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EEP helps UF build a skilled workforce – Alex Avelino’s journey to a master’s degree also benefitted the College of Veterinary Medicine

Alex Avelino

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 […]

Protect yourself from potential cybercriminals

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UF’s international faculty and staff are prime targets for criminals who want to leverage their immigration status to steal money and personal data. The UF International Center reported several cases of phishing emails and phone calls from cybercriminals posing as representatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Everyone, […]

UF certificate in multicultural mentoring

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The UF Office of the Provost, the UF Office of the Chief Diversity Officer, and the International Mentoring Association — in consultation with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute Mentor Academy — are offering a three-part series that provides UF faculty and staff tools for effective multicultural mentoring. Participants who take all three live sessions […]

University Press of Florida spring sale


Stock up on summer reading with the University Press of Florida Spring Book Sale. From new releases to bestselling classics, all books are available with discounts and free shipping through June 30. Browse books on the UF Press website and use code SPR21 at checkout. For reading suggestions, browse the Spring & Summer 2021 season […]

MyTraining Scheduled Maintenance – May 28-29, 2021

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The myTraining system will undergo maintenance starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, May 28, through 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 29. myTraining will be unavailable during this time.

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 […]

The impact of stress and burnout on our health

Lisa Merlo Greene

In our latest Wellness Talk, Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene discussed the impacts that stress and burnout can have on an individual’s health outcomes and provided potential preventative methods. Dr. Merlo Greene is a licensed clinical psychologist and director of wellness programs for the UF College of Medicine. You can hear what she has to say […]

Join the Stronger Together guided book club

Stronger Together

UF Training & Organizational Development is facilitating a guided book club reading of The Racial Healing Handbook by Anneliese A. Singh, Ph.D., LPC, for interested faculty and staff.  The book club is part of Stronger Together, a racial justice education initiative. The Racial Healing Handbook aims to take you on a journey of healing from racism. The group will […]

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 […]