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Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.
More than half the population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Case numbers are declining, but with nearly half of the people not yet vaccinated, it’s clear that trust is not there for many Americans. In an online forum, Trust & Vaccines, a panel of experts looked at what’s motivating people to get the vaccine and why others still are not.
June 14, 2021Events
‘Discover Your PATHe’ workshops to help de-mystify college admissions process for Pinellas County students, parents
For many students, the most challenging aspect of college admissions is simply figuring out which universities they should consider when applying.
Top U.S. cybersecurity experts discuss threats from rival nations during ‘Great Power Competition’ conference
The theme of the two-day conference was “Cybersecurity: The Fifth Domain.” It was part of an ongoing series of gatherings designed to foster a broader understanding of the challenges facing the United States in the 21st century from nations such as Russia, China and Iran.
St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs to provide global perspective and insight into historic turmoil
Distinguished speakers throughout the political spectrum and with unique backgrounds and experiences will try to make sense of the historic turmoil of the past year at the 2021 St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs from February 23-26.
February 16, 2021Events
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.
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
The University of South Florida will hold virtual commencement ceremonies for more than 5,000 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 12. This marks the third time USF has recognized students in this unique way due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 7, 2020Events
The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will offer thousands of people throughout Tampa Bay a chance to be inspired, engage their curiosity and get involved with science and art on Saturday, October 17.
October 12, 2020Events
The director of facilities at USF’s St. Petersburg campus and his team have installed 80 plexiglass shields at high-traffic locations, set up five hand sanitizer vending machines and delivered thousands of personal protective equipment to sites across the campus.
August 27, 2020Events
Supporters from throughout the Tampa Bay region are finding creative ways to honor the spring graduating class of 2020
USF St. Petersburg Virtual Spring Commencement to Uniquely Honor Accomplishments and Perseverance of Students
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is recognizing the distinct accomplishments of nearly 550 spring graduates during a virtual commencement ceremony that will be available for viewing beginning on Saturday, May 9.