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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

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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

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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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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

Students taking care of plants.

USF St. Petersburg campus awarded a $25,000 grant from Ford Motor Company Fund to fight food insecurity through urban farming

USF’s St. Petersburg campus received a $25,000 grant through the 2020 Ford College Community Challenge to go towards a project that will promote food security in South St. Petersburg by producing up to 150 pounds of fresh vegetables for the community each month.

November 17, 2020Campus News, Sustainability

Federal CARES Act Application for USF Students

Navigating financial aid resources and opportunities in the new COVID landscape

The coronavirus pandemic and its impact on many sectors of the economy is directly affecting college students, from lost jobs to reduced family support due to changing financial situations

July 20, 2020Campus News

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Faculty Research Powers New Funding Record for USF St. Petersburg

The USF St. Petersburg campus had a banner year for research funding in 2019-20, receiving more than $20 million in grants and awards, which is a new university record.

June 8, 2020Campus News, Research and Innovation

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USF Leads All State Universities in Performance-based Funding Metrics

The University of South Florida leads all state universities in performance-based funding scores for 2020, according to data released today during a meeting of the Florida Board of Governors.

May 28, 2020Campus News

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