UF Alumni Association News

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March 11, 2015
2015 Gator Gatherings

Gator Gathering Schedule 2015

March 09, 2015
College Bound: Palm Beach

college bound

February 21, 2015
Top Ten Things Only Gators Know

Top Ten Things Only Gators Know

February 12, 2015
My UF Admission Story: A Student Perspective

My UF Admission Story: A Student Perspective

January 26, 2015
The Gator Run: A Student Perspective

The Gator Run: A Student Perspective

January 21, 2015
Spring 2015 Outstanding Leader Awards

Spring 2015 Outstanding Leader Awards

December 18, 2014
Birmingham Bowl Game Festivities

Bowl Game Details

December 17, 2014
Help UF in Just Ten Minutes

website redesign survey

November 17, 2014
November 2014 Director's Corner

November 2014 Director's Corner

October 22, 2014
October 2014 Director's Corner

October 2014 Director's Corner

October 16, 2014
UF Homecoming Parade


September 26, 2014
The UFAA Directory Project is underway!


September 15, 2014
Florida Forward 2014

Florida Forward Newsletter

September 15, 2014
Jumpstart Your Career

Jumpstart your career

September 15, 2014
September 2014 Director's Corner

September 2014 Director's Corner

September 03, 2014
Florida-Idaho Declared No Contest

Florida-Idaho Declared No Contest

September 02, 2014
Fall 2014 Outstanding Leader Awards

ola fall

August 15, 2014
August 2014 Director's Corner

Director's Corner August 2014

June 26, 2014
UFAA and UAA Announce Plans for First Rally in the Swamp - August 24, 2014

rally in the swamp

June 02, 2014
Grand Guard Reunion - Celebrating the Class of 1964 - November 20-22, 2014

grand guard

May 28, 2014
Summer 2014 Outstanding Leadership Award Applications Accepted through June 13

summer ola

April 14, 2014
2014 Outstanding Young Alumni Winners Announced

Press Release

April 07, 2014
New Alumni Celebration Saturday, May 3, 2014


March 04, 2014
2014 Gator Gatherings

2014 Gator Gatherings

February 11, 2014
Atlanta DAP event postponed due to weather

Atlanta DAP event postponed due to weather

February 06, 2014
Spring 2014 Outstanding Leadership Awards


February 06, 2014
Teacher and Writer Diana Senechal to Discuss Public Education


December 02, 2013
Seattle Gator Club Named Get up and Give Winner!

Seattle Gator Club

October 22, 2013
Gator Nation U 2014


October 22, 2013
Silver Society - Celebrate the 25th Reunion of the Class of 1989!


October 22, 2013
Black Alumni Weekend -- Post Event Recap Available

post event

September 09, 2013
Gator Nation Tailgates for the 2013 Season -- Emerson Alumni Hall


August 12, 2013
Florida Forward and The Gator Gala Post Event Recap Available

Please join the UF Alumni Association as we host The Gator Gala

July 29, 2013
Freshman Welcome Reception -- August 20, 2013

The University of Florida Alumni Association is please to celebrate our incoming Gators at the Freshman Welcome Reception on Tuesday, August 20th at Emerson Alumni Hall.

June 10, 2013
Dr. Mark Gold Named to Second Term as UFAA Distinguished Alumni Professor

The University of Florida Alumni Association (UFAA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Mark Gold as the Distinguished Alumni Professor for the 2013-15 term.

May 15, 2013
Grand Guard Reunion -- November 21 - 23, 2013

Join the UF Alumni Association as we celebrate the 50th year reunion of the class of 1963.

May 15, 2013
Florida Forward 2013 -- Photos Available

The University of Florida Alumni Association is proud to present Florida Forward 2013.

May 15, 2013
Gator Gatherings with Head Basketball Coach Billy Donovan -- August 2013

The UF Alumni Association and the University Athletic Association are proud to announce two upcoming Gator Gatherings with Head Basketball Coach Billy Donovan.

May 15, 2013
Gator Gathering with Defensive Coordinator DJ Durkin -- July 25, 2013

The Marion County Gator Club® is proud to host a Gator Gathering with Defensive Coordinator DJ Durkin on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 6:00pm.

May 14, 2013
Outstanding Leadership Awards - Call for Nominations

The UF Alumni Association has the distinct privilege of presenting the Outstanding Leadership Awards during the Summer 2013 commencement ceremonies. These awards are designed to honor graduating students who are the paragon of leadership.

May 14, 2013
UF Alumni Association - Summer Board Meeting

The UF Alumni Association Board of Directors will meet on July 12 - 13, 2013 in Ponte Vedra, FL. For more information, please contact our main line at 352-392-1905.

April 17, 2013
Alumni Only Career Fair in Orlando, FL -- June 13, 2013

Join the University of Florida Alumni Association and the Central Florida Gator Club®, as we partner with MyWorkster and others to host an alumni-only career fair.

March 15, 2013
Spring 2013 Outstanding Leadership Awards

Each semester the UF Alumni Association honors graduates of the University of Florida for achievements during their college career. It is our pleasure to announce the recipients of the Spring 2013 Outstanding Leadership Awards.

February 26, 2013
Gator Gatherings for May 2013 Announced

The University of Florida Alumni Association, in partnership with the University Athletic Association and Gator Boosters, is excited to announce the schedule for the 2013 Gator Gatherings.

February 23, 2013
International Gator Day -- May 18, 2013

Join your local Gator Club® in a volunteer project to positively impact your community.

February 22, 2013
Gator Guayabera Guateque 2013 -- May 18, 2013

The University of Florida Association of Hispanic Alumni presents the Tenth Annual Gator Guayabera Guateque on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 6:00pm to 12:00am.

February 21, 2013
Grad Bash 2013 -- April 25 - 26, 2013

Grad Bash for this year's graduating senior class will be held on Thursday, April 25th, and Friday, April 26th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Emerson Alumni Hall.

February 21, 2013
Official Ring Ceremony -- April 19, 2013

The University of Florida Alumni Association presents the Spring 2013 Official Ring Ceremony on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the University Memorial Auditorium.

February 20, 2013
Gator Day in Tallahassee -- April 4, 2013

Join the UF Alumni Associations and Gators for Higher Education as we rally support for the University of Florida in Tallahassee on April 4, 2013.

February 06, 2013
Outstanding Young Alumni Awards Breakfast -- April 6, 2013

The UF Alumni Association presents the Outstanding Young Alumni Awards Breakfast on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 9:00 at Emerson Alumni Hall to honor the young movers and shakers of the Gator Nation.

December 05, 2012
Orange and Blue Tailgate -- April 6, 2013

Join us Saturday, April 6, 2013, three hours before kick-off at Emerson Alumni Hall to tailgate with us as we celebrate the upcoming Fall Football season of the Florida Gators.

December 02, 2012
Florida Opportunity Scholar Reunion -- February 22 - 23, 2013

Join the UF Alumni Association for its first ever reunion for Florida Opportunity Scholars in February. Share stories about your experiences at UF and enjoy fellowship with old friends.

December 02, 2012
UF Wind Symphony performance at Carnegie Hall -- February 19, 2013

Join the UF College of Fine Arts and UF Alumni Association as we celebrate an amazing collaboration with the UF Wind Symphony and Joseph Alessi, Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

December 02, 2012
UF Career Showcase & Alumni Networking Reception -- February 5 - 6, 2013

University of Florida Alumni are invited to the bi-annual Career Showcase on February 5 & 6, 2013.

December 02, 2012
Gator Run 5K -- January 26, 2013

The Gator Run is a 5k where you are colored in Orange and Blue as you showcase your Gator Spirit. Enjoy a fun course through the UF Campus and celebrate your run at our after party.

