Aug. 3-4 ceremonies feature more than 3,000 graduates
TAMPA, Fla. (July 30, 2019) – New University of South Florida System President Steve Currallwill lead his first commencement exercises during summer ceremonies held Aug. 3-4. Currall officially became USF’s seventh president on July 1.
More than 3,200 degrees will be conferred during a total of three ceremonies at the Yuengling Center in Tampa and the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, including graduates from 48 states and 79 nations. The youngest graduate is 19-years-old and the oldest graduate is 64-years-old.
Degrees conferred by the numbers (approximate totals)
USF (Tampa): 2,885 total – 1,924 bachelor’s, 733 master’s, 226 doctoral, two specialist
USF St. Petersburg: 288 total – 234 bachelor’s, 54 master’s
USF Sarasota-Manatee: 83 total – 75 bachelor’s, eight master’s
Saturday, Aug. 3 (ceremonies at the Yuengling Center)
-9 a.m. ceremony includes USF Tampa bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree recipients from the College of Arts and Sciences, Muma College of Business, College of Education, College of The Arts and Undergraduate Studies.
-1:30 p.m. ceremony includes USF Tampa bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree recipients from the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, College of Engineering, Patel College of Global Sustainability, Graduate Studies, College of Marine Science, Morsani College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and College of Public Health. The ceremony also includes all bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients from USF Sarasota-Manatee.
Sunday, Aug. 4 (ceremony at the Mahaffey Theater)
-1 p.m. ceremony includes all bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients from USF St. Petersburg.
About the University of South Florida System
The University of South Florida System is a high-impact global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.