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Greenhouse grand opening

USF St. Petersburg campus and St. Pete Youth Farm unveil Fresh and Local Greenhouse to fight food insecurity

The USF St. Petersburg campus and the St. Pete Youth Farm have unveiled a new greenhouse that will provide the community with fresh vegetables and fish while giving students the opportunity to learn about sustainable and innovative farming methods.

June 22, 2022Campus News, Sustainability

Meeting with Charlie Justice

USF St. Petersburg campus and YMCA host Civic Institute to strengthen students’ understanding of government

For the fourth year, the USF St. Petersburg campus and Florida YMCA are partnering to offer the Civics Fellows Program, an initiative designed to enhance civic education in the state by giving high school students hands-on experiences in government and public service.

June 13, 2022Campus News

Gary Patterson Dean

Longtime USF finance professor appointed dean of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance

After a year-long search, the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business appointed Gary Patterson, a longtime associate dean and finance professor, to lead the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance.

June 10, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF St. Petersburg campus connects to clean energy through community solar program

A new community solar program from Duke Energy will allow USF’s St. Petersburg campus to expand its investment in renewable energy while saving money and enhancing environmental sustainability.

June 9, 2022Campus News, Sustainability

Pride Month

Pride Month celebrates USF’s LGBTQ+ community

June is Pride Month, a celebration that recognizes the impact of the LGBTQ+ community. The month also focuses on the important and ongoing work to achieve equal justice and opportunity for Americans who identify as LGBTQ+, an inclusive acronym that represents the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning community.

June 1, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

USF Brewing Arts program partners with Yuengling to provide veteran scholarship

As a past recipient of the Yuengling Veteran's Scholarship, Army veteran Ken Shere turned his passion for brewing into a second career. The award provides one veteran with full funding to attend USF's Brewing Arts program on the St. Petersburg campus. Applications for the August 2022 session are being accepted through July 1, 2022.

May 31, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Christian Hardigree selected as next regional chancellor of University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

University of South Florida President Rhea Law announced that Christian Hardigree will be the next regional chancellor of the USF St. Petersburg campus. Hardigree, who most recently served as the founding dean of the School of Hospitality at Metropolitan State University (MSU) of Denver, will start her new role at USF on July 1, 2022.

May 18, 2022Campus News

Fountain on the USF St. Petersburg campus

Message from President Law on selection of Christian Hardigree as USF St. Petersburg Regional Chancellor

After conducting interviews, town halls and stakeholder meetings and reviewing feedback from the USF community, one candidate emerged as the right choice for this vital position: Christian Hardigree.

May 18, 2022Campus News

Martin Tadlock

New scholarship to honor outgoing Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock

Called the Dr. Martin Tadlock Endowed Scholarship, it will be based on financial need and available to full or part-time first-generation undergraduate students, regardless of major, on the USF St. Petersburg campus. It will be renewable up to eight semesters.

May 17, 2022Campus News

Caprice Edmond

Alumni profile: Caprice Edmond, educator and Pinellas County School Board member

We talked with educator Caprice Edmond to hear about her path to the Pinellas County School Board, the key education issues she advocates for and the role the USF St. Petersburg campus played in her career trajectory.

May 9, 2022Campus News

Hannah Tweet and Morgan Greig

Graduate students accepted into prestigious History Ph.D. programs in U.S. and England

Morgan Greig will attend the prestigious University of Cambridge in England, and Hannah Tweet will attend top-ranked University of Michigan in Fall 2022. Both are some of the most renowned research universities in the world.

May 9, 2022Campus News, Research and Innovation

Commencement Spring 2022

USF to confer more than 6,400 degrees during commencement ceremonies, May 6 - 8

The University of South Florida will award more than 6,400 degrees during spring commencement scheduled for May 6 - 8.

May 3, 2022Campus News

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