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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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USF raises more than $100 million in private gifts for third straight year
Aug 3, 2021, 3:55 PM

Even in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of South Florida community rallied together during fiscal year 2021 to support students, faculty and staff by raising in excess of $110 million. This marks the third year in a row that annual charitable giving benefitting the university surpassed $100 million.
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Patient commits estate gift to advance women’s heart health, skin cancer research and Alzheimer’s caregiver education at USF
Jun 14, 2021, 8:17 AM

The University of South Florida Foundation announced a $1.8 million estate gift to USF Health that will fund a women’s heart health professorship, dermatology research endowment and caregiver education programs at the Byrd Alzheimer’s Center. Community volunteer and USF Health patient Bruce Mackey made the gift in honor of his doctors Guilherme Oliveira and Basil Cherpelis.
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2021 Kente Awards and Scholarships Ceremony
Apr 14, 2021, 10:44 AM

The 2021 Kente Awards and Scholarships Ceremony at the University of South Florida, sponsored by Amgen, will recognize 19 scholarship recipients and two community leaders. All proceeds from this annual event benefit diversity scholarships at USF.
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USF receives $1.4 million gift to support student access to higher education
Mar 24, 2021, 10:00 AM

The University of South Florida announced a $1.4 million gift from Helios Education Foundation to benefit the Florida College Access Network (FCAN), a statewide organization hosted at USF with a mission that supports student success.
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