December 02, 2012
Sugar Bowl Game - Gators vs. Louisville Cardinals -- January 2, 2013

Join the UF Alumni Association as we cheer on the Gators in New Orleans at the 2013 Sugar Bowl. We will be hosting a pep rally and pre-game tailgate for all Gator fans in the area.

September 28, 2012
Alumni Only Career Fair in Nashville,TN -- December 11, 2012

Join the UFAA and the Music City Gator Club as we partner with MyWorkster to host an alumni only career fair in Nashville,TN.

September 27, 2012
GEICO's all about Florida Alumni Spirit and Savings!

Score a Gecko football bobblehead, Build-a-Bear Gecko, GEICO Barbeque Tool Set, or GEICO Tailgate Grill/Cooler.

September 27, 2012
Homecoming Activities with the UF Alumni Association

Join the University of Florida as we celebrate Homecoming Weekend with a variety of activites.

September 20, 2012
Fall 2012 College Reunions

Join the University of Florida colleges for their annual reunions.

September 11, 2012
Going to the Vandy Game?

Going to the Vandy game? Join the Music City Gator Club on Oct 12th for a Gator Pep Rally at the Hard Rock Cafe, starting at 5pm.

September 10, 2012
Fall 2012 Outstanding Leadership Awards – Call for Nominations

The UF Alumni Association has the distinct privilege of presenting the Outstanding Leadership Awards during the Fall 2012 commencement ceremonies. These awards are designed to honor graduating students who are the paragon of leadership.

September 04, 2012
Gator Growl Will Feature Josh Turner

Gator Growl 2012 has announced Josh Turner as the musical talent for this year's show, to be held on November 9 at 7 p.m. at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

August 15, 2012
November 9-10, 2012 -- 89th Gator Growl & Homecoming 2012

We welcome the Gator Nation back to campus for a series of festivities to celebrate, see the campus’ continued growth, and catch up with friends.

August 14, 2012
October 12-14, 2012 -- Association of Black Alumni Weekend

Join the ABA in Gainesville for a weekend to remember.

August 13, 2012
October 11-13, 2012 -- Grand Guard

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1962 with the UF Alumni Association!

August 12, 2012
September 8, 2012 -- Texas A&M Pep Rally

Cheer for the Gators as they take on their newest SEC rival. More information coming soon.

July 23, 2012
August 25, 2012 -- Broward County Gator Club 16th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Come network and celebrate the University of Florida with other golfing Gators!

July 22, 2012
August 23, 2012 -- Broward County Gator Club Football Kick Off/Tee Off Party

Join us at Bru's Room Pompano Beach (at 235 South Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, FL 33062) for our Annual Kick/Tee Off Party with 2012 Season Ticket Raffle.

July 20, 2012
August 22, 2012 -- SAA Class of 2016 Freshman Reception

Class of 2016: You're invited to your first official college party! Join us at the Freshmen Welcome Reception on Wednesday, August 22 from 6pm-8pm at Emerson Alumni Hall.

July 19, 2012
August 21, 2012 -- Jax Beaches Gator Club: Gator Gathering

The Jax Beaches Gator Club cordially invites you to a GATOR GATHERING with University of Florida Head Basketball Coach Billy Donovan Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Doors open at 5:00pm - Coach Speaks at 6:30pm.

June 07, 2012
July 13 - 15, 2012 -- Florida Forward

Join us at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort for a weekend of seminars to inspire excellence, promote leadership skills, and connect you with amazing Gators.

June 06, 2012
July 14, 2012 -- Summer Send Off

Join the UF Alumni Association at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort as we officially welcome the incoming freshman class to the Gator Nation.

June 01, 2012
June 27, 2012 -- Gator Night at the Newseum - SOLD OUT!

With tremendous excitement for this event, we have reached the venue's capacity. Thanks for your interest. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Alyson Sanderford, asanderford@ufalumni.ufl.edu

March 05, 2012
Gator Day at the Capitol

Gator Day 2012 was held on Thursday, February 16th in Tallahassee. The event brought UF students from Florida Blue Key, UF dignitaries, alumni and administration to the Capitol.

November 15, 2011
Enjoy a free cart at UF’s golf course

If you’re a golfer who lives in or is visiting Gainesville this fall, make plans to stop by UF’s Mark Bostick Golf Course to play a few holes.

October 30, 2011
C’mon, Gators! Get Up and Give!

This Homecoming, more than 90,000 fans, students and alumni will come together to support the University of Florida. (There will also be a football game.)

October 28, 2011
Tebow embodies The Gator Nation’s ability to rise to the top

When he needed to Sunday, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (BS ’09) dug deep.

October 27, 2011
Donate your unneeded clothes to beat FSU this fall

Cleaning out your closets? Bring your gently used clothes to Gainesville this fall and help the Student Alumni Association beat Florida State.

October 26, 2011
Arrive early for volleyball Nov. 4 to enjoy member benefits

If you’re making plans to attend the UF volleyball game vs. Alabama at 4 p.m. Nov. 4, be sure to leave a little earlier than usual.

October 26, 2011
Columbia Gator Club® offers fun for Gators visiting South Carolina on Nov. 11-12

Heading to South Carolina in November to watch the Gators take on the Gamecocks? The Columbia Gator Club® has a full weekend of events planned to add to the Gator cheer.

October 26, 2011
Submit your best game day picture to CBS’s fan photo contest

Gators have the chance to submit their craziest game day photo to CBS Sports Network’s “Football First Fan Photo Contest.”

October 26, 2011
Sister Hazel to host Gator Growl

Members of one of Gainesville’s most beloved bands will pay a visit to The Swamp for UF’s homecoming festivities.

October 26, 2011
Enjoy an evening of symphonic spirit Oct. 27

Take part in an evening of music and school spirit Thursday when the College of Fine Arts and UF Homecoming present the Swamp Symphony.

October 26, 2011
International magazine features Harn Museum of Art in October

Orientations magazine, published in Hong Kong and distributed to art connoisseurs worldwide, devoted its entire October issue to the Asian art collection at UF’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art.

September 09, 2011
Log in to hear Gator football history presented by Norm Carlson

The year was 1923. It was cold and snowy, and the football field at the University of Alabama was a soggy mess. By halftime Alabama led UF, 6-0, and it's likely both teams were grateful to reach their locker rooms.

September 08, 2011
Comedian Joel McHale joins Gator Growl’s entertainment lineup

Joel McHale, best known as the acerbic lawyer-in-limbo Jeff Winger on NBC's "Community" and as host of "The Soup" on E!, will join musical guest the Goo Goo Dolls on Nov. 4 when UF hosts Gator Growl 2011.

September 08, 2011
Visit Emerson Alumni Hall for Gator Nation Tailgates

For Dennis Bishop (BSBA '68) of Marathon, visiting Emerson Alumni Hall on football game days has become a tradition. He meets his friends there, gets a bite to eat and generally has a good time.

September 07, 2011
Submit your pictures of global culture to the International Center’s photo contest

The University of Florida International Center invites students, faculty, staff and alumni to enter its annual international photography competition.

September 07, 2011
Help each touchdown benefit the Smathers Libraries

The University of Florida Libraries, along with the support of the UF Alumni Association and head football coach Will Muschamp, encourage Gator football fans to help maintain and grow the services of the libraries by pledging for every touchdown scored.

August 26, 2011
Kick off football season with coach Will Muschamp and the TitleTown Gator Club

When UF head football coach Will Muschamp visited Gator Clubs this spring, he said summer would tell him a lot about his players.

August 26, 2011
AHA to host Hispanic Alumni Weekend Sept. 9-10

For Carlos Hondal, it’s always been about giving back. It’s why the 1982 graduate joined the UF Alumni Association as a life member.

