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New web portal documents and catalogues the Black experience in Tampa Bay

The USF Institute on Black Life has created a new web portal to better document Tampa Bay’s historic and contemporary African American communities.

February 21, 2022University News

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Institute on Black Life conference to delve into historic and contemporary issues impacting local African American communities

Kicking off Black Heritage Month on Feb. 1, the USF Institute on Black Life will bring together academics, community leaders, students and residents to highlight community projects and facilitate ongoing research into the history and culture of the Black experience.

January 27, 2022University News

Provost Ralph Wilcox, Paul Dosal, Alexis Roberson, Kameryn Philpot, Kiara Brooks, Nicole Luckett, Fenda Akiwumi, Neudy Carolina Nuñez (L-R) cut a ribbon at the grand opening of the new IBL SS student lounge.

USF enhances commitment to inclusive excellence with new space dedicated to celebrating diversity

USF students, faculty and staff celebrate the opening of the Institute of Black Life & Student Success Student Lounge, a dedicated space on the third floor of the Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus that was announced in March.

November 4, 2021Campus Life

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USF's Black advocacy groups unite to increase their impact

USF’s Black affinity groups and leaders are partnering in new ways to build a more equitable workplace and learning environment. Together, they are combining perspectives that represent Black faculty, staff, students and alumni to develop new ways to help combat systemic racism.

March 31, 2021Campus Life

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