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February 12, 2021 -- Much More Than English is a Podcast and Blog series hosted by USF World that introduces the international
English-teaching community to best practices from the University of South Florida. Every
month our hosts will interview experts in the field of international education and
share their knowledge and experience in teaching international and other culturally
and linguistically diverse students. Find new episodes here.
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.
USF RANKS #22 FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT AND #29 FOR ENROLLMENT IN CREDIT EARNING STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS AMONG PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
On November 16th, 2020, the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural
Affairs, and the Institute of International Education (IIE) released findings from
the 2020 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Among public institutions,
USF ranks #29 for student enrollment in credit earning study abroad programs (2018/19)
and #22 for international student enrollment (2019/20).
THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA RANKS #2 NATIONALLY FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS EARNING THE PEACE CORPS PREP CERTIFICATE
The University of South Florida ranks No. 2 nationally among all institutions offering undergraduate students the opportunity to earn the Peace Corps Prep certificate. In collaboration with the U.S. Peace Corps, the University of South Florida awarded 49 Prep certificates to the graduating class of 2020.
USF World stands against racial violence, and we are here to support you. We want you to know that we proudly stand with you in solidarity during this time. For the full response from Dr. Kiki Caruson, Interim Vice President for USF World, please click the link above.
The University of South Florida has recognized that international students face unique challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. International students are not eligible for financial assistance that U.S. students receive from the federal CARES Act. In order to support these students and help them fulfill their dreams of completing their degree at USF, the USF World International Student Support Fund was created.
The University of South Florida is one of the nation’s top institutions for producing Peace Corps volunteers, according to new rankings released today. USF is ranked No. 2 for total graduate volunteers and No. 25 among undergraduate volunteers for large schools, according to the Peace Corps.
The University of South Florida is one of the top producers of Fulbright scholars in the United States for 2019-20, according to a new list released by the U.S. Department of State and first published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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