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Celebrating President’s Day: A conversation about the American presidency, then and now

In honor of President’s Day and to learn more about how the role of U.S. president has evolved, we turned to USF St. Petersburg campus Political Science Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan.

February 15, 2021Campus News

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Ethical Leadership Offers Executive-Level Training for Women Leaders in Tampa Bay

Investing in women is needed more than ever, which is why USF’s St. Petersburg campus Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership is continuing to offer a program that prepares women for leadership success in their respective careers while narrowing the gender gap in executive roles.

February 9, 2021Campus News, Events

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Traffic reductions due to COVID-19 boost air quality in some states but not all

Dramatic decreases in traffic caused by COVID-19 shutdowns improved air quality in car-dependent states but didn’t offset additional forms of pollution in other parts of the country. The study, led by Yasin Elshorbany, an assistant professor of atmospheric chemistry and climate change at USF’s St. Petersburg campus, was published in the Journal of Remote Sensing.

February 8, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

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Conference to promote diversity and inclusion in higher ed communities

As part of USF’s celebration of Black Heritage Month, the St. Petersburg campus will host its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference on February 6. Organized by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the conference will bring together dozens of academics, activists, students and staff to discuss and promote social justice issues in higher education

February 1, 2021Campus News, Events

Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock

Regional chancellor receives national President’s Award from higher education association

USF St. Petersburg campus Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock has received the 2021 President’s Award from the NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

January 13, 2021Campus News

Sri Sundaram

Business dean tapped as chair of St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Board

Dean Sri Sundaram of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance has been named chair of the Board of Governors for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.

January 12, 2021Campus News

Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock

USF announces St. Petersburg campus leadership transition

University of South Florida President Steven C. Currall today announced that St. Petersburg campus Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock has decided to transition out of the regional chancellor role and back to a faculty position in the USF College of Education, effective Dec. 31, 2021.

January 11, 2021Campus News

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USF adopts Call Me MISTER program to boost the number of male teachers of color

The USF College of Education is launching a new initiative aimed at increasing the number of male teachers of color in local elementary schools, particularly those with populations of poor or at-risk students.

January 7, 2021Campus News, Student Life

Zion Cemetery

Research project to recover, engage public on lost history of African American burial grounds in Tampa Bay

A research project funded by a University of South Florida anti-racism initiative is seeking to recover and reimagine the forgotten history of a number of African American burial grounds and cemeteries that have been lost to history, neglected, abandoned, even paved over and developed on.

December 21, 2020Campus News, Research and Innovation

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St. Pete Pearls offers dedicated support for students with foster care experience to improve chances of graduation

A new program at USF’s St. Petersburg campus will offer individualized guidance and support for students emerging from foster care with opportunities to develop foundational self-knowledge, leadership skills and a sense of community to prepare for lifelong achievements.

December 17, 2020Campus News, Student Life

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USF St. Petersburg’s campus enhances dining experience with the opening of The Nest and Reef renovation

The new state-of-the-art dining hall is located at a prime location on the first floor of the Osprey Suites, on the corner of Third Street South and Sixth Avenue South.

December 7, 2020Campus News, Student Life

Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock on campus

Campus/Community Task Force on diversity, equity and inclusion announces new initiatives

As Regional Chancellor, I am very excited to work alongside others to create a campus community, city and county that eliminates racial inequalities, becomes a model for educating the community around issues of social justice and social action, and ensures that all USF St. Petersburg campus faculty, staff and students understand, appreciate, and live the ideals of an inclusive community.

December 4, 2020Campus News

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