The Brown Center for Leadership and Service: Upcoming Opportunities

Current Issues Series: Let’s Talk About…Policing

Join the BCLS November 9th, 1:30PM

In the wake of protests and increased dialogue around racial equity, many have been grappling with questions of policing in our local community and on a national level. This Let’s Talk About program, hosted by The Brown Center for Leadership and Service will feature an engaging and interactive discussion between national experts and UF students on the role of policing.

Panelists include experts from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Yale University, and the City of Gainesville. The panel will discuss a range of issues including the role of police, the meaning and implications of defund the police, discussion around excessive force, and future actions that can be taken. Visit the website to register:


Fall UF Campus Beautification

In co-sponsorship with UF Facilities Services, the BCLS will be hosting Fall UF Campus Beautification events each and every Friday! Each on-campus service event will be led in person by a BCLS Ambassador and take place at the University Gardens. This is a great opportunity to meet peers safely beyond the screen, is an opportunity to connect with nature and de-stress, and most of is an opportunity to impact and contribute to the Gator Good.

Click here to learn more and register to volunteer.


LeaderShape- Resilience Modules

OPEN NOW-December 31, 2020

As you respond to the pressures of the semester and the stresses that come with it, we must take the time to consider our Resilience and how it benefits you and the people around you. The Resilience Modules consist of three one-hour modules that build on each other to help participants actualize their true potential. Module are available until December 31, 2020.

Register Here

Website Information

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New Ways to Receive Academic Help from our Advisors


  • Group Advising Information Sessions – These topic-specific sessions may provide you with just the information you were looking for! Visit this link to sign up for a session.


Registration FAQs November 6, 3:00-4:00pm
Registration FAQs November 10, 1:00-2:00pm
GEB4941 registration/Internship November 12, 2:00-3:00pm
Areas of Specialization FAQ’s – For Business-General Studies Majors November 13, 3:30-4:30pm
Understanding Tracking November 17, 2:00-3:00pm
Dropping course(s) To drop or not to drop? November 18, 12:00-1:00pm
PaCE transition November 18, 2:00-3:00pm
Dual Degree or Minor application process November 19, 9:00-10:00am
Changing majors December 1, 3:30-4:30pm
Am I on track to Graduate (spring or summer 2021) December 3, 12:00-1:00pm
Taking courses at another school (Transient) December 11, 2:00-3:00pm
Combined Degree (graduating spring ’21 Bacc) December 17, 1:00-2:00pm
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Fall 2020 International Programs Virtual Info Sessions Schedule

Please join us at the following times for an interactive session with International Programs staff and/or student ambassadors to learn more about studying abroad!


General (with IP staff)

9/14 – General Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


10/12 – General Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


11/9 – General Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


12/7 – General Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



9/23 – UF in Dublin Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


10/29 – UF in Dublin Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



9/30 – UF in London Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


11/5 – UF in London Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



10/6 – UF in Madrid Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


11/10 – UF in Madrid Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



10/20 – UF in Paris Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


12/1 – UF in Paris Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



10/21 – UF in Rome Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


12/3 – UF in Rome Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



10/19 – UF in Vietnam Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


12/8 – UF in Vietnam Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.



9/8 – Exchange Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m. (with IP staff)


9/29 – Exchange Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.


11/4 – Exchange Info Session @ 3p.m.-4p.m.

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Internship Opportunity – Aha Pure Foods

Aha Pure Foods is a Gainesville based vegan soup company with the goal to inspire and educate people about the healing powers of whole, plant-based foods. We currently have a remote internship position open for the Summer, and are looking for someone who has strong written skills and would be interested in writing blog posts and newsletters. More details about the internship position and the company are included, here, in the application.

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Theatre Management Program – Fall 2020 & Spring 2021

The goal of this program is to educate and inspire a new generation of theatre management professionals. The curriculum features content-driven courses that emphasize the skill sets necessary for a career in North American Theatre.

The program promotes study of commercial and not-for-profit theatre with an emphasis on the collaboration between the two business models. The experiential curriculum features a unique blend of classroom study, field excursions, a professional internship, and a New York Theatre Management Intensive. Majors are supervised by a faculty consisting of leading New York City-based theatre professionals and engage in multiple master classes taught by innovators from the Broadway, commercial, and not-for-profit professional theatre communities.

