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Visit this site for the latest resources related to our safe return to campus, including links to register for COVID testing and vaccination, tools for academic success, the latest health guidance and opportunities to engage.

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Michael Francis

Governor appoints professor to Florida Historical Commission

Michael Francis, the Hough Family Endowed Chair of Florida Studies at the USF St. Petersburg campus has been appointed to the Florida Historical Commission by Governor Ron DeSantis. Francis is known for his groundbreaking research and archival work on early Spanish Florida.

USF St. Petersburg Campus Events

Community Conversation

Climate Resiliency and Justice Town Hall

Date: September 25, 10am-1pm
Location: Carter G. Woodson African American Museum

Engaging the community to identify the most pressing climate-related issues they face.

Civic Engagement

St. Petersburg City Council Candidates Virtual Forum

Date: September 28, 7-8pm
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Candidates will meet at this virtual forum to share their positions on matters from affordable housing to public safety and the environment.

Public Festival

St. Petersburg Science

Date: October 16
Location: Virtual

Regional celebration exploring the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

The USF St. Petersburg campus library is home to 200,000 books and provides access to more than 720,000 ebooks, 18,000 streaming films and documentaries, and librarians who specialize in all offered majors. The USF St. Petersburg campus library also houses tech centers, online learning, cultural events, and an array of resources focused on student success.

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Alumni and Friends

Alumni Spotlight

Nikki Gaskin-Capehart

Nikki Gaskin-Capehart, director of urban affairs for the City of St. Petersburg

Alumni Society

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