Family members were blindsided when Anthony Gagliardi died of an intractable colon infection in 2014, not long after being diagnosed with colon cancer. Dismayed by the lack of research into effective treatments for Clostridioides difficile, a highly contagious bacterium, Gregg Gagliardi took action. For 10 years the Anthony Gagliardi Memorial Foundation has hosted an annual golf tournament to raise funds for studies at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and other Central Florida facilities.
The Naida and John Ramil Courtyard at the Sam and Martha Gibbons Alumni Center was dedicated on Dec. 5, 2023, in honor of two of the university’s most generous donors. The Ramils have made a lasting impact on USF through their leadership, service and philanthropy.
USF Federal Credit Union champions the University of South Florida with $6M gift to support on-campus stadium
USF Federal Credit Union is again elevating its support of the university through a $6 million gift to name the walkway that will lead into the future on-campus stadium, which will forever change the Tampa campus and USF community for the better. USF will recognize the gift by featuring signature signage at the walkway’s entrance, located off USF Genshaft Drive.
Their love blossomed in a newsroom. During the late 1970s, Joe Hice worked as a reporter and later as the business editor at the Tampa Times, where Sandy Caswell was an editorial news artist. They married in 1981 and both enjoyed long, successful careers in journalism, marketing and public relations — united by another passion every step of their shared journey: WUSF Public Media.