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USF research team receives NSF grant to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity

A University of South Florida research team was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence technologies and to teach people how to identify deceptive uses of these technologies online.

July 28, 2021Research and Innovation

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Rolle selected as new University of South Florida College of Education dean

The University of South Florida announced the appointment of R. Anthony Rolle, an experienced leader and former professor and department chair at USF, as the new dean of the College of Education. Rolle returns to USF after serving as dean of the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Rhode Island for the past four years.

June 8, 2021University News

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USF College of Education STEM Teacher Preparation Initiative endorsed for appropriations funding by Rep. Kathy Castor

A new STEM Teacher Preparation Initiative in the University of South Florida’s (USF) College of Education was endorsed by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) for consideration by the House Appropriations Committee in appropriations bills for the upcoming fiscal year.

May 7, 2021University News

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USF College of Education assistant professor to establish Caribbean educational research center through $3.6 million grant

Patriann Smith has been awarded a three-year, $3.6 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to establish an interdisciplinary educational research center to help support decision making and policy development for educational innovation and expansion in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

April 19, 2021Research and Innovation

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City of St. Petersburg selects USF researchers to identify, make recommendations to address systemic racism

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of South Florida will assist the city of St. Petersburg in identifying structural racism and make recommendations on how to address the multi-faceted issue.

March 23, 2021University News

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USF College of Education receives Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology

The University of South Florida College of Education has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)’s Best Practice Award for Innovative Use of Technology for its cybersecurity education initiatives that provide teachers and aspiring educators with knowledge and skills in cybersecurity awareness and training, preparing them for roles in various educational settings.

February 25, 2021Honors and Awards

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Preschool for Creative Learning receives $1.3 million grant to support USF student parents

The University of South Florida’s Preschool for Creative Learning received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide financial assistance and other resources to USF students who are parents of preschool-aged children.

November 9, 2020University News

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Virtual characters created at USF to teach emergent bilingual students English

A new research-based app developed at USF will soon be accessible to K-12 students and teachers in an effort to bolster a more multilingual society.

November 9, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF School Psychology Program joins national initiative to bring free social emotional learning resources to parents, educators

Faculty and graduate students in USF’s School Psychology Program have joined a collaboration of nonprofit organizations to launch the "ChooSELove To Thrive" series, a campaign that provides parents and educators with social emotional learning strategies for supporting students and families through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

April 17, 2020University News

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Coronavirus: Resources for Parents and Educators from USF's College of Education

A series of online resources developed by the USF College of Education to support parents and educators as they navigate the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

April 6, 2020COVID-19, University News

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USF Research Team Trains Middle School Educators in Identifying, Improving Student Mental Health Problems

To address the growing mental health needs of middle school students, USF researchers are partnering with Pasco County Schools to train teachers in how to identify and improve student mental health problems.

July 30, 2019Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Launches New Program to Prepare Tampa Bay Region’s Science Teachers

Dozens of area teachers will receive professional development and mentorship aimed at improving student outcomes

May 10, 2018

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