Education

EEP helps UF build a skilled workforce – Alex Avelino’s journey to a master’s degree also benefitted the College of Veterinary Medicine


Published: June 8, 2021 12:42 pm

This is our final spotlight in our series on how the Employee Education Program, or EEP, has benefitted UF employees. Read our previous spotlights on EEP participants Brandon Telg and Abel Gilbert. You can also learn more about the EEP and the benefits it offers UF employees here.  _____________________________________________ Working professionals often face an uphill battle at work when they decide to […]

Brandon Telg

Turning the page to a new chapter – Brandon Telg on how the EEP helped him transform his life, one story at a time


Published: May 4, 2021 10:19 am

We recently shared how UF’s Employee Education Program (EEP) benefit has helped many employees advance their careers. For Brandon Telg, an instructional designer at UFHR Training & Organizational Development (TOD), the EEP not only benefitted him professionally but also transformed his life. “The EEP put me on a path that I am still walking today,” […]

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HEO provides children of TEAMS staff access to a college degree


Published: April 29, 2021 3:30 pm

Few things in life can so drastically alter a child’s future like access to post-secondary education. Many families willingly go into debt in order to provide their child the opportunity to receive a college degree. The University of Florida intrinsically understands this and — in order to mitigate the economic impact that a child’s college […]

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EEP opens doors to new opportunities for UF faculty and staff


Published: April 22, 2021 8:51 am

This article provides an overview of the UF Employee Education Program (EEP). In future issues, we will highlight individual stories of EEP participants and how the program helped them expand their careers. Anyone interested in learning more about the EEP is encouraged to join the UF Academic Professional Assembly (APA) on April 23 at 2 […]

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AI virtual conference provides new curriculum tools to K-12 teachers


Published: April 16, 2021 1:52 pm

A two-day virtual workshop organized by the AI4K12 Initiative helped education leaders from across the country create new K-12 artificial intelligence efforts in several states. The workshop sessions were co-facilitated by Associate Professor of Computer & Information Science & Engineering Dr. Christina Gardner-McCune and Executive Director of CSforALL Leigh Ann DeLyser. Leaders in computer science […]

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UF to receive funding for Native American oral history collections


Published: March 2, 2021 1:44 pm

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) has announced more than $1.6 million in grants to launch the Doris Duke Native Oral History Revitalization Project, an initiative to increase access to, use of and visibility of the Doris Duke Native American Oral History Collections. UF is one of seven universities to receive a collective total of […]

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CWC Director Ernesto Escoto discusses mental health disparities on college campuses


Published: February 25, 2021 9:54 am

In this month’s Wellness Talk, UF Counseling and Wellness Center Director Dr. Ernesto Escoto discussed mental health disparities experienced by people of color and other marginalized groups on a university campus. Many students, especially those who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, may resist seeking counseling, Escoto explained. “The best thing we can do is to […]

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Test-drive a HyFlex Classroom


Published: December 10, 2020 11:14 am

Instructors who will be teaching during the spring semester are invited to practice using a HyFlex-enabled classroom at their convenience now through Dec. 23. Faculty may drop by an open classroom for self-guided exploration to become familiar with the various technologies between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is not required. Classrooms include Computer Sciences […]


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