Author: Angela Cordoba Perez, STAFF WRITER

Graduates’ names to be read at spring in-person graduation ceremonies after backlash

After overwhelming dissent, USF President Steven Currall announced Wednesday afternoon that graduates will be able to stand and have their names read aloud during the in-person spring commencement ceremonies. The change, made two days after the university announced plans to hold in-person graduation ceremonies at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, […]

College of Public Health officials dispel vaccination myths during virtual event presented in Spanish

Spanish-speaking faculty members from USF’s College of Public Health busted myths and broke down information related to COVID-19 vaccines in a virtual panel directed at a Hispanic audience. The College of Public Health’s 90-minute session Tuesday evening kicked off a series of public virtual events focused on topics such as […]

Students disappointed at lack of name announcements during in-person graduation

In a year full of uncertainties, the moment senior Stephanie Peak heard the news that COVID-19 would not prevent her from having an in-person graduation ceremony, she heaved a sigh of relief that her four years of work would ultimately be recognized beyond her computer screen. Peak’s journey toward becoming […]