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A student applies fake blood, or moulage, to the arm of another student to simulate injuries with astonishing authenticity.

USF students contribute to mass casualty incident training

The immersive training initiative, designed to equip emergency clinicians with essential skills for managing high-volume and high-acuity scenarios, involved undergraduates from the University of South Florida College of Public Health's Simulation Operations course.

April 19, 2024Student Success, USF Health

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Number of National Merit Scholars at USF grows exponentially

A scholarship, support services and a sense of community are attracting the highest echelon of high school seniors to study at USF.

April 15, 2024Student Success

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Pathway programs ensure that dreams to attend USF don’t have to be deferred

USF recently hosted more than 300 students from high schools across Florida to show them pathway programs put in place to remove barriers and help them be successful in college.

April 3, 2024Student Success

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USF launches free online certificate program in fintech

A new online certificate program from the University of South Florida will teach students, entrepreneurs and working professionals about the dynamic and disruptive world of financial technology, also known as fintech.

April 1, 2024Student Success

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USF's peer mentoring initiatives keep students on track to graduate, enter workforce

USF has a 92 percent first-time-in-college retention rate. Much of that can be attributed to the dozens of structured programs in which students can find peers who are trained to conduct academic tutoring or offer advice ranging from the management of money and time to which residence hall serves the best food.

March 25, 2024Student Success

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USF earns Collegiate Purple Star Campus designation for its support of military families

The state designation recognizes higher education institutions that provide critical support to military-connected students and families as they transition into higher education and sustained resources throughout their academic journey.

March 22, 2024Student Success, University News

Honors Student Saves a Life as Living Organ Donor

Honors student saves a life as living organ donor

Beyond remarkable acts of selflessness, Jaskolka-Brown is an impressive student in his own right.

March 21, 2024Student Success

Georgia Brown playing soccer. Graphic says, Boundless Bulls.

USF student kicking goals on and off the field

Hailing from Highworth, England, Georgia Brown is balancing her passion for the game of soccer with a stellar academic journey in biomedical sciences at USF. She's making history both on and off the field, earning top honors and setting new standards of excellence.

March 18, 2024Student Success

Six students sit around a table with laptops, holding up 'go bulls' hand gesture and smiling at the camera.

CyberHerd wins NCAE Cyber Games South East Regionals while maintaining grueling practice schedule

USF College of Engineering's cyber competition team has transformed from a casual student organization to a reckoning force in the world of collegiate cyber defense competition.

March 11, 2024Student Success

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF students helping drive marketing efforts for Tampa Bay businesses

USF’s SMI Practice Center partners with local businesses to provide paid, semester-long projects for marketing students, offering community engagement, experiential learning and local business solutions – all rolled into one program.

March 7, 2024Student Success

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Ahead of Grand Prix, Bulls Racing ignites passion for cars

Every year, members of the Bulls Racing team design and manufacture a race car from scratch for a competition. With the approach of the St. Petersburg Grand Prix next door to the USF St. Petersburg campus, learn more about the tight-knit organization and the students who have a passion for cars.

March 6, 2024Student Success

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New research uses ground-penetrating radar at Weedon Island archaeological site

USF anthropology students are using ground-penetrating radar to help locate objects under the surface at Weedon Island Preserve. The nature preserve is located along the western shore of Tampa Bay in Pinellas County. It is considered one of the most significant archaeological sites in Florida.

March 5, 2024Research and Innovation, Student Success

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