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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

Pride Month

Pride Month celebrates USF’s LGBTQ+ community

June is Pride Month, a celebration that recognizes the impact of the LGBTQ+ community. The month also focuses on the important and ongoing work to achieve equal justice and opportunity for Americans who identify as LGBTQ+, an inclusive acronym that represents the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning community.

June 1, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

USF Brewing Arts program partners with Yuengling to provide veteran scholarship

As a past recipient of the Yuengling Veteran's Scholarship, Army veteran Ken Shere turned his passion for brewing into a second career. The award provides one veteran with full funding to attend USF's Brewing Arts program on the St. Petersburg campus. Applications for the August 2022 session are being accepted through July 1, 2022.

May 31, 2022Campus News

Alexander Morris

Emerging Scholar Alexander Morris plans to make a difference as a lawyer

Alexander Morris never really considered attending USF’s St. Petersburg campus until one day during his senior year when he was called into a surprise meeting at Boca Ciega High School.

May 3, 2022Student Life

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

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Racism costs everyone: Expert makes 'cents' of equity for all residents at public event

Heather McGhee, the NY Times bestselling author, will give a public talk on campus on March 15 about the economic impacts of structural racism.

March 14, 2022Events

Listening to Babies 10th anniversary

Listening to Babies professional training series concludes with 10th anniversary

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Listening to Babies will reflect back on meaningful community progress and lessons learned to support the social, emotional and learning development of young African American and Hispanic children.

February 21, 2022Campus News, Events

Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2022

Diversity and Inclusion Conference to focus on forging a brighter future for everyone

Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the USF St. Petersburg campus, the virtual conference aims to enhance learning and understanding around concepts of diversity, inclusion and social justice.

February 15, 2022Events

USF Pearls and MISTER programs get support from donors

Diversity and inclusion programs expand through support from out-of-state donations and grants

Two programs that support underrepresented students in higher education will expand thanks to sizable grants and donations to the USF St. Petersburg campus.

February 3, 2022Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Institute on Black Life conference to delve into historic and contemporary issues impacting local African American communities

USF’s Institute on Black Life (IBL) will bring together academics, community leaders, students and residents to highlight community projects and facilitate ongoing research into the history and culture of the Black experience.

January 26, 2022Events, Research and Innovation

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

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