The third Monday in January each year marks a holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service. One of the four core values of the University of Florida College of Agricultural and ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Students at the University of Florida led the charge to harvest and donate nearly one ton of peaches to Gainesville food pantries.
Initiated by horticultural sciences doctoral student Trequan McGee, members from two University ... READ MORE
By Meredith Oglesby
Megan (Hoot) Walker arrived at the University of Florida as a freshman in the early 2000s, eager to start her pre-med studies. As she immersed herself in student organizations and uncovered her passion for volunteering, ... READ MORE
Cecilia Lepa graduated with both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in forest resources and conservation. She is currently an AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Southern Oregon's ... READ MORE
University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Christina Criser Jackson graduated with her master's degree from the Family Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS) Department in 2010. She is currently serving as President ... READ MORE
For one College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student, a series of volunteer experiences amplified her passion for a future career in marine science.
From a young age, Allie Marshbanks, has been interested in water and aquatic environments. ... READ MORE
Academic advisors play a vital role in helping students reach graduation; from providing academic advice to emotional support, advisors are crucial to overall student success. The advisors in the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences ... READ MORE
When Melody Cardec first arrived at the University of Florida, she was unsure of her career plan, but certain her time spent at UF would help her discover her passions and interests. During her junior year, Cardec changed her major to family, ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE