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Oracle: USF administration considers anti-bias education module for incoming students in response to Black Student Union demands
USF’s Dean of Students Office is considering the purchase of a module on anti-bias from the education technology company EverFi as a requirement for incoming USF students.
The Department of Anthropology is opening doors for a better relationship with Indigenous people by releasing the USF Land Acknowledgement statement, the first of many future efforts to advocate for solidarity and avoid Indigenous historical erasure.
November 30, 2020University Efforts
The University of South Florida acknowledged this week that its campus in Tampa is located on land once occupied by the Seminole people and other Native Americans.
November 26, 2020University Efforts
The University of South Florida’s anthropology department formally acknowledged that the land on which the university is situated was once home to the Seminole people, as well as other Indigenous groups such as the Calusa and Tocobaga.
November 25, 2020University Efforts
New York Times bestseller and National Book Award-winning author Ibram X. Kendi shared his insights about race, anti-racism and the power of change during Wednesday’s Frontier Forum lecture series.
November 19, 2020Community Engagement
The goal of the dashboard is to bridge metrics with experience in terms of equality and anti-racism, and use the resulting data to set goals for students, faculty and administration to increase academic and professional success.
November 17, 2020University Efforts
Watch the webinar, in which panelists explore storytelling through artifacts, cultural landscapes, comics, graphic novels, and video games as a means of counter-history, illuminating new ways of imagining pasts, presents, and futures for Black and Indigenous people.
November 11, 2020Research and Funding
USF's Black Leadership Network is a membership-based group established in 2017 that focuses on enhancing educational and leadership opportunities for the university's Black and African American students.
The CAS Faculty Council worked to reconstitute the CAS Diversity Committee in a way that will have “comprehensive support” from other committees within the college
Manatee County commissioners say their new "Declaration of Racism as a Public Health Crisis" is the first step in acknowledging and addressing racial disparity.
November 10, 2020Community Engagement
The Faculty Senate largely agreed the university could take a stronger stand against racism. But they disagreed on how to say that.
November 7, 2020University Efforts
The city of St. Petersburg has given $125,000 to a University of South Florida endowment that supports students of color in its College of Marine Science.
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