USF Foundation Board of Directors welcomes eight new members

The USF Foundation Board of Directors recently added eight dynamic new members to advance its vision of inspiring philanthropy and stewarding resources that support USF’s pursuit of excellence.

Dr. Honey Rand's New Chapter

Dr. Honey Rand's vibrant life story mirrors the whirlwind energy she exudes. From her childhood passion for writing to her diverse career spanning public relations, academia, and philanthropy, she has fearlessly navigated various paths. Her recent $3 million gift to USF's College of Arts and Sciences reflects her commitment to fostering creativity and communication skills in students.

Giving Week 2024 breaks all campaign records

Alumni and friends came together to champion a wide variety of programs, from student scholarships to food pantry support. Of the record-setting 9,259 Giving Week donors, 1,408 gave to the university for the first time. The overall total included a 70% increase in alumni donors from the previous year.

Male breast cancer survivor encourages men to get genetic testing and screenings.

Ben Porch survived after being diagnosed with male breast cancer. Now he is encouraging others with a family history of breast cancer to get genetic testing and, if they’re at risk, receive regular screenings.

Sounds of Solace

Dr. Neil Franckle honors late wife, Dr. Lorraine Rubis with a $250,000 donation to WUSF and will have a studio used for special news coverage will be named after her.


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FY 2022-23 Total Commitment


Total Donors in FY23