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The Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies and Office of Veteran Success hosted HONORABLE: USF Gala to Honor Veterans. The gala included keynote speaker Justin Constantine and featured guests U.S. Army Green Berets. To mark the inaugural gala, USF presented the first Sam M. Gibbons Honorable Award to the Gibbons family.
Student Programs Coordinator Snow White, as well as USFSP International Student Advisor Angelica Rodriguez Jimenez, were among the over 100 advocates reporting to Capitol Hill for the annual NAFSA Advocacy Day to speak up for students and educate Congress on the impact of international education on a local, national, and global scale.
USF received not one, but two awards for its commitment to study abroad. After accepting the 2019 Institute of International Education (IIE) Andrew Heiskell Award for Access and Equity for its Education Abroad Inclusion Initiative, the USF Education Abroad Office (EAO) was also awarded the IIE Generation Study Abroad Seal of Excellence.
USF is the number one producer of Fulbright Scholars in the United States for 2018-2019. With 12 faculty members earning the highly competitive awards, USF finished ahead of other major research institutions including Florida State University, University of Arizona, and Michigan State University.
Peace Corps announced that the University of South Florida (USF) ranked No. 3 among graduate schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 16 USF alumni currently volunteering in countries around the world.
USF IS FIRST IN FLORIDA AND FIFTH NATIONALLY, ACCORDING TO NEW RANKINGS MEASURING A UNIVERSITY’S SUSTAINABLE IMPACT
USF makes a greater social and economic impact than nearly every other university in America, according to the inaugural 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings. USF ranks as the top university in Florida, fifth best in the nation and 73rd among all universities worldwide.