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New class of businesses joins free USF and Skanska program aimed at helping diverse-owned companies grow
Kickoff reception on Aug. 4 for small business mentoring initiative entering its third year, with enhanced learning opportunities for participants.
Tampa Bay’s diverse-owned businesses experience growth, greater successes after completing USF mentoring program
Two dozen local businesses have completed the USF Mentor Protégé program, which provides businesses in the construction industry with training, development and partnership opportunities to help them grow their capacity and become more effective with competitive bidding processes.
November 28, 2022University News
Diverse-owned businesses seeking to network and grow come together at USF’s largest Supplier Diversity Day
Hundreds of minority-owned businesses in pursuit of growing their companies, learning about future procurement opportunities and building their network participated in a free all-day event hosted by the University of South Florida.
October 28, 2022University News
The mentor-protégé program provides businesses with training, development and partnership opportunities to help them grow their capacity and become more effective with competitive bidding processes.
August 17, 2022University News
Recently launched inside the Marshall Student Center food court on the USF Tampa campus is Local Restaurant Row, an Aramark-developed program that brings minority- and women-owned vendors to client locations within higher education, health care and corporate dining. The USF St. Pete campus will debut the program at The Reef in the fall.
Small and diverse business owners prepped to bolster profits with conclusion of new USF-Skanska mentor-protégé program
The inaugural cohort of the Construction Management Building Blocks mentor-protégé program has graduated after completing eight weeks of training with industry professionals from the University of South Florida and Skanska, a multinational construction and development company.
November 1, 2021University News
The University of South Florida and Skanska, a multinational construction and development company, announced they are partnering to introduce a new mentorship program that aims to assist small and diverse businesses in the Tampa Bay region.
August 9, 2021University News
The University of South Florida is being honored on a national level for its commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion. Today the university was selected as a recipient of the Jesse L. Moore Supplier 2021 Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and only print diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.
The University of South Florida’s strategic initiative to increase spending with businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans has resulted in significant gains, according to new data compiled from USF’s most recent fiscal year.
August 22, 2019University News
Supplier Diversity staff worked to increase university spending with diverse-owned businesses by nearly $10 million
October 5, 2018University News