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USF Celebrates Peace Corps Week
March 1, 2023 -- Peace Corps Week commemorates the establishment of Peace Corps by John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961. The theme for Peace Corps Week 2023 is “Connect with the World” which celebrates the Peace Corps’ return to active operations around the world, the amazing connections made as part of Peace Corps experience, and all the ways by which the Peace Corps makes a difference at home and abroad. USF World is hosting events across all three campuses from March 1 – March 7 to celebrate Peace Corps week.
Education Abroad Scholarship Fund Kicks Off Endowment Effort
February 27, 2023 -- In celebration of International Study Abroad Day, Feb. 27, USF is launching an initiative to endow the USF Education Abroad Scholarship Fund, ensuring it can be awarded for future generations. Such financial support is crucial to helping students become global citizens. Members of USF World’s Advisory Council have kicked off the effort with a generous lead gift.
Record Number of USF Students Earn Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships
February 10, 2023 -- Ten University of South Florida students have been selected as Fulbright Scholars for the 2022-23 academic year, the most in the university’s history and an indication of USF’s growing global engagement.
USF Ranked Among Top Universities for Global Education
November 15, 2022 -- As universities across the United States celebrate International Education Week November 14-18, the University of South Florida is being recognized as one of the best in the nation for global engagement among students – both for study abroad programs and international student enrollment.
USF WORLD CROSSES NEW FRONTIERS IN GLOBAL LEARNING VIA VIRTUAL GLOBAL EXCHANGE
August 4, 2022 -- Studying abroad is a powerful vehicle for the exchange of ideas, cultures, and perspectives. While it has been a consistent front-runner in the formative experiences of young college students, a new, more inclusive opportunity is blazing trails and easily avoiding many of the roadblocks that limit participation in education abroad.
INTERDISCIPLINARY USF TEAM IS AWARDED U.S. EMBASSY GRANT FOR COLLABORATIVE TOURISM RESEARCH IN FLORIDA & SERBIA
July 27, 2022 -- USF hospitality and tourism faculty and students will travel to Serbia in the fall of 2022 as part of a $98,000 U.S. Embassy University Partnership grant awarded to an interdisciplinary team of USF researchers from the Patel College for Global Sustainability, the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the Muma College of Business, and the Access 3D Lab.
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