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Foster the People and Ludacris Coming to UF

Indie-pop band Foster the People, and three-time Grammy winning rapper Ludacris will co-headline Gator Growl 2014, as part of the University of Florida Homecoming celebration.
Brooks Wheelan, one of Comedy Central’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” will emcee the pep rally event, scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 17 on Flavet Field.
Gator Growl 2014 will be an [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff

“Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff” is a networking event and workshop that provides students with an opportunity to meet and connect with prominent Black faculty and administrators in an informal, on-campus setting while learning the professional skills including conversation and reception etiquette. Food will be provided.
The next Conversations with Black Faculty and Staff is [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Safety Training Courses at RecSports

Interested in becoming certified in CPR, AED and First Aid? RecSports has an upcoming certification course on Wednesday, July 30 at Southwest Recreation Center from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. The course is designed to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses. [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Newsletter, Opportunities on July 21, 2014.

Phi Kappa Phi Photo Contest: University of Florida Member Selected as a Top 10 Finalist

UF student, Shelby Frantz, was selected as a top 10 finalist in the national Phi Kappa Phi Spring 2014 Graduation Photo Contest. They’re currently running a voting poll to allow the public to choose their favorite photo. Only one vote per computer. The contest will close Friday, July 25, at 11:59 p.m. (central time).
Please consider [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Student Organizations on July 21, 2014.

Get Connected with Help from UF’s Housing IT

Are you new to UF’s residence halls?  The DHNet@Home Support Team is available to help you connect to the Internet!  DHNet@Home Help Desks are located on the ground floor of Beaty East (northwest corner) and at the Hume Honors Residence College area office.  Tutorials are also available online at the DHNet website.  If you’re not [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

July 21 – This week’s Gator Tips of the Week will offer ways to educate the Gator Nation on signs of distress. Check out www.umatter.ufl.edu for additional resources.

July 22 – The inability to communicate clearly could be a sign of distress. Contact umatter@ufl.edu if you are concerned about a fellow Gator!

July 23 – If someone [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Florida Ticket Lottery

The football ticket lottery closes Thursday, July 24. Register right now at Gatorzone.com/students for your chance to join 20,000 students in The Swamp this fall. It’s great to be a Florida Gator!

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Try-A-Tri with UF RecSports

This exciting new event, held Sat., July 26, targets undergraduate and graduate students who are in their first year at UF.  Students who have earned fewer than 30 credits at UF, not including transfer credits, can register for this indoor, novice triathlon event at Student Recreation and Fitness Center and Florida Pool. The event comprises [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on July 21, 2014.

Volunteer Opportunity with International Students

Would you like volunteer with international students? Volunteer as a Conversation Volunteer through the English Language Institute at UF. No foreign language experience is needed. The program is designed to help students practice English in a friendly setting while meeting Americans and making friends. Volunteers should plan on spending about an hour each week with [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on July 21, 2014.

UF Army ROTC

The University of Florida Army ROTC  is dedicated to developing our nation’s finest leaders. With scholarships still available now is the time to get involved. Visit Van Fleet Hall, room 113, or call (352) 392-1395 to learn more.

Filed under Internships & Career, Newsletter, Opportunities on July 21, 2014.