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SG advances initiatives to meet Black Student Union’s demands

After more than a year since USF’s Black Student Union’s (BSU) made 10 demands to address the needs of the Black community across campuses, at least half of them will be completed this semester. Some of the initiatives born from the demands, such as the increase of Black student enrollment, have already been set in motion. Others, like a student lounge in the Marshall Student Center (MSC) and a diversity module for incoming students, will be inaugurated in the upcoming weeks.

October 3, 2021Student, University Efforts

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Ejemplos de fortaleza: Neudy Nuñez upholds family values of education, advocacy in new OMA position

The smell of a fresh, homemade meal often greeted Neudy Carolina Nuñez after school when she was younger. The meal, which her mom prepared to make sure Nuñez and her five siblings could focus on their school work, reflected her rich Venezuelan roots and her family’s values of education as they started a new chapter in America.

September 26, 2021Community Engagement, Tampa Campus

A picture of Paulina Pedroso, known as “The Black Mother” of Cuban independence leader Jose Martí

In-Depth: The Afro Cubana who helped revolutionary leader Jose Martí in Tampa

As we continue our Hispanic Heritage Month coverage, we take an in-depth look at the life of an Afro-Cuban woman who was instrumental in helping Cuban liberator Jose Martí. In-depth reporter Anthony Hill spoke with two historians about the legacy Paulina Pedroso left in Tampa and Cuba.

September 24, 2021Community Engagement, Tampa Campus

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