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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

Abel Gilbert

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 […]

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

Brandon Telg

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,” […]

Virtual exchange training applications due May 7


The virtual exchange training program helps faculty design and incorporate virtual international content and communication activities into existing courses. Through virtual exchange, UF faculty can connect their classes with students and faculty abroad to collaborate on assignments, acquire global perspectives on a given discipline and develop intercultural competence skills. UF faculty and staff with educational […]

UF Academy, ALAP application deadline approaching

Faculty and staff are encouraged to apply for the 2021-2022 UF Academy and Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals (ALAP) programs by April 30. Applications for the Managers Cohort, which is offered as a supplemental program for those completing the Supervisory Challenge, will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For the academic year 2021-2022, ALAP […]

EEP opens doors to new opportunities for UF faculty and staff

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 […]

Financial Literacy Series: Let’s talk credit

Want to learn how to develop healthier financial habits to build credit? Join UFHR Wellness for the next installment of its Financial Literacy Series. Discover tools to understand your credit and how it may help you reach your goals, and learn how to effectively manage your credit as well as what to consider when borrowing. […]

Fulbright Awareness Week provides opportunities to explore

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UF will celebrate Fulbright Awareness Week from March 1 through March 5. Virtual informational sessions — open to scholars, faculty and staff — will provide opportunities to learn about Fulbright and the application process. Participants will also hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students. UF faculty, staff and students interested in attending […]

UF Academy and managers’ cohort offering virtual options

Two popular faculty and staff leadership programs are going virtual this fall. The UF Academy, a nine-month program designed for emerging leaders, is accepting applications through Sept. 11, and the Managers Cohort, designed to supplement the “Managing at UF” certificate program, is accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The UF Academy covers the structure, governance and […]

Ensuring a better tomorrow

Like so many who have expressed their grief, outrage and despair in recent weeks, I am filled with a sense of urgency to take action to support our African American community. And while there’s no question that words are no longer enough to respond to injustice in our country, I am reassured by President Fuchs’ leadership […]

Register for Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day by Jan. 24

The Emerging Pathogens Institute’s 13th annual EPI Research Day will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Research Day is an event where EPI members and collaborators showcase their wide range of pathogen-related research. The day includes breakfast, a poster session, lunch and keynote speeches by two leaders in the prevention and […]