Major news came out of the inaugural Sunny Side Up Lecture Series held Wednesday morning at USF St. Petersburg’s Lynn Pippenger Hall. The event, which came out of a partnership developed between the USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business, the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, became the venue for an announcement that the city of St. Petersburg was named US Ignite’s 27th network city.
Entrepreneur Kate Tiedemann is upping her commitment to University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
Tiedemann donated $10 million to the university in 2014. Now, Tiedemann and her partner, Ellen Cotton, have pledged $3 million to endow the deanship of the USF St. Pete business college, according to a report in The Crow’s Nest, a student publication.
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