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Mentor Protégé Program Applications Now Open

  The UF Mentor-Protégé Program educates small businesses during all phases of development, helps them network and grow within the university. Mentors consist of mature and established companies that currently work or have recently worked with the institution, whereas proteges are small businesses at various stages in their development, interested in providing their products or […]

What do Red-Tailed Hawks Have in Common with Physical Security? 

Physical Security Director Joe Souza is not the only one who spends a lot of time surveying campus.   Director Souza was sitting in his office in the Security Building on Radio Road when he saw a shadow fly by his window. After checking the building cameras, he spotted a red-tailed hawk.  “I see this one, or a friend of […]

Regional Transit System (RTS) collaborates with UF to launch a new transit app for real-time bus tracking

The new transit app, GNVRideRTS, replaces RTS’ old TransLoc bus tracker app for campus and city bus service. The new GNVRideRTS app will be released to the public on October 1, 2021 for Apple, Android and desktop (at in order to give students, faculty and staff a more efficient and user-friendly way to plan […]

Powering Progress at the University of Florida: Central Energy Plant Project

Each day at the University of Florida, students receive a one-of-a-kind education that will help them succeed and strive to find solutions to the toughest challenges we face. Meanwhile, a network of utility systems operates quietly in the background to ensure campus facilities are prepared to meet the needs of the Gator community. An efficient […]

Tools to Help Small & Diverse Businesses Work with UF!

September 17, 2021 – University of Florida Small Business & Supplier Diversity (SBSD) launched digital tools to aid and connect small businesses with potential University opportunities. Under the leadership of Director Dwan Courtney, SBSD is supporting small and diverse businesses (including women, minority, veteran, service-disabled veteran, HubZone and disadvantaged businesses) and connecting them with UF […]

Spotlight: Ron Fuller from TAPS

“Ron has come to be perceived as the wise ol’ grandfather of the department,” states Scott Fox, director of Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) at UF. Fifteen years of working at the University of Florida has taught Ron Fuller a variety of lessons. He has become an integral part of the TAPS department while working as the Associate […]

Business Affairs Associate VP Retires

Retirement is often referred to as a turning point in one’s life. It marks a new chapter and a shift in lifestyle. In the case of Craig Hill, his retirement marks a turning point in the lives of his colleagues and a change in how they view the workplace. Hill’s time spent as Associate Vice President of Business Affairs has fostered many friendships across UF. He […]

Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence Wins CMAA Florida Chapter I Project of The Year Awards 

Engineers utilize science, mathematics, and technology to solve problems. They are transformers of the global community. As society faces daily challenges, engineers are needed to help devise solutions. But first, they need a place to develop, innovate, and design. The H. Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence is such place. The new building has recently secured […]

UF Welcomes New Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Dr. Shailendra Singh will begin working as the Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) on August 6. EH&S is a department within the Business Affairs. The department focuses on providing a safe and healthy environment for the University of Florida. Dr. Singh has a Ph.D. in Physical Science, an MBA, a CHMM (Certified Hazardous […]

National Intern Day

Across the 11 divisions within Business Affairs are interns that have been taking their education beyond the classroom. Today, we celebrate all of the Business Affairs interns and their ability to assist us with university-wide agendas. These students are learning by doing and we thank them immensely for sharing their skills, creativity, and eagerness with […]