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President’s Holiday Greeting Card Contest

UF President Kent Fuchs and his wife, Linda, invite all students to submit original artwork for the university’s first holiday greeting card contest. The winning image, with a message from President and Mrs. Fuchs, will be sent to the UF community electronically in December.
Winner will receive a $500 prize. [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

HESCAH Lecture Series

Thursday, September 29 at 6 p.m. in the Chandler Auditorium at the Harn Museum.
Dr. Christopher Roy, Professor Elizabeth M. Stanley Fellow of African Art History at the University of Iowa, will deliver a lecture titled: “Fifty years of Tradition and Change in the art of Burkina Faso.”
The HESCAH Lectures are free and open to the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Getting Out the Vote Sponsored by APIA

Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Affairs at the University of Florida aims to provide educational resources and increase opportunity for underrepresented groups within our community. As election day approaches, they recognize that while their votes contribute their voices to national decisions, these voices are often silenced—the ballots never cast. Join them in their town hall [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Fresh off the Farm: Community Supported Agriculture and the Gator CSA Program

On October 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in McCarty D, Room 1031, bring a bagged lunch and join Field and Fork Campus Food Program to learn more about how you can eat fresh off the farm by joining the community supported agriculture movement (CSA). Meet the farmers that participate in the Gator CSA program [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Accent Presents: Captain Scott Kelly

Captain Scott Kelly, history-making astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Captain will be speaking and answering audience questions at the University of Florida on September 26 at an event hosted by ACCENT Speakers Bureau. Kelly’s speaking engagement, including an audience Q&A, is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

WTS Florida Student Chapter Symposium on The Old Florida Heritage Highway (Scenic U.S. 441)

The purpose of this free event is to make the community aware of the state designated scenic highway, it’s needs as related to resource protection and infrastructure improvements, it’s Master Plan and finally, what needs to be done to protect this corridor, it’s beauty, wildlife, and infrastructure.
The event will be held at G-310 Reitz Union [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Soulfest 2016: Dawn of a Revolution

Soulfest is a live, multicultural extravaganza. This event showcases various forms of art from the students of UF and people of the Gainesville community. Performers will compete to platform their talent at Gator Growl, the biggest event of Homecoming Week. Celebrate the multicultural community with a night of free cultural foods, art, and music.
By popular [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Documentary Film: Thank You For Playing

“Thank You for Playing” is a film that chronicles the day-to-day challenges of Ryan and Amy Green as they grapple with the illness of their son Joel, who has suffered from cancer since the age of one.
The film will be screened at 5:30 p.m., Thurs. Sept. 29 in the REVE Theater in the Norman Gym [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta Event

Come celebrate?? ?the? university’s? ?diverse? ?campus? ?through? ?this energetic, exciting glow party that will be held in the Reitz Union’s Rion Ballroom on September 30. Free food, free drinks, priceless fun.
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Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Introductory DeafBlind Support Service Provider Training

Interested in learning communication techniques to work with individuals who are DeafBlind? Want to know more about the responsibilities of a Support Service Provider? Seeking an additional line in the ‘Certificates and Training’ section of your resume? The North Central Florida Signing Alliance and Signing Gators will be hosting two events to provide an introduction [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.