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P.K. Yonge Green Building Certification

This past December, members of Planning Design & Construction (PD&C), P.K. Yonge students, and staff met to celebrate the accomplishment of UF’s 92nd green building certification. The impressive 3-story P.K. Yonge Middle and High school building received LEED Gold certification, reflecting the project’s highly sustainable efforts.  LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a […]

UF Mentor Protégé Program Graduation  

It was a celebration of lifelong connections and an accomplished year for the 2022 UF Mentor Protégé Teams, as they joined for a graduation ceremony on a beautiful December evening.  UF has a strong commitment to providing long-lasting significant opportunities for small businesses. For the past twenty-eight years, the UF Mentor Protégé program facilitated by the […]

UF Welcomes New Director of Communications 

Amy Armstrong will begin her new role as the Director of Communications for Business Affairs on Feb. 13, 2023.  “I am very excited to join the UF and the Business Affairs team. I look forward to partnering with leadership and colleagues within the division and across the university to implement strategic communications to bolster the […]

Do you study or work alone often? Then this new safety feature is for you

A new feature in the GatorSafe app will increase the security of those whose studies or duties are often performed in isolation.   The University of Florida recently added the “Work/Study Alone” feature to the GatorSafe app. The feature generates a call to an emergency contact of choice if the user fails to check in […]

Vehicle-restricted zone – Frequently Asked Questions

As previously announced, the University of Florida is reinstating a vehicle-restricted zone designed to improve pedestrian safety on campus on Jan. 9. The vehicle-restricted zone will be marked with signs and flashing red lights that will activate from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on weekdays when pedestrian traffic is heaviest.   The campus community is encouraged […]

University Avenue Roadway Improvements to Address Pedestrian Safety

The University of Florida, along with its partners in the City of Gainesville and the Florida Department of Transportation are announcing a new series of pedestrian safety initiatives that highlight their continued commitment to improve the safety of the campus community.   These safety improvements — from raised crosswalks along University Avenue to new, one-way traffic […]

Pepsi Stronger Together and Winn-Dixie Donating $25K to UF’s Campus Food Pantry to Feed Students Through the Holidays and Beyond

Gainesville, FL, November 29, 2022 – Pepsi Stronger Together, PepsiCo’s series of grassroots initiatives tailored to support local communities, and Winn-Dixie are supporting University of Florida’s campus food bank, Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry, with a $25,000 donation through the grocer’s parent company’s charitable foundation, Southeastern Grocers Gives Foundation, during the Chop […]

Regulation & Policy reminder: Animals prohibited in UF buildings

There’s no denying that some of us feel like our pets are family, but please remember that animals are prohibited in any and all buildings on campus with the following exceptions: A Service Animal, limited to a dog or miniature horse and excludes emotional support animals, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act and […]

Chomp Chat with Cydney McGlothlin

Cydney McGlothlin is always looking for ways to express her creativity. With her father and brother both being architects, creativity has always been a large part of Cydney’s life.   Working at UF for nearly 20 years, Cydney contributes to the programming of buildings on campus with just a few of her notable projects being Steinbrenner […]