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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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AT&T Awards USF St. Petersburg a Climate Resiliency Grant for Crowdsourced Community Project

USF St. Petersburg was one of just five universities in the southeastern U.S. to be awarded an AT&T Climate Resiliency Community Challenge grant.

February 27, 2020Research and Innovation, Sustainability

Digital view of an old book

National Archives Awards $250,000 Grant to La Florida: Interactive Digital Archives of the AmericasArticle Title

La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archives of the Americas housed at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg received a $250,000 major initiatives grant from the National Archives.

February 18, 2020Research and Innovation

University Student Center on the USF St. Petersburg campus

USF St. Petersburg Awarded $10 Million Grant to Spread Mental Health Awareness Training

The university recently received a $10 million grant from the Florida Department of Education that will be used to help school districts address a variety of mental health related issues.

February 17, 2020Research and Innovation

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Scholarship Fund Aims to Help Students with Financial Emergencies

A scholarship fund called Stay AFLOAT will help USF St. Petersburg students during financial emergencies.

February 27, 2019Campus News, Student Life

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