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As the world began emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, life began to return to normal at USF’s St. Petersburg campus in 2021. Students and faculty returned to the classroom and events began again, albeit many in either remote or hybrid format.
As part of a new campus tradition, USF St. Petersburg campus Fall 2021 graduates had the opportunity to celebrate earning their college degrees by hopping aboard a sunset cruise for dinner, dancing and remembrances.
USF launches first mission to map vulnerable coastal areas in Tampa Bay and Gulf of Mexico using a remotely operated ‘uncrewed’ vessel
University of South Florida marine scientists launched their first field mission to test a new approach to mapping shallow coastal areas -- the most vulnerable to coastal changes and storm events, but the hardest to survey.
December 9, 2021Research and Innovation
For three years, Sara Henk was a welcoming presence for newcomers to campus. As an orientation leader, she helped acclimate first-year students into the community. Now she will be one of 418 students on the St. Petersburg campus graduating this fall.
After nearly eight decades of use, the pool outside of H. William Heller Hall will be replaced by a new pool closer to the center of campus.
December 8, 2021Campus News
USF will award more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement. The ceremonies include recipients of approximately 3,433 undergraduate, 1,099 master’s and 181 doctoral degrees.
A Diversity in Brewing Scholarship will be given to an individual from a traditionally underrepresented population and cover the cost of tuition to USF’s St. Petersburg campus Brewing Arts Certificate program.
November 22, 2021Campus News
USF College of Education welcomed its first group of students who are committed to becoming teachers at schools in Pinellas County.
November 12, 2021Campus News
Veteran alumnus uses political science background for better understanding of international security operations, foreign affairs work
We spoke with alumnus and veteran Lance Guillory on his academic experience, service to the nation and how both impacted his career and led him to managing his own security firm today.
November 8, 2021Campus News
Partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave aims to make region major fintech hub with new St. Petersburg-based accelerator
An innovative partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave is launching a fintech accelerator, designed to assist startups in the financial technology industry through mentoring, pitch coaching and investment training.
November 2, 2021Research and Innovation
A consortium of higher education institutions focused on racial justice in Pinellas County has selected its inaugural cohort of Racial Justice Student Fellows.
October 28, 2021Campus News
USF History professor inducted into Spanish royal order for groundbreaking work on Florida’s early history
A University of South Florida History professor who has devoted his career to uncovering the early Spanish roots of Florida’s history will be honored for his work by being inducted into one of Spain’s most prestigious civil orders.