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St. Pete Science Festival school day

St. Petersburg Science Festival & MarineQuest returns with exciting new STEM and art exhibits

The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest returned with more hands-on activities than ever before, including a mobile aquarium, seagrass maze and a shark show utilizing virtual reality. The event aims to inspire creativity, engage curiosity and deepen knowledge of science and the arts.

February 7, 2024Community Partnerships, Events, 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

Picture of Helen Sweatt who was a policewoman at St. Petersburg Police Department

History Harvest uncovers thought-provoking stories in the community

When Helen Sweatt submitted an old photo of herself to USF St. Petersburg’s History Department, its historical significance initially went unnoticed. The image was part of the first-ever History Harvest, where community members brought in their family heirlooms and participated in a conversation with students about the object's significance.

January 10, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation

Students examine family keepsakes and heirlooms from the community

Uncovering our community’s artifacts and stories

A unique learning experience allowed History students the chance to examine more than a dozen artifacts ranging from Tuskegee Airmen nurse uniform pins to a "Don't Kiss Me" necklace worn by babies during the Tuberculosis outbreak of the early 1900s.

September 22, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

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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

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls in the Burg: USF St. Petersburg July 2023 community relations roundup

This community roundup series sheds light on the ways our campus hosts community activities and ways USF faculty, staff, students and administration are actively engaged in the community every day.

July 13, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships, Events

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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

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls in the Burg: USF St. Petersburg campus May 2023 community relations roundup

This community roundup series sheds light on the ways our campus hosts community activities and ways USF faculty, staff, students and administration are actively engaged in the community every day.

May 17, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

UMatter students celebrate graduation

First cohort of students with intellectual disabilities completes UMatter Program

Six students with intellectual disabilities became the first cohort to complete UMatter, an inclusive postsecondary education program at USF St. Petersburg that allows students to experience campus life and helps them pursue a career.

May 15, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls in the Burg: USF St. Petersburg April 2023 community relations roundup

This community roundup series sheds light on the ways our campus hosts community activities and ways USF faculty, staff, students and administration are actively engaged in the community every day.

April 17, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships, Events

Healing arts class

The healing power of the arts

A healing arts class on the USF St. Petersburg campus is helping students understand the therapeutic methods of interacting with art for people with memory loss.

April 17, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships, Student Life

Spring break community service trip

A spring break spent volunteering at food pantries and shelters provides lessons on cultural relationships and empathy

While many students took a break from studies during spring break to visit family or vacation with friends, a group of 11 students from USF St. Petersburg traveled to Atlanta for a community service project.

March 22, 2023Community Partnerships, Student Life

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