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Driving Towards Sustainability: Business Affairs Transitions to Electric Vehicles

In the photo (left to right): Major Brad Barber, Sergeant Chad Holway, Vice President Curtis Reynolds, and Lt. Jake Pruitt Business Affairs has switched gears and gone electric! Units across Business Affairs have evaluated their fleets and made the switch to electric vehicles. With the rise of carbon pollution threatening the planet, changing to EV […]

UF Physical Security Moves Back to Their Renovated Home

UF’s Physical Security Department has finally moved into a newly renovated building they can call home.

Congratulations to Our 2021 Superior Accomplishment Award Winners

  David Benton David is a custodial worker at the Health Science Center, and mainly works in the Communicore building. He works alongside Angela Slater to keep the area clean and safe. David diligently deals with his extensive list of responsibilities and keeps the Communicore building, HSC Sun Terrace, and HSC Library sanitary. “The HSC Campus would be a mess without his […]

Sam Zaldivar Recognized Across Campus

Difficult times single out individuals who are willing to go above and beyond to help others. Sam Zaldivar is one such individual. Last year, Sam Zaldivar led others to work efficiently during a strenuous period. As the Warehouse Manager for the Facilities Services Central Stores and Health Science Center (HSC), Sam has incorporated his leadership […]

New UF Public Safety Complex Will Honor Historic Building Legacy 

Former UF Police Department’s headquarters

The historic and original WRUF Radio Station will be demolished and repurposed by the University of Florida. After a ninety-three-year history at the university, the building is no longer functional as the UF Police Department’s headquarters. However, this does not mean UF will forget the building and its legacy. The wood-constructed building was built in […]

UF Named a Gold Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists

The League of American Bicyclists, the premier grassroots advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling and protecting the rights of people who bike, has honored the University of Florida (UF) with a gold-level Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus. UF held a silver award […]

Turning Honey Platinum with LEED Certification

“Saving the bees” and “sustainability” are a couple of terms that have gained quite a buzz over the last few years. For a good reason, too. The decline in the bee population and increased carbon emissions have led to concern amongst many environmentalists and ecologists. However, the University of Florida has recently taken action to […]

Tara Hollow, Appointed New Operations Manager for Events and Permitting

Tara Hollow is the Operations Manager of Events and Permitting for University of Florida owned properties across the state of Florida. She reviews and manages requests from University colleges and departments, non-registered student organizations and non-UF organizations. Tara worked with UF Student Affairs IT team to utilize their self-developed permitting system, GatorConnect, to set-up and […]

Dwan Courtney appointed as Director of the Office of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

FROM: Eddie Daniels, Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs I am pleased to announce that Dwan Courtney has begun her role as the Director of the Office of Small Business & Supplier Diversity (SBSD) as of Jan 22, 2021. As a part of Business Services, a division of Business Affairs, SBSD provides services and support […]

UF Implements License Plate Recognition Technology

  “The safety and security of our students, faculty and staff are the utmost priority to the University of Florida,” said Joseph M. Souza, UF’s Physical Security Director. “This technology will enable us to prevent crimes from occurring, solve crimes and more effectively follow up on any suspicious activity,” Read the full story: https://news.ufl.edu/2020/10/lpr/