USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences                                                  January 11 - 17, 2016

Aging Studies Professor Elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

Cathy McEvoy, PhD, Professor in the School of Aging Studies, was elected to Fellow status in the Association for Psychological Science. Fellow status is awarded to APS members who have made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or application.

Visiting Scholar Colloquia

CommuniqueGaye Tyler-Merrick, PhD, will present "The Implementation of Positive Behavior Support in New Zealand" on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 2:00 - 3:30pm in the MHC Atrium Lobby. Dr. Tyler-Merrick has extensive experience in the early childhood sector both as a kindergarten teacher and as a pre-service lecturer. As an RTLB she has also worked in both primary and secondary schools focusing on students with learning and behavioral needs. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of behavior and learning.

CBCS to Offer SciENcv Training

January is dedicated to SciENcv training, tips on creating and updating NCBI's MyBibliography, and time management tips to maintaining the many areas where your bibliography/vita may be available. Come join us in the CBCS Computer Lab (MHC 1329) Thursday mornings 9:30 to 10:30am. Bring your vita and your laptop and a copy of EndNote. For more information, contact Ardis Hanson (

CBCS In the News

Piano key to staying in tune
BBC 2 Radio - U.K. National Radio
... piano lessons may stop mental decline according to this research is really fascinating researchers at the University of South Florida


Social worker helps children and families in a variety of ways
(Reggie Vilmenay) earned a master's degree in social work from Fordham University and is an adjunct professor at the University of South Florida.

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