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USF to tackle environmental challenges through new initiative with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District
The BlueTech|X Accelerator brings together small businesses and entrepreneurs who are pioneering ocean, coastal and Great Lakes-based solutions through observation technologies, products and services that address climate resiliency needs.
February 21, 2024Community Partnerships
USF researchers, Tampa Bay Partnership economic report finds attending college in Tampa Bay is a bargain
Workforce and affordability data are highlighted in the annual State of the Region, which includes two key economic competitiveness reports that benchmark where the area stacks up against 19 similar metropolitan communities.
A bountiful repository of local African American artifacts spanning more than 150 years provides a glimpse into the community’s lives, struggles and achievements in Tampa Bay. Rare books, personal papers, photographs and even property records are available in the USF Tampa campus library, the Nelson Poynter Library at USF St. Petersburg and online.
USF and Tampa International Airport sign agreement to enhance collaboration and partnership opportunities
USF and Tampa International Airport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, placing a greater importance on working together to identify research and growth opportunities, form partnerships, develop talent pipelines and engage in other collaborative efforts.
January 16, 2024Community Partnerships
The free, online courses will train Florida’s public sector employees on how to spot phishing scams, counter ransomware attacks, and protect sensitive information from cybercriminals.
The Institute for Digital Exploration has assisted the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center in Dania Beach, Fla. by 3D scanning hundreds of artifacts and digitizing tens of thousands of documents for a brand new ‘Interactive Learning Center’ smart table experience.
The USF Living Heritage Institute's Black Cemetery Network invited the community for a day of remembrance, research, art, and fellowship at Tampa's Memorial Park Cemetery.
What started as an idea by a student in a USF government class becomes official policy today: Veterans can now ride public buses for free in Pinellas County.
November 10, 2023Community Partnerships
Through a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, USF's Center for Urban Transportation Research will collaborate with the city of Tampa to implement essential speed mitigation measures along select roadways in underserved Tampa communities.
Powered by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the new initiative, scheduled to launch in mid-2024, marks a significant milestone in fostering innovation, supporting high-potential healthtech startups and promoting entrepreneurship in the Tampa Bay region.
November 2, 2023Community Partnerships
The event featured more than a dozen sessions and panel discussions to educate small business owners on a variety of subjects, such as maintaining clean financials, cybersecurity strategies and business taxes.
October 30, 2023Community Partnerships
A vital way to learn journalism is by doing journalism. That’s the spirit of a new podcast series created by USF St. Petersburg’s journalism program and the Tampa Bay Times.