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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

Caryn Nesmith

Innovative partnership leads to new community relations position at USF’s St. Petersburg campus

The University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus, in conjunction with several community partners, has created a new position in an effort to further strengthen the connection between the city, businesses and the university.

July 26, 2021Campus News

Booker Creek flowing through Roser Park in South St. Petersburg.

St. Pete’s Storied Booker Creek is Topic of Community Forum

USF St. Petersburg will host a community forum on Friday, February 15, to discuss the past, present and future of St. Pete’s Booker Creek.

February 14, 2019Events

Kuany Kiir Kuany

Author, Former Refugee and Youth Ambassador to Lead ‘Common Ground’ Civility Initiatives

Kuany Kiir Kuany, 28, a native of South Sudan, is a project officer activating and training youth around the world to encourage positive action and leadership toward greater civility.

February 4, 2019Campus News

Wooden sign in garden with the words: Community Garden, Herb Garden, School Garden, Orchard, Outdoor Classroom

“We Dig St. Pete” Tour to Celebrate Local Craft Beer and Urban Farms

Craft brewers and urban farmers are uniting for the “We Dig St. Pete” Beer and Garden Tour on Saturday, January 26.

January 28, 2019Events

Bob and Susan Churuti pose with members of their family.

Ceremony Honors New Scholarship Created by Longtime USF St. Petersburg Boosters

For years, Bob and Susan Churuti have been dedicated supporters of USF St. Petersburg. On January 24, the university recognized their many contributions, including a new scholarship they created to honor a beloved family member.

January 25, 2019Events

Dr. Ray Arsenault

The Times Festival of Reading Brings Award-winning Authors and Thousands of Book Lovers to USFSP

Since first hosting the free festival in 2005, USFSP has provided a picturesque setting for book lovers from around Tampa Bay to explore the world of words.

December 4, 2018Events

Shelves of food inside the Feed-a-Bull Pantry

Students Fight Food Insecurity by Proposing Food Pantry for USFSP Campus

A student-driven initiative to establish a food pantry at USF St. Petersburg could help fend off hunger for students living with food insecurity on and off campus.

November 21, 2018Student Life

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