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Diversity in brewing scholarship

USF Brewing Arts program joins forces with Yuengling to enhance diversity in the brewing industry

A Diversity in Brewing Scholarship will be given to an individual from a traditionally underrepresented population and cover the cost of tuition to USF’s St. Petersburg campus Brewing Arts Certificate program.

November 22, 2021Campus News

MISTERs for 2021-2022

Call Me MISTER program introduces its first cohort of future male teachers of color

USF College of Education welcomed its first group of students who are committed to becoming teachers at schools in Pinellas County.

November 12, 2021Campus News

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

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

Students from the Office of Multicultural Affairs on the USF St. Petersburg campus

Pinellas County higher education consortium creates Racial Justice Fellows program

A new Racial Justice Fellows pilot program aimed at putting college students at the center of creating systemic racial change is being launched by a coalition of Pinellas County higher education institutions and a non-profit organization.

August 27, 2021Campus News, Student Life

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

Dating back to 1865, Juneteenth commemorates the day when 250,000 slaves in the state of Texas, which became the last bastion for slavery during the final days of the Civil War, were declared free by the U.S. Army.

Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.

June 16, 2021Campus News, Events

The consortium includes Eckerd College, Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg College (SPC) and the University of South Florida (USF) St. Petersburg campus.

Higher education institutions in Pinellas County unite for racial justice

Representatives from four higher education institutions who collectively serve 36,000 students in St. Petersburg, Florida are joining together to create a consortium focused on dismantling racial hierarchies.

June 3, 2021Campus News

400 banner telling the African American journey

I AM 400 banner brings celebration of Black history to campus

An art banner designed to honor 400 years of African American history is now mounted on the main academic building on USF’s St. Petersburg campus, where organizers say it will serve as a powerful symbol of the campus’ commitment to honoring the Black experience.

May 13, 2021Campus News

women sitting at a conference room table working together

Ethical Leadership Offers Executive-Level Training for Women Leaders in Tampa Bay

Investing in women is needed more than ever, which is why USF’s St. Petersburg campus Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership is continuing to offer a program that prepares women for leadership success in their respective careers while narrowing the gender gap in executive roles.

February 9, 2021Campus News, Events

Diverse group of people talking

Conference to promote diversity and inclusion in higher ed communities

As part of USF’s celebration of Black Heritage Month, the St. Petersburg campus will host its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference on February 6. Organized by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the conference will bring together dozens of academics, activists, students and staff to discuss and promote social justice issues in higher education

February 1, 2021Campus News, Events

Three babies sitting on the floor

Family Study Center receives $3.7 million federal grant to support vulnerable families

A collaborative team led by psychology professor James McHale, director of the Family Study Center on the USF St. Petersburg campus, has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to research and strengthen relationships between family members to create safe and supportive households.

January 21, 2021Research and Innovation

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