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A bountiful repository of local African American artifacts spanning more than 150 years provides a glimpse into the community’s lives, struggles and achievements in Tampa Bay. Rare books, personal papers, photographs and even property records are available in the USF Tampa campus library, the Nelson Poynter Library at USF St. Petersburg and online.
The USF School of Music has launched two, 10-week courses for free as a part of its USF Community Music Project. Open to nearly all ages and levels, this semester’s courses are Shades of Broadway and Beatmakers Club.
February 21, 2023University News
From drawing to sculpting, to photography, video, animation and 3D printing, McArthur Freeman’s artwork explores the Black diaspora. His diverse methods inspire students to pursue careers in the fine arts and entertainment fields.
February 17, 2023University News
The program addresses a national and global need for researchers from different backgrounds to mitigate existing health disparities, seen in crises such as the opioid epidemic.
February 8, 2023Research and Innovation
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
A nationwide effort to inspire more Black individuals to enter the field of engineering is growing at USF. More than 250 undergraduate and graduate students are members of the National Society of Black Engineers – up nearly 400 percent since 2017.
February 1, 2023Student Success
During the month of February, USF is proud to join the nation – and countries around the world – in celebrating Black History Month. It is a month to recognize the contributions and impact throughout history of Black Americans and to encourage and inspire education and research to increase awareness and understanding.
February 1, 2022University News
Black Heritage Month at the University of South Florida is designed to educate both the university and Tampa Bay communities on the importance of the history and significance of Black culture. Black Heritage Month provides an educational atmosphere for students, staff, faculty and alumni to celebrate and commemorate the contributions the Black community has made to society.
February 1, 2021University News