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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.
We talked to several students about all the changes they have experienced since the pandemic began and how they feel about a full return to USF’s St. Petersburg campus.
Several courses focused on the arts industry and architecture will be offered for the first time on USF’s St. Petersburg campus starting this fall semester. Meanwhile, ongoing collaborations across campuses and with community partners have the potential to enrich the curriculum with academic experiences in animation, dance and theater.
First-year students from underserved communities get a preview of what life will be like this fall on campus.
Whether you’re new to campus, a transfer student or looking for people with similar interests, the USF St. Petersburg campus has a place for you. The campus is offering several themed housing and community options for students.
"Got Your Six": Cultural competency workshops to develop greater understanding on all aspects of the military-connected experience
To provide a community sense and create greater understanding between military-connected students and the campus as a whole, a series of cultural competency workshops is being organized as part of USF’s Got Your Six Veterans Success Network.
Sponsored by the French government, more than 1,500 American citizens are sent to teach in public schools across all regions of France and in French-administered overseas territories such as French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion.
May 26, 2021Student Life
For the first four years of Toby Tobin’s college experience, he struggled with coursework and connecting with others.
May 5, 2021Student Life