messer, receiving a doctorate in nursing.