Accounting Graduation Dance / Smoking Cessation Booklets

Accounting Graduation Dance

Probably the last place you expect to see students break into a flash mob style dance number is in the middle of the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, but that’s exactly what happened at the recent ceremony. University Beat was there, and you’ll see exactly what happened on this week’s report on WUSF-TV/DT.

Smoking Cessation Booklets

Can a simple pamphlet help someone quit smoking? Do some pamphlets do a better job than others at getting people to stay away from cigarettes? That’s what the Moffitt Cancer Center is trying to find out, and they’ve received an almost 3 million dollar grant to conduct a study that needs two-thousand volunteers. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has the story.

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Graduating USF Accounting seniors Stephanie Wagenfohr and Rich Grieder, along with Dr. William Stephens, Professor Emeritus of the USF School of Accountancy, talk about the ‘stereotypical accounting student’ and why that’s wrong.

Dr. Stephens, the faculty adviser for USF’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi for over 30 years, says membership in the accounting honors society provides students many benefits.

The flash mob dance celebration at the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, shot by USF students Sean Brown and Sarah Wilson.

More Information: 

Accounting Graduation Dance
Dr. Stephanie Bryant, Director, USF School of Accountancy
813- 974-4186
USF chapter of Beta Alpha Psi:
Smoking Cessation Booklets
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center’s “Project Quit”
1-877-9-KICK-IT (1-877-954-1548)

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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