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USF releases first renderings of new on-campus stadium, announces $6 million gift

USF has revealed a first look at the university’s transformational on-campus stadium by releasing three renderings of the new facility and announced a $6 million gift from the USF Federal Credit Union. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for fall 2024.

December 5, 2023USF Athletics, USF Foundation, University News

USF students in the stands at football game

Florida Board of Governors approves USF’s plan for a new on-campus stadium

The Florida Board of Governors voted in favor of the financing plan for the University of South Florida’s new on-campus stadium, signaling state-level support for the transformational facility scheduled to open in fall 2026.

September 8, 2023Campus Life, USF Athletics, University News

Students walk on campus

A high-achieving class of nearly 6,900 new undergraduate students begin their journey at USF

Along with serving thousands of students from around Tampa Bay, the new class of students represents 46 states and 139 countries, an indicator that USF brings the top talent from across Florida, the nation and the world to the region.

August 22, 2023Student Success, University News

Group of faculty give the

USF welcomes more than 200 new faculty members

An internationally recognized stem cell researcher studying glaucoma, a highly regarded marine scientist, a leader in the field of risk management and insurance and experts across a wide range of other disciplines are among the approximately 225 new full-time faculty members joining USF this fall.

August 8, 2023University News

USF earns national recognition as a top employer

USF earns national recognition as a top employer

Newsweek ranks the university as one of America’s greatest workplaces for 2023. USF is the only university in Florida to appear on the list and one of only a small group of colleges and universities nationwide to be ranked.

July 25, 2023University News

Bull statue outside Marshall Student Center

USF remains among top finishers in state’s performance standings

USF placed third overall in the state’s performance-based funding standings, which measure universities on a series of student success-based metrics. Since the state implemented the performance-based funding model in 2014, USF is the only university to finish in the top four every year.

June 22, 2023University News

Students visiting the capitol in 2023

Final state budget provides transformational new funding for USF

This year’s budget represents the largest operational budget increase in USF history, building on last year’s record-breaking legislative session for USF. Several high-priority university projects will move forward.

June 15, 2023University News

Will Weatherford, Rhea Law, Mike Griffin

Weatherford and Griffin reelected as USF Board of Trustees chair and vice chair

Will Weatherford and Mike Griffin will continue to serve as the chair and vice chair of the University of South Florida Board of Trustees for an additional two-year term after their reelection by board members on June 13.

June 13, 2023University News

Graphic: future on-campus stadium

USF Board of Trustees approves financing for new on-campus stadium

The approved plan includes financing for an estimated 35,000-seat facility that is scheduled to open by fall 2026. The stadium will be built on the east side of the Tampa campus on a site known as Sycamore Fields, providing synergy with the ongoing expansion of the USF Athletics district.

June 13, 2023USF Athletics, University News

President Law (centered) is surrounded by students on the Florida House floor

State budget includes significant new funding for USF operations and several major projects

The Florida Legislature reached agreement on a state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year that includes transformational increases in recurring operational funding and new investments in several significant projects for the University of South Florida. The budget builds on last year’s record-breaking legislative session for USF.

May 3, 2023University News

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