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Professor Joe Askren is the new director of the USF Brewing Arts Program.

New director named for online brewing arts program

Joe Askren, a professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at USF Sarasota-Manatee, has been named the new director of the Brewing Arts program. Launched in 2015 at USF St. Petersburg, the online program prepares participants for a successful career in the craft brewing industry.

January 31, 2024Campus News

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Inaugural Bulls and Brews by the Bay to raise funds for student scholarships

Get ready to celebrate a Bavarian-style October with USF St. Petersburg's first-ever Bulls and Brews by the Bay event. Also called "Okto-BULL-fest," the fundraiser will raise money for the St. Petersburg campus general scholarship fund, which provides much-needed financial assistance to students at the beginning of each academic year.

September 7, 2023Campus News, Events

Previous class of brewing arts grads.

Brewing Arts program teams up with Yuengling to provide scholarship opportunities for growing industry

The Brewing Arts program and Yuengling are teaming up to provide scholarship opportunities that will cover the full cost of tuition for the certificate program, whose graduates have gone on to start their own breweries and work for national and international distributors.

June 23, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

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USF Brewing Arts program partners with Yuengling to provide veteran scholarship

As a past recipient of the Yuengling Veteran's Scholarship, Army veteran Ken Shere turned his passion for brewing into a second career. The award provides one veteran with full funding to attend USF's Brewing Arts program on the St. Petersburg campus. Applications for the August 2022 session are being accepted through July 1, 2022.

May 31, 2022Campus News

Beer: A Journey through Past and Present

New book traces how beer influenced the world over time

A new book written by a USF anthropology professor traces the deep history of beer and its start in ancient civilizations. A staple of modern society, the refreshing, intoxicating beverage has roots going back 13,000 years. In many cultures, it was and still is, used as food.

April 7, 2022Research and Innovation

Diversity in brewing scholarship

USF Brewing Arts program joins forces with Yuengling to enhance diversity in the brewing industry

A Diversity in Brewing Scholarship will be given to an individual from a traditionally underrepresented population and cover the cost of tuition to USF’s St. Petersburg campus Brewing Arts Certificate program.

November 22, 2021Campus News

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Archaeology and Ancient Beer: New Duckwall Professor Will Excavate Florida’s Past

Anthropology professor John Arthur has been selected to receive the next Frank E. Duckwall Professorship in Florida Studies.

May 13, 2020Campus News, Research and Innovation

Students in the USFSP Brewing Arts Program take a behind the scenes tour of Yuengling brewery.

Two Financial Awards Will Offer Full Rides for Brewing Arts Program Students

For the third time, Yuengling Brewing has committed to sponsoring an annual $5,000 tuition award for one student veteran to attend USF St. Petersburg’s Brewing Arts Program.

June 6, 2019Campus News

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Museum of Fine Arts Teams with USF St. Petersburg and Top Brewers to Create Ancient Art-inspired Brews

Taste ancient art-inspired brews and party like it’s 100 BCE at the Beer Project celebrations at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, in July.

July 3, 2018Research and Innovation

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