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Students in planner-in-residence class meet with stakeholder to discuss Innovation District for master plan.

First planner-in-residence class receives award for collaboration with St. Petersburg Innovation District

An innovative planner-in-residence class that developed a neighborhood master plan for the St. Petersburg Innovation District will receive an outstanding student project award from the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association on September 6.

September 6, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

A trained psychology student administers a cognitive assessment.

Memory screening program provides hands-on experience for students and important service to the community

Trained students have administered hundreds of confidential cognitive assessments to members of the community through a program that gives budding psychologists experience offering memory screenings.

September 5, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

The waterfront at USF St. Petersburg.

When an extreme storm approaches, here is how the campus jumps into action

If you live in Tampa Bay, you will likely experience a hurricane or extreme storm. USF has an extensive Emergency Management Program that ensures faculty, staff and students living on and off campus are prepared and remain safe during any kind of emergency.

August 28, 2023Campus News

40 years of Tavern owners meet up to share memories.

The Tavern at 40, as told by its owners

For 40 years, the Tavern has provided the campus community with food, live music and a social gathering spot for faculty, staff and students. Since 1982, it has had four owners. Here are their stories.

August 25, 2023Campus News

Students playing on the new pickleball courts at USF St. Petersburg.

New this year

The start of the 2023-2024 academic year at USF St. Petersburg brings new educational and recreational opportunities as well as dining options for students and the campus community to explore.

August 14, 2023Campus News, Student Life

Marie Tomassi

Alumni profile: Marie Tomassi, president and managing shareholder, Trenam Law

We talked with lawyer and president of Trenam Law Marie Tomassi to hear about how her law firm responded to the pandemic, her personal journey into law and advice she has for students interested in law school.

August 7, 2023Campus News

Andrii Kostyrko, a 2023 Summer Commencement graduate.

Despite war and concern for loved ones back home, graduating student excels academically to achieve goal

While striving for his bachelor’s degree, war broke out in Andrii Kostyrko's home country of Ukraine. For nearly a year and a half, Kostyrko lived with the uncertainty and fear created by the war. Despite these circumstances, he has excelled and will be graduating summa cum laude.

July 31, 2023Campus News

Western Flyer unveiling event photo

Ship granted to USF will enhance Florida Institute of Oceanography’s efforts to build a robust ocean science and maritime workforce

After a 4,000-mile journey, a 117-foot twin-hulled ship granted to USF is docked at its new home port in St. Petersburg, where it will be operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography to offer transformative opportunities for students to explore and advance the field of ocean science.

July 12, 2023Campus News, Events

USF group at Marine Corps Educators Workshop

USF contingent experiences the Marines Corps firsthand

From navigating obstacle courses to hearing from men and women commissioned as officers, a delegation from the University of South Florida took part in an inspiring and informative week at the U.S. Marine Corps Educators Workshop.

July 3, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

Pride parade

USF Celebrates Pride

Students and staff came out in large numbers to represent the University of South Florida at the St. Petersburg Pride Parade. The largest Pride festival in the state of Florida, the yearly event brought together around 300,000 people to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.

June 26, 2023Community Partnerships, Events, Student Life

Previous class of brewing arts grads.

Brewing Arts program teams up with Yuengling to provide scholarship opportunities for growing industry

The Brewing Arts program and Yuengling are teaming up to provide scholarship opportunities that will cover the full cost of tuition for the certificate program, whose graduates have gone on to start their own breweries and work for national and international distributors.

June 23, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

Dating back to 1865, Juneteenth commemorates the day when 250,000 slaves in the state of Texas, which became the last bastion for slavery during the final days of the Civil War, were declared free by the U.S. Army.

Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.

June 13, 2023Campus News, Events

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