Category: Community Focus

Wondering what your kids will do this summer?

Youth summer camps are gradually making a comeback, with most planning to offer in-person programs this year. If you’re looking for the right camp for your school-age children, we invite you to explore our Summer Camps Directory that lists camps throughout the Alachua County area. A handful of camps scheduled around spring break are also listed.
Explore the Summer Camps Directory!

Downtown parking changes underway

The City of Gainesville has begun to implement parking changes around the downtown area.

City of Gainesville takes steps to improve safety and traffic patterns near campus

On Oct. 21, the Gainesville City Commission approved the design phase for changes to University Ave. and 13th St.

Tune into Gainesville’s first Spanish-language radio station

Elio Piedra, a Cuban native and long-standing Alachua County resident, launched Tu Fiesta Radio, Gainesville’s first Spanish-language radio station, on Nov. 1.

RTS announces city-wide reduction of services

The City of Gainesville’s Regional Transit System (RTS) is temporarily reducing the frequency of bus service until further notice.

Pride at Prairie Creek

Join the Alachua Conservation Trust at noon on Oct. 24 for an outdoor celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.

Changes to 352 area code

Starting Oct. 24, individuals dialing a phone number within the 352 area code will need to change from 7-digit local dialing to 10-digit local dialing.

New RTS transit app launched Oct. 1

A new transit app, GNVRideRTS, was released on Oct. 1 to replace the TransLoc bus tracker app for campus and city bus service.

Explore Alachua County Library District resources

Faculty and staff in Gainesville can explore the resources offered by the Alachua County Library District and sign up for a library card.

New faculty invited to explore online resources and in-person events

Last year, UF’s New Faculty Orientation went virtual for the first time, and faculty new to the university this fall will continue to be able to access the resources available online. In partnership with the Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching Excellence, UFHR developed a New Faculty Orientation Canvas site where new […]

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