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Greenhouse grand opening

USF St. Petersburg campus and St. Pete Youth Farm unveil Fresh and Local Greenhouse to fight food insecurity

The USF St. Petersburg campus and the St. Pete Youth Farm have unveiled a new greenhouse that will provide the community with fresh vegetables and fish while giving students the opportunity to learn about sustainable and innovative farming methods.

June 22, 2022Campus News, Sustainability

Juneteenth celebration

USF Celebrates Juneteenth

USF's Office of Multicultural Affairs commemorated Juneteenth on the St. Petersburg campus, bringing together the community to shed light on the holiday’s complicated history, discuss current racial justice issues and celebrate through artistic performances.

June 17, 2022Events

Meeting with Charlie Justice

USF St. Petersburg campus and YMCA host Civic Institute to strengthen students’ understanding of government

For the fourth year, the USF St. Petersburg campus and Florida YMCA are partnering to offer the Civics Fellows Program, an initiative designed to enhance civic education in the state by giving high school students hands-on experiences in government and public service.

June 13, 2022Campus News

Race and Policing forum

Students and law enforcement come together to discuss race, policing and trust

A forum held on the USF St. Petersburg campus brought students, staff and local law enforcement together to discuss the relationship between police and minority communities. The group had an open conversation about their fears and what they needed to do to build greater trust.

April 28, 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

Student Sean Schrader in job shadow program

Students spend their Spring Break learning about potential careers

The eXperience 2022: The Spring Break Job Shadow Program allowed students to meet in person and virtually with local employees to learn about jobs they might want to pursue after graduation.

March 31, 2022Campus News

Creekshed Project

Navigating an urban watershed to document stories of nature and people

A USF English Professor and Eckerd College colleague are navigating the urban watersheds of Tampa Bay to raise awareness of their importance to the region and tell both environmental and human stories.

March 23, 2022Campus News, Events

EOS building render

USF to launch new Center of Excellence in Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences on the St. Petersburg campus

The center will bring a variety of new undergraduate and graduate programs to the St. Petersburg campus and is envisioned as a national destination for students and researchers studying issues related to the environment, oceanography and sustainability.

January 10, 2022Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Higher Education Consortium announces inaugural Racial Justice Student Fellows

A consortium of higher education institutions focused on racial justice in Pinellas County has selected its inaugural cohort of Racial Justice Student Fellows.

October 28, 2021Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest goes virtual

People throughout the Tampa Bay area and beyond can get inspired, engage their curiosity and deepen their knowledge of science and art at the St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest on Saturday, October 16. Like last year, the immersive experience will be held virtually due to the pandemic.

October 12, 2021Campus News, Events

DeWayne Anderson

New assistant program director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs hopes to create a safe space for all students on campus

As the new assistant program director for the OMA at USF’s St. Petersburg campus, DeWayne Anderson wants students to have the same college experience he did, where he felt welcomed and supported.

October 8, 2021Campus News

Where Discovery Shines

Get up to date with the latest campus news with 'Where Discovery Shines'

This short publication shines a spotlight on all of the innovative work and partnerships occurring on the USF St. Petersburg campus over the past six months. Read about advancements in diversity, inclusion and sustainability, as well as the expanded academic opportunities and upgraded facilities.

August 25, 2021Campus News

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