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From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

By Timothy Fanning One year ago, alumnus Alessandro Cocozza hoped to sew together the seams of his first business, Worldthrift. From the spare room of his home, he built a single pipe rack inventory full of treasures he’d found while scouring thrift stores and bargain bins, local and worldwide. Now business has exploded. He’s had […]

USF Football begins the process of funding 40 million dollar practice stadium

Campus powers up new 40 kilowatt solar array carport

Sustainability on campus just got a whole lot brighter. The university unveiled a 40 kilowatt solar array carport on Wednesday during a ribbon cutting ceremony which saw speakers praise sustainable initiatives on campus. The array, which was done in partnership with Duke Energy Florida and was funded by the Student Green Energy Fund, is projected […]

University announces new Dean of Arts and Sciences

Alumna receives ‘Women of Peace’ award for empowering Latin American women

By Timothy Fanning Vanessa Ferrer spent tireless hours helping to provide opportunities for high education to impoverished and indigenous women in Latin America. For that the USF St. Petersburg alumna received this year’s “Women of Peace” award for co-founding and co-directing Para Adelante, a nonprofit that “provides funding degrees in higher education to impoverished women […]

University announces new Dean of Arts and Sciences

Business student fails to capture City Council seat

By Dinorah Prevost District 4 candidate and USF St. Petersburg student Jerick Johnston fell short in his race against incumbent Darden Rice Tuesday. The incumbent Rice won almost two-thirds of votes cast, 72.64 percent or 41,901 votes, according to the latest results. Johnston, 21, won 27.36 percent of votes or 15,783 votes. This was Johnston’s […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Lynn Pippenger named ‘Philanthropist of the Year’

Over the years, Lynn Pippenger has donated more than $26 million to support the future of undergraduate accounting and finance students. Now the former chief financial officer of Raymond James has been selected as Philanthropist of the Year on Oct. 25 by the Suncoast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. “It is a great […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Student Government collecting donations to help Hurricane Irma victims

By Timothy Fanning Hurricane Irma victims in Pinellas County are still in desperate need of personal hygiene products, such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo and deodorant. That’s why Student Government is partnering with the St. Petersburg Free Clinic on a food and hygiene drive to support hurricane relief efforts. “These supplies continue to be in […]

University announces new Dean of Arts and Sciences