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From navigating obstacle courses to hearing from men and women commissioned as officers, a delegation from the University of South Florida took part in an inspiring and informative week at the U.S. Marine Corps Educators Workshop.
July 3, 2023Community Partnerships
U.S. Air Force veteran Rio Tate was awarded the 2022 Tillman Scholarship through the Pat Tillman Foundation for his commitment to service work through research. Since high school, Tate was set on earning his higher education degrees and learning more about how the brain works.
November 7, 2022Student Success
More than a month since Hurricane Ian made landfall, USF student veterans and alumni continue relief efforts in southwest Florida.
November 7, 2022Community Partnerships
University of South Florida aging studies student and U.S. Air Force veteran Rio Tate is being awarded a 2022 Tillman Scholarship through the Pat Tillman Foundation. Tate is the only student from a Florida public university in this year’s class.
June 28, 2022Honors and Awards
The University of South Florida proudly supports the men and women of the military and has been recognized as one of the top institutions in the nation for veteran and military-affiliated students.
November 5, 2021University News
The Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Service has received federal funding to enhance the capacity of the Office of Veteran Success, building on existing services and expanding the support at the St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Tampa campuses.
September 3, 2021University News
University of South Florida psychology student and U.S. Army veteran Josh “JB” Burnes is being honored with a 2021 Tillman Scholarship awarded by the Pat Tillman Foundation. Burnes is among a prestigious group of 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses to earn this recognition. He is the only student from a Florida university in this year’s class.
University of South Florida nurse anesthesia graduate student and Marine Corps veteran Matthew Jenkins has been selected as a 2020 Tillman Scholar through the Pat Tillman Foundation. He is the only student from a Florida university in this year’s class.
There are nearly two-thousand student veterans thriving within the University of South Florida’s veteran-centered programs. The Office of Veteran Success fosters a strong sense of community, keeping USF at the top of the list of the Military Times annual “Best for Vets” ranking.
November 8, 2019Campus Life
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation at USF that Enhances its Treatment Options for Veterans Suffering from PTSD
A long-time effort at USF to strengthen alternative treatment options for veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries has gained additional support from the Florida Legislature.