Week of Welcome

A balloon drop wraps-up the Kickoff Pep Rally during USF's Week of Welcome (photo by Daylina Miller, WUSF News)
Week of Welcome

The University of South Florida’s new school year has gotten underway with the “Week of Welcome.”

University Beat on WUSF TV tags along as 3,500 new, international and transfer students move into their home for the next 8 months.

Video Extras

USF Not a "Commuter School" Anymore

USF Dean of Students Danielle McDonald talks about the efforts to make the university shake the label of "commuter school."

More Information: 

USF Housing & Residential Education
813-974-0001  housing@usf.edu    website

USF New Student Connections (info about "Week of Welcome" and "First 50 Days")
813-974-2896 website

USF Office of Parent & Family Programs
813-974-3863  jmmorgan@usf.edu website

University Beat Radio report

Original Broadcast Date: 

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday after the 7:45 AM newscast | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

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.

Contact Information

University Beat's theme song is: "Perpetuum Mobile" by The Penguin Cafe Orchestra, from their CD "Signs of Life."