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2022 Ethics Invitational USF team

USF team competes in finance and ethics finals that prepares the next generation of investment professionals

Students from USF were among four teams to compete in the 2022 Ethics Invitational hosted by CFA Society Tampa Bay. The competition prepares the next generation of investment professionals by presenting them with ethical challenges faced in the workplace.

April 13, 2022Campus News

Tampa Bay Wave and the USF Muma College of Business, have partnered on a FinTech|X Accelerator to showcase USF’s strategic entry into FinTech and promoting St. Petersburg as a major hub for financial technology talent and innovation.

Tampa Bay Wave and USF announce 16 fintech startups for the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator 2022 cohort

Tampa Bay Wave, Inc. and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business announce the inaugural FinTech|X 2022 Accelerator program cohort consisting of 16 high-growth fintech startups from across the United States and abroad.

April 11, 2022Campus News, Research and Innovation

Alumni Dante Tornello

Alum returns to race in his hometown during Grand Prix of St. Pete

Drivers come from around the world to compete in the annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. This year, one came from right next door. Alum Dante Tornello got his first opportunity to race in his hometown.

March 15, 2022Campus News

Fintech accelerator

Partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave aims to make region major fintech hub with new St. Petersburg-based accelerator

An innovative partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave is launching a fintech accelerator, designed to assist startups in the financial technology industry through mentoring, pitch coaching and investment training.

November 2, 2021Research and Innovation

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USF Hospitality Leadership Program reimagined to help industry address staffing crisis

To address an ongoing staffing crisis, the University of South Florida’s Hospitality Leadership Program is being re-tooled to help industry leaders in the Tampa Bay area hire and retain top talent.

July 13, 2021Campus News

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Ethical Leadership Offers Executive-Level Training for Women Leaders in Tampa Bay

Investing in women is needed more than ever, which is why USF’s St. Petersburg campus Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership is continuing to offer a program that prepares women for leadership success in their respective careers while narrowing the gender gap in executive roles.

February 9, 2021Campus News, Events

Sri Sundaram

Business dean tapped as chair of St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Board

Dean Sri Sundaram of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance has been named chair of the Board of Governors for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.

January 12, 2021Campus News

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Yuengling and Brewing Arts program team up to enhance diversity in the brewing industry

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. is sponsoring a $5,000 diversity in brewing scholarship for a student from a minority group to cover the cost of tuition to USF’s St. Petersburg campus Brewing Arts program for the spring semester.

October 14, 2020Campus News

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Flood awareness survey developed by USF professor finds public minimizes risk of flooding, resulting in low demand for flood insurance

A national survey of flood risk awareness finds that consumers significantly underestimate their risk level of flooding, leading many to forego flood insurance.

August 10, 2020Research and Innovation

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Alumni respond to massive changes in business operations due to coronavirus pandemic

Ashley Lowery and Desiree Chubb are two of many USF St. Petersburg campus alumni whose day-to-day jobs changed significantly due to the pandemic.

July 27, 2020Campus News

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Alumni purchases Gulfport’s Gabber Newspaper to keep hyperlocal news alive

Cathy Salustri has covered a lot of strange stories for Gulfport’s Gabber Newspaper, but the one about Gordan the goat, who wandered into a St. Beach Beach bar after an alleged kidnapping, stands out from the rest.

July 6, 2020Campus News

Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton

Longtime Supporters of USF’s St. Petersburg Campus Donate $1 Million for Endowed Professorship

Community benefactors and retired businesswomen Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton have donated $1 million to the University of South Florida Foundation to create an endowed professor position at USF’s St. Petersburg campus.

June 15, 2020Campus News

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