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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
University of South Florida Named a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University by National League of American Bicyclists | USF News
The University of South Florida (USF) Tampa campus has been recognized as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly University with an award from the League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the right of people who bike.
March 9, 2021Campus Life
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.