Tillman Scholar

Jeffrey Sargent, Army vet and USF Health Sciences student, is a 2016 Tillman Military Scholar (courtesy USF Communications and Marketing)
Tillman Scholar

After twelve years of service with the U.S. Army, including two deployments to Iraq, Jeffrey Sargent began suffering post-traumatic stress disorder. Sargent has not only learned to manage his PTSD, he’s helping other student veterans at the University of South Florida deal with it as well. Now the Bronze Star Medal recipient has been named a 2016 Tillman Military Scholar, one of only 60 student veterans and military spouses to receive the award. We’ll introduce you to Jeffrey Sargent on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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Tillman Scholar

Hetal Ghandi's University Beat TV report on Jeffrey Sargent.

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Original Broadcast Date: 
11/15/16

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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 since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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