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Getting Out the Vote

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 our votes contribute our voices to national decisions, these voices are often silenced—the ballots never cast. Join APIA in their town hall [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 6, 2016.

Florida Museum hosts ‘A Latino Film Festival Celebration’ Sept. 10

Celebrate Latin American culture from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the museum! View new episodes from the “Caminandes” cartoon series and meet a live llama, alpaca and the national horse of Peru, the Peruvian Paso, at this bilingual, fun-for-all-ages event. Enjoy seldom-seen Andean artifacts from the museum’s South American ethnographic collection. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 6, 2016.

Still I Rise: A Celebration of Tupac’s Legacy

September 13 marks the 20th Anniversary of Tupac Shakur’s death. To commemorate his impact and contributions as a music artist, philanthropist, activist, and actor the University of Florida’s African American Studies in conjunction with RUB Entertainment are sponsoring a two-day symposium in his honor. The symposium will begin Wednesday, September 7 at 7 p.m. in [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 6, 2016.

One Pulse Unity Project Closing Ceremony

Join the Division of Student Affairs and the rest of the UF Community as we reflect on the Pulse Unity Project and commit ourselves to start a new academic year centering that values of care, unity, respect and inclusion. The One Pulse Unity Project Closing Ceremony is Thursday, August 25 at 11:30 a.m. in the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on August 22, 2016.

Pulse Commemoration and Unity Ceremony

As our nation and community continue to process the senseless tragedy in Orlando, we invite UF students, faculty and staff to join together in solidarity to remember the lives lost.
The Pulse Commemoration and Unity Ceremony is Tuesday, June 28 at 8:30 p.m. in front of Century Tower on Newell Drive. UF’s most iconic symbol will [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on June 26, 2016.

Lavender Graduation

Celebrate accomplishments in the LGBTQ+ community at LGBT Affairs’ Lavender Graduation! Lavender Graduation is an annual event that aims to celebrate the graduation and the achievements of prominent LGBTQ+ students at the University of Florida. During this event, we also aim to recognize the contributions made by both on-campus and off-campus partners for the LGBTQ+ [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 10, 2016.

Lesbians on the Lawn

Have you been looking for a casual, social, safe space for any and all queer-identified women to hang out? Lesbians on the Lawn is here to foster community among queer-identified women, providing a space for us to come together and talk to each other. Pick up some Krishna cheesy potatoes, or bring your own lunch, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 10, 2016.

Lesbians on the Lawn

Have you been looking for a casual, social, safe space for any and all queer-identified women to hang out? Lesbians on the Lawn is here to foster community among queer-identified women, providing a space for them to come together and talk to each other. Pick up some Krishna cheesy potatoes, or bring your own lunch, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 28, 2016.

Free Movie Screening: “He Named me Malala” Tuesday 29 7 p.m. at the Reitz

Gators for Asha (Asha UFlorida) will be screening the movie “He Named Me Malala” about the Noble peace prize-winning Malala Yousafzai. The movie is screened to raise awareness about the need for education of the underprivileged and backward children – a cause that Gators for Asha works for every day. Admission is free for this [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 28, 2016.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Kick-Off

Come join APIA Affairs for their annual Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) free celebration at the Hippodrome Theatre on April 9, 2016 from 11 to 3 p.m. Let’s join together as an APIA community to ELEVATE and celebrate the rich diversity within APIA culture through short films, performances, activities presented by community vendors and the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on March 28, 2016.