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Board of Trustees Chair Will Weatherford, Judy Genshaft Honors College Dean Charles Adams, President Rhea Law, President Emerita Judy Genshaft, Steve Greenbaum and former Board of Trustees Chair Jordan Zimmerman

USF unveils historic new Judy Genshaft Honors College building

The five-story, 85,000-square-foot facility will serve USF’s most accomplished and talented students from every undergraduate college and strengthen the university’s position to attract the top talent within the state of Florida and beyond.

May 12, 2023USF Foundation, University News

Hosea Simon, Don and Stephanie Schoenberg

Alumni and diverse business owners star in the construction of the Judy Genshaft Honors College building

Since its groundbreaking in late 2020, nearly 80 businesses have worked on the five story, 85,000-square-foot building – about half are diverse-owned with an estimated spend on contracts exceeding $11 million.

May 8, 2023University News

Groups of students sit at tables with material samples to work on mock interior designs with the help of two instructors.

Construction of the Judy Genshaft Honors College building to conclude with once-in-a-lifetime classroom experience

Coinciding with building construction, honors students got a hands-on lesson in construction and design through a capstone course called Exploring Behind the Veil: The New Honors Building.

April 27, 2023Student Success, University News

Group of people in wheelchairs line up to view art

Healing arts class teaches therapeutic methods for working with people experiencing memory loss

The collaboration between the Judy Genshaft Honors College and the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg allows students to see first-hand how these interactions can benefit individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

April 17, 2023Student Success

USF students board a research vessel

Judy Genshaft Honors College students learn from the high seas

Students from the Judy Genshaft Honors College spent part of their spring break aboard a research vessel to conduct lab-based research, observe marine life and explore society's relationship with the ocean through the lens of history, politics, journalism and the arts.

March 23, 2023Student Success

Portrait of Nazek Jawad

Striving for restorative justice at a global level

Nazek Jawad observes the world through a wide lens. Raised in Syria and educated in Lebanon and the U.S., she has developed a keen sense of communities around her and how they have been impacted by colonialism, imperialism, war and conflict between local groups.

March 15, 2023University News

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Celebrating the women of USF

From their grandmothers, to Gloria Steinem and Jane Goodall, women across USF share who inspired their passion and careers.

March 1, 2023University News

NSBE students gather outside NSBE convention

USF student organization helping inspire the next generation of Black engineers

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

Chuck Adams, Judy Genshaft and Elisabeth Condon

New USF Judy Genshaft Honors College building to feature the work of highly regarded artist Elisabeth Condon

Elisabeth Condon is a former USF faculty member based in New York City and Tampa who creates vibrant, layered fields of colorful flora and fauna by manipulating pigment pours and brushwork on linen canvas to generate lush and expansive landscapes.

January 4, 2023University News

Rendering of Buddy Brew Coffee

Buddy Brew Coffee coming to new honors building

In addition to the café, the new home of the Judy Genshaft Honors College will feature interwoven spaces for classrooms, student collaboration areas, event areas and performance and creative spaces.

August 29, 2022Campus Life

Vaidehi Persad

USF student named 2022 Key Into Public Service Scholar

Vaidehi Persad is one of just 20 students nationwide selected as Key into Public Service Scholars by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.

May 3, 2022Honors and Awards

Graphic with photos of Alexandria Brady-Miné, Caitlyn Coleman and Cole Gibson

USF breaks record with 100% acceptance rate of Goldwater Scholar nominations

Three USF students have been named Goldwater Scholars – tying a decade-old record for the most students named in a single year.

March 29, 2022Honors and Awards

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