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Three ROTC color guard members display the U.S. Space Force flag.

U.S. Space Force boosts presence at USF with new flag

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

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Esports enhances its visibility at USF

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.

September 20, 2021Campus Life, University News

Students tableing topics sponsored by the USF Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Pinellas County higher education consortium creates Racial Justice Fellows program

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.

August 30, 2021Campus Life, University News

Juneteenth graphic

Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

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

Graphic with USF Celebrates Pride Month text

USF supports the LGBTQ+ community with programs and services

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

A look inside a Bulls in Health LLC room

College of Public Health gets its own Living Learning Community

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

MS Teams screenshot of a meeting with the USF Black Employee Steering Committee

USF's Black advocacy groups unite to increase their impact

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

Campus Recreation students bike along USF Rocky Road.

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

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

The Jackson Rooming House Remembered and Re-envisioned

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

Martin Luther King Jr. bust on the University of South Florida's campus

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy celebrated during MLK Commemorative Week

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

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Global Citizens Project far exceeds goal

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

Veteran holding an image of  himself while in service.

Veterans Week 2020: “We March as ONE”

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

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