University of South Florida
Kimberly Beleno Smythe - President
Isabella Ruiz - Vice President
Madison Johnson - Secretary
Lawrence Lease - Treasurer
Daniel Ruiz - VP Community Service
Rebecca Pena - VP Membership
Courtney Wildes - VP Public Relations
Aseel Yousef - Historian
The University of South Florida Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.
The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.
Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.
Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.
Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter
Catherine Kent - Chapter Leadership Award, 2014
Alexa Mitsuda - Path to Excellence Award, 2014
Sejada Kastrati - Emerging Leaders Scholarship, 2013
Makenzie Baker - Chapter Leadership Award, 2012
Ashley Peterson - Path to Excellence Award, 2011
Nathan Keith Watters - Path to Excellence Award, 2009
Darvis T. Frazier - Emerging Leaders Post-Graduate Scholarship, 2007
SAL Members at University of South Florida gathered together to participate in Project Downtown. (more…)
A recurring theme we are seeing with several of our chapters this year is gathering together or even using part of an already scheduled chapter meeting to make cards for hospitalized children and others that may not get to spend certain holidays in the way they would desire. (more…)
SAL members and officers joined other Feeding America volunteers in organizing food to be distributed to families in need throughout the Tampa Bay area! (more…)
Volunteering at The Humane Society
Members of SAL’s University of Florida Chapter took some time to help out at the local Humane Society and give some support to the regular volunteers. (more…)
One of the most popular ways that our chapters raise money for Relay for Life is by holding a bake sale on campus. The University of South Florida Chapter held a very successful bake sale in front of their library this semester. The members worked hard to bake lots of treats, from cupcakes to cookies to muffins. (more…)
Stampede of Service
According to the USF web site, Stampede of Service is “the largest community service event in USF’s history, a day completely devoted to participating in service, enjoying time with friends, and making a difference. It is not only an important campus tradition, but also a meaningful USF connection to the Tampa Bay community.” The SAL Chapter at USF took part in this event as a way to give back to their community. (more…)