In the News
The UACDC is proud of the many accomplishments of its residents, volunteers, staff and board. Check back often to be in the know about what's happening in your community.
New report to serve as blueprint to revitalize Tampa's troubled university area
Tampabay.com | March 9, 2017
Harvest Hope Park groundbreaking at UACDC set for March 8
Tampa Dispatch| March 02, 2017
Prodigy Cultural Arts Program providing free classes to kids in danger of losing state funding
ABC Action News | Feb 21, 2017
USF gets grant to study scope of contaminated neighborhood
ABC Action News | February 16, 2017
Heart 2 Heart Fundraiser
abcactionnews.com | Feb 8, 2017
Sustainable reuse project continues after EPA freeze
The Oracle | February 5, 2017
Volunteers spruce up University Area
Tampabay.com – January 18, 2017
Mark Sharpe: The key to growing Tampa Bay's economy
Tampabay.com – January 6, 2017
Prodigy Moves brings arts-infused program to more kids
TBO.com – November 8, 2016
A brand-new day for the University Area CDC's Harvest Hope Park
Creative Loafing Tampa – October 7, 2016
HUD awards Tampa $2.5 million to help low-income public housing residents secure higher ...
ABC Action News – September 27, 2016
Brand New Day Gala
WTSP.com – September 21, 2016
University Area group's gala looks to build 'Brand New Day'
Tampabay.com – September 8, 2016
Big hopes for "game changer" community school in Tampa
WTSP.com – August 11, 2016
New Tampa Players to Perform 'Beauty and the Beast'
Patch.com – July 21, 2016
New Tampa Players' sets 'Beauty and the Beast' performance on July 28 to fund UACDC
The Global Dispatch – July 2. 2016
Partnership receives $3.8M technology grant
Business Observer – June 30, 2016
Tampa wins $3.8M grant to train new technology workers
ABC Action News – June 28, 2016
UACDC board chairman says they hit jackpot when hiring new COO
TBO.com - April 27, 2016
New Tampa Players to present 'Something's Afoot' to raise funds for University Area Community
The Global Dispatch - March 31, 2016
Free fitness, dance classes at University area center
TBO.com (blog) - March 29, 2016
University Area CDC offers free yoga class
TBO.com - March 16, 2016
Tampa's Mort Elementary hopes to become a 'community school'
Tampabay.com - February 15, 2016
Tampa officials apply for "TechHire" federal grant to aid University area
SaintPetersBlog (blog) - January 20, 2016
Volunteers spruce up neighbors surrounding USF
FOX 13 News - January 16, 2016
Casas Chiapas looks to bridge gap for unique immigration group
TampaBay.com - January 2, 2016
Arts program provides help to at-risk youths
TBO.com - December 16, 2015
UACDC director on track to realizing her grand vision for Harvest Hope Center
TBO.com - November 18, 2015
Secret garden delights guests
TBO.com - October 7, 2015
UACDC Annual Fundraiser Benefits University Area Youth
Benzinga - September 25, 2015
A Family Affair at the USF Contemporary Art Museum
Huffington Post - September 3, 2015
Push for more swimming lessons after recent Florida drowning deaths
Tampa Sun Times - July 18, 2015
University Area Kids Dive into Water Safety During Summer Camp
Benzinga - May 28, 2015
UACDC launches kitchen to harvest healthy eating habits
TBO.com - March 25, 2015
New Harvest Hope Center Kitchen Serves as a Classroom for the University Area Community
PR Web - March 6, 2015
New Harvest Hope Center Kitchen Serves as a Classroom for the University Area Community
South Florida City Biz List - March 5, 2015
University Area CDC interim CEO steps into the role permanently
Tampa Bay Business Journal - Feb 2, 2015
Tampa Innovation Alliance: Creating plans, partnerships and sense of place
83degreesmedia - January 13, 2015
Laptop Donation Puts STEPS Students on Right Path
Digital Journal - November 27, 2014
Interim executive director/CEO appointed at UACDC
TBO.com - October 22, 2014
Gala's speaker shows UACDC Program Works
TBO.com - October 1, 2014
Tampa’s Leaders and Legends Reign Supreme at Annual Fundraiser
Tampa Bay Newswire – September 29, 2014
UACDC Hosts Second Annual Family Fun Day
WTVT – August 23, 2014
Church plans back-to-school bash with free backpacks
TBO.com - August 13, 2014
Career Fair for Vets to be Held Friday
WTSP – July 17, 2014
Agencies Partner to Provide Kids’ Swimming Lessons
TBO – July 2, 2014
Swim Lessons Can Prevent Drownings
WUSF – June 23, 2014
Community Grants and Donations Fund Summer Camp for University Area Children
DigitalJournal.com - May 29, 2014
Feeding healthy souls more important than eating soul food
Tampabay.com - May 15, 2014
Several women honored by Tampa Soroptimists
Tbo.com - April 1, 2014
Volunteers spruce up University area
Tbo.com - January 31, 2014
Twenty Tons of Litter Collected During Tampa Community Event
PR Web - January 30, 2014
UACDCs Annual Prodigy Showcases Feature Artwork of At-Risk Youth
IT Business Net - January 30, 2014
University Area CDC's Prodigy Presents to Hillsborough County
Newswire Today – December 5, 2013
University Area Community Development receives $100000 grant
Tbo.com - November 26, 2013
University Area Community Development is a growing force
Tampabay.com - November 15, 2013
Group kicks off University Area Community Market
TBO.com - November 7, 2013
New University Area CDC Theater Program Helps Youth Tell Their Stories
pr-bg.com - November 5, 2013
UACDC Community Market
TBO.com - October 26, 2013
Celebrate Golden Palms Apartments Re-Opening on Oct. 21
consultvistra.com - October 15, 2013
Celebrate Golden Palms Apartments Re-Opening on Oct. 21 - 16 newly renovated units available
New Tampa patch.com - October 15, 2013
NBA Hall of Famer Johnson Creates “Magic” in Chicago
Afro American - September 19, 2013
Magic Johnson to speak in Tampa on HIV/AIDS Medicaid plan
Bay News 9 - September 17, 2013
University Area CDC Honors Nine Community Pioneers at Awards Banquet
Before It's News – Sept. 11, 2013
Local Businesses Save University Area CDC Summer Camp
New Tampa Patch - August 13, 2013
Van Dyke Church offers fun day to University area
TBO.com - July 2, 2013
UACDC Donates to USF's BRIDGE Clinic
Patch.com - May 26, 2013
Men of Tomorrow Receive Donation for SAT Prep for At-Risk Youth
Patch.com - May 8, 2012
University Area Community Joins National Let's Move! Initiative
83degreesmedia - April 23, 2013
University Area CDC supports Men of Tomorrow SAT prep for at-risk ...
