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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

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

Students immersive college experience

Campus joins with Pinellas County Urban League to give high school students an immersive college experience

The USF St. Petersburg campus welcomed nearly 50 students from the Pinellas County Urban League's Summer Training in Youth Leadership & Employment program for a two-day, one-night stay during a college and career exploration experience last week.

July 28, 2022Campus News

Fries & FAFSA

Free FAFSA event helps college-bound students apply for financial aid

If you or your family members are considering a higher education degree, counselors with the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program will be on hand to help you apply for financial aid at the Fries & FAFSA event on March 22 and 30.

March 16, 2022Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Research shows importance of providing multicultural books that reflect children’s identity during the pandemic

When the pandemic began, many parents and caregivers were afraid their children would fall behind. Responding to those concerns led USF St. Petersburg campus College of Education professors to team up with the Police Athletic League of St. Petersburg.

January 27, 2022Research and Innovation

International students experience at USF St. Pete

International students adjust to life at USF despite challenges posed by global pandemic

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


USF receives $1.2 million gift to expand assistance to students with intellectual disabilities

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.

September 30, 2021Campus News, Student Life

Lyman Dukes III

Professor wins distinguished award from international higher education and disability association

USF Professor of Education Lyman Dukes III has received the Ronald E. Blosser Dedicated Service Award from the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).

August 26, 2021Research and Innovation

The textbook affordability initiative has dropped the average cost of course materials per credit hour from $44 to $26 for each student.

Textbook affordability initiative saves student body more than $1 million

A textbook affordability initiative launched to reduce the costs of course materials at USF’s St. Petersburg campus has saved the student body more than $1.08 million over the past five years.

March 12, 2021Campus News

Students sitting together

USF expands program to enhance access for high school students from lower-income backgrounds

Through the Guaranteed Admissions Pathway Program (GAPP), students at 17 Title I high schools can secure their place at USF by sustaining a 3.7 GPA by the end of their junior year and earning a score of 1100 on the SAT or 22 on the ACT.

October 28, 2020Campus News

Male student typing on computer

PATHe counselors guide students on journey to higher education during time of coronavirus and virtual learning

Counselors from the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program have the daunting task of helping students and families on that journey while also dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

September 23, 2020Campus News, Student Life

Dr. Tadlock standing with legislatures

Florida Legislature, Higher Education Representatives Discuss Ensuring Educational Access for Every Student in Pinellas County

USF St. Petersburg (USFSP) held a press conference on May 23, 2018 to detail new initiatives, scholarship opportunities and expansion of existing programs to increase higher education access for all students in Pinellas County.

May 17, 2018Campus News

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