The UF Alumni Association's Young Alumni E-Newsletter was established to connect with alumni who are 35
years and younger. Our mission is to strengthen the Young Alumni connection to The Gator Nation®! Please feel
free to contact us or submit story ideas to
GCL - Gym. Career. Laundry...
Also known as, Gator CareerLink. GCL is an online job search database that allows UF students and alumni to research potential employers,
search job postings, network with professionals and learn about on-campus recruiting events. All University of Florida graduates have full access
to search for career opportunities within the Gator CareerLink system.
If you are interested in recruiting at UF as an alumnus, GCL will assist you in connecting candidates to your internship, co-op or full-time job
opportunities. It can also help ease the process of posting and scheduling on-campus interviews for your opportunities.
It is simple to both search for career opportunities and recruit candidates using the Gator CareerLink system. To learn more about the GCL system,
Young Alumnus Spotlight
Kearey Wan graduated from the University of Florida in 2003 with a degree in Political Science. After graduating from UF, he attended law school and is
now an attorney. He currently lives in Miami and is a member of the local Gator Club®. His greatest UF memory is singing "We Are the Boys" in The Swamp
as an undergraduate. He enjoys coming back to campus every year with friends.
Wan is a life member of the UF Alumni Association and an active donor to UF. Understanding how UF shaped his ability to succeed, he views giving back to
the university as one of the most meaningful ways to maintain ties to a place that he loves. As a supporter of the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, he
hopes his contributions help students who might not otherwise have been able to go to UF have the chance to attend, thereby making the university and the
alumni network richer and more diverse.
For more information about supporting UF, vist www.floridafund.uff.ufl.edu/YAGiving/.
Do you know a Gator (35 or younger) doing great things for his/her community or industry? Nominate someone by e-mailing
Travel with a Gator Club®
Gator Clubs offer a variety of activities. Some of them even offer travel opportunities. Read on to learn more about some recent trips.
Chicago natives and newbies attended this year's Windy City Gator Club Ski Trip at Chestnut Mountain in Galena, Ill. Held every year during
the weekend before the Super Bowl, the Ski Trip featured two days of skiing and snowboarding, as well as a Friday night kickoff celebration and Saturday
lunch. The Gators networked and socialized during a night on the town Saturday and finished the weekend with the trip's traditional group photo. Keep
your calendars clear for the 2012 trip being planned for late January. For more information, please visit the Windy City Gator Club website at
Warmer temperatures did not stop the San Diego Gator Club from traveling north to Big Bear Lake, Calif. for the Club's annual ski trip. The 3-day
trip brought together Gators of all skiing experience levels to share the slopes and their UF stories. Remember this Club's ski trip the next year when
you're planning your winter vacations. For more information on the success of this Club's recent trip, check out the Florida magazine article at
The Gotham, Philly and New England Gator Clubs travelled to Stowe, Vt., for the sold-out annual Ski Trip on March 3-6. With
the mountain to themselves, this group of Gators began the weekend with its legendary Friday night welcome party, followed by two full days of skiing.
The Club's package included round trip transportation and a 3-night stay at the Gator-friendly Northern Lights Lodge. Be sure to mark your calendar for next
On Saturday April 9, join the Rocky Mountain Gator Club at A-Basin for its annual Ski Day. Anticipating a crowd of nearly one hundred, the local Club
will provide lunch free of charge, as well as host a DJ on the beach. Donations are welcome. Lift tickets are available for purchase that day at the ticket
office, but the Club does have a few discount coupons on a first come, first serve basis. To RSVP or for more information, please contact the Rocky Mountain
Gator Club at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership in the UF Alumni Association is your direct link to The Gator Nation®. Not only does it allow you to outwardly demonstrate your Gator pride, but
there are exclusive benefits just for members. Additionally, your membership dues directly support student scholarships, alumni programming and the University
The UFAA is the largest association in the SEC. Help us stay that way by joining today at
www.ufalumni.ufl.edu/membership/. Enter code T11S to receive a set of Gator
tumblers for signing up!
*If you graduated in the last 4 years, you qualify for reduced recent grad membership rates.
Thank you to our annual and life members for your continued support!
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We'd love to hear them! Please contact us at YoungAlumni@ufalumni.ufl.edu.