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USF History professor inducted into Spanish royal order for groundbreaking work on Florida’s early history

A University of South Florida History professor who has devoted his career to uncovering the early Spanish roots of Florida’s history will be honored for his work by being inducted into one of Spain’s most prestigious civil orders.

October 26, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

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Student wins graduate history award, conducts research in Spain on de Soto expedition to Tampa Bay

Morgan Greig won the 2021 Leland Hawes Graduate Student Essay Prize in Florida Studies and is currently in Spain searching the archives for additional source material for his master's thesis about the Hernando de Soto expedition to Florida.

October 1, 2021Campus News

2021 National Merit Scholars at the St. Petersburg campus

USF St. Petersburg campus sets record with five National Merit Scholars

For the fall 2021 semester, the University of South Florida enrolled 62 National Merit Scholars, the highest numbers ever for an incoming class.

August 31, 2021Campus News

Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan

Political science professor wins national award for faculty leadership in civic engagement

Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, associate professor of Political Science and founding director of the Center for Civic Engagement, is the 2021 winner of the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement.

June 11, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

Dwayne Isaacs, director of Student Life & Engagement at USF's St. Petersburg campus.

Student Life & Engagement director receives Legacy Leader Award from national college union association

Dwayne Isaacs, director of Student Life & Engagement at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus, has received the 2021 Legacy Leader Award from the Association of College Unions International (ACUI).

March 4, 2021Campus News

Kaya van Beynen

Associate dean of Nelson Poynter Memorial Library receives national award

Kaya van Beynen, the associate dean of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library and USF Libraries Research and Instruction, has been named the 2021 Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award winner.

March 2, 2021Campus News

Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock

Regional chancellor receives national President’s Award from higher education association

USF St. Petersburg campus Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock has received the 2021 President’s Award from the NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

January 13, 2021Campus News

USF St. Petersburg campus

Psychology Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Collaborate on Pediatric HIV Prevention and Treatment Research

Psychology Professor Tiffany Chenneville has been awarded the Fulbright Canada Research Chair position to conduct research and enhance international collaborations at York University in Toronto, Canada during the spring 2021 semester.

June 30, 2020Research and Innovation

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“Dose of Gratitude” Campaign Wins Prestigious Telly Award

“Dose of Gratitude,” a social media and print campaign conceived and executed by students and faculty of the USF College of The Arts, is the winner of a silver Telly Award in the category of non-broadcast social impact.

June 29, 2020Campus News, Student Life

V. Mark Durand

Renowned Autism Expert Named a University of South Florida Distinguished University Professor

V. Mark Durand, an internationally recognized expert in autism and related disorders and professor of psychology at the USF St. Petersburg campus, has been named a University of South Florida Distinguished University Professor.

May 15, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF St. Petersburg Selected by Carnegie Foundation for 2020 Community Engagement Classification

USF St. Petersburg has been selected for the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, a prestigious designation that recognizes institutional commitment to community and civic engagement.

January 31, 2020Campus News

Jake Diaz

Dean of Students Recognized as a “Pillar of the Profession”

USF St. Petersburg Dean of Students Jake Diaz has been recognized as a “Pillar of the Profession” by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Foundation, the leading association for the advancement and sustainability of the student affairs profession in higher education.

October 21, 2019Campus News

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