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Update for USF St. Petersburg campus residential students regarding Hurricane Ian

Due to the mandatory evacuation order from Pinellas County, our residence halls are closing at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. You will be notified via email and on when it will be safe to return.

September 26, 2022Campus News

Rays and Rowdies sports panel.

Rays & Rowdies give career advice to students trying to break into the sports industry

Around 50 students had the opportunity to gather in Lynn Pippenger Hall and get advice from a panel of sports executives and personnel on how to break into the sports and entertainment industry.

September 23, 2022Events

4th Innovation Scholars Program

Innovation Scholars Program kicks off 4th year

For the 4th year, a job-shadowing program is offering first-year students a head start in exploring their interests and career path by giving them a sneak peak into day-to-day activities in the professional world.

September 23, 2022Research and Innovation, Student Life

Racial justice fellows 2022

Higher education consortium announces second class of Racial Justice Student Fellows

A consortium of higher education institutions focused on racial justice in Pinellas County has selected its second class of college students who will work to establish real change through projects focused on shaping policy and transforming systems.

September 13, 2022Campus News, Student Life

Highest rankings ever

University of South Florida rises to its highest position ever in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of South Florida has hit an all-time high on U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best colleges in America. In the new rankings released today, USF sits at No. 42 among all public universities and No. 97 among all universities public or private.

September 12, 2022Campus News

I Asked 4 Help

New mental health initiative encourages students to ask for help

A new initiative called I Asked 4 Help is providing a unique approach to mental health services on the USF St. Petersburg campus and focuses on students who don’t know how or when to reach out for help.

September 8, 2022Campus News

Erin Mauldin, Endowed Professorship

Erin Stewart Mauldin named John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History

An associate history professor who uses the lens of the environmental sciences to examine the major issues of the 19th century in the American South has been named the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at the USF St. Petersburg campus.

September 6, 2022Campus News

8 National Merit Scholars incoming class

USF St. Petersburg campus sets record with eight National Merit Scholars

Last year, USF’s St. Petersburg campus welcomed a National Merit Scholar to its incoming class for the first time in school history. In fact, it welcomed five of them. This year, the campus exceeded those numbers with eight National Merit Scholars in the 2022-23 incoming class.

September 1, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF St. Petersburg campus offers new majors related to hospitality and the environment

Current and incoming students at the USF St. Petersburg campus can take advantage of several new academic majors as fields of study. The campus now offers majors in Environmental Chemistry and Hospitality and Tourism Management, with plans to bring in General Studies, Applied Science and Public Health in the near future.

August 31, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

University of South Florida welcomes the largest and highest-achieving first-year class in its history

More high school students than ever before are interested in enrolling at the University of South Florida, helping lead to the largest and strongest academic incoming class of first-year students in the university’s nearly 70-year history.

August 25, 2022Campus News, Student Life

Fall move in day 2022

Record number of students to live on USF St. Petersburg campus this fall

As the 2022 fall semester approaches, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is welcoming nearly 930 students into residence halls on campus, a new record.

August 18, 2022Campus News, Student Life

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Political science professor chosen for Duckwall Professorship during important election cycle in Florida

The newest recipient for the 2022-2024 academic years is Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, an associate professor in political science, a Fulbright Scholar and founding director of the Center for Civic Engagement at the St. Petersburg campus.

August 16, 2022Campus News

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