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From being invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities to breaking fundraising records and even a faculty member making it into the Guinness Book of World Records, this has been a momentous year for USF.

December 15, 2023University News

Group stands in front of glowing art in a museum

USF Contemporary Art Museum’s inaugural GENERATOR exhibition opens on the St. Petersburg campus

As part of its ongoing expansion of arts programming across Tampa Bay, the USF College of The Arts’ Contemporary Art Museum is presenting the inaugural GENERATOR exhibition on the St. Petersburg campus. GENERATOR is an expansion of USFCAM, which seeks to be an incubator of new ideas and a place for expanded artistic experimentation.

October 4, 2023Campus Life

Dance professor unites communities of all languages and abilities

Dance professor unites communities of all languages and abilities

When Andrew Carroll is not teaching ballet at USF, he's using dance as a language in his PSA videos or as an exercise for people with Parkinson's disease.

April 25, 2023Community Partnerships

A group photo of the six members of the USF iPad band, Touch, holding up their iPads to display digital instruments.

USF iPad band launches international tour

The University of South Florida’s iPad band, Touch, is taking its interactive musical show on the road as part of the “Turn the Quiet Down” tour. Audience participation is a key part of the band’s concerts, creating a lively experience where everyone is on their feet.

March 30, 2023Student Success, University News

USF alumna behind iconic campus designs

USF alumna behind iconic campus designs

Beverly Frank has designed structures on all three of USF’s campuses. She is now the first Asian American woman and USF graduate to be named president of the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects.

March 9, 2023Campus Life, Student Success

Portrait of Beverly Frank, alumna from the School of Architecture and Community Design

USF alumna Beverly Frank named president of the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects

Growing up in St. Petersburg, Beverly Frank was more concerned with helping support her family than dreaming about what her own future might hold. She got a full-time job in a Chinese restaurant at age 12, and later went on to work in the insurance industry.

March 9, 2023University News

USF dance professor puts a spotlight on societal issues through choreography

USF dance professor puts a spotlight on societal issues through choreography

Jeanne Travers fell in love with USF’s university community for all its possibilities to work as a professional performer while also teaching a new generation of artists.

March 2, 2023Community Partnerships

A woman sitting at a piano with her hands stretched out towards the 6 students gathered at the piano with music sheets, ready to sing.

USF School of Music offers free classes to the community

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

USF associate professor embraces AI to create art that explores alternate realities

USF associate professor embraces AI to create art that explores alternate realities

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, 2023Community Partnerships

Kenrick on stage with a microphone. The screen behind him says, rap-along chart, and has pictures on it. The audience is packed with students raising their hands.

USF College of The Arts inspires local K-12 students through new outreach program

The University of South Florida College of The Arts is piloting an outreach program to bring interactive music, theater and dance performances to students in Hillsborough County Public Schools – a reflection of USF’s commitment to community engagement.

February 1, 2023Community Partnerships, University News

Andrea Coloma stands in front of a future Orion capsule under construction.

USF student illustrates children’s book for NASA

Andrea Coloma has interned with NASA five times, working on a variety of 2D and 3D illustration and animation projects. Her fifth internship concluded with the creation of an educational children's book about the Artemis I mission.

January 13, 2023Student Success, University News

A group of dancers wearing plaid toss a dancer into the air

All USF College of The Arts performances to be offered for free

Effective immediately, USF’s College of The Arts will now offer tickets to all of its events free of charge. In addition, the college will begin to schedule some weekday matinees to provide options for individuals who may not be able to attend evening or weekend performances.

September 8, 2022University News

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