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New cardio equipment in the USF Campus Recreation Center allows users to convert their workout into electricity. USF is the first college or university in Florida to have 12 SportsArt ECO-POWR treadmills, ellipticals and indoor cycles.
Reverse vending machines have been installed on campus. Funded by The Coca-Cola Company and its Tampa-based bottling partner, Coke Florida, the sustainability initiative not only promotes recycling, but gives back to the USF community.
USF students, faculty and staff celebrate the opening of the Institute of Black Life & Student Success Student Lounge, a dedicated space on the third floor of the Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus that was announced in March.
November 4, 2021Campus Life
USF World announces a refresh of global engagement activities beginning with International Education Month
“Strengthened by Diversity,” is the leading motto of USF World, the University of South Florida's leader in global engagement and relations. In celebration of that diversity, and in setting the stage for global opportunities, International Education Month (IEM) will kick off next week – on November 1.
October 29, 2021Campus Life
The University of South Florida invites the Tampa Bay area community to join students, alumni, faculty and staff as the university celebrates its Bull pride during Homecoming Week, Oct. 31-Nov. 6. The week features dozens of events happening in-person across all campuses, including a concert, carnival, talent show, parade and the USF football game on Saturday at Raymond James Stadium.
October 28, 2021Campus Life
Students from the University of South Florida’s Air Force ROTC program raised the United States Space Force flag for the first time in a special ceremony outside the C.W. Bill Young Hall.
September 28, 2021Campus Life
USF Esports will soon have a physical presence on the Tampa campus. Located inside the Recreation and Wellness Center, the 2,500-square-foot Esports Living Lab will feature 40 PCs and will be divided into spaces for casual gaming and watch parties, content creation and competitive gaming.
A new Racial Justice Fellows pilot program aimed at putting college students at the center of creating systemic racial change is being launched by a coalition of Pinellas County higher education institutions and a non-profit organization.
Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.
June 16, 2021Campus Life
USF hosts a several year-long programs and services to nurture the LGBTQ+ community. Many of the programs are centered around education to help create cultural awareness. The goal is to encourage an inclusive and safe environment where students can develop global perspectives guided by USF’s Principles of Community.
June 3, 2021Campus Life
Previously, public health/health sciences majors shared an Living Learning Community (LLC) with nursing students. But with interest in public health at an all-time high (thanks, at least in part, to the COVID-19 pandemic) it became clear that College of Public Health students could sustain their own " Bulls in Health" LLC.
April 27, 2021Campus Life
USF’s Black affinity groups and leaders are partnering in new ways to build a more equitable workplace and learning environment. Together, they are combining perspectives that represent Black faculty, staff, students and alumni to develop new ways to help combat systemic racism.
March 31, 2021Campus Life