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In the 30 years since it started, the Latino Scholarship Program has done more than pay the bills. It has created a community of support that helps ensure success in life for its recipients.
In February, Twine received the League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her efforts to provide proper health care to the disadvantaged and to foster opportunities for minorities. In 2017, she was inducted into Hillsborough County’s Women’s Hall of Fame.
USF places second in the state’s 2021 performance-based funding standings, leads all universities in several key metrics
The University of South Florida is once again among the leaders in the State University System’s performance-based funding scores for 2021, according to data released today during a meeting of the Florida Board of Governors (BOG).
USF College of Public Health (COPH) doctoral student and research assistant Dr. Marlene Joannie Bewa has earned the Faculty for the Future Fellowship.
University of South Florida associate professor Marie Byrd has won a USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Award for her research involving the social and emotional learning of Black girls. Byrd, the interim Sarasota-Manatee campus director for the College of Education, has focused her scholarship on the intersection of race and gender for school-aged Black girls and the resulting complexity of their social, emotional and academic development.
Professor Norma Alcantar of the University of South Florida is one of seven recent inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, where she engineered an ancient method of washing water with cactus mucilage to build modern technologies. The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame selection committee praised Alcantar's groundbreaking work in designing natural materials to develop safe and non-toxic solutions for a variety of uses.
Today the university was selected as a recipient of the Jesse L. Moore Supplier 2021 Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and only print diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.
As we work to reach new heights together, we take this moment to share our of our accomplishments related to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion with members of the USF community.
The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a grant from Helios Education Foundation to further the university’s long-standing commitment to student success for underrepresented populations.
USF News: University of South Florida earns national recognition for excellence in diversity and inclusion
The University of South Florida is a recipient of the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
TBBJ: USF ranks among top in the nation for reducing inequality, outlining a potential rise on a national stage
The Times Higher Education has ranked USF as the No. 1 school in Florida for reducing inequalities and No. 6 in the nation for the same category in its annual World University Rankings list.
USF Associate Professor Ruthmae Sears, PhD, was selected to join the second cohort of the Aspire Alliance’s Institutional Change Network (IChange) IAspire Leadership Academy.