Signature Programs

2018-2019 Lunch and Learn Series

The USF Office of Supplier Diversity 2019 Lunch and Learn series is a program designed for USF system faculty, staff and administrators.


Benefits of Supplier Diversity Lunch & Learn:

  • Introduce the University's supplier diversity initiatives
  • Describe its vital impact in the economic development of the community
  • Explain the role of USF system employees in the success of supplier diversity 
  • Provide practical tips and resources to increasing utilization of diverse businesses
  • Have good food and interactive fun


2020 Supplier Diversity Lunch & Learn Schedule: 

Undergraduate, Graduate, Honors and Innovative Education - Thursday 1/23/2020 Register

TBD - Thursday 2/13/2020

Nursing, Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy  - Thursday 3/19/2020

Global Sustainability, Muma College of Business - Thursday 4/16/2020

Arts, Arts & Sciences, Behavioral & Community Sciences - Thursday 5/14/2020

Education & Engineering  Thursday - 6/18/19

*Note all locations are TBD. Lunch & Learns will be held from 11:30 - 1:00PM



 Business Empowerment


Join the University of South Florida of Supplier Diversity on a five series program designed to provide guidance and assistance to diverse suppliers in the following areas: bidding, bonding & insurance, marketing strategies, health & wellness, finances & taxes and human resources.


Plan Your Growth Track to Success as You Gain:

  • Tips and tools to help your business remain competitive.
  • Access to professionals in strategic areas of expertise.
  • Opportunities to network with other local businesses.

2020 Business Empowerment Series Schedule:

 SBDC  - Thursday 7/16/2020

Tampa Chamber of Commerce Accelerator  -  Thursday 8/13/2020

Enterprise FL  -  Thursday 9/10/2020

* Business Empowerment Series will take place from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM. Locations are TBD.