USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences                                           February 22 - 28, 2016

George Rebok to Speak as Part of the 2016 Distinguished Lectureship in Aging

CommuniqueGeorge Rebok, PhD, will present "Do Cognitive Workouts Work for Older Adults" on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 10:30 am in the College of Public Health Auditorium 1023-A. Dr. George Rebok is a professor in the Department of Mental Health in the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and holds joint faculty appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and in the Center on Aging and Health, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, and Center for Injury Research and Policy. He has over 35 years of experience in life-course developmental research, prevention science and, cognitive aging. Dr. Rebok has served as PI of the NIA/NINR-funded ACTIVE trial and the NIA-funded Baltimore Experience CorpsĀ® trial. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and the American Institutes for Research.

CBCS Student Employee of the Year Award Nominations
Nominate your exemplary student employees for the CBCS Student Employee of the Year Award! The deadline to submit your nominations is February 26, 2016. All nominations should be sent to For questions, or to obtain a nomination form, please contact Jennifer Flores at

Graduation with Distinction Nominations Due Soon

Students who do not meet traditional academic honors graduation criteria, but who still deserve some form of official recognition may be nominated to graduate with distinction. Guidelines for nominating such a student are available here. Nominations are due by Monday, February 29, 2016.
Deadline extended to: February 24, 2016
SAS Postdoctoral Fellow Candidate Presentation
Title: "Characterizing Caregiving Intensity Among Mexican American Women Caregivers"
Candidate: Katherine Anthony (Oregon State University)
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Atrium Lobby
CBCS In the News

Sports Illustrated: Is this curvy cover a good thing?
News Channel 8 was part of the discussion during a human sexuality class taught by Dr. Dae Sheridan.


Rehabilitation may be possible for some young killers
Albuquerque Journal Online
Kathleen Heide, a University of South Florida criminology professor and the author of the seminal book "Young Killers: The Challenge of Juvenile Homicide," argues that not every homicidal kid remains a danger to society if given treatment. There is, she says, no natural-born killer.


Gadsden County Program Shows Parents How to Tutor Their Children
PAEC HIPPY is a national program founded at the University of South Florida in 1996.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief to speak at USF Thursday
Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will be in Tampa Thursday speaking to a University of South Florida criminology class.

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