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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
New 'Lost Voices' exhibit translates and digitizes America’s oldest parish archive to provide rare insight into early Florida history
A new online exhibit launched by La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archives of the Americas provides the public with unprecedented insight into the daily lives and relationships of the multi-ethnic population that comprised St. Augustine, Fla. from the 16th-19th centuries. The Florida city is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the continental U.S.
June 7, 2022Research and Innovation
Christian Hardigree selected as next regional chancellor of University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus
Christian Hardigree most recently served as the founding dean of the School of Hospitality at Metropolitan State University (MSU) of Denver. She will begin her new role at USF on July 1.
May 18, 2022University News
Four candidates for USF St. Petersburg campus regional chancellor advance to next steps in the search process
Four candidates seeking to become the next regional chancellor at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus are moving forward in the search process and will visit campus next week to participate in town hall visits, meetings with university and community leadership and interviews with USF President Rhea Law.
April 29, 2022University News
A forum held on the USF St. Petersburg campus brought students, staff and local law enforcement together to discuss the at-times fragile relationship between police and minority communities. The group had an open conversation about their fears and what they needed to do to build greater trust.
April 29, 2022University News
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
In the midst of war and with an international humanitarian crisis on their doorstep, law students from Moldova are collaborating on research with USF St. Petersburg campus students in an effort to form cultural bonds during a time of chaos.
The $14 million gift will support the USF Muma College of Business’ vision to become a “hub of excellence” in fintech. Fintech, short for "financial technology," impacts everything from mobile banking and insurance to crowdfunding, blockchain, cryptocurrency and investment apps.
Tampa Bay Wave and USF announce 16 fintech startups for the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator 2022 Cohort
The inaugural FinTech|X 2022 Accelerator program cohort consists of 16 high-growth fintech startups from across the United States and abroad, including companies from Israel, England, Saudi Arabia and Germany. Three are led by women entrepreneurs, and there is significant representation from military veterans, LBGTQ+ and minority founders.
April 12, 2022University News
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
Students gather at Weedon Island Preserve to excavate one of Florida's most significant archaeological sites. The field school – where students learn the proper methods to conduct digs and identify artifacts - is held every two years and is part of a course at USF called Florida Archaeology.
March 9, 2022Research and Innovation
Proposed legislation would establish campus Trafficking in Persons Lab as the repository for human trafficking data in Florida
A new bill that aims to combat human trafficking would establish the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Risk to Resilience Lab on USF’s St. Petersburg campus as the centralized repository for anonymous human trafficking data collected from law enforcement sources across the state.
January 25, 2022University News