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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

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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

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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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Anthropology Professor Participating in Study to Uncover the True Cost of Florida’s Red Tide

The studies are designed to analyze the effects to numerous sectors — from tourism and seafood to industries where impacts are less visible, such as healthcare and construction.

April 29, 2020Research and Innovation

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Hospitality Industry Gets Helping Hand from University Expertise and Resources

Kate Tiedemann College of Business partnered with USF’s Muma College of Business and USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership to organize a virtual roundtable discussion with hospitality leaders across Tampa Bay and even some from out of state.

April 16, 2020Research and Innovation

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Hospitality Leadership Program Seeks to Strengthen One of Florida’s Largest Industries

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February 6, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF’s Business Colleges: Embracing Consolidation’s Opportunities

The business colleges on the three campuses of the University of South Florida, each an important resource for their respective communities, have embraced the opportunities presented by the approaching consolidation.

January 7, 2020Campus News

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