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USF offers new certificate in fintech.

USF launches free online certificate program in fintech

A new online certificate program from the University of South Florida will teach students, entrepreneurs and working professionals about the dynamic and disruptive world of financial technology, also known as fintech.

April 1, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation

Panel discussion during the St. Pete Conference on World Affairs

Global affairs conference explored how artificial intelligence is changing the world

Distinguished speakers from around the world discussed issues related to international relations, business, culture and climate change through the lens of artificial intelligence at the largest conference on global affairs in the Tampa Bay region.

February 1, 2024Community Partnerships, Events

Steps going up to old Fort Dade at Egmont Key

Exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through virtual reality

A group of students spent the day exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through an app developed at USF that digitally documents the island's rich history. The software application brings the buildings of old Fort Dade to life through virtual and augmented reality technologies.

November 6, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation, Sustainability

The 2nd cohort of founders and CEOs who participated in the Fintech Accelerator

The second FinTech|X Accelerator program concludes with Pitch Night event

A pitch night event at USF St. Petersburg showcased the businesses and financial technology (fintech) solutions being developed by 15 high-growth startups from across the U.S. and abroad as part of the second FinTech|X Accelerator.

October 24, 2023Community Partnerships, Events

Volume of industries

Graduate students analyze historical data to inform future city planning

A partnership between the City of St. Petersburg and USF’s Muma College of Business provided a group of graduate students the opportunity to analyze historical data that could help the city make informed decisions about future growth in the community.

June 5, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

Sharon Segrest

Professor wins faculty excellence award for research on dual career couples

Sharon Segrest, Professor of Management on the USF St. Petersburg campus, has received the Dr. Kathleen Moore Faculty Excellence Award for her research on the attitudes of females and males in dual career couple scenarios.

April 13, 2023Campus News

Hospitality growth

Enrollment in hospitality and tourism management grows exponentially since expansion and integration with industry partners

The USF Muma College of Business is experiencing significant growth in its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management since expanding programming from the Sarasota-Manatee campus to the Tampa and St. Petersburg campuses last fall.

April 6, 2023Campus News

Rays and Rowdies sports panel.

Rays & Rowdies give career advice to students trying to break into the sports industry

Around 50 students had the opportunity to gather in Lynn Pippenger Hall and get advice from a panel of sports executives and personnel on how to break into the sports and entertainment industry.

September 23, 2022Events

Pitch Night

Inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator cohort concludes with Pitch Night event

During the pitch event, which concluded the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator program, each company gave a 4-minute pitch explaining a particular problem in the world of finance.

July 1, 2022Campus News, Events, Research and Innovation

Gary Patterson Dean

Longtime USF finance professor appointed dean of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance

After a year-long search, the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business appointed Gary Patterson, a longtime associate dean and finance professor, to lead the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance.

June 10, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

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

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

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