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The University of South Florida continues to make tremendous strides in advancing technologies that meet global demand – now ranking No. 1 among U.S. universities for its commitment to industry, innovation and infrastructure – one of the United Nations’ top Sustainable Development Goals.
April 27, 2022University News
Nearly 200 USF faculty, administrators and staff have been working to boost enrollment among underrepresented populations by personally reaching to admitted students to answer questions or address concerns they might have as they finalize their college decisions.
March 25, 2022University News
A pilot mentoring program matches mentee students one-on-one with peer mentors to support their transition to college life and enhance their sense of belonging both in and out of the classroom. The program is administered through a partnership between the USF Office of Student Success and Mentor Collective.
January 27, 2022University News
The University of South Florida announced a $1 million gift from Connie and Tony Leung, founders of Sanwa Food Group, to establish the Leung Family Scholarships.
January 27, 2022University News
Alexander Mercier is the first USF student to emerge from the rigorous evaluation process that leads to the identification of finalists. His selection reflects the breadth of qualities the Rhodes selection committee seeks in candidates -- outstanding intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service.
Partnership between USF and McKibbon Hospitality creates hospitality teaching lab with iconic hotel brands
The University of South Florida Muma College of Business and McKibbon Hospitality announced a new partnership that will turn some premier hotel brands into intensive student training grounds.
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
U.S. Department of Education leader commends USF’s use of federal funds allocated for COVID-19 response
Aaliyah Samuel, deputy assistant secretary for Local, State and National Engagement, visited the Tampa campus to learn first-hand about USF’s initiatives to help close the achievement gap and ensure timely graduation, and its emphasis on attracting transfer students as well as professionals who want to continue their education mid-career.
November 4, 2021University News
Denise Davis-Cotton, director of the University of South Florida’s Center for Partnerships in Arts Integrated Teaching, has been named principal investigator of an $8.5 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen arts educational programming in the nation’s educational system.
October 18, 2021University News
The University of South Florida today announced the creation of a task force to build on the university’s commitment to Latino student access and success.
October 14, 2021University News
USF Esports will soon have a physical presence on the Tampa campus. Located inside the Recreation and Wellness Center, the 2,500-square-foot Esports Living Lab will feature 40 PCs and will be divided into spaces for casual gaming and watch parties, content creation and competitive gaming.
USF welcomes the largest, most diverse and high-achieving class of first-year students in university history
High-achieving high school graduates from across the United States and around the world increasingly select the University of South Florida as their preferred higher education destination.
September 7, 2021University News