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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

From fishing campus waters as a kid to graduating with a perfect 4.0

Seth Leskanic has had a personal connection with the USF St. Petersburg campus since he was a kid fishing the waters on the edge of campus. Now he is graduating from his hometown university with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

December 6, 2022Student Life

Alexia Castellon Fall 2022 graduate

Fall graduate stayed on campus to help others evacuate before Hurricane Ian

While pursuing dual degrees in Biology and Health Sciences, producing a podcast on race and equity and working as a resident assistant (RA), Alexia Castellon was also worrying about her family in Fort Myers, who evacuated to a shelter during Hurricane Ian.

December 6, 2022Campus News

Fall Commencement 2022

The University of South Florida awards more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement.

The University of South Florida will award more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement. The group features 41 undergraduate students earning a perfect 4.0 GPA and 584 student veterans, and includes graduates from 49 states and 84 nations.

December 5, 2022Campus News

Yesmin Delgado

Student’s journey for greater opportunity pays off with 4.0 GPA and coveted internship

Yesmin Delgado Alabart left Cuba at 24 seeking a brighter future. After immigrating to the United States, she settled in Tampa Bay to begin her higher education journey. Now Alabart will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a 4.0 GPA from USF’s St. Petersburg campus.

August 2, 2022Campus News, Student Life

Summer Commencement 2022

USF to confer more than 2,700 degrees during summer commencement ceremonies

The University of South Florida will award more than 2,700 degrees during summer commencement scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6. The ceremonies include recipients of 1,789 bachelor’s, 755 master’s, three educational specialist, and 170 doctoral degrees.

August 1, 2022Campus News

Hannah Tweet and Morgan Greig

Graduate students accepted into prestigious History Ph.D. programs in U.S. and England

Morgan Greig will attend the prestigious University of Cambridge in England, and Hannah Tweet will attend top-ranked University of Michigan in Fall 2022. Both are some of the most renowned research universities in the world.

May 9, 2022Campus News, Research and Innovation

Commencement Spring 2022

USF to confer more than 6,400 degrees during commencement ceremonies, May 6 - 8

The University of South Florida will award more than 6,400 degrees during spring commencement scheduled for May 6 - 8.

May 3, 2022Campus News

Cultivating global citizenship.

USF students collaborate with peers in Moldova during international crisis

In the midst of war and with an international humanitarian crisis on their doorstep, law students from Moldova are collaborating on research with USF St. Petersburg campus students in an effort to form cultural bonds during a time of chaos.

April 19, 2022Research and Innovation

First honors law class on USF St. Pete campus

First honors law class now being offered on USF’s St. Petersburg campus

A partnership with Stetson University College of Law has brought the first honors law class to USF’s St. Petersburg campus and its students.

March 16, 2022Campus News

Ethics and Debate team 2022 national

Ethics and Debate team prepares for its first national competition

For the first time in its seven-year history as a student organization at USF, the Ethics and Debate team will compete in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on February 26 and 27.

February 21, 2022Campus News

USF Pearls and MISTER programs get support from donors

Diversity and inclusion programs expand through support from out-of-state donations and grants

Two programs that support underrepresented students in higher education will expand thanks to sizable grants and donations to the USF St. Petersburg campus.

February 3, 2022Campus News

Sara Henk

Student who helped new arrivals transition to campus life graduates

For three years, Sara Henk was a welcoming presence for newcomers to campus. As an orientation leader, she helped acclimate first-year students into the community. Now she will be one of 418 students on the St. Petersburg campus graduating this fall.

December 9, 2021Campus News, Student Life

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