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2017 Prudential Productivity Award winners announced

By on June 7, 2017

The Prudential Productivity Awards, an annual event honoring state employees throughout Florida, has announced its winners for 2017, including the following winners from the University of Florida.

Lisa Deal: Taking UF Procurement from tactical to strategic

By on June 7, 2017

As an undergraduate political science major who immersed herself in the performing arts at a small liberal arts college, UF Procurement director Lisa Deal never imagined herself leading the purchasing department of one of the largest universities in the country.

Spotlight on Leadership: Transparency

By on June 7, 2017

This episode of Reflections on Leadership explores the influence effective and ineffective transparency can have on working relationships. It also presents seven strategies leaders can use to create a culture of transparency.

Zika Health Advisory

By on June 7, 2017

The Florida Department of Health recently issued a reminder about the ongoing presence of Zika virus, which is known to cause severe birth defects. Recent tropical rains mean the entire University of Florida community must remain vigilant in preventing the Zika virus.

New features coming to ONE.UF June 10

By on June 7, 2017

On June 10, ONE.UF will launch a new public landing page, student workspace and staff workspace, along with other features.

SunPass, vehicle titles reminders from Asset Management

By on June 7, 2017

You can help your department save money and processing time for toll charges by providing an active SunPass for faculty and staff driving state vehicles on toll roads.

Be sure to respond to dependent documentation requests from state

By on June 7, 2017

Effective May 15, the Division of State Group Insurance (DSGI) began requesting documents as part of a monthly quality assurance review to confirm that an employee’s dependents—newly added and existing—are eligible for insurance coverage.

Procurement process demystified

By on June 7, 2017

What do cadavers, an equine treadmill and a telescope that now lives in the Canary Islands have in common? UF Procurement Services played a large part in acquiring all of the above items for the university—but its role and the benefits it provides to the community go beyond purchasing.

Fresh Wagon brings fresh fruits and veggies to an area near you

By on June 7, 2017

Do you wish you had farm-fresh food available near you? Well, HealthStreet and Fresh Wagon have partnered to increase food security in the community.

Disability Resource Center working to reframe disability

By on June 7, 2017

This past year, the Disability Resource Center took proactive steps to reframe disability at the University of Florida.

Did You Know? Enhanced UF Dropbox for Education Service is FREE!

By on June 7, 2017

UF faculty and staff can get a free Dropbox for Education account.

Raise Your Hand for Florida 4-H

By on June 7, 2017

Currently, National 4-H Council is sponsoring a Grow True Leaders campaign, asking 4-H friends and alumni to participate in a “Raise Your Hand” for 4-H campaign.

Employee Education Program accepting applications for the summer semester

By on June 7, 2017

The Employee Education Program provides eligible faculty and staff with tuition assistance.

Use your 2016-2017 personal days by June 30

By on June 7, 2017

If you have unused TEAMS or faculty personal leave days or a USPS personal holiday, now is the time to use those days.

Gators Volunteer: A new way to bring the Gator Good to Gainesville

By on May 3, 2017

UF has introduced Gators Volunteer as a new way for UF faculty and staff to connect with charities in need of volunteers.

UF road closures to affect campus traffic throughout summer months

By on May 3, 2017

Utility upgrades in the vicinity of the intersection of Gale Lemerand Drive and Stadium Road are nearing completion of design, and construction is eminent.

UF-City of Gainesville research award winners announced

By on May 3, 2017

The University of Florida’s Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer has announced it will award more than $300,000 in research awards to seven UF-City of Gainesville research projects.