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USF College of Marine Science establishes the Vembu Subramanian MSAC Award

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - In memory of our colleague, friend and unifying spirit, Vembu Subramanian, the USF College of Marine Science established the Vembu Subramanian MSAC Award. This fund was created through an initial gift from the Little Laws Big Dreams Foundation and will provide an award annually to a current graduate student who demonstrates a collaborative spirit through service to the College of Marine Science and to their fellow graduate students. The award fund will be enhanced through two annual fundraisers, the Vembu Cup Golf Tournament (May 19, 2018) and the Bad Santa Fundraiser each December. The intent is to grow this fund to endowment level to ensure that Vembu’s memory continues in perpetuity.

The first annual Vembu Cup Golf Tournament honors the memory of Vembu Subramanian with proceeds benefitting the Vembu Subramanian MSAC Award. The Vembu Cup Golf tournament takes place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Mangrove Bay Golf Course and after-party to take place at the College of Marine Science MSAC Festival directly following the tournament. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

The Vembu Subramanian MSAC Award Sponsor Form

The Vembu Cup Golf Tournament Registration Form

For more information contact E. Howard Rutherford- Office:

(727) 553-3376  Cell: (727) 515-7033




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