August 25, 2011
Gator Nation Tailgates kick off Sept. 3 at Emerson Alumni Hall

If you're coming to Gainesville for football this fall, then stop by Emerson Alumni Hall to tailgate with your fellow Gators.

August 24, 2011
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to visit Levin College of Law

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will be a featured panelist at the University of Florida Levin College of Law's inaugural Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series on Sept. 12.

August 24, 2011
Watch Norm Carlson’s history of Gator football live online

Take a trip back in time as Norm Carlson, historian for the University Athletic Association and assistant athletic director discusses the "History of Gator Football: Forsythe to Muschamp".

August 23, 2011
Tee Off Sept. 30 in memory of Charley Pell

The Gainesville Sports Commission has announced that its 22nd annual golf classic will support UF's Charley Pell Scholarship Fund.

August 15, 2011
ABA to launch mentoring program at Black Alumni Weekend

Katrina Moton remembers her confusion after graduating from UF in 2008. Armed with a degree in public relations, she returned to South Florida ready to work.

August 12, 2011
Hosts needed for dinner program with students

What comes to mind when asked to recall your favorite UF memory? Chances are you could rattle off many exciting memorable moments that made an impact on your future.

July 29, 2011
Let the Gator Growl: See the Goo Goo Dolls, help your Gator Club

A chart-climbing band with a number of Top Ten hits to its credit is coming to Gator Growl this fall — and you can send your local Gator Club® to No. 1 if you buy your tickets through it.

July 29, 2011
UF and Gainesville come together for a giant art exhibit

If you come to campus this summer and fall, be aware there’s a new Big Man on Campus – and he’s whispering in the ear of a pretty lady.

July 27, 2011
Meet Coach Muschamp Sept. 2 in Gainesville

If you missed your local Gator Gathering with Will Muschamp this spring, don’t despair.

July 14, 2011
UF loves San Diego’s Kinder-Gators

A group of California kindergarteners has gotten a very special message from Albert and his friends at the University of Florida: "Thank You!"

July 12, 2011
Florida suspends matching grant program

The Florida Legislature proposed, and Gov. Rick Scott signed, a provision temporarily suspending the state of Florida's matching gift programs.

July 12, 2011
Gators for Higher Ed reflects on 2011 legislative session

Gators for Higher Education recently provided the 2011 Florida legislative session summary.

July 07, 2011
IGD 2011: Pay It Forward

Although the South Florida chapter of the UF Association of Black Alumni is still a newbie, that didn't stop its members from setting big goals for themselves. One of the first orders of business was to get into the community in order to give back.

July 07, 2011
Gator Family Gathers to Honor New Additions

On a sunny afternoon in South Florida, nearly 100 Gator alumni, students, and Gator-in-laws, gathered for the first High School Celebration Picnic to recognize the more than 300 black local students who will be attending the University of Florida.

July 07, 2011
Tampa Bay Chapter News for Black Gator Gazette Second Edition

Since the last edition of the Black Gator Gazette, the members of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the ABA have been mentoring local youth, volunteering, networking, and supporting ABA members in their personal/professional endeavors.

July 04, 2011
Gator Clubs offer friendship and fun through summer outings

Football season may still be a few months away, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to do with your local Gator Club. Most, in fact, have programming year-round.

July 01, 2011
Outstanding Young Alumnus Jamal Sowell works to link communities

Jamal Sowell (BA '05) strengthened communities halfway around the world, only to return to UF in order to help Gators do the same. The UF Alumni Association recognized him this spring as one of 33 Outstanding Young Alumni for 2011.

June 30, 2011
Gators help their communities during International Gator Day

In Miami, sick children and their families got a healthy, home-cooked meal. In Columbus, Ohio, tables and dressers were readied for needy families. And in South Alabama, a family got a new home.

June 17, 2011
Meet coach Billy Donovan at Gator Gatherings

Miss your chance to see head football coach Will Muschamp during his Gator Gatherings with Gator Clubs this spring? Never fear - now it's head basketball coach Billy Donovan's turn to hit the road.

June 16, 2011
Kinder-Gators are stealing hearts across The Gator Nation

To promote lifelong learning and help the students think about a hope-filled future, about two years ago the elementary school near San Diego decided that each class should adopt a university to learn about and cheer for.

June 15, 2011
Reconnect with fellow Gators through social media

When a post about Gator alumni in the NBA playoffs appeared on the UF Alumni Association's Facebook page this weekend, fellow alumni had something to say about it.

June 14, 2011
The UF Alumni Association needs your help in Beijing

The UF Alumni Association needs your help in Beijing.

June 03, 2011
Fans flock to hear Muschamp at Gator Gatherings

As 13-year-old Devin Coriell stood in line to meet UF head football coach Will Muschamp, a football helmet dangling in the youngster's hand, he used the word of the evening to describe his impressions of Florida's new coach.

June 01, 2011
Help UF make a video

Did UF prepare you to educate future leaders, nurse those in need, build the next great skyscraper or save the planet? If so, we need you to brag on yourself.

May 31, 2011
Get a fresh start with your local Gator Club®

Want to volunteer with your Gator Club? Summer is a great time to get involved in your local Gator network.

May 31, 2011
Career Resource Center seeks employers to take part in fall Career Showcase

The University of Florida Career Resource Center will host its semi-annual Career Showcase on Sept. 27 and 28.

May 20, 2011
12th Annual International Gator Day is this Saturday

It was 1998 when then-UF Alumni Association President Scott Hawkins (BA '80, JD '83) proposed a new vision for community service.

May 19, 2011
Amalia Alvarez named 2011 Gran Caiman

It was early in her education career that Amalia Alvarez (BAE '68, MAT '69, PhD '74) began focusing on how to help non-English-speaking immigrant children better adjust to their new English-speaking schools.

May 17, 2011
WUFT-FM now offers Spanish broadcast

Alumni everywhere can now listen to Gainesville programming in their choice of two languages thanks to a new Spanish language radio station launched by the UF College of Journalism and Communications.

May 13, 2011
Attend Gator baseball's Alumni Day on May 19

The University Athletic Association would like to invite UF Alumni Association members to attend the final Alumni Day of the season at 7 p.m.

May 06, 2011
Don your best guayabera May 14 for Gator Guayabera Guateque

It is the height of Caribbean coolness. Carefully pin-tucked pleats. Four big patch pockets. Light and airy, able to dress up or down.

May 04, 2011
Alumni offer advice to budding entrepreneurs

Kurt Long doesn't beat around the bush. If you have an idea that you think is strong enough to form a company around, he says, you'd better be prepared to put your own money on the line.

May 03, 2011
UFAA seeks new director to represent Region 8

Are you a past Gator Club® president? Do you live west of the Mississippi River? If so, the UF Alumni Association needs your leadership.

April 28, 2011
University of Florida Alumni Association Names New Executive Director

Danita Nias has been selected as executive director of the University of Florida Alumni Association which represents more than 350,000 alumni, university officials announced today.

April 21, 2011
Silver Society reunion brings one alumna back from the other side of the globe

The Zaidan family has traveled the world many times. Thanks to Hashem Zaidan’s job with an airline, they’ve been to Austria, Japan and Malaysia in recent years.

April 20, 2011
Music teacher Donald DeVito is one standout among UF’s Outstanding Young Alumni

It’s doubtful you can listen to the music Donald DeVito’s students make and not start dancing in your seat.

April 19, 2011
Vote for Stephanie Brombacher for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award

Gator softball pitcher Stephanie Brombacher is a finalist for the 2011 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, but she needs The Gator Nation’s help to win.

April 11, 2011
#6 Florida Lacrosse hosts #2 Northwestern

The #6 Florida Lacrosse team hosts #2 Northwestern in an American Lacrosse Conference match-up this Thursday at 6:30 PM at Dizney Stadium.