For more information please use the following link: UF Theatre Management Bulletin

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Fall 2020 Academic & Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline: May 1

Fall 2020 scholarship applications are due soon! Awards range from $500 – $2,000 !

The Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business offers two types of undergraduate scholarships:

  • General academic scholarships for all undergraduate business majors (includes UF online program)
  • Study abroad scholarships for those participating in our study abroad programs (all majors including accounting students are eligible)

We strongly encourage students to apply. The application deadline is May 1st.

For additional eligibility information and application instructions please visit:

Contact the scholarship coordinator at with questions.

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The Brown Center for Leadership and Service: Leadership Workshop Series

Through times of adversity and change, how will your leadership shine through?

Join the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service for an engaging Leadership Workshop Series to help you navigate through these current times!

Leading through Uncertain Times, April 8, 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Strategies to Effectively Lead Remotely, April 9, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Leading from the Middle: Why Followership is Essential, April 13, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Reigniting your Why: Leadership through Online Service Opportunities, April 16, 2020, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19, April 16, 2020, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

To learn more about how to register, read workshop descriptions, and seek other leadership resources visit our website

We look forward to having you join the conversation!

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University Athletic Association- Fall Gator Guest Services

Job Details



**Hire Date may be delayed until further notice due to severity of the COVID-19 virus.**

Game Day Ambassadors play a vital role in the success of the fan experience at Gators athletic events, and serve as representatives of both the University of Florida and Florida Gators. They maintain the operational policies in place for all Gators athletic events, and serve as liaisons between Gator Boosters, fans, game day staff, and Athletic Department Personnel. As Gator Guest Services-Game Day Ambassadors, you will be the face of the Florida Gators throughout each of our home athletic events. You will be answering fan questions, finding solutions to fan problems, and making all fans feel both welcome and comfortable during athletic events. Game Day Ambassadors get the added bonus of earning paid experience in behind-the-scenes game-day execution, or using the opportunity for their field experience or practicum fulfillment.

Gator Guest Services Game Day Ambassadors are required to work all 2020 Florida home football games.

Saturday, September 5 vs. Eastern Washington

Saturday, September 12 vs. Kentucky

Saturday, September 19 vs. Southern Alabama

Saturday, October 3 vs. South Carolina (Homecoming)

Saturday, October 10 vs. LSU

Saturday, November 14 vs. Missouri

Saturday, November 21 vs. New Mexico State

A typical football game day runs 7 to 9 hours for Ambassadors, who are required to arrive at the Stadium no later than 3.5 hours before kickoff. Please understand this position is not an opportunity to watch the game. Ambassador responsibilities require a high level of service and attentiveness. A dedicated and focused staff is essential to the success of the fan experience.

There are other staffing opportunities as a Gator Guest Services Ambassador at Soccer, Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Basketball throughout the fall semester. Applicants are required to work 1-2 additional events per month outside of football.

Our top Gator Guest Services Ambassadors will have the opportunity to return for the spring semester to assist with Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Gymnastics, Softball, and Lacrosse.

Interested applicants must upload a current resume along with their application by Friday, August 21, 2020. For questions, please call 352-375-4683 ext. 6032.


You must be at least 18 years of age.  Those with flexible work schedules and the ability to work a non-standard work week to include evenings and weekends will be given priority.

Applicants must be able to work ALL football games and at least two (2) additional sporting events a month throughout the fall.

The ability to stand for long periods of time and regularly lifting and moving up to 50 pounds is required.


This is a part-time position that is compensated at the current minimum wage, $8.56 per hour.  There are no benefits associated with this position.


Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.


Preferred Behaviors

Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Preferred Motivations

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Apply Here!

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Free Online Writing Tutoring with the UF Writing Studio

The UF Writing Studio has a full schedule of free online, individual writing tutoring sessions available now!

As UF has gone to online classes, we want the entire UF community to know that the UF Writing Studio is still open, and is providing live, online, individual tutoring for all UF students, working on all writing projects.   Please go to to see our schedule and make an appointment; we are open M-F from 10:00 – 4:00, and M-R evenings from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.   If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Martin Simpson at 

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