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New paid internship program provides brewing arts students industry experience

In partnership with the Tampa Bay Brewers Alliance, the USF Brewing Arts program is launching a paid internship program designed for students to learn core skills in the art of brewing and understand business operations.

July 3, 2024Community Partnerships, Student Success

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USF research excursion features hurricane hunters preparing for historic Hurricane Beryl mission

Undergraduate students visiting USF as part of a summer research program got an unexpected and rare glimpse of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Hunters as they prepared to go on their first reconnaissance mission of the season.

July 2, 2024Student Success

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USF student secures prestigious summer internship at national marine sanctuary

Audrey Brandt is interning with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in California, one of the largest federally protected marine sanctuaries in the United States.

June 26, 2024Student Success

Snowbird the comfort dog and his handler

Comfort dog Snowbird sworn in as newest member of USF St. Petersburg's University Police Department

Snowbird was sworn in as USF St. Petersburg's new comfort dog. Along with his handler, Ofc. Mark Lickenfelt from the University Police Department, Snowbird will deliver goodwill and quiet compassion to students, faculty and staff.

June 21, 2024University News

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Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.

June 17, 2024Research and Innovation

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Civics program strengthens students’ understanding and involvement in government

USF St. Petersburg and the Florida YMCA have partnered to offer a program designed to enhance civic education by immersing high school students from across the state in local government and public service.

June 11, 2024Community Partnerships

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Students spending the summer at USF conducting ocean and weather research

More than 40 students from across the country are participating in the USF Research Experience for Undergraduates.The program provides experience in developing research skills required for graduate school and future careers.

June 10, 2024Student Success

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USF helping connect human trafficking victims to critical resources in the community

More than 100 anti-trafficking professionals have come together to officially launch the BRIGHT Network, an online platform that helps victims of human trafficking escape their situations by connecting them with organizations and resources in their community.

May 17, 2024Community Partnerships

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USF students reduce waste with food recovery club

Several days a week, students with the food recovery club collect and transport unserved food to give to those in need. This semester, the club devoted to reducing food waste has provided nearly 800 pounds of food to the community.

April 25, 2024Community Partnerships

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USF launches free online certificate program in fintech

A new online certificate program from the University of South Florida will teach students, entrepreneurs and working professionals about the dynamic and disruptive world of financial technology, also known as fintech.

April 1, 2024Student Success

Johnnie Giffin and Amy King

USF receives $1 million gift to provide St. Petersburg campus students with scholarships

The generous gift comes from Tampa Bay area resident Johnnie Giffin, who established a new USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy scholarship to honor her late mother and USF alumna, Fay Baynard, who died in 2017.

April 1, 2024USF Foundation

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USF’s human trafficking research lab receives nearly $3 million in federal support to build and enhance anti-trafficking tools

The funds will go towards the development of a statewide database to assist law-enforcement in human trafficking investigations and the expansion of an online platform to provide critical resources to survivors.

March 13, 2024Research and Innovation, University News

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