April 08, 2011
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the UF Association of Black Alumni to Host College Information Session

The Tampa Bay Chapter of the UF Association of Black Alumni will host a college information session with area students and parents.

April 05, 2011
Come see UF students receive their class rings Friday at University Auditorium

Coming to Spring Saturday this weekend? Arrive early to enjoy seeing UF students receive their official class rings.

March 22, 2011
Asian Alumni Activities

Join the UF Association of Asian Alumni as they host the second annual spring alumni event on April 9th at La Casita from 9-11AM!

March 22, 2011
Take part in Gator Day in Tallahassee on March 30

Help make the Florida Legislature more aware of all things Gator. The UF Alumni Association invites you to attend Gator Day in Tallahassee on March 30.

March 22, 2011
UF Law center welcomes prominent legal theorist for spring lecture

In 2009, African-American Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested by a white police officer while attempting to gain entry into his own home.

March 22, 2011
UF Law’s Music Law Conference offers guidance on morphing music industry

Today’s music industry looks a lot different than the music industry of only a decade ago. It is continuously changing and so far there is no clear consensus on what the future will look like.

March 22, 2011
Gators help Billy Donovan win $100,000 for new UF children’s hospital

Thanks to Gators like you, head basketball coach Billy Donovan won a healthy donation that could help UF build a new children’s hospital in Gainesville.

March 15, 2011
UF AlumNights puts focus on advantages of a graduate business degree on March 24

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The value of a graduate degree in business at the University of Florida will be discussed by UF Warrington College of Business Administration graduates on Thursday, March 24th at 6:00 p.m. at Hough Hall on the UF campus.

March 09, 2011
Meet new UF head football coach Will Muschamp at Gator Gatherings

Mark your calendars now - don't miss your chance to see our new football coach up close and personal in the coming months.

March 09, 2011
Cicerones/SAA continue to rank as a top student ambassador program

If you're looking for a tour of the University of Florida's campus, there's no better guide than a Cicerone.

March 09, 2011
The view from above: Back to College attendees tour Century Tower

A throng of UF alumni members chose to climb Century Tower as part of their 2011 Back to College reunion experience.

March 08, 2011
Atlanta Gator Club®: Come watch the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament with us

Are you planning to attend the 2011 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament March 10-13 in Atlanta? If so, the Atlanta Gator Club® would like to offer you a place to commune.

February 25, 2011
The UF AHA is still accepting nominations for the "Gran Caimán of the Year" Award

The group will be honoring the Gran Caimán during the 8th Annual "Gator Guayabera Guateque" on Saturday, May 14th, 2011 at the beautiful Doral Golf Resort and Spa.

February 23, 2011
UF Baseball offers free admission to UFAA members on select days"

The University Athletic Association is inviting UF Alumni Association members to select games throughout the Gator baseball season.

February 23, 2011
Join the Association of Black Alumni for "A Tasteful Affair"

As part of the University of Florida's celebration of Black History Month in February, the Association of Black Alumni is co-sponsoring "A Tasteful Affair" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24.

February 08, 2011
Gator Growl Alumni Survey

Although Gator Growl is months away, preparation has already begun for the world's largest student-run pep rally.

February 08, 2011
Asian Alumni plan to gather during Spring Weekend in April

The Asian American Student Union and Asian Alumni group are making plans to host their first alumni event of the year in conjunction with the Orange and Blue game on Saturday, April 9th.

February 08, 2011
UF Dazzlers to host Junior Dazzler Spring Clinic Feb. 20

Does your little girl love to dance? She could have a chance to learn from some of the best at UF — and then show her stuff at a UF basketball game.

February 08, 2011
UF has a hockey team? Yes — and it's going for a championship

Watch the top-seeded Gator ice hockey team take on its SEC rivals Feb. 26 and 27 when the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference hosts its championships in Columbus, Ga.

January 25, 2011
UF summer program geared to high school students interested in entrepreneurship, leadership and sustainability

Know a high school student who would like to study on UF’s campus this summer?

January 11, 2011
UF gymnastics, Alumni Association team for free admission to meet

The 2011 Gator Gymnastics program invites UF Alumni Association members to their meet versus Kentucky on Friday, Jan. 14.

January 03, 2011
Be on the lookout for a new and improved Gator Nation Network coming this summer

In an effort to better serve the students and alumni of UF, the UF Alumni Association will be redeveloping the Gator Nation Network.

December 14, 2010
UFAA seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Professor

Which UF professor had the greatest impact on you? The UF Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its 2011-13 Distinguished Alumni Professor.

December 14, 2010
UF museum offering discount for Alumni Association members

Members of the Alumni Association visiting UF’s Florida Museum of Natural History will receive a discount on admission to the Butterfly Rainforest.

December 13, 2010
Key West Gator Club-coordinated half marathon on tap for late January

All Gators are invited to lace up their running shoes for the one-of-a-kind 13th annual Key West Half Marathon on Jan. 23.

November 30, 2010
UF research's impact on economy topic of upcoming presentations

David Day, director of UF's Office of Technology Licensing, presents "UF Research Fueling Florida's Economy" in Tampa and Tallahassee in January.

November 29, 2010
Orange Bowl Basketball Classic Helps raise Money for Gator Clubs

Gators have an opportunity to help a local Gator Club while having a little fun, too, this December.

November 02, 2010
Friday night pep rally to pump up Gator fans for Vandy game

The Music City Gator Club is hosting a Gator Pep Rally at the Wildhorse Saloon Nov. 5 (the night before the Vandy game) starting at 5:30 p.m.

November 02, 2010
Nashville Gator Gathering place to be when UF tackles Vanderbilt

Join the Alumni Association in Nashville to cheer the Gators to victory against the Vanderbilt Commodores on Nov. 6.

November 02, 2010
International Education Week focuses on higher education

UF celebrates International Education Week, Nov. 15-19.

October 19, 2010
Wine tasting at the Harn Museum of Art

Enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres, art and live music while supporting the Harn Museum of Art's exhibitions and programs during "Something Fabulous" on Sunday, Oct. 24.

October 18, 2010
Alumni O'Neil and Saxton back in Gainesville for WWE debut

UF graduates Titus O'Neil and Byron Saxton return to Gainesville for Florida Championship Wrestling's Oct. 20 debut at the Alachua County Fairgrounds.

October 05, 2010
Premier Florida-Georgia parking available through Gator Club of Jacksonville

When city streets fill with fanatics during this year's Florida-Georgia weekend, the Gator Club of Jacksonville wants to make sure you won't be caught in the chaos.

September 20, 2010
Hosts needed for dinner program with students

What comes to mind when asked to recall your favorite UF memory? Chances are you could rattle off many exciting memorable moments that made an impact on your future.

September 20, 2010
Birmingham Gator Club offers Caravan & Tailgate to Tuscaloosa

Have an amazing time - that's all the Birmingham Gator Club asks if you join the club's crew when they Caravan & Tailgate to Tuscaloosa on Oct. 2.

September 20, 2010
Physician Assistant Program launches National PA Week with social

UF's School of Physician Assistant Studies invites students and alumni to kick off National Physician Assistant Week with a networking social on Oct. 6.

September 20, 2010
Alumni Association, Athletics team up for free admission to volleyball match

Alumni Association members are invited to watch selected upcoming Gator volleyball matches for free during UFAA Days/Nights.

September 20, 2010
You’ve got a friend in the Alumni Association

The UFAA recently surpassed 20,000 Facebook friends. UFAA's Facebook page has quickly become the place to go for Gators looking for the latest news and event information.

September 20, 2010
Association of Hispanic Alumni calls for leaders

The Association of Hispanic Alumni has opened nominations for all officers, directors (two positions) and committee members.

