Spotlight

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 […]

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Gaining the courage to pursue a post-secondary education – Abel Gilbert’s journey toward a master’s degree, fueled by the EEP


Published: May 21, 2021 8:56 am

This article is a continuation of our series on how the Employee Education Program, or EEP, has benefitted UF employees. You can read our first spotlight on Brandon Telg here. You can also learn more about the EEP and the benefits it offers UF employees here. While many students can easily transition from a bachelor’s […]

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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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UF College of the Arts staff capture work-from-home life


Published: April 20, 2021 8:43 am

How do you rebuild a sense of community and connection among colleagues after a year of social distancing? This is a question the Staff Council at the UF College of the Arts tackled as they began plans for their first staff retreat in more than a year. As the Council began brainstorming retreat ideas, however, […]

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AI Spotlight – The Smathers Libraries


Published: April 2, 2021 11:43 am

As part of UF’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiative, the Smathers Libraries aim to create an ‘AI for everyone’ academic environment. But what does this entail? As UF’s AI initiative continues to advance, furthering research and creating opportunities across campus, resources at the libraries will evolve to create pathways that lower the AI barriers of entry. […]

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AI Spotlight – The Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research


Published: February 25, 2021 1:43 pm

UF’s Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research offers an interdisciplinary forum for the study of gender and sexualities; their intersections with race, ethnicity, class and other sociocultural systems; and their functions in cultures and societies. Part of the center’s mission is also to stimulate individual and collaborative research by UF faculty engaged in […]

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AI Spotlight – College of Journalism and Communications


Published: February 18, 2021 1:13 pm

The College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) has a strong foundation in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Recognized as one of the best journalism and communication programs in the United States, CJC faculty use AI to address a number of issues, including the identification and elimination of misinformation. As part of the University of […]

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AI Spotlight – The Florida Museum of Natural History


Published: February 11, 2021 4:32 pm

As part of the University of Florida’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative, the Florida Museum of Natural History is hiring faculty with an AI background. The museum, a leading authority in biodiversity and cultural heritage, is using its expertise to advance knowledge, solve real-world problems, and impact public policy and perception. To learn more about the […]

A Season for Gratitude

A Season for Gratitude


Published: December 20, 2020 5:22 pm

It goes without saying that the past year has been like no other. Our faculty and staff have shown tremendous resolve and resilience through unprecedented challenges, and many have taken on extra work or applied their creativity in extraordinary ways to ensure the success of our departments, colleges and the university. Thank you to all […]


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