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Inaugural Bulls and Brews by the Bay to raise funds for student scholarships

Get ready to celebrate a Bavarian-style October with USF St. Petersburg's first-ever Bulls and Brews by the Bay event. Also called "Okto-BULL-fest," the fundraiser will raise money for the St. Petersburg campus general scholarship fund, which provides much-needed financial assistance to students at the beginning of each academic year.

September 7, 2023Campus News, Events

Legislative funding

Final state budget provides transformational new funding for USF

This year’s budget represents the largest operational budget increase in USF history, building on last year’s record-breaking legislative session. Several high-priority projects - including the planning and construction of the Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences Research and Teaching facility on the St. Petersburg campus - will move forward.

June 16, 2023Campus News

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library gets a new, modern look

After undergoing major renovations, the first floor of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library has a new look and greater study space for students. The upgrades include twelve new study rooms and state-of-the-art technology to enhance opportunities for collaboration and learning.

January 6, 2023Campus News

Augmented reality for physics

Education and Physics faculty team up to develop augmented reality simulations to enhance physics education

Faculty from the University of South Florida’s Education and Physics departments are working to help students better visualize complicated theories of physics through the use of augmented reality technology.

October 19, 2022Research and Innovation

Williams House on St. Petersburg campus

New preservation grant will help make historic Williams House more secure during hurricanes

The historic John C. Williams House will undergo major restorations and upgrades thanks to a $280,640 matching grant from the Florida Division of Historical Resources. The upgrades will include foundation work, a new roof, hurricane panels and other repairs that will help ensure the structure’s safety and stability during a major storm.

October 13, 2022Campus News

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USF’s Family Study Center earns multi-year community investment funding from United Way Suncoast

The USF Family Study Center’s role as a United Way Suncoast strategic community partner moves into a new era this month with the launch of a multi-year funding commitment from the venerable nonprofit leader.

July 28, 2022Campus News, Research and Innovation

Associate Professor Heather Judkins aboard the R/V Point Sur in Gulf of Mexico

USF professor discovers new species while part of team studying impact of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico

Associate Professor Heather Judkins will continue her studies of cephalopods, such as octopus and squid, on July 26 as part of a team of scientists aboard the R/V Point Sur for a 12-day research cruise around the Gulf of Mexico. The group is studying the long-term effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

July 20, 2022Research and Innovation

Fintech gift

Kate Tiedemann, Ellen Cotton give $14 million to enhance USF finance program

The University of South Florida announced new gifts totaling $14 million from St. Petersburg philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton that will support the USF Muma College of Business’ vision to become a “hub of excellence” in fintech. The gifts are for the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance on the USF St. Petersburg campus.

April 18, 2022Campus News

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

Pool currently outside of H. William Heller Hall

Board of Trustees approves funding for a new pool on campus

After nearly eight decades of use, the pool outside of H. William Heller Hall will be replaced by a new pool closer to the center of campus.

December 8, 2021Campus News

Freshman Shawn Linsday with other students

Expanding services to help students from underserved communities

First-year students from underserved communities get a preview of what life will be like this fall on campus.

June 29, 2021Campus News, Student Life

Giving Week 2021

Giving Week to raise funds that support student success and innovative programs at USF

Giving Day is when University of South Florida alumni, family and friends come together to support a wide array of university initiatives that propel students to succeed, keep them on track to graduate and fund innovative programs and research that enrich the community.

April 5, 2021Campus News

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