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Clean up efforts in damaged business

Veteran and military-connected students continue to serve communities impacted by Hurricane Ian

More than a month since Hurricane Ian made landfall, USF student veterans and alumni continue relief efforts in southwest Florida.

November 7, 2022Community Partnerships

Student tabling event with COVID-19 tests

Tampa health care startup Verséa gifts COVID-19 test kits to the University of South Florida

Tampa-based health care startup Verséa has given thousands of diagnostic COVID-19 test kits to the University of South Florida for use by students on all three campuses. This gift – valued at over $1.1 million – aligns with Verséa's and USF's shared commitment to supporting the development and health of the Tampa Bay community.

September 23, 2022COVID-19, Community Partnerships, USF Foundation

Exterior of MacDill Air Force Base

USF partners with MacDill Air Force Base to grow and strengthen educational opportunities

With education at the forefront, the overall goal of the partnership is to encourage and enhance the study of a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering and math.

September 19, 2022Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation, University News

813 Eats neon sign above grab and go snacks. In the background is a student walking by the local restaurant row serving station.

USF Dining supports local restaurants through Aramark-developed program

Recently launched inside the Marshall Student Center food court on the USF Tampa campus is Local Restaurant Row, an Aramark-developed program that brings minority- and women-owned vendors to client locations within higher education, health care and corporate dining. The USF St. Pete campus will debut the program at The Reef in the fall.

July 13, 2022Campus Life, Community Partnerships, University News

16 fintech start-ups

Inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator cohort concludes with Pitch Night event

During the pitch event, which concluded the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator program, each company gave a 4-minute pitch explaining a particular problem in the world of finance.

July 5, 2022Community Partnerships, Student Success

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Pride Month celebrates USF’s LGBTQ+ community

The University of South Florida is proud to support its LBGTQ+ community during Pride Month and throughout the year with an active network of organizations that host events, provide resources and work to serve and support these communities.

June 1, 2022Campus Life, Community Partnerships, Student Success

Three students stand behind the front desk of a hotel. The first student is on the phone, the second student is talking to a customer off camera and the third student smiles at her computer.

USF School of Hospitality and Tourism Management expands programming to help meet industry demands

The University of South Florida Muma College of Business is in the process of adapting its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to create a talent pipeline and keep pace with pandemic-era trends that have changed the industry.

May 23, 2022Community Partnerships, University News

Dean Moez Limayem signs a contract with a representative from Aramark and Mainsail Lodging and Development

USF Muma College of Business collaborates with Aramark and Mainsail Lodging to boost experiential learning and student fellowships

The University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business is teaming up with Aramark, the on-campus food service and catering stalwart, and Mainsail Lodging and Development, a specialist in the tourism lodging sector, to provide student fellowships to give up to 120 USF hospitality students valuable paid on-the-job professional experience.

May 17, 2022Community Partnerships

Political Science Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan (right) and USF students highlight international research they are conducting with students and faculty in Moldova.

USF students collaborate with peers in Moldova during international crisis

In the midst of war and with an international humanitarian crisis on their doorstep, law students from Moldova are collaborating on research with USF St. Petersburg campus students in an effort to form cultural bonds during a time of chaos.

April 19, 2022Community Partnerships, Student Success

The president of McKibbon Hospitality and the chairman of McKibbon Hospitality hold custom USF football jerseys alongside Pam and Les Muma.

Partnership between USF and McKibbon Hospitality creates hospitality teaching lab with iconic hotel brands

The University of South Florida Muma College of Business and McKibbon Hospitality announced a new partnership that will turn some premier hotel brands into intensive student training grounds.

November 10, 2021Community Partnerships, University News

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