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Ribbon cutting planned for new University Student Center aquarium

Local news media cover the arrival of fish from the Pier Aquarium to the new aquarium at the University Student Center.

Local news media cover the arrival of fish from the Pier Aquarium to the new aquarium at the University Student Center.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new educational aquarium at the University Student Center will be held on Monday, June 10, at 11 a.m. The 1,100-gallon saltwater aquarium is located in The Reef dining facility at the University Student Center. The aquarium was supplied by Secrets of the Sea Marine Exploration and Aquarium with donations from Duke Energy and the USFSP … Continue reading

Interim Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth says thanks and farewell

Interim Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth

Interim Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth

I write this with a little sadness and joy all at the same time. As you know my time at USF St. Petersburg is winding down and I wanted to take a moment to reflect and to thank everyone who contributed to this productive and successful academic year.  It has been an honor to serve as your Interim Regional Chancellor … Continue reading

Locker Room Lunch with USF Football Coach Willie Taggart

Coach Taggart with students

Coach Taggart with students

Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth and USFSP Student Government invited the USFSP community and the public to a special lunch with USF football coach Willie Taggart. During his visit, coach Willie Taggart talked about USF football and how to be a leader on and off the field. Lunch and an extended, in-depth question and answer session was part of the fun.

Get charged up with Bulls head football coach Willie Taggart at the University Student Center

Bulls head football coach Willie Taggart.

Bulls head football coach Willie Taggart.

USF head football coach Willie Taggart will discuss leadership on and off the field during “Locker Room Lunch” at USF St. Petersburg April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Student Center Ballroom. The lunch is free and open to the public. Taggart took over as Bulls head coach in December after three seasons as head coach … Continue reading

USF St. Petersburg and city officials celebrate refurbished Poynter Park

Mayor Bill Foster and some of  his staff who worked on improvements at Poynter Park.

Mayor Bill Foster and some of his staff who worked on improvements at Poynter Park.

St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster and Interim Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth joined other city and USFSP officials Monday in a celebration of recent improvements at Poynter Park. The chancellor thanked the mayor for working with the university to upgrade and realign sidewalks in the waterfront park and improve lighting. The mayor praised the university for being an important partner in … Continue reading