Zimmerman Rising

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$760 raised

Project ended on April 14, 2024
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Who We Are

The Zimmerman School at the University of South Florida is a top destination for advertising and mass communications education. Our programs are hands-on and innovative, preparing students for success in the industry. Located in Florida’s #1 media market, we offer internship opportunities and a lively community for career growth. Our students produce award-winning broadcast news shows and engage with professionals through student clubs, enhancing their pathways to success.

What We Do

The Zimmerman School is committed to providing transformative student learning experiences and producing impactful research and creative work to advance professional practices. Our mission is to serve as a central hub for innovation in the fields of media and communication by offering exceptional education programs and providing hands-on training for our students alongside scholars and industry experts. 

Collaborative programs with industry, community and academic partners create immersive learning experiences, bridging the gap between classroom theory and real-world application. 

We aim to elevate The Zimmerman School through collaborations with change-makers in the Tampa Bay media market to: 

  • Prioritize student support by facilitating education, experiential learning and international experiences. 
  • Invest in faculty recruitment and retention, ensuring a world-class learning environment. 
  • Support educational spaces like the Media Innovation Commons and Media Research Center to provide students with cutting-edge facilities for hands-on learning and innovative research. 

Your Impact

Your investment is essential for advancing the Zimmerman School’s mission of delivering excellent education and fostering innovation. Together, with your support, we are shaping the future of our school. Your generosity not only creates pathways for our students to succeed but also prepares them for their careers, empowering them to excel in the industry.

USF Faculty and Staff: You can give online through this site, or complete this payroll deduction form (enter fund #420210, Zimmerman School Operating Fund) and email it to fscampaign@usf.edu.

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