June 3, 2021
USF St. Petersburg Campus News

A higher education consortium focused on dismantling racial hierarchies and led by USF St. Petersburg campus has been selected for a summer institute on Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Centers.

Representatives from four higher education institutions who collectively serve 36,000 students in St. Petersburg, Florida are joining together to create a consortium focused on dismantling racial hierarchies.

After working for months to create a shared vision and reaching out to community and campus stakeholders, their efforts have been recognized by the Association of American Colleges and Universities as one of 78 institutions (and the only consortium) across the nation selected to participate in a four-day Summer Institute to learn about the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) framework and develop an action plan. The consortium includes Eckerd College, Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg College (SPC) and the University of South Florida (USF) St. Petersburg campus.

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