The 2016 Rocky’s

by Jonah King

The Rocky’s are USFSP’s end of the year awards given out to the top student leaders, student organizations and events, and faculty and staff. It’s a night to recognize greatness. Below are photos from the event and the winners.


Some notable winners:

Leadership Legacy: Cynthia Wyre

Organization of the Year: PEERS (2 years in a row)

Multicultural Student Leader of the Year: Whitney Vega

Senior Student Leader of the Year: Teri Deardorff

Junior Student Leader of the Year: Makenzie Burrows

Sophomore Student Leader of the Year: Taylor Singleton

Freshman Student Leader of the Year: Kevin Patrick

Emerging Student Leader of the Year: Sadandre Jackson

Multicultural Organization of the Year: Women’s Empowerment Club

Sport Club of the Year: South Florida All Stars Dance Team

USFSP Homecoming Week 2015

By Jessie Santero       _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

With the theme “Bulls Unite,” USFSP students gather for an exciting week full of school spirit, adventures and A LOT of fun.

The Homecoming Week line up consisted of numerous events including Rocky’s Fun Run, the homecoming kickoff, homecoming ball, the traditional cardboard boat race, homecoming game, and much more.

Relive the laughs, fun and unforgettable moments through our video recap and pictures provided below.


Video by Jessie Santero and Jonah King

Scroll through the photos and enjoy!

Rocky’s Fun Run


Night at the Bay


Cardboard Boat Race


Homecoming Ball


Bulls County Fair



USFSP’s Miracle Dance Marathon (2015-2016)

by Jonah King

Dance Marathon has become a premiere event very quickly since its inception in 2015 when USFSP raised over $6,000 for All Children’s Hospital and kids dealing with life-threatening illness. This more than tripled the goal of $2,015 set for the event.

In 2016, the USFSP Dance Marathon organization went all in and set a lofty $10,000 goal. The students came through and surpassed the goal raising $10,068.

Students stay on their feet and dance for the 8-hour event in support of children that can’t. Parents come in with their children and bring their personal stories to the stage.

The ballrooms are filled with activities, food, and socialization as seen in the videos below.

Check out our Dance Marathon playlist on YouTube and photos to get an even better idea of what Dance Marathon looks like at USFSP.

Video by Jonah King and Jessie Santero

Video by Jessie Santero

Photos from Dance Marathon 2016

(Click on photo, will direct you to the photo album on Flickr. All photos are downloadable)


Photos from Dance Marathon 2015

(Click on photo, will direct you to the photo album on Flickr. All photos are downloadable)