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Strong outcomes in employment and workforce metrics help USF stand out as a leader among state universities

No university scored higher in the Florida Board of Governor’s performance model than USF in several important categories tied directly to economic and workforce development, including the percentage of bachelor’s degrees and graduate degrees awarded in areas of strategic emphasis for the state and average wages of undergraduate students one year after earning their degrees.

June 30, 2022University News

Young volunteer at the St. Pete Youth Farm's new greenhouse

USF St. Petersburg campus and St. Pete Youth Farm unveil Fresh and Local Greenhouse to fight food insecurity

The USF St. Petersburg campus and the St. Pete Youth Farm have unveiled a new greenhouse that will provide the community with fresh vegetables and fish while giving students the opportunity to learn about sustainable and innovative farming methods.

June 22, 2022University News

Gen. Frank McKenzie

Former chief of U.S. Central Command to lead the University of South Florida’s new Global and National Security Institute

The University of South Florida announced the creation of the Global and National Security Institute, an initiative designed to further place the state of Florida at the forefront of addressing critical issues facing the nation in sectors such as defense, economic and political security, health and human security and infrastructure and environmental security.

June 15, 2022University News

Future location of the on campus stadium

USF leaders outline next steps for on-campus stadium project in update to the Board of Trustees

Co-chairs of the committee charged with leading stadium planning detailed the due diligence that’s been conducted in recent months at the recommended site on the east side of the Tampa campus known as Sycamore Fields.

June 15, 2022University News

Dean Robert Bishop, College of Engineering

Two places at once? USF leader-turned-hologram proves it’s possible

USF College of Engineering’s forward-thinking mindset may be the future of remote meetings.

June 13, 2022Campus Life, University News

Rep. Kathy Castor, Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Fred Mannering

U.S. Secretary of Energy meets with USF researchers, community partners

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm was joined by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor for a meeting with leaders of the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research to learn more about efforts of the Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, which is housed at USF.

June 2, 2022Research and Innovation, University News

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USF faculty experts gear up for interviews with the start of the 2022 hurricane season

With the prediction of another above-average Atlantic hurricane season, the University of South Florida is making a variety of experts available to discuss hurricane and storm-related topics. Listed below are some of our experts, along with their focus areas.

June 2, 2022University News

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

USF St. Petersburg Regional Chancellor Christian Hardigree

Christian Hardigree selected as next regional chancellor of University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

Christian Hardigree most recently served as the founding dean of the School of Hospitality at Metropolitan State University (MSU) of Denver. She will begin her new role at USF on July 1.

May 18, 2022University News

Associate Professor Ruthmae Sears (second from left) poses with her colleagues at the PACE Programme in The Bahamas.

USF associate professor marks symbolic milestone in her efforts to help teen mothers in The Bahamas

Equity is at the heart of Ruthmae Sears’s research and passion for continuing education. She just returned from The Bahamas, where she grew up, to celebrate a significant milestone for a program she’s been supporting for 16 years.

May 10, 2022University News

graphic that says, USF celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

Celebrating the culture and many accomplishments of USF's APIDA community

The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the U.S. on May 7, 1843 and to recognize the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869 by Chinese immigrants who laid most of the track.

May 4, 2022University News

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USF conferred more than 6,400 degrees during commencement ceremonies

Graduates include a 68-year-old going into the nursing field and the university’s first-ever Rhodes Scholarship finalist

May 2, 2022University News

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