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USF Receives $1 million gift to support aging education and research
Nov 18, 2021, 1:29 PM

The University of South Florida today announced a $1 million gift from Reliance Medical Centers to the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences and USF Health to support innovative programs that focus on geriatric health care.
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Gift of $1 million will benefit USF honors students
Nov 9, 2021, 10:00 AM

The Student Leadership Center in the new Judy Genshaft Honors College building will be named in recognition of Claudia McCorkle, who donated $1 million in support of the facility's construction.
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Celebrating 30 years of the USF Latino Scholarship Program at USF
Oct 6, 2021, 12:00 PM

On September 16, President Rhea Law and Foundation Board Chair Jose Valiente welcomed 140 undergraduate scholars at the 30th annual Latino Scholarship Awards Ceremony in the USF Marshall Student Center.
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USF receives $1.2 million gift to expand assistance to students with intellectual disabilities
Sep 30, 2021, 10:00 AM

The University of South Florida announced a $1.2 million gift from Andrew and Eileen Hafer to benefit UMatter, an innovative, inclusive postsecondary education program in the USF College of Education created to provide young people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience higher education and campus life.
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Gift of more than $500,000 in cutting-edge technology equipment will benefit USF mass communications students, faculty
Sep 15, 2021, 9:00 AM

The University of South Florida today announced a gift from Diamond View Studios and Vū Technologies to the College of Arts and Sciences to support virtual production education and training in the Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications.
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Cancer survivor, grateful patient establishes fund to support colorectal surgery program at USF Health
Aug 19, 2021, 1:33 PM

After receiving a life-changing procedure at USF Health, philanthropist William “Bobby” Jacobsen has honored his doctor, Jorge Marcet, by creating an endowment for advanced colorectal education and research.
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New Leadership Selected for USF Foundation Board of Directors
Aug 6, 2021, 8:00 AM

The University of South Florida Foundation Board of Directors has elected new officers to lead the organization for the next two years. The officers include Jose Valiente ’73, Anthony R. James ’73, Brian Keenan ’86 and Rena Upshaw Frazier ’01.
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