Gatorship Application

Gatorship is a unique leadership experience for both emerging and experienced student leaders at the University of Florida. It is designed to be an intense and thought-provoking weekend retreat during which more than 60 participants and student staff have the opportunity to interact [...]

Filed under Leadership, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 17, 2016.

President’s Holiday Greeting Card Contest – Deadline Extended

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. Runner-up [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

Choose Strong Passwords to Protect Your Information

Do your passwords include your birthday or your cat’s name?  Nothing against your cat Fluffy, but you’re creating weak passwords to protect important information.
A couple of things to remember when creating passwords:  Don’t use words found in a dictionary, don’t use anything associated with you (like your cat’s name or your birthday) that people could [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

October 17 – Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. Get out there and make it happen!
October 18 – Join the Gator Nation on October 19 in the Plaza of America for the Gator Career Closet Expo from 11am – 1pm.
October 19 -The Counseling & Wellness Center offers Yappy Hour on Thursday’s from 3:30pm [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

First-Generation Summit – Only 2 days left to apply

Memories Take Us Back, Dreams Take Us Forward. Are you a first-generation college student looking for an opportunity to learn valuable knowledge about personal narratives? The First-Generation Summit is a half-day retreat focused on the power of claiming your story and better understanding the significance identity has on the college experience. It will feature guest [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

Gator Career Closet Expo

The Dean of Students Office, in partnership with Student Government and the Career Resource Center, invites you to attend the Gator Career Closet Expo on Wednesday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Plaza of the Americas. The Gator Career Closet lends professional clothing to UF students. Open in Summer 2016, the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

Nobuho Nagasawa Liminality Exhibit

University Galleries (UG) at the University of Florida (UF) presents a show by a New York-based artist with an impressive international exhibition record and award history. Nobuho Nagasawa will exhibit an array of interactive artworks in the University Gallery from  October 18 – December 2, 2016

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

Oct. 18: Explore More: The Democracy Machine

Two UF elections experts, computer science Professor Juan Gilbert and political science Associate Professor Michael McDonald on Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora.
Gilbert leads UF’s Human-Experience Research Lab and he and his team led the development of electronic the voting technology, Prime III, which enables voters with disabilities to participate in [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 17, 2016.

Off Campus Life Ambassador Applications

Apply to be an Off Campus Ambassador! OCA’s are a student organization sponsored by UF’s Off Campus Life office, members assist with events and outreach efforts to help educate and connect students to the Gainesville community. By becoming an Off Campus Ambassador you will have the opportunity to improve your leadership skills and work on [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on October 17, 2016.

ONE WORLD: Submit your ideas or art to save the world and win money

ONE WORLD is an event like no other and creates an amazing opportunity for students to share their innovations that contribute to saving our world along with recognizing individuals dedicated to that cause. Students, submit your ideas to present your solutions in a TED talk style in front of UF faculty, policy makers, extension professionals, [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 17, 2016.