Here’s how much USF’s plan to go back to campus could cost

University of South Florida President Steven Currall has proposed a plan to resume university operations amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The plan involves a gradual return to face-to-face classes, extensive monitoring and testing, and risk mitigation measures such as enhanced cleaning and reconfiguring space on campus.

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Development in the Coastal High Hazard Area comes back in spotlight

On this episode, Anne Pollack, a land-use and commercial real estate attorney at Fletcher, Fischer Pollack P.L., joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst to talk about a proposed change to development in the Coastal High Hazard Area (CHHA).

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Tampa tech company Bridge sells to SevenFifty Technologies

SevenFifty, an online marketplace and data platform for the U.S. alcohol beverage industry, has acquired Bridge, a Tampa tech company that specializes in ecommerce platforms for independent retailers of wine, beer and spirits.

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Impact Catalyst: TBBCA Scholarship Winner Jordan Lakins

On this episode, Joe Hamilton speaks with TBBCA Judge Eugenie Bondurant and scholarship winner Jordan Lakins.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Tiffany Razzano of Wordier Than Thou

With an eye on the ever-present COVID-19 threat, and mindful that any plans made are subject to its whims, Wordier Than Thou founder and executive director Tiffany Razzano is looking at fall dates for her next in-person events

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The Shuffle

Elizabeth Lindsay Wood
Moffitt Cancer Center


Community Voices

The Only One In The Room

"As an executive who happens to be black, I cannot tell you the number of times I was the only one in the room or at the literal and proverbial table," writes Kirk Ray Smith, CEO of RCS Pinellas.

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ICYMI: Kriseman, advisors urge public to follow mask guidance as more COVID-19 cases are tallied

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and a team of advisors continue to stress the importance of wearing a face covering to slow the spread of COVID-19, as the number of cases in the city and in Pinellas County continue to climb.

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Covid Map

Covid Cases by Zip Code


Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist

Brene Brown talks with professor Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and the Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.

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ICYMI: International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals plans Tampa chapter

A New York-based nonprofit focused on the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals plans to open a chapter in Tampa this year.

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