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USF to enhance skillset of soaring tech workforce with new AI certificate program
Tampa Bay has become a magnet for tech start-ups – an industry growing more quickly than the talent pool, especially in artificial intelligence. In response to this demand, the University of South Florida has launched a graduate certificate program in AI for working professionals in the technology sector interested in enhancing their skillset.
June 5, 2023Research and Innovation, Student Success, University News
Professional development, networking opportunities elevate student experience for members of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
Learn about the USF chapter of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers and how it offers a variety of programs and initiatives, ranging from professional development to events.
May 23, 2023Student Success
USF’s ReliaQuest Labs trains new crop of cybersecurity threat hunters
The lab is part of the cybersecurity firm’s $1 million dollar partnership with the Muma College of Business. It's an intensive training lab where industry experts from ReliaQuest teach students how to detect and neutralize cyber threats.
May 10, 2023Student Success
U.S. Department of Education awards USF researchers $8 million to enhance school-based mental health programs
Two separate projects led by faculty in the USF College of Education and College of Behavioral and Community Sciences are being funded by a combined $8 million from the U.S. Department of Education to address mental health in Tampa Bay K-12 students.
May 2, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation, Student Success
Construction of the Judy Genshaft Honors College building to conclude with once-in-a-lifetime classroom experience
Coinciding with building construction, honors students got a hands-on lesson in construction and design through a capstone course called Exploring Behind the Veil: The New Honors Building.
April 27, 2023Student Success, University News
Healing arts class teaches therapeutic methods for working with people experiencing memory loss
The collaboration between the Judy Genshaft Honors College and the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg allows students to see first-hand how these interactions can benefit individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
April 17, 2023Student Success
Enrollment in USF hospitality and tourism management program grows exponentially since expansion and integration with industry partners
The University of South Florida Muma College of Business is experiencing significant growth in its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management since expanding programming to all campuses and creating an internship program with industry partners.
April 6, 2023Community Partnerships, Student Success
USF iPad band launches international tour
The University of South Florida’s iPad band, Touch, is taking its interactive musical show on the road as part of the “Turn the Quiet Down” tour. Audience participation is a key part of the band’s concerts, creating a lively experience where everyone is on their feet.
March 30, 2023Student Success, University News
Judy Genshaft Honors College students learn from the high seas
Students from the Judy Genshaft Honors College spent part of their spring break aboard a research vessel to conduct lab-based research, observe marine life and explore society's relationship with the ocean through the lens of history, politics, journalism and the arts.
March 23, 2023Student Success
Rapid7 and USF Partner to Establish the Rapid7 Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab
A $1.5 million investment by The Rapid7 Cybersecurity Foundation will fund the joint endeavor, providing hands-on learning opportunities to the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
February 13, 2023Research and Innovation, Student Success
Record number of USF students earn prestigious Fulbright Scholarships
Ten University of South Florida students have been selected as Fulbright Scholars for the 2022-23 academic year, the most in the university’s history and an indication of USF’s growing global engagement. USF is recognized as one of Fulbright’s top producing institutions.
February 10, 2023Student Success, University News
Freeman Talla strives to help prevent power outages in Cameroon, Africa
Inspired by the tragic death of his aunt who died while seeking emergency medical care during a power outage in Cameroon, USF Sarasota-Manatee graduate student Freeman Talla is determined to help expand the African nation’s solar power sector.
February 2, 2023Student Success