On Radio and Television
Shortly before President Obama's recent trip there, a number of USF representatives visited the African country of Ghana. This week's University Beat examines a new academic partnership that will benefit students and faculty at both USF and a paif of schools there - just the latest effort of the Patel Center for Global Solutions as it tries to strengthen USF's presence on the world stage.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday at 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Kofi Glover, USF Assoc. Provost, talks about USF's Africa Initiatives Group, as well as the class he teaches that takes students to Ghana.
Dr. Glover shares his feelings on President Obama's recent trip to Ghana.
Betty Castor, former USF President & former Director of the Patel Center for Global Solutions, says it's important for USF to have a presence internationally. She also talks about her recent departure from USF.
Professor Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, USF Dept. of Economics Chair, says, as an expanding university, USF has to make strides internationally.
For more information
USF Africa Initiatives Group
USF Patel Center for Global Solutions