Monthly Archives: July 2016

Library West to open 24/7 in the fall semester

Published: July 6, 2016 9:40 am

Beginning this fall, overnight library hours will return to Library West for fall and spring semesters. Based on student survey results, UF’s student government will fund and expand Library West’s hours to 24/7 to meet student preferences.

Thinking about retirement? FLARE illuminates the journey to financial security!

Published: July 6, 2016 9:35 am

FLARE, Financial Literacy and Retirement Education, is a resource available to University of Florida employees to assist in financial and retirement planning needs. FLARE
FLARE offers retirement resources to help UF employees find a balance between making ends meet today while planning for a comfortable future.

Central Stores warehouse team’s energy savings recognized through Prudential Productivity Award

Published: July 6, 2016 9:30 am

Over the last several years, Allen Masters, UF’s assistant director for Building Operations and Maintenance, led the Central Stores warehouse team to drastic energy and waste reductions, resulting most recently in a 2016 Prudential Productivity Award that comes with the added bonus of $4,000 cash.

UF Pulse commemoration ceremony emphasized solidarity and unity

Published: July 6, 2016 9:25 am

To honor the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, UF hosted a commemoration and unity ceremony on the evening of June 28. Hundreds of people gathered at the Century Tower, which was illuminated in rainbow colors as a beacon of solidarity.

President Fuchs addresses UF staff at APA event

Published: July 6, 2016 9:20 am

UF President Kent Fuchs gave University of Florida staff members an update on some of his top agenda items and upcoming goals in what he described as a walk through his calendar, at a June 28 event hosted by UF’s Academic and Professional Assembly where he was the guest speaker.

Guide provides “roadmap” to effective hiring practices at UF

Published: July 6, 2016 9:15 am

The Roadmap to Effective Hiring guide provides hiring managers a breakdown of the recruitment process to help find the best-fit candidate for the opening. Learn the steps involved with preplanning, advertising the job, managing applications, interviewing candidates, making an offer, hiring the employee and tips for successful onboarding.

UF CIO Elias Eldayrie shared insights on leadership at June GBAS event

Published: July 6, 2016 9:10 am

On June 16, the Gator Business Administrator Services (GBAS) program hosted Elias Eldayrie, vice president and chief information officer, who shared his perspectives on the power of influence in leadership, including how leadership is about people.

College of Education survey seeks UF instructors’ participation

Published: July 6, 2016 9:05 am

Faculty from UF’s School of Teaching and Learning and the Psychology department are conducting a brief anonymous survey of instructor conceptions of the neuroscience of learning (IRB-2016-01136).

New Faculty Orientation scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18

Published: July 6, 2016 9:00 am

All New Faculty Orientation appointee information forms should be submitted electronically to Kara Sue Cobb at by Wednesday, July 20.

New catering protocols, improved system began July 1

Published: July 6, 2016 8:50 am

A new streamlined system is making it easier than ever for campus units to secure catering services, and offers units a wider variety of caterers from which to choose. The University of Florida’s Approved Caterer Program went into effect on July 1 and impacts all caterers providing food services (including alcoholic beverages, when applicable) for events on campus.

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