The USF College of Nursing is leading the development and implementation of initiatives to promote health and wellness in our community and around the world. In an ever-evolving health care environment, we are engaged in the expansion of opportunities for faculty and students to utilize their academic, research, and clinical expertise within the community.

Community Engagement

The College of Nursing is committed to expanding and strengthening university-community engagement locally and globally in support of USF’s strategic priorities. Our goal is to engage with the community and to provide nursing resources through partnerships and scholarly projects. This includes several community outreach grant opportunities developed in collaboration with the other areas of the college. Current community partnerships are listed below:

  • Tampa Police Department
  • Hillsborough County Public Schools
  • Wholesome Community Ministries
  • Port of Tampa Bay
  • GracePoint
  • Metropolitan Ministries
  • Mort Elementary
  • Sulpher Springs Neighborhood of Promise
  • Ybor Youth Clinic
  • St. Lawrence Catholic School
  • Salvation Army
  • Camelot Community Care
  • Rivera Beach Integrated Care

One example of our community outreach efforts is the Port of Tampa program. 

 Dr. Maguire with Chaplain at Port of Tampa

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