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President Steven Currall’s first year at USF at a glance

Steven Currall joined USF’s administration as system president one year ago on July 1. Over the course of 12 months, Currall has had some notable accomplishments and experiences at the university along with facing challenges associated with consolidating three campuses and leading the university through a pandemic. From moving the […]

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USF campuses officially consolidate

After years of planning and execution, the day USF consolidates its three campuses — Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee — and becomes “one university geographically distributed” has finally arrived. Starting July 1, the university will be officially operating under a single institutional accreditation from USF’s accrediting body, the Southern Association […]

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Global internships offered virtually for students

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ramping up, USF’s study abroad programs have faced limitations but are persevering through virtual internships to help students meet graduation requirements. USF World, which leads USF in its international involvement, is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state guidelines to determine […]

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BOG approves USF’s fall reopening plan

In the shadow of rising COVID-19 cases in the state, the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) on Tuesday afternoon approved the fall reopening plans of the 12 public universities, including USF’s Resuming University Operations Amid a Global Pandemic plan. The meeting, held in person for the first time since January, […]

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USF Publix employee tests positive for COVID-19

An associate at the USF Publix tested positive for COVID-19, according to a corporate email sent Sunday evening to all employees. In the email, Publix stated that “all Publix associates who worked directly with the affected associate(s) have been notified and are undertaking self-quarantine at home for the period recommended […]