Art Programs (formerly Tampa Public Art) was founded in 1985. The program is governed by an ordinance, administered pursuant to Program Guidelines, and is designed to foster and administrate projects integrating artwork into Tampa's urban culture.
The City Archivist, working with USF, has made early city records available online. Included are several of the original hand written, official minutes books of the City of Tampa, West Tampa, and Fort Brooke. Contained within these documents are discussions that led to the construction of the earliest governments of Tampa.
FACTS.org is Florida's one-stop statewide student advising system. FACTS.org is an acronym for Florida Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students. The system was designed by the Florida Department of Education to provide maximum access and seamless articulation services in order to help high school and college students make informed choices about their education.
The High School Hub is a noncommercial learning portal to excellent free educational resources for high school students. It features online learning activities, an ongoing teen poetry contest, a reference collection, college information, and subject guides for English, mathematics, science, social studies, and world languages.
The University of Phoenix Westshore Learning Center is located inTampa, Florida and offers a variety of degree programs. Bachelor's and master's-degree students attend class once a week, generally in the evening, plus meet weekly with their learning teams.
The University of South Florida is one of the 20 largest universities in the nation, offering roughly 200 programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialty and doctoral levels, including the M.D., to more than 35,000 students.
Offering more than 60 comprehensive areas of undergraduate study, UT follows a well-defined mission aimed at providing students with a high level of academic excellence. Through the University's Honors Program, academically-gifted students can enrich their educational experience with special research and travel opportunities.
Whether you are still in high school, are currently an undergrad or are a returning student, it's never too early to start looking for ways to pay for school. There are many options open to undergraduate students - the difficulty is determining which ones work for you.
FedMoney.org is the most comprehensive FREE full-text online resource on all U.S. federal government student financial aid programs. Here you will find detailed and up-to-date information about (1) who can apply, (2) how to apply, (3) full contact info, and much more... for over 130 government loans and grants (scholarships, fellowships, traineeships) related to education!
Students.gov came online in 1999 with the mission of providing students and their families with a student-centered, interagency gateway to the federal services and information they need from across the entire US government and selected non-government sites. Site links on students.gov come from suggestions made by students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and others who know first-hand what information will be most helpful during the transition to life beyond high school.
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Volunteers are critical to The Center. Not only is their work essential to patron safety and enjoyment of the performance, but the volunteer’s contribution of their time saves The Center more than $500,000 annually. The The David A. Straz, Jr. Center For The Performing Arts (formerly Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center) employs hundreds of volunteers in a number of areas, including Usher Corps, Volunteer Office Corps and Tour Guide Corps.
The measure of a community's success is the support and opportunity it provides to children, families, adults and seniors. Volunteer coaches, program leaders, policy-setting board members and fund raisers invest thousands of hours at the YMCA to serve their community because they believe in the lasting benefits of the YMCA.
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The City of Tampa is dedicated to motorist, pedestrian and bicyclist safety. With more than 40 miles of bike lane on Tampa’s roadways, we recognize how important it is to share the road in order to ensure everyone’s safety.
The Tampa Police Explorer Post is a group of young people ages 14-21, who have an interest in learning about law enforcement as a possible career. Explorers learn about the law, court procedures, police patrol techniques and organizational skills.
The American Victory Mariners Memorial & Museum Ship is a unique and innovative maritime attraction aboard the World War II era merchant ship SS American Victory. Located near downtown Tampa and adjacent to the Florida Aquarium, the memorial creates a world-class museum depicting life aboard Victory and other classes of merchant ships during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts.
The Tampa Convention Center is the city's major "meeting" place... the facility is recognized for the staff’s helpfulness and efficiency; the design and quality of exhibit space, conference and break-out rooms; its downtown water-front location; and outstanding food services.
Ybor City is one of only three National Historic Landmark Districts located in the State of Florida. Ybor City attracts large numbers of visitors due to the wide variety of shops, restaurants, clubs, and galleries.