tampabaynewswire.com - April 16, 2013
University Area Community Launches Campaign to Fight Childhood Obesity
Patch.com - April 10, 2013
DJJ Awards Four Youth Success Ambassadors During Children’s Week
djj.state.fl.us - April 2013
University area community market to offer jobs, change
TBO.com – February 18, 2013
Volunteers help clean up wall
TBO.com – February 2, 2013
Volunteers "Paint the Town" in University Area
South Tampa-Hyde Park Patch - January 29, 2013
"Paint the Town" cleans up University Area Community,
open-air market to come
WTSP.com - January 29, 2013
800 volunarios participaron en "Paint the Town"
Infomas TV - January 19, 2013
North Tampa Events
Tampa Bay Times - January 18, 2013
UACDC for Muvico
YouTube - January 11, 2013
"Paint the Town" Redevelopment Project Seeks Volunteers
Seminole Heights Patch – January 11, 2013
500 volunteers paint, sweep, rake, clear and pick up during the "Paint the Town" event on Saturday, January 19
New Tampa Patch – January 10, 2013
Agency chief rallying his allies against poverty
Tbo.com - December 23, 2012
When Dan Jurman, new director of the UACDC, took his first drive ...
Women’s Health Forum Features ‘Day of Pampering’
Florida Sentinel Bulletin - October 29, 2012
Several organizations and businesses... Day of Pampering during a Women’s Health Forum. The free event for women...
North Tampa Neighborhoods Attack Poverty Through Partnerships
83degreesmedia - September 25, 2012
The UACDC aims to transform the once mostly transient area near USF (formerly known as “Suitcase City”) into a place where...
USF Grads Join University Area Community Development Corporation
Patch.com - September 7, 2012
University Area CDC has greatly benefited from ...
Colleges seek more ways to help students stay in school
my Fox Tampa Bay - August 22, 2012
Health clinic offers physicals, information
Tbo.com - August 15, 2012
School supplies, provided by University Area Community Development Corp., will be distributed to children who receive health services. Vendors and exhibitors also will have information about health care and other programs.
Speed-dating themed event held for non-profits to find their match.
ABC Action News – July 25, 2012
The University Area Community Development Corporation is hosting “Make Your Non-profit Love Match”, a summit where attendees will follow a speed dating format. Participants will have an intimate sit down with leaders from agencies for a few minutes...
Marshall elected chairman of University Area Community Development Corporation
Tampa Bay Business Journal - July 24, 2012
Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist, chairman emeritus of the UACDC, turns the reigns over to incoming ...
Nonprofit of the year: University Area Community Development ...
WTSP – June 26, 2012
Tampa, Florida-- The UACDC announces its receipt of top honors for the second year in a row after ...
Banquet Honors Those Who 'Transform Lives' in At-Risk University Area
New Tampa Patch – June 14, 2012
From the University Area Community Development Corporation ... the UACDC and USF Area Community Civic ...
Thirty grassroots organizations recognized for their collaborations ...
Maddux News Wire – June 13, 2012
More than 1,200 residents, business partners, government officials and community leaders gathered June 12 at the UACDC and USFACCA Annual Awards Banquet ...
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office District I To Receive "Public Safety Award"
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office – June 7, 2012
The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc. (UACDC) will be honoring community leaders and their grassroots initiatives that have made a ...
University Corporation Funds Adult Ed Scholarships Temple Terrace ...
Temple Terrace Patch - May 25, 2012
Thanks to a donation from the UACDC, Hillsborough County Public Schools Adult Education has created a ...
USF neighbors want improvements, not promises
Tbo.com - May 14, 2012
As executive director and chief executive officer for the UACDC, Dan Jurman knows the problems the area faces, including crime, poverty and lack of access to health services. The organization helps people with job ...
Turning blight into a destination
Tbo.com - May 1, 2012
Crist points to the UACDC, which works on improvements in the Suitcase City area, as an example of a board that represents a community's diverse interests. The Innovation Destination plan builds, as Crist readily ...