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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

Vichetca Keth, first PATHe graduate

St. Petersburg student is first to graduate from PATHe program at USF

A first-generation Asian-American who grew up in the St. Petersburg area, 23-year-old Vichetca Keth is now the first University of South Florida student to graduate from the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program. The initiative provides guidance and resources to Pinellas County students interested in obtaining education beyond high school.

August 4, 2022Campus News

Yesmin Delgado

Student’s journey for greater opportunity pays off with 4.0 GPA and coveted internship

Yesmin Delgado Alabart left Cuba at 24 seeking a brighter future. After immigrating to the United States, she settled in Tampa Bay to begin her higher education journey. Now Alabart will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a 4.0 GPA from USF’s St. Petersburg campus.

August 2, 2022Campus News, Student Life

Summer Commencement 2022

USF to confer more than 2,700 degrees during summer commencement ceremonies

The University of South Florida will award more than 2,700 degrees during summer commencement scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6. The ceremonies include recipients of 1,789 bachelor’s, 755 master’s, three educational specialist, and 170 doctoral degrees.

August 1, 2022Campus News

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