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Alexander Morris never really considered attending USF’s St. Petersburg campus until one day during his senior year when he was called into a surprise meeting at Boca Ciega High School.
May 3, 2022Student Life
University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus wins national award for prioritizing student health
The USF St. Petersburg campus received the 2022 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award, which celebrates U.S. colleges and universities that provide access to quality healthcare, serving students’ physical health while giving equal priority and investment to mental health.
Innovations Magazine spotlights student successes, vital research and groundbreaking initiatives of 2021
Delve into the newest issue of Innovations Magazine, spotlighting the student successes, vital research and groundbreaking community initiatives on USF's St. Petersburg campus during 2021.
As the world began emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, life began to return to normal at USF’s St. Petersburg campus in 2021. Students and faculty returned to the classroom and events began again, albeit many in either remote or hybrid format.
As part of a new campus tradition, USF St. Petersburg campus Fall 2021 graduates had the opportunity to celebrate earning their college degrees by hopping aboard a sunset cruise for dinner, dancing and remembrances.
For three years, Sara Henk was a welcoming presence for newcomers to campus. As an orientation leader, she helped acclimate first-year students into the community. Now she will be one of 418 students on the St. Petersburg campus graduating this fall.
USF will award more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement. The ceremonies include recipients of approximately 3,433 undergraduate, 1,099 master’s and 181 doctoral degrees.
We talked with several international students on the St. Petersburg campus to hear about their experiences and what they overcame to study in America in the midst of a global pandemic.
October 5, 2021Student Life
The University of South Florida today announced a $1.2 million gift from Andrew and Eileen Hafer to benefit UMatter, an innovative, inclusive postsecondary education program in the USF College of Education created to provide young people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience higher education and campus life.
A new Racial Justice Fellows pilot program aimed at putting college students at the center of creating systemic racial change is being launched by a coalition of Pinellas County higher education institutions and a non-profit organization.
After overcoming the challenges of a learning disability, Robert Papadopoulos was proud to earn his college degree. But celebrating that accomplishment with a traditional commencement ceremony took longer than he or anyone else could have imagined.
August 19, 2021Student Life
USF to honor summer 2021 class, along with graduates whose ceremonies were impacted by COVID-19, during Aug. 21-22 commencement
The University of South Florida will confer approximately 3,000 degrees during summer commencement scheduled for Aug. 21-22, as ceremonies return to the Yuengling Center in Tampa after being held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg in the spring.