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USF community celebrates MLK through a week of service projects, lectures and other activities
Gratitude for the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is being felt across Tampa Bay through a variety of service projects, panel discussions and a commemorative brunch hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
January 9, 2023Campus Life, University News
Brunch on the Bay raises $537,000 for Nursing/STEM building and student scholarships on USF Sarasota-Manatee campus
The 28th Annual Brunch on the Bay, the marquee benefit event for the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus, raised a record $537,000 — and counting — for construction of a new Nursing/STEM building and student scholarships.
November 8, 2022USF Foundation
USF Sarasota-Manatee campus to add its first student housing
The Florida Board of Governors on Wednesday unanimously approved building a housing and student center complex on the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus, advancing USF’s bold plans to expand the campus and transform the college experience for students.
September 14, 2022Campus Life, University News
USF researchers celebrate successes of new Caribbean research center
An interdisciplinary research center is now up and running in Barbados thanks to a $3.6 million grant provided by USAID to support education policy development and timely decision-making on issues impacting schools in the sub-region.
July 26, 2022Research and Innovation
USF commemorates Juneteenth
The USF Office of Multicultural Affairs commemorated Juneteenth, the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, bringing the community together to shed light on the federal holiday’s complicated history, discuss current racial justice issues and celebrate through artistic performances.
June 17, 2022Campus Life
USF leaders thank state legislators for historic support in this year’s session
The University of South Florida community is celebrating a historically successful legislative session by thanking the state legislators who have proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new funding for USF across all three campuses and USF Health.
March 10, 2022University News
Religious service participants faced less isolation-related anxiety during COVID-19
USF researchers have published a study that shows religiously observant people coped better with periods of isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic because of a sense of belonging derived from their religious belief.
February 15, 2022COVID-19, Research and Innovation
USF center director lands historic $8.5 million arts learning grant
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
Carlton, Michel, Withers appointed to Campus Advisory Board at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus; Jain reappointed
The University of South Florida welcomed Lisa Carlton, Diana Michel and Ernie Withers to the Sarasota-Manatee Campus Advisory Board during its fall meeting on Wednesday. Board member Dr. Anila Jain, a distinguished alumna and longtime USF supporter, also began a new four-year term.
October 23, 2020University News
USF researchers’ study reveals racial disparities in fear of police brutality
A recently published nationwide study by two University of South Florida professors indicates that blacks are five times more likely and Latinos four times more likely to fear police brutality than whites.
June 15, 2020Research and Innovation
Nationwide protests highlight significance of continued research and education to prevent racism
USF researchers have spent decades studying the many facets of civil unrest. They’ve witnessed activists spark effective change, demonstrations lead to destruction and communities become wary of police. They’ve educated tens of thousands of students on significant moments of history and how such history tends to repeat itself. It’s a lesson playing out nationally in response to the death of George Floyd with protests erupting thousands of miles away from where he died in Minneapolis police custody.
June 3, 2020Research and Innovation
USF Sarasota-Manatee Takes Personal Approach to Assisting Students During COVID-19 Crisis
The University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus is taking extra steps amid the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure students have the support and resources they need to successfully complete their studies and earn their degrees.
April 7, 2020COVID-19, University News