Join us for the launch of the University Student Center, a major milestone and student achievement

Taking in the view from the second-floor balcony of the USC.

Taking in the view from the second-floor balcony of the USC.

The University Student Center at USF St. Petersburg marks a major milestone in the evolution of the university and an example of what a determined group of students can accomplish. The $21 million, 81,000 sq. ft. facility was partly financed with a special student fee passed by the Florida Legislature and supported by students who saw a need for a … Continue reading

At the USC, the banners are up, the basketball courts are done

Banners outside University Student Center

Banners outside University Student Center

Workers continue to complete the final details at the new University Student Center, which opens Aug. 25 when some 200 students move into the Residential Tower. This week, colorful banners were hung outside the building and crews began work on a series of video screens in the lobby. Two outdoor basketball courts have been completed. And kitchen equipment is being … Continue reading

Student Life Center renovation moving along

Student Life Center staircase

Construction crew works on the grand staircase at the new Student Life Center.

It seems quiet from the outside, but construction crews are hard at work converting the old Campus Activities Center into the new Student Life Center. The project is on track for the first phase to open in time for the start of the fall semester Aug. 27, said Matt Jensen, the project superintendent for building contractor Mills Gilbane. Designed by … Continue reading


Harvard Jolly of St. Petersburg hired to design College of Business building

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has hired the St. Petersburg architecture firm Harvard Jolly to design a much-needed building for the College of Business. Harvard Jolly, which designed the addition to the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, Sunken Gardens and the Albert Whitted Airport Terminal, will partner with Ikon 5 Architects of Princeton, N.J., the designer of … Continue reading