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USF to Confer More Than 5,000 Degrees in Fall Commencement

The University of South Florida System will confer approximately 5,000 degrees during its 119th commencement convocation.

December 9, 2019University News

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Perspective: Consolidation Expands the Impact of USF Research and Innovation

Consolidation of the University of South Florida’s three campuses is an extraordinary opportunity to build upon our growth as a leading center of research and innovation and to expand the benefits of our high-impact efforts to all corners of the Tampa Bay Region.

December 4, 2019University News

Chris Scott and Bruce Van Fleet, Owners of the Belleiar Market

Support USF Alumni this Small Business Saturday

The Belleair Market is just one of many local businesses owned by USF alumni that you can support this Small Business Saturday and throughout the year.

November 27, 2019University News

USF Support-a-Bull Market

Bettering the Community and Environment through Food

A number of groups and initiatives at the university are devoted to improving lives and the environment through food. From donating to those in need to growing sustainably, reducing waste to helping the hungry, USF St. Petersburg and its student body is using food – something we all have in common – to enrich our community.

November 26, 2019University News

USF President Steve Currall

Exclusive organization invites USF President Steve Currall to join commission tasked with strengthening national innovation

USF President Steve Currall to join exclusive U.S. Council on Competitiveness

November 25, 2019University News

Honors students travel to Peru to participate in a service project as well as various cultural activities. Photo by Tyelyn Brigino.

USF's Education Abroad Program Rises to an All-Time High in International Rankings

The University of South Florida’s Education Abroad program has risen to 39th in the nation for all institutions and 30th among public universities, according to the most recent Open Doors annual report published by the Institute of International Education.

November 19, 2019Honors and Awards, University News

Tanner Anderson. Credit: Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics

MLB Pitcher Enrolls in USF St. Petersburg’s MBA Program

Since he could remember, Tanner Anderson pictured himself pitching in the big leagues. Anderson threw his first ball when he was three years old and played for Plant City High School as a teenager. In 2011, he was accepted to Harvard University, where Anderson pitched and played second base for four years.

November 18, 2019University News

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Perspective: Student Success in a Consolidated USF

The combined resources, expertise and commitment of three campuses will elevate student performance on key metrics, including first-year retention rates and four- and six-year graduation rates. At the same time, the USF team will maintain parity in persistence and completion rates by race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.

November 18, 2019University News

USF's 7th president, Stephen C. Currall, is inaugurated.

Currall Shares Vision for USF’s Future in Presidential Inauguration Speech

President Steven C. Currall outlined his vision for the University of South Florida’s future in a speech to students, faculty, staff and alumni during his inauguration this afternoon as the university’s seventh president.

November 14, 2019University News

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Perspective: The Benefits of Earning a Degree from a Top Tier National Research University

With consolidation, USF students are provided access to a broader array of rigorous and relevant accredited degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral research, and professional levels on all three campuses.

November 7, 2019University News

Astronaut, Don Thomas speaks to students at the Muma College of Business.

NASA Lands at USF

USF students received a unique opportunity to learn about NASA, the international space station and much more. Don Thomas shared stories about becoming an astronaut and his experiences in space exploration.

November 6, 2019University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Unites Scientists and Political Leaders to Address Tampa Bay’s Resiliency to Climate Change

Severe weather has caused nearly $1 billion in damages to Tampa Bay over the last five years. The staggering reality is part of an ongoing discussion on how leaders in the region can better work together to combat the effects of climate change.

November 5, 2019University News

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