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Spring 2017 SG Elections

The Spring 2017 Elections are here! The SG Elections will be held on February 21 & 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Check sg.ufl.edu/Elections for more information and polling locations.

Filed under Newsletter, Student Organizations on February 21, 2017.

Employment Scams Target College Students

Applying to jobs or internships online can be stressful. Resumes have to be up-to-date and cover letters have to be perfect, but would you think to check if the job site you’re applying to is legitimate? On January 18, the FBI issued an alert advising college students to be cautious when applying for jobs online. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

SG Spring Election: Constitutional Amendments and Referenda

Constitutional Amendments:
(Note: All constitutional amendments require three-fifths approval from all individuals voting in the Spring election in order to be ratified.)
Should the Student Body Constitution be updated and amended to reflect the University of Florida’s anti-discrimination policy and read in part, Article I, Section 4, “Student Government and any organization that receives funds shall be [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Student Organizations on February 21, 2017.

GatorNights Presents a Conversation with Two Best-Selling Authors

University of Florida’s GatorNights presents A Conversation with James Patterson and Michael Connelly on Friday, Feb. 24 at 8:30 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
James Patterson has created more enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing including Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Private, NYPD Red, Daniel X, Maximum Ride, and Middle [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

Reitz Scholars Program

The J. Wayne Reitz Scholars Program is established to recognize and encourage academic achievement, leadership, and service among undergraduate students at the University of Florida. The program is named in honor of Dr. J. Wayne Reitz, who served as President of the University of Florida from 1955-67.
Undergraduate students are selected as “Reitz Scholars” each year, [...]

Filed under Leadership, Newsletter, Opportunities on February 21, 2017.

HESCAH Lecture Series

Dr. Janis A. Tomlinson
Etching Enlightenment’s Demise: The Print Series of Francisco Goya.
February 28, 2017 at 6pm in the Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art. Reception to follow.
HESCAH Lecture Series featuring Dr. Janis A. Tomlinson’s Etching Enlightenment’s Demise: The Print Series of Francisco Goya is February 28, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Chandler Auditorium, Harn [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

Ghanaian Saakumu Dance Troupe Free Concert

From Ghana, West Africa, internationally known and celebrated artist, Bernard Woma and the Saakumu Dance Troupe to hold workshops and perform at UF.
Friday, March 17th, 7:30 PM, Performance, University Auditorium, Free.
Bernard Woma a teacher and Master musician from Ghana, West Africa. Woma, as well as other musicians plus his noted dance troupe, Saakumu, also from [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

Go Global Gators – Study Abroad

Study Abroad programs available worldwide!  Make it happen!  Application deadlines, Summer (March 15); Fall (May 10); Spring (October 17). Find out more about Study Abroad programs for you during our upcoming information sessions, Tuesdays & Wednesday at 3 to 4 p.m., now thru April 18 at the UF International Center, 1765 Stadium Road, (The Hub), [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Study Abroad on February 21, 2017.

Graduate Student Research Day (Monday, April 3, 2017)

The Organization for Graduate Student Advancement and Professional Development (OGAP), the UF Graduate School, and the UF Office of Research are pleased to host the fourth annual Graduate Student Research Day. GSRD 2017 will kick-off the Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) on Monday, April 3rd, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Reitz Union from [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.

Florida Players Presents: “The Motherf**cker With the Hat

Come see Florida Player’s first show of the Spring season, “The Motherf**ker with the Hat”, written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Afsheen Misaghi and Wildlin Pierrevil.
Performing at the Squitieri Studio Theatre at the Curtis M. Phillips Center on:
Friday, February 24th @7:30pm
Saturday, February 25th @2pm/7:30pm
Sunday, February 26th @2pm/7:30pm
Reserve your FREE tickets NOW at floridaplayers.org
Come [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 21, 2017.