USF World News

A Message to International Students
November 14, 2016

Dear International Students and Scholars,

On behalf of USF World, I would like to reiterate President Genshaft’s message shared with the USF community last Thursday. USF is a caring and inclusive community. Whether you are a domestic student from Miami or Minneapolis, or an international student from Mumbai, Moscow or Medina each of you is integral to the USF community. Our cultural diversity is our strength. (Read More…)

Spring 2016 International Student Sash Ceremony
May 24, 2016

This May the USF System conferred more than 6,500 degrees during six commencement ceremonies held over the course of four days. Of those graduates, more than 400 were international students registered for the Tampa campus. (Read More…)

CIS Hosts Renowned International Journalist Rohit Gandhi
February 3, 2011

“I didn’t know I’d ever land up in Florida. I thought my place was in Afghanistan,” said Rohit Gandhi as he took the floor after a brief introduction by the Center for India Studies director, Dr, Gurleen Grewal. (Read More…)

Center for India Studies Hosts Spring Lecture Series
January 27, 2011

The Center for India Studies held its first lecture of the semester on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011. Co-sponsoring the evening with USF’s department of English, the lecture featured award-winning author Tony D’Souza, famed for his novel ‘Whiteman’, which received the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Reading excerpts from his work, D’Souza engaged an eclectic audience of students and faculty. (Read More…)

Celebrate with the Center for India Studies – Diwali Festival of Lights
October 24, 2010

The Center for India Studies co-sponsored the Diwali Festival of Lights Showcase by the Rural Handicrafts Company (RHC) on Sunday, October 24, 2010. The event featured cultural Indian dances by community participants as well as free henna tattoos and Ayurvedic massages by licensed practitioners.  RHC released a commemorative hand-painted USF Bull Diwali diya (lamp).