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City of St. Petersburg supports USF efforts to further enhance diversity with new pledge to College of Marine Science
The City of St. Petersburg has contributed $125,000 to the University of South Florida Foundation to help enhance diversity in the ocean sciences. The gift to the USF College of Marine Science’s “Bridge to the Doctorate” fellowship endowment supports underrepresented students of color who are African American or Black, Hispanic or Latinx, Pacific Islanders, Native American or Alaska Native.
October 30, 2020University News
The USF Foundation has received a $5 million gift from alumna and longtime donor, Lynn Pippenger. This generous gift will create an endowed deanship in the Muma College of Business, which will support the dean’s strategic direction for the college.
July 7, 2020University News
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught me anything, it has been how much I love the University of South Florida community. Its unique camaraderie, intimacy and diversity attracts many students, like myself, to USF. Now, three months absent of these defining interpersonal aspects, I reflect on my experience as a USF student during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 22, 2020Campus Life
The University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine recently received more than $4 million, the largest single gift to scholarships in the history of the medical college. The gift from the late Dr. Jack F. Ross will benefit the medical scholarship that bears his name.
Community benefactors and retired businesswomen Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton have donated $1 million to the University of South Florida Foundation to create an endowed professor position at USF’s St. Petersburg campus.
June 15, 2020University News
USF has recognized that international students face unique challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. International students are not eligible for financial assistance that U.S. students receive from the federal CARES Act. In order to support these students and help them fulfill their dreams of completing their degree at USF, the USF World International Student Support Fund was created.
May 27, 2020University News
The University of South Florida Libraries announced today it received a $25,000 grant from Truist Financial Corp. to establish the USF Libraries COVID-19 Research and Information Fund.
May 18, 2020University News
The University of South Florida today announced a gift of $50,000 from Jeff and Penny Vinik, granted through the Vinik Family Foundation, to the USF United Support Fund, an initiative recently created to help provide financial relief to students who are facing unexpected challenges due to the coronavirus outbreak.
April 9, 2020University News
I have appointed Jay Stroman as senior vice president of advancement and alumni affairs and CEO of the USF Foundation, effective June 1.
March 2, 2020University News
University of South Florida President Steven C. Currall today announced the appointment of Jay Stroman as senior vice president of advancement and alumni affairs and CEO of the USF Foundation. Stroman, currently senior associate vice president for development and alumni relations at the University of Georgia, brings 20 years of highly successful institutional advancement experience to USF. His appointment is effective June 1.
March 2, 2020University News
The University of South Florida announced a $1 million partnership with Jabil to launch the USF Jabil Innovation Institute.
October 24, 2019University News
USF World is partnering with USF Health, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Student Government, Caribbean Cultural Exchange and many other departments across campus to help support the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian.