Monthly Archives: January 2020
In partnership with the University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine Program, we conduct a vocational training program for individuals to learn about horticulture and gain job skills. Participants of the program have the opportunity to become Certified Horticulture Professionals after completing the course. For individuals that have experienced trauma, spending time in the garden also promotes mental and physical health. Volunteer gardeners and GRACE Marketplace guests work together to grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to be prepared in the GRACE Marketplace Café 131 where individuals experiencing homelessness may come to enjoy nutritious food produced with tender love and care.
We gladly welcome all students, staff, or faculty interested in volunteering, but are especially looking for:
- Board Members
- Social Media/Community Engagement/Marketing
- Gardeners (no experience necessary!)
You can read more about these positions on serveGNV: http://bit.do/GRACE-grows
If you are a student organization interested in organizing a day of service, please contact us directly.
Thank you for considering the impact you can have in our Gainesville community!
UF Data Science Institute (DSI)
The Data Science and Informatics Student Organization host technical workshops, speaker sessions, discussion groups and other activities focused on data science.
We would like to invite you to our upcoming programming workshops and meetings.
- Monday, 1/27: Python 0
- Wednesday, 1/29: Data Science Day
- Wednesday, 2/05: Python 2
- Wednesday, 2/12: Data Science Day
The tools of Data Science increase versatility in the workplace, and will help you gain practical experience necessary to understand and apply these techniques to your field of interest.
Come on out and see what Data Science is all about!
Check out our website: http://www.dsiufl.org/
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DataSciUF/
If you are a high-achieving student looking to get involved on campus, Phi Sigma Pi is the place for you! Phi Sigma Pi is a gender-inclusive national honor fraternity dedicated to the principles of scholarship, leadership, and fellowship.
We are open to students of all majors, interests, and backgrounds! There are only three requirements for eligibility: (1) A cumulative UF GPA of 3.0 or higher. (2) At least one semester already completed at UF. (3) At least two semesters remaining until you graduate, not including this semester.
Being a member of Phi Sigma Pi provides numerous opportunities for personal growth, such as leadership experience, service events, and bonding activities. Moreover, Phi Sigma Pi offers you the chance to develop friendships that last far beyond your college years. The UF chapter of Phi Sigma Pi is essentially one big family, and we want you to make it bigger!
We are hosting Open Recruitment events every day next week (Jan. 27-31), so come check us out and enjoy some free food while you’re at it! The times and locations are TBD, so be sure to follow us on Facebook @Phi Sigma Pi Gamma Epsilon and Instagram @phisigmapiuf to stay up to date.
We can’t wait to meet you!
Campus Movie Fest Helps University of Florida Students Make a Movie in a Week!
ATLANTA (Aug. 2019) – Campus Movie Fest (CMF) is heading back to the University of Florida! The
2019-2020 CMF tour is headed to over 50 colleges and universities around the U.S., giving students
everywhere the equipment, training, and opportunity to share their stories on film.
CMF at UF launches on January 29th. Students have one week, until February 4th, to make their
best possible five-minute film. The CMF Tour staff provides training, support, and of course, amazing
equipment, including a laptop loaded with creative software, a Panasonic HD camera, and sound
What’s the catch? There isn’t one! Thanks to CMF’s partners, participation is completely free for
students. More than one million students have participated in CMF since it began in 2001. Students
can sign up for free at CampusMovieFest.com/UF.
Prizes, Prizes, and More Prizes
At the end of the week, judges rate the submissions, and the top 16 movies from UF will screen at a
red carpet premiere on February 7th. Friends, family, and fans are all invited to join the student
filmmakers in celebrating a week of incredible accomplishments. The top four films from UF win the
coveted Jury Award, and will move on to compete on the national level in June at CMF Terminus:
Conference + Film Festival. CMF Jury Award winners will also have the chance to apply for the CMF
Cannes Program. To celebrate the achievements of UF’s most outstanding filmmakers, Silver Tripod
Awards will be given in specific categories, including directing, editing, performance, and more!
Students can also compete in the Elfenworks Hope in Social Justice category, which highlights
injustice and inspires change, with the national winner taking home $10,000!
CMF Terminus: Conference + Film Festival
All Campus Movie Fest participants are invited to celebrate a year of incredible student films at CMF
Terminus Conference + Film Festival in June 2020 in Hollywood, California. They’ll participate in
hands-on workshops, watch the best CMF films, and have opportunities to network with industry
leaders and celebrities.
About Campus Movie Fest
Campus Movie Fest, the world’s largest student film festival, is the premier platform for the next
generation of filmmakers. Founded in 2001, CMF began when four students at Emory University
decided to give their friends and classmates all the equipment they needed to make a short film in a
week. Today, more than one million students at colleges and universities worldwide have received all
the necessary technology and training to tell their stories for free, thanks to corporate partners and
schools. Campus winners move on to compete at CMF Terminus, a four-day film conference and
awards ceremony, earn professional and educational opportunities, see their work at the Cannes
Film Festival, and much more. Find out more at CampusMovieFest.com.
Apply to be apart of Gator Baseball’s Usher Staff! For information about the job and details visit the link below.
Honeywell is hosting an information session/intern Q&A panel on Thursday, January 16th at 6:15pm. They are looking for finance and accounting students.
Please use this link and go into HIREWarrington to sign up and learn more before all the seats are gone: warrington-ufl.12twenty.com/events/30006101052577 .
Register for LeadUF Today!
LeadUF, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service, is a foundational leadership development experience that includes an overnight retreat and several meetings. LeadUF allows you to build personal skills and understanding, become a leader on campus, and connect with other students. This unique, limited access experience is ideal for 1st and 2nd year students. Start the new year off by making 2020 about investing in your leadership development! Applications are OPEN and are due January 17th. For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/LeadUFregistration