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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

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

Innovations Magazine 2024

Innovations Magazine 2024

From impactful community projects to the academic successes of students to research that pushes boundaries and advances knowledge, you’ll read about many of these vital achievements and compelling stories in this year’s issue of Innovations, our campus magazine.

January 8, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

Journalism student documents marine science out at sea.

Ocean research cruise trains tomorrow’s marine scientists through hands-on fieldwork

Oceanographic education and research combined for students aboard the five-day CORE cruise on the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s R/V Weatherbird II.

December 15, 2023Research and Innovation

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

Picture of Barbara Figueredo who is a King O'Neal Scholar

‘Straight A’ student earns bachelor’s degree three years after becoming U.S. citizen

At the age of two, Barbara Figueredo moved to the U.S. from Venezuela after her family left the country due to the political turmoil that continues today. Coming to America and learning English at a young age made her want to pursue an Education degree.

December 4, 2023Campus News

Fall 2023 Commencement

USF to confer more than 4,400 degrees during fall commencement

The University of South Florida will award more than 4,400 degrees during fall commencement. The group features 43 undergraduate students earning a perfect 4.0 GPA and 136 student veterans, and includes graduates from 37 states, 88 nations and four U.S. territories.

December 4, 2023Campus News, Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF’s InEd Studios: Shaping the future of online education

USF’s Innovative Education cutting-edge technology – technology that is parallel to some of the world’s most renowned production studios – not only enhances student engagement, but also provides student interns with hands-on experience working behind the scenes.

November 20, 2023Research and Innovation

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

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF transfer students celebrated, share success during National Transfer Week

Oct. 16-20 is National Transfer Student Week, and dozens of events are planned on all three USF campuses to celebrate transfer students and highlight all the ways USF is working to enhance their experience by offering pathways, support and fellowship to empower them for success.

October 18, 2023Campus News, Student Life

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