USF World News

USF World International Sash Ceremony Spring 2011
May 3, 2011

Every semester, the International Services office celebrates graduating international students by hosting the International Sash Ceremony. Each international student is donned with a sash from their home country.

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2011 USF Chinese Bridge Competition
April 1, 2011

Thirteen students from around the state competed in the second annual USF Chinese Bridge Competition. Ten high school students and three university students impressed judges, teachers and community members with short performances and speeches delivered entirely in Chinese. View Gallery

Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions
March 10, 2011

USF President, Judy Genshast officially opening the Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions Building on Thursday, March 10, 2011. View Gallery

USF Confucius Institute Hosts the First Florida K-12 Chinese Conference
February 24, 2011


On February 18, 2011, nearly one hundred school administrators and Chinese language teachers from across Florida attended the first statewide conference on K-12 Chinese. At the conference, the first Confucius Classroom in the state was unveiled at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Pinellas County. View Gallery

Renowned International Journalist Rohit Gandhi
February 1, 2011

The Center for India Studies hosted renowned international journalist Rohit Gandhi, who shared his expertise on the subject of peace in South Asia. View Gallery

The USF Confucius Institute Welcomed 2011
February 1, 2011

The USF Confucius Institute welcomed 2011, the year of the rabbit, on February 3, 2011. The Confucius Institute new year’s party featured student performances in martial arts, musical and dance interludes, Chinese storytelling, and a Chinese dress show. View Gallery