September 07, 2010
UF Libraries book on alumni to help meet needs

Join the UF Libraries, University Athletic Association and UF Alumni Association in promoting a Pay-for-Performance Florida Football Challenge.

September 07, 2010
Proceeds from charity auction to benefit UF

A charity auction will be held at Neal Auctions Sept. 10 and 11, with some proceeds benefitting UF.

September 07, 2010
UF vs. Georgia rivalry moves from football field to food drive contest

The UF Alumni Association and Student Alumni Association will compete against the University of Georgia this year to see which school can “BEAT Hunger” .

August 23, 2010
Atlanta Club to raffle season football tickets to benefit scholarships

The Atlanta Gator Club is hosting a Bull Gator ticket raffle, which includes parking privileges.

August 23, 2010
Distinguished Alumni Professor to present 'Rhapsody on a Darwinian Theme'

UF Distinguished Alumni Professor V. Betty Smocovitis presents "Rhapsody on a Darwinian Theme: Darwin and his Theory in Song and Musical Production" on Sept. 1

August 23, 2010
Hispanic alumni set to share Gator spirit at upcoming reunion

The Association of Hispanic Alumni hosts its second reunion weekend Sept. 10-11 in Gainesville.

August 23, 2010
Class of 1960 to be inducted into Grand Guard

The class of 1960 and prior graduates are invited to join the Alumni Association for this year’s Grand Guard celebration, Nov. 4-6

August 23, 2010
Smathers Libraries conducting Thanksgiving card contest

The George A. Smathers Libraries is accepting entries for a Thanksgiving greeting card that will be sent to library friends and donors.

August 23, 2010
Happy birthday, Harn

The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will celebrate its 20th birthday with a benefit event called "20 Candles: Come as you Art!" on Oct. 8.

August 23, 2010
Small Animal Hospital open house

Pet lovers interested in seeing UF's expanded Small Animal Hospital are invited to an open house.

August 19, 2010
UF Student Ambassadors Receive National Award

The official organization of University of Florida student ambassadors has received national recognition by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

July 12, 2010
UFAA to host panel of UF experts for a diverse academic perspective on the Oil in the Gulf.

On Tuesday, July 27 the University of Florida Alumni Association will host a panel of four UF experts, each with a different area of expertise in regard to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill that is occurring in the Gulf of Mexico.

June 14, 2010
Wrestling superstar

Former Gator football player Thaddeus Bullard (1996-2001) is competing to be the World Wrestling Entertainment's breakout superstar. Bullard's wrestling name is Titus O'Neil, and Gators can help him become the WWE's NXT star.

May 19, 2010
Development of a New Approach to Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures

Associate Professor of Orthodontics and Anatomy & Cell Biology, Dr. Shannon Holliday will be speaking about the "Development of a New Approach to Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures" next week.

May 06, 2010
Inaugural Rugby 7's Collegiate Championship Debuts June 5-6 on NBC Sports

Notre Dame, Ohio State, Florida, Cal, Harvard & Yale to participate in 16-team tournament

April 28, 2010
Major Changes for Parking/Tickets - Baseball vs. LSU, Commencement Weekend

The SEC baseball race is heating up; help us Pack the Park as the Gator Baseball team takes on the defending national champion LSU Tigers this weekend at McKethan Stadium.

April 21, 2010
Are you still looking for a job?

Are you still searching for a job? The UF Alumni Association has another opportunity for you to find employment.

April 14, 2010
UF to Host 2010 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships

The University of Florida is proud to host the 2010 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships Thursday, April 22nd through Saturday, April 24th in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.

April 08, 2010
Distinguished Alumni Professor Betty Smocovitis visits New England Gator Club

The UFAA teamed up with the New England Gator Club last month to host an Outreach Gator Club event featuring our Distinguished Alumni Professor, Betty Smocovitis.

April 02, 2010
Gators, it is time to take action

The University of Florida needs your support of legislation to secure UF's role as the state's flagship university!

March 23, 2010
Judith Russell, "The Modern Research Library" webcast

Judith Russell, Dean of University Libraries, will be speaking as a part of the Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series on March 23.

March 16, 2010
UF Women's Basketball to Host WNIT vs South Florida

The Gator Women’s Basketball team was selected to host the WNIT! We will face South Florida in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center this Thursday, March 18th at 7 PM.

March 15, 2010
UF Model "M" Steinway Has Been "Gatorized"

Own a piece of UF history! This piano has been completely refurbished and carries a 5-year warranty from Steinway Piano Galleries .

March 03, 2010
Support Gainesville in the Google Fiber for Communities project

You can help assure Gainesville’s selection as a trial community for Google’s ultra-high speed broadband network.

March 03, 2010
Florida Lacrosse vs. Georgetown

Join us for Gator Lacrosse on Tuesday, March 9 when Florida takes on Georgetown at 6:30 p.m. at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.

March 03, 2010
UFAA Night - Gator Gymnastics vs. North Carolina and Ball State

UF Alumni Association Night March 5th at Gator Gymnastics versus North Carolina and Ball State!

February 25, 2010
Polishing your Networking Style-It's Not Just About You

In conjunction with the Career Resource Center, Alumni Career Services will be hosting a webinar on March 3rd at 6 pm ET.

February 19, 2010
Letter from President Machen - Gators for Higher Education

The Florida Legislature begins its 2010 session March 2nd, with another tight budget year expected.

February 17, 2010
UFAA Appreciation Day at Women's Basketball vs. Georgia

It's UFAA Appreciation Day at Gator Women's Basketball Gators vs. Georgia This Sunday @ 5 PM.

February 02, 2010
Gator Baseball - The Road Starts Here

First pitch for the 2010 Gator Baseball season takes place on Friday, February 19, versus USF at 6:30 p.m.

February 02, 2010
Florida Women's Basketball Hosts the Annual WBCA Pink Zone Game

The Florida Women's Basketball team is proud to once again be a part of the WBCA's Pink Zone initiative as it hosts Mississippi State on Sunday, February 7th at 1 PM

January 04, 2010
Butler Plaza presents An Evening at the Tropicana Nightclub

Saturday, January 30, 2010 at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from 6:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

December 16, 2009
Great Gator gift ideas from the UF Alumni Association

Looking for that perfect gift for every Gator in your life? The UF Alumni Association can help. See the list for a variety of items available to members.

December 09, 2009
Lift Your Gator Spirits with Personal Wine and Wines.com!

For a limited time only, PersonalWine.com is offering the UFAA Championship-engraved wine bottle and box package!

December 01, 2009
Career Webinar on December 16

The UF Alumni Association will be hosting a Career Webinar on December 16 at 11 am ET in Emerson Alumni Hall.

November 24, 2009
A reason to celebrate

The UF Alumni Association recently surpassed 10,000 life members. To celebrate this achievement, we recognized our 10,000th life member, Drew Coggin, on Florida Field at halftime of the FIU football game.

November 09, 2009
Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series with Paul Ortiz

Paul Ortiz, director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program and associate professor for the Department of History, will be speaking in our Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday November 9.

November 03, 2009
Gator Women's Swimming + Diving vs. Michigan and Stanford

Friday, November 6th @ 7PM and Saturday, November 7th @ 8:30 AM

October 30, 2009
UFAA Night with Florida Volleyball

The Gator Volleyball team invites you to another exciting match when they take on the Georgia Bulldogs

October 07, 2009
Wuerffel to host Growl

Gator Growl is pleased to announce a final surprise to the truly legendary 2009 lineup. Danny Wuerffel will be making a special guest appearance to host the introduction of the show.

September 28, 2009
UF Leadership Development Institute and the Disney Institute Partner to help Business Leaders

The University of Florida Leadership Development Institute and the Disney Institute have created a new program, "Achieving Success through Exceptional Service" for the business leaders of the state of Florida.

