Tyler McConnell

Tyler McConnell is a WUSF/USF Zimmerman School digital news intern for spring 2019.

Tyler is currently a senior working towards a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a concentration on public relations at USF. Tyler spent two years of high school in New York before finishing his diploma in Jacksonville.

Tyler is currently the assistant director of sports at USF’s Bulls Radio and has had internships with the Muma College of Business and Full Circle PR.

Volunteering for Americans 55 and older has proven to be more than an excellent way to serve their community-- but to also improve their overall health.

An independent study by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) shows that after volunteering for two years, 84 percent of seniors reported improved health and fewer symptoms of depression.

The gender gap in the computer science industry continues to be an issue. But a national organization  equipping young women with coding skills is hoping to change that by increasing its presence in the Tampa Bay area.