Spring 2021 Student Government Elections and Absentee Ballot Information

To All Students at the University of Florida:

My name is Hayley Price and I serve as the Supervisor of Elections for UF Student Government. I look forward to ensuring that all students are able to participate in the Spring Student Government Elections on February 23rd and February 24th. Similar to the process in place across the country, I urge each of you to fulfill your civic duty and either come to one of our various on campus polling locations on either day of elections or submit an absentee ballot.

If you are not able to make it to a polling location, I urge you to submit an absentee ballot request prior to the deadline of 5 PM on February 10th, 2021.
You can request an absentee ballot by either filling out the online request form found on the SG website at http://sg.ufl.edu/Elections or you can print out a form. The printed form can be mailed to 3000 J. Wayne Reitz Union, PO Box 118505, Gainesville, FL 32611 or faxed to the SG office at (352) 392-8072.
If you request an absentee ballot you will receive a stamped, self-addressed envelope and instructions on the use of an absentee ballot in the mail.
Absentee ballots are to be returned to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by mail before 8:30 PM on February 24th, 2021.
Let me know if you have any questions and Go Gators!

Hayley Price
Supervisor of Elections
Student Government
elections@sg.ufl.edu

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Student Leadership and Service Opportunity

The NMB organization is a 501(C)(3) Non-profit organization based locally in Gainesville, Florida. We are searching for motivated and committed volunteers to help the NMB Organization further it’s community outreach.

The Goal: Help the Community

The NMB organization is a community outreach hub for the greater Gainesville area aiming to place at-risk youth in positive learning situations.

For inquiries call Ben Weeks at (352)-294-6714 or email benweeks@ufl.edu

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Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition

Do you have an innovative idea for a business? Make it a reality by registering for the annual Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition!

The Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition was created to help students grow their business ideas. Students will develop their business plan over the spring semester and submit their plan for a chance to pitch to judges and win over $40,000 in prizes. The EIC provides mentorship and the opportunity to audit the Business Plan Lab for free among other resources to help you along the way.

The dates for this year’s semi-final and final rounds will be April 22-23, 2021. Please note that the event will be virtual this year. Big Idea is open to ALL students, on-campus and online, graduate and undergraduate.

Submit your intent to compete here by December 15, 2020!

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion: A Discussion on Aspiration, Action, and Impact

November 18, 2020
5:00PM – 6:30PM (EST)
Zoom

RSVP HERE!

Are you eager to gain perspective about how a Fortune 50 company views their responsibility in DE&I inside and outside of their corporate walls? Are you seeking a forum that could spark ideas and learning on steps you can take at UF and in your future career to advance DE&I? In partnership with the Warrington College of Business, Procter & Gamble invites you to a special evening crafted specifically for UF students. You will have the chance to hear directly from a diverse group of P&G leaders who will focus on the following DE&I topics: P&G’s DE&I aspiration, action plan, and the journey to where we are today:

Discuss the “WHY” behind our actions to spark learning and reflection
Bias and Micro-Aggressions – P&G leaders will share personal stories and what P&G is doing to address and overcome bias in and outside our walls
Empower Community – Discuss what P&G is doing in this space to create positive impact beyond our walls
Brand Activation – Showcase how P&G is authentically portraying diverse talent and consumer groups in our work

Following the initial discussion, you will have the chance to join a smaller breakout discussion with P&G leaders and your peers to ask questions, share ideas, and further inspire your DE&I action plan. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to learn more about P&G’s DE&I strategy, please visit: https://us.pg.com/diversity-and-inclusion/ P&G Presenters:

Freddy Bharucha, Senior Vice President, North America Personal Care
Anitra Marsh, Vice President, Global Sustainability, Citizenship & Brand Communications, Beauty Care
Aaron Steele, Senior Director, Strategy, Insights & Analytics, North America Hair Care
Ian Green, Account Executive, Personal Health Care
Deanna Rodriguez, Account Executive, Home Care
David Silvestain, National Sales Senior Director, Personal Care

The event is part of the Warrington College Diversity Speaker Series, sponsored by Procter & Gamble

To view this on the web, click here.

