USF World News

2021 News


Peace Corps Celebrates 60th Anniversary in March
February 23, 2021 -- On March 1, the Peace Corps celebrates 60 years since President John F. Kennedy established the agency in 1961. The anniversary of the Peace Corps commemorates international peace and friendship, volunteerism and service. In that time, University of South Florida has supported projects around the world through its alumni who have chosen to serve. At last count, 566 alumni have volunteered with the Peace Corps, serving within a wide variety of specialties that most recently supported more than 60 host country partners.

The University of South Florida Is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the 6th Consecutive Year
February 22, 2021 -- The University of South Florida is proud to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the 6th consecutive year. The Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) annually announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program, and The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes the list.

INTO USF Launches New Blog and Podcast to Explore Innovations in International Education
February 12, 2021 -- Sharing a new post or podcast episode every Wednesday, the blog will delve into the best practices of supporting international students in and out of the classroom. Experts from across the University of South Florida will contribute to the project. From English language teaching to housing and dining, Much More Than English will connect how the whole university shapes the experience of students who are from, or choose to study, abroad. 

USF World 2021 Statement of Community
January 11, 2021 -- Inspired by President Currall’s initiative to establish Principles of Community for OneUSF and the University’s commitment to "celebrate our accomplishments and respect our complex differences," USF World has created a similar statement and identified the critical values that guide our relationships with each other and with our internal and external partners. Click here to view the USF World Statement of Community.