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The Jackson Rooming House was once a haven for black entertainers, athletes, teachers, clergymen, and visitors to Tampa, Florida. Located a block west of Tampa Union Station along Nebraska Avenue at 835 Zack Street — currently 851 East Zack St. — it is just a short walk east of the once-thriving Central Avenue business and entertainment district that was prominent during the era of Jim Crow racial segregation.
February 19, 2021Campus Life
The University of South Florida’s annual celebration of the life and values of Martin Luther King Jr. is underway with the MLK Commemorative Week, which includes a community service project for students, a lecture and a virtual luncheon.
January 13, 2021Campus Life
A major milestone for a University of South Florida initiative is changing the way students see and interact with the world.
January 11, 2021Campus Life
The USF Office of Veteran Success is honoring veterans in the USF community by showcasing their military experiences in a new multimedia project titled, “#WeMarchAsOne.”
November 9, 2020Campus Life
Welcome to a historic start to our fall semester at the University of South Florida.
August 24, 2020Campus Life
There may have been just a handful of people physically present on USF’s three campuses, but it was the busiest summer on record for hundreds of USF staff and faculty, hard at work to address the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught me anything, it has been how much I love the University of South Florida community. Its unique camaraderie, intimacy and diversity attracts many students, like myself, to USF. Now, three months absent of these defining interpersonal aspects, I reflect on my experience as a USF student during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the first time in its history, the University of South Florida will hold virtual commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9, to recognize thousands of graduates who are unable to participate in traditional, in-person ceremonies due to the coronavirus outbreak. Here, you can read short stories about a few of those graduates and how they're shaping the future.
On April 1, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a stay-at-home order for all Floridians to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. For weeks, however, Americans from coast to coast have practiced social distancing, physically separating themselves from people who don’t share their home.
The novel coronavirus has upended much in society, from social gatherings to work environments to education. Students are adjusting to new routines, learning how to learn remotely and finding unique ways to stay connected with family and friends while remaining healthy during these challenging times.
As universities around the world move to hold classes online due to the COVID-19 outbreak, University of South Florida students are turning to a time-honored concept to stay connected: the pen pal.
University of South Florida Bulls too sick or injured to get to the campus health clinic now have an easy solution: call the new student-staffed Medical Response Unit.
February 13, 2020Campus Life