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USF research reveals language barriers limit effectiveness of cybersecurity resources

The study explores links among demographic characteristics, cyber hygiene practices and cyber victimization using a sample of limited English proficiency internet users.

April 1, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF Sarasota-Manatee celebrates progress on new student center and residence hall with scholarship, naming announcements

USF students who live in the new residence halls set to open this fall on the Sarasota-Manatee campus are eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarships to help shape the campus’s first residential community.

January 22, 2024Campus Life, USF Foundation

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USF receives international designation as ‘age-friendly’

In a significant move to address societal aging and the unique needs and contributions of older adults, the University of South Florida has joined the international Age-Friendly University Global Network. Nearly 1,400 USF employees and more than 200 students taking courses for credit are 60 years of age or older.

November 7, 2023Student Success

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USF Sarasota-Manatee's Brunch on the Bay raises $465,000 for student scholarships, campus initiatives

A sold-out crowd gathered for the marquee fundraising event for the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus, taking place in the shadow of a new $42.3 million, 100,000-square-foot student center and residence hall under construction.

November 7, 2023USF Foundation

Sarasota-Manatee residence hall under construction

USF Housing accepting applications for new residence hall at Sarasota-Manatee campus

The six-story building is the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus's first residence hall and can house 200 students. It's scheduled to open for the fall 2024 semester.

October 24, 2023Campus Life

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Florida Center for PAInT director awarded $2.6 million grant to bring arts-integrated pedagogy to civics classrooms

Denise Davis-Cotton will launch a professional development program for educators who teach social studies in elementary and middle schools that serve low-socioeconomic status households and communities.

October 9, 2023Research and Innovation

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New This Year

Bulls returning to USF will enjoy new facilities, campus recreation and dining options on all three campuses.

August 14, 2023Campus Life, Student Success, USF Athletics, USF Health, University News

Cayla Lanier pays it forward in the Judy Genshaft Honors College

Cayla Lanier pays it forward in the Judy Genshaft Honors College

A graduate of the college, herself, Lanier’s passion for mentorship and fostering curiosity both in and out of the classroom is what brought her back to USF in 2008 and continues to motivate her to create engaging programs for students at USF and beyond.

August 2, 2023Campus Life, Student Success

Brooke Hansen is paving the way for a more sustainable tourism industry — at home and abroad

Brooke Hansen is paving the way for a more sustainable tourism industry — at home and abroad

For Brooke Hansen, an associate professor of instruction in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the university's resident sustainability expert, establishing a sustainable tourism practice means harnessing tourism as a force for good to support “the triple bottom line” — people, planet and prosperity.

May 15, 2023Community Partnerships

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State budget includes significant new funding for USF operations and several major projects

The Florida Legislature reached agreement on a state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year that includes transformational increases in recurring operational funding and new investments in several significant projects for the University of South Florida. The budget builds on last year’s record-breaking legislative session for USF.

May 3, 2023University News

Rendering of the USF Sarasota-Manatee STEM building

USF picks architects and will host ideation sessions to shape vision for new Nursing/STEM building on the Sarasota-Manatee campus

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus is offering its students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners an exciting opportunity to shape the future of the campus by sharing their ideas for a planned Nursing/STEM building with the project’s newly appointed architects.

April 20, 2023University News

Freeman Talla strives to help prevent power outages in Cameroon, Africa

Freeman Talla strives to help prevent power outages in Cameroon, Africa

Inspired by the tragic death of his aunt who died while seeking emergency medical care during a power outage in Cameroon, USF Sarasota-Manatee graduate student Freeman Talla is determined to help expand the African nation’s solar power sector.

February 3, 2023Student Success

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