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Senate Bill 2124

Senate Bill sb2124

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 2124

    By Senator Sebesta





    16-1587-04                                           See HB 97

  1                      A bill to be entitled

  2         An act relating to building designations;

  3         designating H. William Heller Hall at the

  4         University of South Florida St. Petersburg in

  5         Pinellas County; directing the university to

  6         erect suitable markers; providing an effective

  7         date.

  8  

  9         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

10  University of South Florida St. Petersburg saw new

11  developments, including the addition of lower-division

12  academic programming (advancing the campus from serving only

13  juniors, seniors, and graduate students to a full 4-year

14  institution), and

15         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

16  University of South Florida St. Petersburg initiated the

17  process to achieve separate accreditation from the Southern

18  Association of Colleges and Schools, and

19         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

20  University of South Florida St. Petersburg expanded course and

21  program offerings so that students may now graduate on a

22  timely basis, and

23         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

24  University of South Florida St. Petersburg won approval for

25  residence halls on campus, and

26         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

27  University of South Florida St. Petersburg fostered

28  university-community partnerships, including the Florida

29  Humanities Council, Y.W.C.A., All Children's Hospital,

30  U.S.G.S., Pinellas County schools, the City of St. Petersburg,

31  and Bayboro neighbors, and

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 2124
    16-1587-04                                           See HB 97




 1         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

 2  University of South Florida St. Petersburg increased diversity

 3  among students and faculty, and

 4         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

 5  University of South Florida St. Petersburg expanded disability

 6  services, and

 7         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

 8  University of South Florida St. Petersburg implemented

 9  successful SAT prep programs for minorities, increasing

10  student SAT scores by an average of 100 points, and

11         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

12  University of South Florida St. Petersburg increased access to

13  the University of South Florida throughout Pinellas County by

14  offering as many as 10 off-campus sites, and

15         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

16  University of South Florida St. Petersburg increased student

17  enrollment by 55 percent in the past 5 years, and

18         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

19  University of South Florida St. Petersburg tripled enrollment

20  in the Honors Program in the past 2 years, and

21         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

22  University of South Florida St. Petersburg implemented three

23  new degree programs, and

24         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

25  University of South Florida St. Petersburg nearly tripled the

26  number of faculty members, and

27         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

28  University of South Florida St. Petersburg spearheaded the

29  Urban Initiative, and

30         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

31  University of South Florida St. Petersburg implemented a St.

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 2124
    16-1587-04                                           See HB 97




 1  Petersburg College presence on campus that provided

 2  educational opportunities for approximately 500 students, and

 3         WHEREAS, under H. William Heller's leadership, the

 4  University of South Florida St. Petersburg increased external

 5  funding exponentially, and

 6         WHEREAS, the Legislature finds it fitting and

 7  appropriate to honor H. William Heller's leadership and

 8  contributions to the University of South Florida St.

 9  Petersburg, the Tampa Bay community, and the State of Florida,

10  NOW, THEREFORE,

11  

12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

13  

14         Section 1.  (1)  That building known as Coquina Hall,

15  located on the campus of the University of South Florida St.

16  Petersburg in Pinellas County, is designated "H. William

17  Heller Hall."

18         (2)  The University of South Florida St. Petersburg is

19  directed to erect suitable markers and signs designating H.

20  William Heller Hall as described in subsection (1).

21         Section 2.  This act shall take effect upon the

22  effective date of the retirement or resignation of H. William

23  Heller from, or the termination of H. William Heller's

24  employment with, the University of South Florida St.

25  Petersburg.

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