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Military-connected students at a flag raising ceremony at USF.

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.

January 31, 2024Campus 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

Steps going up to old Fort Dade at Egmont Key

Exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through virtual reality

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.

November 6, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation, Sustainability

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

PSTA conference

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.

June 1, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Veteran and military-connected students continue to serve communities impacted by Hurricane Ian

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.

November 7, 2022Campus News, Student Life

New assistant director of the Military and Veterans Success Center Wayne Taylor served 20 years in the Army.

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

Milton White

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

Bill Heller

Veteran Portrait Exhibit Celebrates Those Who Served

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

Member of the military in front of a helicopter.

A Recognition of Service: USFSP to Honor Military at Annual Veterans Expo

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.

November 7, 2018Campus News, Events

Interim Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock, Mike Ciminna, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Ben Smet, Brian Andersonand Coordinator of USFSP Military and Veterans Success Center Milton White before the evening’s event.

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

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