Center for Leadership
and Civic Engagement


BLAST: Bulls Leading and Serving Tampa

BLAST (Bulls Leading And Serving Tampa) makes it easy to get connected to community service! BLAST works to develop new traditions of service at USF. These easy-access, one-time projects occur monthly and are geared towards bringing individual students and student organizations together for service. Whether you are a committed volunteer or are volunteering for the first time – BLAST projects are fun and meaningful!

Upcoming BLAST Event:

Descriptions of Annual BLAST Projects:


Community Plunge

This annual kick-off to the community service year occurs at the start of each Fall semester. Hundreds of USF students come out to volunteer together in the Tampa Bay area. August 24, 2013.


Gandhi Day of Service

This event brings together students/student groups from across campus and across cultures to celebrate and live Gandhi's message of peace and service. Check In: 8:00am at MSC Amphitheater on October 5th, 2013



Senior Citizen Prom

Students spend an evening socializing and dancing with local senior citizens. Games, food, live music and tons of fun! Volunteers are needed to help decorate the ballroom, mingle with guests and to encourage senior citizens to dance throughout the evening. Online registration is now open on Service Pro!



A new tradition at USF, Local-Motive brings together local independent restaurants, businesses, nonprofits and much more! Find a new interesting place to eat, fix your bike, or get involved in the Tampa culture. Because supporting local places is important--put your money where your house is!



To sign up for any BLAST Event or to search for other service opportunities, please visit Service Pro!