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Manatee rescue on campus

Marine biology student helps rescue distressed manatee in Bayboro Harbor

Kierstyn Benjamin shares her story of how she noticed a small, distressed manatee in Bayboro Harboro and acted quickly, playing a major part in rescuing the animal right near campus.

January 26, 2023Campus News

Howard & Terry

Proven leaders to advance academic planning and development on campus

The USF St. Petersburg campus is welcoming two proven leaders to fill vital roles and provide collaborative direction for academic planning and development.

January 20, 2023Campus News

Students honored at banquet MLK

Honoring Dr. King by recognizing students who are keeping his dream alive

During an inspirational ceremony at the USF St. Petersburg campus on January 12, more than 15 middle, high school and college students from throughout Pinellas County were recognized for advancing the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 13, 2023Campus News, Events

Innovations Magazine 2023

Innovations Magazine 2023

Delve into the newest issue of Innovations Magazine, spotlighting the student successes, vital research and impactful community and global initiatives on USF's St. Petersburg campus during the past year.

January 9, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation, Student Life

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library gets a new, modern look

After undergoing major renovations, the first floor of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library has a new look and greater study space for students. The upgrades include twelve new study rooms and state-of-the-art technology to enhance opportunities for collaboration and learning.

January 6, 2023Campus News

USF Day at City Hall

Bulls in the Burg: USF St. Petersburg campus fall 2022 community relations roundup

This new community roundup series intends to shed light on the ways that USF faculty, staff, students and administration are actively engaged every day in the community.

December 14, 2022Campus News, Events

Isaac McKinney III

Technology manager and USF alumnus named to USF St. Petersburg Campus Board

Isaac McKinney III, a global program manager for PwC and USF alumnus, has been appointed to a four-year term as a member of the USF St. Petersburg Campus Board.

December 14, 2022Campus News

Alexia Castellon Fall 2022 graduate

Fall graduate stayed on campus to help others evacuate before Hurricane Ian

While pursuing dual degrees in Biology and Health Sciences, producing a podcast on race and equity and working as a resident assistant (RA), Alexia Castellon was also worrying about her family in Fort Myers, who evacuated to a shelter during Hurricane Ian.

December 6, 2022Campus News

Fall Commencement 2022

The University of South Florida awards more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement.

The University of South Florida will award more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement. The group features 41 undergraduate students earning a perfect 4.0 GPA and 584 student veterans, and includes graduates from 49 states and 84 nations.

December 5, 2022Campus News

Joan “Sudsy” Tschiderer

A campus fixture reflects on more than 50 years of memories at USF

Joan “Sudsy” Tschiderer has been part of nearly every major initiative, development and milestone on the USF St. Petersburg campus, as both a student and staff member, over the last 50 years. The unofficial ambassador shares how she's been embedded in the campus as it grew from military barracks to the vibrant community of today.

November 22, 2022Campus News

USD Dining international food program

USF Dining serves up educational international experiences

The University of South Florida is a cultural melting pot, with a student body representing more than 146 countries. USF Dining Services celebrates this diversity through its Tastes Around the World program, which introduces Tampa and St. Petersburg campus diners to a new ingredient or cooking style every week.

November 15, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Veteran and military-connected students continue to serve communities impacted by Hurricane Ian

Members of the USF veteran and military-connected community continue to step up - through clean up efforts, distributing essential supplies and cooking food - to serve communities in need after the impacts from Hurricane Ian.

November 7, 2022Campus News, Student Life

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