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Celebrating President’s Day: A conversation about the American presidency, then and now

President’s Day began as a day of remembrance for the birthday of George Washington, the nation’s first president. Learn more about the history of the presidency and the evolving nature of the role.

February 19, 2024Campus News

Students in Road to White House 2024.

Students to work on campaign trail for Road to the White House course

A group of 24 USF students will soon embark for South Carolina to experience firsthand what it’s like to work on the campaign trail. As part of the Road to the White House course, students canvass, phone bank and see how presidential campaigns are run during a critical juncture of the election cycle.

February 14, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Job and Internship Fair provides first networking and career development opportunities for many students

The annual Job and Internship Fair will bring 80 employers to campus to meet with students and alumni to discuss career development opportunities that strengthen job prospects and clarify career paths.

February 12, 2024Community Partnerships, Events

Elie Wiesel speaking at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

The University of South Florida and Florida Holocaust Museum to house papers and personal collection of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity named the University of South Florida and the Florida Holocaust Museum as the permanent home of the papers and artifacts of Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor who became an esteemed humanitarian, writer and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

February 5, 2024Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

Recipients of MLK Awards Banquet 2024.

Recognizing students keeping Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream alive

Nearly 20 youths from throughout Pinellas County were recognized for advancing the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during an inspirational ceremony at USF St. Petersburg. Middle, high school and college students were celebrated for overcoming adversity, fighting for social justice and lifting up their communities.

January 12, 2024Community Partnerships, Events

Aurelio Manuel Valente

New campus leadership position seeks to enhance the student academic experience

Aurèlio Manuel Valente will be in a unique position to use his professional knowledge and personal story to help students flourish during their college experience as the new regional assistant vice chancellor for undergraduate studies.

January 8, 2024Campus News

Student Chau “Casey” Nguyen’s journey took nearly 25 years. In between, she worked full time and helped her ailing father during his final years.

After long pause, graduating student perseveres in earning degree

For some students, the path to earning a college degree isn’t a straight line as they juggle responsibilities and competing demands. Chau “Casey” Nguyen’s journey took nearly 25 years. This fall, her persistence will be rewarded as she graduates with a bachelor’s degree in General Business Studies.

December 6, 2023Campus News, Student Life

Students in the American wilderness thinkers class on a hike at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

Learning in nature about American wilderness thinkers

To cap a semester learning about thinkers who revolutionized our understanding of nature, Professor Rebecca Johns took her class on a camping trip. Exploring, journaling and reflecting on course readings, students spent the day and evening at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

November 14, 2023Campus News, Student Life

Unveiling of a PSTA bus wrap to announce the new policy that veterans will ride buses for free in Pinellas County.

Student proposal leads to free bus rides for Pinellas County veterans

What started as an idea by a student in a USF government class has become official policy: Veterans can now ride public buses for free in Pinellas County.

November 10, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

Recording of one of the episodes of

Podcast series teams up Tampa Bay Times reporters with aspiring journalists

A vital way to learn journalism is by doing journalism. That’s the spirit that imbues a new podcast series created by USF St. Petersburg’s journalism program and the Tampa Bay Times.

October 25, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

The 2nd cohort of founders and CEOs who participated in the Fintech Accelerator

The second FinTech|X Accelerator program concludes with Pitch Night event

A pitch night event at USF St. Petersburg showcased the businesses and financial technology (fintech) solutions being developed by 15 high-growth startups from across the U.S. and abroad as part of the second FinTech|X Accelerator.

October 24, 2023Community Partnerships, Events

Leaders from employers in environmental science and marine biology convene for one of the industry focus groups.

Campus organizes industry focus groups on local workforce needs to ensure graduates are prepared for job market

A series of industry focus groups tied to USF St. Petersburg’s most popular majors provided valuable insight into students’ career readiness and whether graduates are meeting the needs of local employers.

October 3, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

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