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Key legislative priority would make USF a model for supporting veteran and military-connected students
USF seeks to strengthen the support and services it provides to veterans, military-connected students and first responders through a new request for funding in this year’s legislative session. The funds would lead to new or upgraded Office of Veteran Success facilities on all three USF campuses.
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.
A group of students spent the day exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through an app developed at USF that digitally documents the island's rich history. The software application brings the buildings of old Fort Dade to life through virtual and augmented reality technologies.
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.
From class project to county policy: How a student’s proposal led to free bus rides for all veterans
What started as a class project, where students tackle a local issue and present their solution to the relevant governing body, has resulted in free public bus rides for all Pinellas County veterans.
Members of the USF veteran and military-connected community continue to step up - through clean up efforts, distributing essential supplies and cooking food - to serve communities in need after the impacts from Hurricane Ian.
New Assistant Director of the Military and Veterans Success Center Reflects on Service and Giving Back to Veteran Community
As new assistant director of the Military and Veterans Success Center at USF’s St. Petersburg campus, Wayne Taylor hopes to help support the veterans and military families who’ve made that freedom possible.
May 22, 2020Campus News
Honoring Our Heroes: Milton White Recognized for Helping Student Veterans and Impacting Lives of Many
Milton White was recently recognized for his many years of service, selected as the grand prize winner in AARP’s “Honoring Our Heroes” contest.
May 24, 2019Campus News
When Ann Wykell organized a large photo collage for the Military and Veterans Success Center last year, one photographer’s work stood out.
November 20, 2018Events
To celebrate Veterans Day and honor military service, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg will host its 6th annual Veterans Expo on Friday, November 9.
National Task Force to Promote Dialogue, Education and Research on American Veterans Transition into Civilian Life
On Saturday, May 26, the USF St. Petersburg Military and Veterans Success Center and Open Partnership Education Network (OPEN) officially held the kick-off for the Veterans Transition Task Force, a nationwide initiative established by U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis.
May 24, 2018Campus News