September 15, 2009
Kick Off Homecoming

Ken Block and Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel will perform an acoustic show to benefit the Florida Recovery Center scholarship program on Thursday, October 15th.

September 03, 2009
Gator Sports and UFAA Member Benefit Update

There are some changes to the UFAA membership benefits program as it relates to athletics.

September 02, 2009
O.A.R. to Perform at Gator Growl

Of A Revolution, best known as O.A.R., has been selected as the 2009 Musical Act at Gator Growl on October 16th. The band has been around since 1996, and is widely popular among all age groups.

August 29, 2009
Alumni Career Services Webinar now online

Partnering with UF Career Services, the UF Alumni Association held the first Career Webinar "Modernize your Job Search in the New Economy".

August 19, 2009
UF Libraries to Hold 2nd Annual Elegance of Science Contest

The University of Florida's Marston Science Library and its partners, the Health Science Center Libraries, the Architecture & Fine Arts Library, and the Alumni Association are holding its second annual "Elegance of Science" contest.

August 17, 2009
First ever UF Career webinar "Modernize your Job Search in the New Economy"

This Thursday will mark the official beginning of a partnership between the UFAA and the Award winning UF Career Resource Center to provide UF alums and friends career services.

July 24, 2009
Are you part of the SEC’s largest Alumni Association?

With nearly 55,000 members, the UF Alumni Association is the largest dues-paying association in the Southeastern Conference. The Association provides alumni programming and works on key campus initiatives that support UF.

July 21, 2009
Rescheduled Gator Gathering with Coach Urban Meyer

The postponed Gator Gathering with Coach Urban Meyer in Polk County on May 12, 2009 has been rescheduled for Monday July 27, 2009 at 5:30PM.

July 13, 2009
Interested in going to Law School?

Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions will be hosting the annual Law School Insider on Tuesday, July 28th from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

June 16, 2009
Twittering Gators

Keeping up with UF and Alumni Association news is easier than ever. The Alumni Association has launched a feed on Twitter to keep Gators up-to-date on happenings on and off campus.

June 16, 2009
Fishing tournament

Join fellow Gators for the annual College of Agricultural and Life Science Alumni and Friends Fishing Tournament in Boca Grande on July 17 and 18.

June 16, 2009
Talking hoops

Basketball coach Billy Donovan is the featured guest at the Jax Beaches Gator Club’s Gator Gathering at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds, 510 Fairgrounds Place, on June 17. Doors open at 5 p.m.

May 13, 2009
Gator Baseball asks fans to "Pack the Park"

The Gator Baseball team is taking on the University of Kentucky in a three game series at McKethan Stadium May 14th - 16th.

May 04, 2009
Betty Smocovitis Recognized as Distinguished Alumni Professor by University of Florida

Biology professor Betty Smocovitis has been awarded the UF Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Professor Award.

May 01, 2009
Governor Crist welcomes Florida Blue Key

For the first time in Florida Blue Key’s 86-year history, Florida’s Governor opened the doors to the Governor's Mansion in Tallahassee for Florida Blue Key's Legislative Day held on March 31.

May 01, 2009
Grad Bash

Nearly 1,500 graduating seniors filled Emerson Alumni Hall for Grad Bash on April 22.

April 27, 2009
Heeeeeeere's Rich

UF alumnus Rich Fields is one of six candidates for best announcer in the 2009 Game Show Awards. Fields is the announcer for "The Price is Right.

April 27, 2009
Talent ideas?

Preparations are under way for the world's largest student run pep-rally. In honor of the UF's 2008 national football championship, Gator Growl 2009 is committed to hosting the biggest and best show yet.

April 26, 2009
International Gator Day

UF alumni will show their Gator spirit by volunteering in their hometowns for the 11th annual International Gator Day on May 16.

April 22, 2009
Gator in the desert

Football coach Urban Meyer will meet with the Desert Gators in Scottsdale, Ariz., to share the latest information about Gator football on May 8, 6-8 p.m., at GE Franchise Finance.

April 19, 2009
Announcing Online Access to UF Library System for Members

The UF Alumni Association is pleased to announce that members now have remote access to the following online databases listed below from the UF Library System.

April 14, 2009
"Grease" loving Gators

"Summer Nights" are in the air for Gators to attend the opening night reception prior to a live performance of "Grease" — presented by UF's School of Theatre and Dance — on May 18 at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

April 13, 2009
Football and scholars

UF's Orange and Blue game 1-3 p.m. on April 18 will have an an air of excitement and anticipation for the upcoming season while touting a scholarship program for low-income UF students.

April 12, 2009
Gator Guateque

The UF Association of Hispanic Alumni's sixth annual Gator Guateque Weekend is May 8 and 9 in Miami.

April 06, 2009
Distinguished Gator

The Student Alumni Association hosted Florida's Attorney General Bill McCollum last week at the kickoff of the Distinguished Gator Series — a program for SAA members to hear from and meet successful alumni — at Emerson Alumni Hall.

April 04, 2009
'Urbans Way' book signing

Gators football coach Urban Meyer will be at gate 1 of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on April 18, 8-9 a.m., to autograph copies of the book, "Urban's Way" — by author Buddy Martin — prior to the Orange and Blue game.

March 30, 2009
Calling on the Gator Nation

Gators for Higher Education — a grassroots program working to maintain UF's threefold mission of education, research and service — is seeking alumni and friends to serve as advocates.

March 30, 2009
Business networking

Need to make connections, promote a business or find a job? Join fellow Gators for the Gator Club of Miami's Business Networking Event April 16 in Miami at the Four Seasons Hotel, 6-8 p.m.

March 30, 2009
Atlanta Gator Gathering

The annual Gator Gathering with head football coach Urban Meyer, hosted by the Atlanta Gator Club, is April 4 at the Marriott Perimeter Center, 246 Perimeter Center Parkway NE.

March 30, 2009
Young Alumni career development

The Gainesville Young Alumni Committee hosted its first career development event on March 24 at Emerson Alumni Hall. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from local business leaders and experts.

March 23, 2009
CCE Gator Open

UF’s Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering hosts its fourth annual golf tournament on March 28 at Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club in Gainesville.

March 23, 2009
Honoring Women

Milagros Pena, director of the UF Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, speaks at an Alumni Association Outreach event to the South West Florida Gator Club on March 26.

March 23, 2009
High-tech cancer treatment

Dr. Li-Ming Su, chief of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, is the next speaker in the Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series. The event is March 25 in the Emerson Alumni Hall classroom.

March 21, 2009
The Gator Basketball team has advanced to the NIT’s Elite Eight!

Don't miss your chance to see their final home game of the season. The Gators take on the Penn State Nittany Lions Tuesday night at 9 p.m. in the O'Connell Center.

March 18, 2009
Grad Bash 2009

Come celebrate commencement at Grad Bash for the Class of 2009: Class of Champions with the University of Florida Alumni Association!

March 09, 2009
Barbeque with friends

Gators are invited to gear up for next football season during the Alumni Association's fifth annual Orange and Blue Barbecue, two hours prior to the Orange and Blue game on April 18.

March 09, 2009
Creating a financial mess

UF law professor Lawrence Lokken will discuss financing techniques that influenced the ongoing financial crisis during a pair of lectures with receptions hosted by the UF Alumni Association and Fredric G. Levin College of Law.

March 08, 2009
Silver Anniversary

Members of the UF class of 1984 are invited to return to campus to commemorate the 25th anniversary of their graduation.

March 08, 2009
Cruise to spring break

Student Alumni Association members enjoyed food and good times at the 2nd annual Crusin' to Spring Break last Monday at the President's House.

March 07, 2009
Law Reunion

The Fredric G. Levin College of Law is hosting the All Classes Law Centennial Reunion, April 24-26.

