USF St. Petersburg strategic planning process involves the community

USF St. Petersburg’s strategic planning process moved into a new phase Thursday during the quarterly luncheon meeting of the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership. Regional Chancellor Dr. Sophia Wisniewska was the featured speaker for the luncheon and took the opportunity to ask the 130 community members gathered there two important strategic planning questions: “What would it take for USFSP to be … Continue reading

Reflection on USFSP’s downtown partnership meeting

It was great to have the business leaders of St. Petersburg give us their ideas and aspirations for USFSP during the quarterly meeting of the Downtown Partnership on Thursday. It seems very appropriate that the first Vision 20/20 listening forum was with our business community; it was because of early business leaders that USFSP was created and the support of the … Continue reading

Vision 20/20 Blog: Strategic planning process is a journey of discovery

We have embarked on a journey of discovery at USF St. Petersburg and hope you will join us as we set a course for the future. Vision 20/20: Engaging Students and the Community to Transform the World is a strategic planning process involving a diverse group of great minds spending the next few months in deep exploration about USF St. … Continue reading

Former Mayor Rick Baker to be honored for civic leadership at Fall Commencement

Rick Baker

Rick Baker

Former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker will receive the Chancellor’s Award for Civic Leadership during USF St. Petersburg’s Fall 2013 Commencement ceremonies Dec. 15. More than 400 students will receive degrees, and about 250 are expected to participate in commencement ceremonies. The Chancellor’s Award for Civic Leadership is bestowed in recognition of outstanding contributions to the community. It is the … Continue reading

St. Petersburg Marine District focus of next USFSP Walgreens Bayside Business Forum

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg.

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg.

Larry Langebrake, director of SRI St. Petersburg, will discuss the future of downtown St. Petersburg’s Marine District during the next Walgreens Bayside Business Forum sponsored by the USF St. Petersburg College of Business. Langebrake will share some exciting news about the future of this important industry cluster near USF St. Petersburg and how it will gain even more prominence on … Continue reading