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A consortium of higher education institutions focused on racial justice in Pinellas County has selected its second class of college students who will work to establish real change through projects focused on shaping policy and transforming systems.
A first-generation Asian-American who grew up in the St. Petersburg area, 23-year-old Vichetca Keth is now the first University of South Florida student to graduate from the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program. The initiative provides guidance and resources to Pinellas County students interested in obtaining education beyond high school.
August 4, 2022Campus News
Campus joins with Pinellas County Urban League to give high school students an immersive college experience
The USF St. Petersburg campus welcomed nearly 50 students from the Pinellas County Urban League's Summer Training in Youth Leadership & Employment program for a two-day, one-night stay during a college and career exploration experience last week.
July 28, 2022Campus News
USF St. Petersburg to host town hall to raise awareness about disaster preparedness in south St. Petersburg
Community organizers, Pinellas County and the Initiative on Coastal Adaptation and Resilience at USF St. Petersburg campus are organizing a July 12 town hall in south St. Petersburg in the hopes of creating a network of assistance in the event of a disaster.
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.
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
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
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 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.
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
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.
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.