Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19

In a partnership with Multicultural and Diversity affairs, this BCLS workshop will address xenophobia during COVID – 19. The event will provide a safe space for Asian-identified Gators to share their lived experiences of discrimination or racism through this global pandemic. Resources on how to take an active approach towards inclusive leadership for any UF [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on April 13, 2020.

Reigniting your Why: Leadership through Online Service Opportunities

With the current theme of interaction being “Social Distancing”, some individuals are unable to fulfill their need to give back to the community or even find a way to serve. This workshop provided by the BCLS will serve as a how-to guide for getting involved in service… virtually. Information about virtual service opportunities & ways [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on April 13, 2020.

Leading from the Middle: Why Followership is Essential

This workshop provided by the Brown Center for Leadership and Service will explore the role of followership, and how to flip the script of what an effective leader entails. This workshop will explore the core tenants of effective followership, and how can leaders better utilize followership in their groups and teams. It will take place [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on April 13, 2020.

GatorNights – Power of the Elements

Water, earth, fire, air – which one are you? Have a splash at the Balloon Blast station. Connect with the earth by visiting the Seeds for Needs station, creating your own Leaf Coasters, and munching on Dirt Cups & Dip. Get heated with your very own DIY Lava Lamp, and check out the Polynesian Fire [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on April 15, 2019.

Blitz Midnight Fun Run Registration

Mark your calendars now to get this year’s best Midnight Fun Run registration deal! All-day on February 22, registration will cost $15.99 and include a race shirt and a pair of Midnight Run Run socks! Don’t miss out, the offer will be gone in a FLASH!

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on February 19, 2018.

Black History Month’s Closing Ceremony & Women’s History Month Opening Ceremony

The University of Florida’s Black Student Union and the Women’s Student Association are hosting a collaborative ceremony in which our organizations conclude the celebration of Black History Month (February) and launch Women’s History Month (March). As such, it is with great pleasure that we announce Black History Month’s Closing Ceremony & Women History Month Opening [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 19, 2018.

Black History Month

Black History Month presents the following events:
Blood, Sweat, and Heels
Their ancestors bled for freedom, sweat for change, and stood high and proud in heels; join them as they discuss the truth about women empowerment. Come out on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Ustler Hall.
Flavors of the Diaspora
Join them on Friday, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 19, 2018.

Are you prepared for Midterms?

Midterm exams are right around the corner! Do you have all of the test taking skills that you need? Attend the workshop, Preparing For Midterms, on Wednesday, February 21 at 5 p.m. In this workshop, you will learn techniques to best tackle various types of exams and have your questions answered by a UF Teaching [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on February 19, 2018.

2nd Annual First-Gen CORE Trip

Want to try something new with friends? Spend a relaxing weekend canoeing the historic Suwannee River with fellow first-generation students! Join CORE (The Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education) and experience the true nature of Florida. We will canoe during the day and enjoy dinner by the campfire at night. All experience levels are welcome. [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Newsletter, Opportunities on February 19, 2018.

Warriors in Drag: Ottoman Prisoners of War Camp Theaters in Russia and Egypt, 1914-1921

During the First World War, nearly 250,000 Ottoman soldiers became prisoners of war. With much time on their hands, especially the officer prisoners turned to cultural activities, including theater, to bring some semblance of normality to their lives. This talk examines those theaters the Ottoman prisoners of war organized in captivity. In the homosocial environment [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 6, 2017.