March 05, 2009
Check it out

The winter issue of Florida magazine is now online.

March 02, 2009
SAA president No. 1

Florida Cicerones/Student Alumni Association president Vanessa Douyon has been named most outstanding student leader in the Southeast by an international higher education organization.

March 02, 2009
Message from President Machen to The Gator Nation

The Florida Legislature begins its annual session on March 3 in an era of budget cuts that could threaten the quality of education at the University of Florida.

February 23, 2009
Understanding Shakespeare

Join the Central Florida Gator Club® and an award-winning UF professor for a deeper look into the Shakespeare play "The Merchant of Venice."

February 23, 2009
Men's SEC tournament in Gainesville's backyard

Gator fans in the Sunshine State can see the UF's men's basketball team play in the SEC Tournament this year without leaving the state.

February 09, 2009
Understanding the brain

Gators in the Tampa region are invited to hear one of the university’s most-talented researchers explain a medical procedure that could improve the lives of millions of people.

February 09, 2009
Seeking 2009's Gran Caimán

UF’s Association of Hispanic Alumni continues its tradition of recognizing outstanding alumni. Nominations for this year’s Gran Caimán are now being accepted.

February 09, 2009
News at your fingertips

Another national championship has been won and Gator spirit is soaring. Taste the game-day atmosphere, see how devoted your fellow fans can be.

February 02, 2009
UF's ambassadors

Sixty-five of UF’s brightest and most talented students have been selected from a pool of 750 applicants as the newest class of Cicerones, UF’s official student ambassadors.

January 22, 2009
Celebrate the Firsts!

The University of Florida is celebrating the 50th anniversary of integration. Over the past year, many activities have taken place to commemorate this special milestone in our history.

January 20, 2009
Whitney Lab Benefit Gala

The Brick Bash, a benefit gala for UF’s Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, is Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Center for Marine Studies, along the Intracoastal Waterway in Marineland.

January 20, 2009
And the winner is...

More than 250 Gator Club® officers and volunteers met in Gainesville Jan. 16 and 17 for Leaders Weekend, an annual conference that offers training and fellowship.

January 13, 2009
Back to College 2009

Join the Alumni Association for a weekend of fun and competition at this year’s Back to College event, Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 19-21.

January 12, 2009
Florida captures 2009 BCS National Championship

Winning their second national championship in three years, the Gators defeated the Oklahoma Sooners, 24-14, at the FedEx BCS National Championship Thursday in Miami.

December 23, 2008
BCS Championship event update

New information about events hosted by the UFAA and Gator Boosters, Inc. is now available.

December 10, 2008
Going Bowling?

Total Sports Travel is offering various travel deals for Florida fans who are heading to the BCS National Championship game from January 6 – 9, 2009.

December 08, 2008
Distinguished professor

Want to acknowledge a professor who made an impact on you? The UF Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its 2009-11 Distinguished Alumni Professor award.

December 03, 2008
Sing a song

The premier performance and release party for singer and UF alumna Karen Adair's first Christmas album, "When God is a Child," is 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Brick City Center for the Arts in Downtown Ocala.

December 01, 2008
Food and football

Gator fans attending the UF Alumni Association's SEC Championship pregame party at the Hard Rock Café, 215 Peachtree Street NE, in Atlanta are asked to contribute to the Atlanta Community Food Bank's Beat Hunger campaign.

November 25, 2008
Graduation Trip

Looking for a perfect graduation gift? If a Gator in your life is graduating this spring a trip to Europe might be the perfect way to celebrate.

November 24, 2008
Welcome to Atlanta

Football fans attending the SEC Championship game are invited to a "Welcome to Atlanta" party hosted by the Atlanta Gator Club on Friday, Dec. 5, 6-9 p.m.

November 22, 2008
Adventure in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the destination for the next trip geared specifically for young UF alumni and friends. The trip is July 25-Aug. 1.

November 17, 2008
Winter wonderland

Gators are invited to hit the ski slopes when the New England Gator Club hosts its 2009 Ski Expedition on March 6-8 at the Northern Lights Lodge in Stowe, Vt.

November 10, 2008
SEC Championship Update

Interested in traveling to Atlanta to for the SEC Championship. Travel packages are offered through Total Sports Travel. For more information visit www.totalsportstravel.com.

November 09, 2008
Law alumni social

UF Law graduates are invited to join fellow Gators and colleagues for the UF Law Alumni Social, hosted by alumnus Bruce Harris, in downtown Orlando on Nov. 21.

November 05, 2008
Food for thought

The UF Alumni Association, Student Alumni Association and Florida Cicerones recently took part in the "Beat Hunger" food drive competition with the University of Georgia.

October 30, 2008
Personal Wine Discount for UFAA Members - December

Personal Wine is offering all UF Alumni Association members a 15% discount in November and a 10% discount during the month of December.

October 27, 2008
Dancing with Gators

The Music City Gator Club's biannual Wild Horse Saloon Pep Rally and Dance Party is Nov. 7 at the world famous Wild Horse Saloon on 2nd Ave. in downtown Nashville, Tenn.

October 25, 2008
Art in Gotham

The inaugural Gotham Gator Fall Benefit, hosted by the Gotham Gators, is Nov. 6 at Haunch of Venison, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, 6:30-9 p.m.

October 22, 2008
Getting down to business

Do you remember professor Dr. Richard Lutz? Were you lucky enough to have taken one of his classes? If so, you know what an amazing speaker he is and will want to hear him again. If not, here is your chance.

October 20, 2008
Creatures great and small

Animal behaviorist and UF veterinary medicine professor Dr. Terry Curtis will speak at a Broward County Gator Club Outreach event on Nov. 5.

October 08, 2008
Talking Politics

UF history professor Dr. David Colburn presents "From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicans" on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in The Peninsula at St. Johns Center, 1431 Riverplace Blvd., in Jacksonville.

October 06, 2008
BEAT Hunger

Gators are used to beating teams such as the Owls, Tigers, Vols and, of course, Seminoles on the sports field. Now, the UF Alumni Association and Student Alumni Association are determined to help the Gators defeat hunger.

October 01, 2008
Personal Wine Discount for UFAA Members

Personal Wine is currently offering a 15 percent discount for all University of Florida Alumni Association members. Their unique product includes bottles that have specialized Gator labels.

September 30, 2008
Network with Atlanta Gators

An exclusive networking event for Gators in the Atlanta area will be hosted by the UF MBA Program and the UF Alumni Association at Thrive on Thursday, Oct. 9.

September 29, 2008
Battle of the Bands

The Florida Gator Band has been selected one of seven top college bands to compete in ESPN's "Battle of The Bands," sponsored by Paramount Pictures.

September 18, 2008
Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. William Mann of the College of Public Health and Health Professions will deliver the first presentation in the Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

September 09, 2008
Are you green?

UF Today plans to explore the many ways that UF has embraced sustainability, and we'd like to know how you have, too.

September 06, 2008
Young Alumni Social

Young UF alumni are in invited to a social hosted by the UF Alumni Association on Friday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the lobby of Emerson Alumni Hall.

September 04, 2008
Remembering Gators overseas

The Citrus, Pasco, Hernando, Pinellas and Tampa Gator clubs joined forces this Labor Day to remember and honor Gator servicemen and women serving overseas by mailing almost 50 pounds of Gator goodies to an Army unit stationed in Iraq.

September 02, 2008
Distinguished Lecture Series

Dates for the UF Alumni Association's Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series have been set for the fall semester.

August 31, 2008
New York state of mind

UF alumnus and former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham will speak at a UFAA Outreach event in New York City on Sept. 17.

August 26, 2008
Freshmen arrival

About 1,600 students attended the University of Florida Student Alumni Association's Class of 2012 Welcome Reception in Emerson Alumni Hall on Aug. 25.

August 24, 2008

The UF Alumni Association is opening a new Alumni Welcome Center. Located in the lobby of Emerson Alumni Hall, this center offers information on membership, alumni programming, the Student Alumni Association, brick pavers, events and more.

August 11, 2008
Florida-Georgia parking

Gators attending the Florida-Georgia football game in Jacksonville on Nov. 1 can guarantee themselves a parking space close to the stadium. The Gator Club® of Jacksonville has secured a parking lot at the North Bank Developers property.

August 01, 2008
Celebrate the Firsts

The University of Florida Black Alumni Weekend is Aug. 29-31. The weekend - sponsored by the Association of Black Alumni in partnership with the Institute of Black Culture - celebrates the 50th anniversary of UF's integration.

July 28, 2008
Expanding The Gator Nation

In an effort to spread the Gator spirit to the Middle East, UF alumnus and Army 1st Lt. Ken Jura is collecting Gator gear for children in Iraq.

July 14, 2008
Great Gator Shootout

Come win individual or team prizes at a sporting clays competition on Sept. 13 at Amelia Shotgun Sports in Yulee.

July 10, 2008
Welcome the newest Gators

Three more Gator Hometown Parties are scheduled this summer to welcome the newest additions to The Gator Nation family - the 2008 incoming class.

July 07, 2008
Take me out to the ballgame

The Gator Club of Miami and the Broward County Gator Club are hosting Gators at the Ballpark on Friday, July 18, when the Florida Marlins take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Dolphin Stadium.

June 16, 2008
University of Florida Names Alumni Association Executive Director

One of the nation's best-known and most-respected professionals in the field of alumni relations has been selected to lead the University of Florida Alumni Association, the university announced today.

June 11, 2008
UF notifies students of online records privacy breach

University of Florida officials today mailed letters of notification to more than 11,300 current and former students regarding a privacy breach.

May 27, 2008
And the winner

The University of Florida Alumni Association received a silver medal this spring in international competition for its "F Book."

May 26, 2008
Political science chair visits D.C. Gators

Dr. Stephen Craig is the featured speaker at the June 10 Outreach event hosted by the DC Gator Club.

May 24, 2008
Windy City hosts faculty member

Join the Windy City Gator Club as it hosts an Outreach event featuring the Knight-Ridder Professor of Economics and Research Associate from the National Bureau of Economic Research, Dr. David Figlio, on Tuesday, June 3.

May 19, 2008
Reminder - Gator Gatherings - Week of May 19

Football coach Urban Meyer will visit with Gators throughout Florida this spring in a series of Gator Gatherings hosted by the University of Florida Alumni Association, University Athletic Association, Gator Boosters and area Gator clubs.

May 12, 2008
Reminder - Gator Gatherings - Week of May 12

Football coach Urban Meyer will visit with Gators throughout Florida this spring in a series of Gator Gatherings hosted by the University of Florida Alumni Association, University Athletic Association, Gator Boosters and area Gator clubs.

May 10, 2008
All about Medicare's drug benefit

"Medicare Part D Drug Benefit: Just What We Needed?" is the topic of the next lecture in the Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series. It will be presented by College of Pharmacy professor David Angaran.

May 06, 2008
Reminder - Gator Gatherings - Week of May 5

Football coach Urban Meyer will visit with Gators throughout Florida this spring in a series of Gator Gatherings hosted by the University of Florida Alumni Association, University Athletic Association, Gator Boosters and area Gator clubs.

May 04, 2008
Gators giving back

The Alumni Association's 10th annual International Gator Day is May 17. A record 60 Gator Clubs are scheduled to volunteer their time to give back to their local communities.

May 01, 2008
It's Official

UF juniors and seniors gathered at the UF Auditorium last Friday, April 25th to receive their Official Class Ring, the Gator Wrap, at the Official Class Ring Ceremony.

April 28, 2008
Outreach symposium

Professors from three UF colleges will participate in the Gator Academic Outreach Symposium during the Gator Guayabera Guateque at the Doral Resort in Miami on Saturday, May 10.

April 26, 2008
Looking for grown up Baby Gators

The newly formed Association of Baby Gator Alumni is an organization of families, friends, colleagues and supporters who have been associated with Baby Gator Child Development and Research Center through the past 40 years.

April 24, 2008
Reminder: Sarasota Gator Gathering

Celebrate with Gators in Sarasota County as we welcome Coach Meyer, along with representatives from the UF Alumni Association, Gator Boosters and the UF Athletic Association on Friday, April 25.

April 23, 2008
Food, Fun and Memories at this year's Orange and Blue Barbecue and Silver Society events

The University of Florida Alumni Association provides food and fun at their annual Orange and Blue Barbecue. Later that evening, Gator grads from 1983 are honored and inducted into the Silver Society.

April 21, 2008
AHA golf tournament

Join alumni and friends on Friday, May 9, for the second annual Gator Golf Gathering hosted by the Association of Hispanic Alumni. The tournament will be at Red Course of the Doral Golf Resort in Miami.

April 18, 2008
Reminder - Sarasota Gator Gathering

Football coach Urban Meyer will visit with Gators throughout Florida this spring in a series of Gator Gatherings hosted by the UF Alumni Association, University Athletic Association, Gator Boosters and area Gator clubs.

April 15, 2008
Legacy Admission Seminars

It is never too early to spend time investigating the post-secondary educational opportunities in the State University System of Florida.

April 12, 2008
Atlanta golf tournament

The Atlanta Gator Club will host its 16th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 15, at Horseshoe Bend Country Club.

April 11, 2008
Food, wine and Gators

The Central Florida Gator Club is hosting a Wine Gala at The Fresh Market, 5000 Dr. Phillips Blvd., 7-9 p.m., on April 29. The event includes 10 wine-tasting stations, hors d'oeuvres, boneless prime rib and shrimp cocktail.

April 07, 2008
Capitol Hill Reception with President Machen on April 15th

The University of Florida and the Washington DC Gator Club cordially invite you to join President J. Bernard Machen on Capitol Hill.

April 04, 2008
Grad Bash 2008!

Class of 2008--come celebrate the last 4 years!

The UF Alumni Association is inviting you to attend one of our best events ever, “Grad Bash 2008”. This event is created for seniors by a senior and is completely free with a valid GATOR 1 ID.

April 01, 2008
Honoring a judge

United States District Judge Stephan Mickle - who earned his Juris Doctorate at UF in 1970 - was honored by the university's Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations on March 28

April 01, 2008
Calling all UF Alumni to experience Mardi Gras at Universal Studios

On Saturday, April 19th, Universal Orlando is offering all UF alumni a discounted ticket for their Mardi Gras celebration. In addition to this, there will be other fun activities just for UF alumni.

March 31, 2008
A discussion about the 2008 election

The upcoming general election will be the topic of an Outreach event hosted by the UF Alumni Association and Tampa Gator Club on Wednesday, April 9, at the University Club of Tampa.

March 24, 2008
Fourth annual Orange and Blue barbecue

Get in the Gator spirit during this year's Orange and Blue barbecue, hosted by the UF Alumni Association on Saturday, April 12.

March 17, 2008
Gator Guayabera Guateque

The Association of Hispanic Alumni hosts the Gator Guateque Weekend on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10, at the Doral Golf Resort in Miami.

March 10, 2008
Photographs and memories

"University of Florida - Palm and Pine" features more than 180 breathtaking photos of the university and surrounding Gainesville. Recapture the memories of the University of Florida.

February 25, 2008
Distinguished Lecture Series online

Thanks to the Internet, even if you are not in Gainesville you can view lectures from faculty members who participate in the Phil Griffin Distinguished Lecture Series.