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USF waives out-of-state fees for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands students

By Timothy Fanning The USF system announced Friday that all out-of-state fees will be waived for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters for students who have permanent residence in either Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to USF System, this is being done in order to assist families who may have been […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

Are you prepared?

By Michael Moore Jr. Four big screens line the near walls. The two smallest display CNN and NBC News, another depicts security feeds from around campus. But the biggest shows a live weather radar map of the Tampa Bay region. This is the emergency operations center. It is filled with phone jacks and conference phones […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

Hermine Means Business, Misses Meeting

The storm made landfall on Friday, with rushing winds and heavy downpours. Hermine was the first hurricane to hit Florida in 11 years. USF St. Petersburg announced it would close Thursday and Friday for the safety of students and faculty. On campus, students collected in floor lounges, wrapped in blankets, playing movies near glass windows […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news