RSVP HERE!

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2020 UF Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit – Join us!

The 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, presented by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the UF Warrington College of Business and the UF Collaboratory for Women Innovators at UF Innovate, offers inspirational stories and lessons learned from successful women entrepreneurs. The event provides opportunities for UF women to connect with peers and other successful business leaders to foster shared learning and community-building, as well as networking, mentoring, start-up and career advice, and career connections. This year’s [virtual] Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit will be on November 6th from 10:00-11:45 AM. You can register for the free event here.

 

The 2020 virtual event is free for all UF students, faculty, staff and members of the local community and will feature:

  • Taylor Williams (keynote), Creative Director of Guts & Glory GNV, a storytelling venture focusing on using improv and communications training to help teams and companies build positive culture, and Lead Facilitator of Guts & Glory Creative Consulting
  • Seyi Falade, Vice President of Cornerstone Barricades, a Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) service provider specializing in road construction and safety
  • Sara Schley, President of Seed Systems consulting, and WeTheChange, a non-profit for women CEOs of Certified B Corporations and other purpose driven organizations who share a belief in the power of business as a force for good
  • Dr. Bertrhude Albert, CEO and co-founder of P4H Global, a non-profit working to redefine aid by partnering with Haitian educators to provide quality teacher training
  • Robyn Crawford, Founder of Eden Books, an online publisher and bookstore of romance novels focused on elevating the voices of women authors
  • Victoria Wylde, CEO and Founder of Alterra Hemp, a hemp genetics lab & seed plant farm providing genetically-superior plants to farmers from coast to coast

 

For more information about the Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, visit the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center page.

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Marketing Week starts October 26th!

Marketing Week 2020 is here! These events are open to anyone, so this is your chance to learn all about different facets of marketing. All event information can be found on Facebook (AMA Gators) or Instagram (@amagator)! There will be prizes for attendance, fun socials throughout the week, and a service event on Friday! Please reach out to Kaley Edmonds with any questions at kedmonds@ufl.edu.

Monday 10/26 6:30pm – The Selling Factory: Figuring out Your Benefits

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98530533513

Adam Grossman, partner at the Selling Factory in Gainesville, will discuss how to turn the features on your resume into benefits for a company. If you’re preparing for an interview or want to feel more confident in your job search, you won’t want to miss this!

Tuesday 10/27 6:30pm – Imprint Genius: Selling on Amazon and E-commerce

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/91346946209

Isaac Hetzroni and Michael Katz are both entrepreneurs and recent UF alumni. Isaac owns his own promotional company, Imprint Genius, and has previously worked as an Amazon consultant. Michael owns his own e-commerce store and brings in millions of dollars in sales per year. Together, they will talk about entrepreneurship, Amazon, and building an online brand. Come prepared with questions!

Wednesday 10/28 6:30pm – Canva & Resume Workshop

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99812657520

In this 2-part workshop, the first 30 minutes will be dedicated to an intro to Canva, a website that lets you create beautiful graphics. If you have a good eye for design you won’t want to miss it! The second half of the meeting will be a resume workshop led by the CAP Mentors, so bring your resume and learn how to format it correctly!

Thursday 10/29 6:30pm –  AMA X Swamp Records: Music Industry Marketing w/ Sarah Bromley & Blaire Monroe

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99820368386

The most anticipated event of Marketing Week is here! Sarah Bromley will be speaking on her experience doing marketing within the music industry, first at Columbia Records and now at her own firm, KYN Entertainment. Blaire Monroe will discuss her experience doing Digital Marketing at Keep Cool, a Los Angeles-based record label. They have worked with artists such as Normani, Alicia Keys, and Solange. Come with questions and prepare to be wowed!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Harn Museum of Art Fall 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House and LACMA.

Fall internships are available in Development & Development Communications. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact the Intern Coordinator, at register@harn.ufl.edu

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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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