Posts tagged: University of Florida - Diverse

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Higher Ed Institutions Work to Bring Students Back to Campus as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out

by Autumn Arnett | January 18, 2021 As the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 begins to roll out to states, many in the higher ed sector a Read more

Keyontae Johnson’s Collapse on the Basketball Court Highlights Economic Injustice for College Athletes

by Keisha Williams | January 13, 2021
When Keyontae Johnson, a 21 year old basketball player, agreed to play NCAA basketball at the U [...] Read more

University of Florida Students Call for Building Name Change, Citing Racism of Namesake

by | October 7, 2020
The University of Florida (UF) students protested Tuesday, calling on the administration to cha [...] Read more

UF Board of Trustees Votes to Implement Furloughs

by | September 30, 2020
University of Florida’s Board of Trustees unanimously passed an amendment  on Tuesday to imp [...] Read more

U of Florida’s Law School Receives $1.1 Million Gift To Fund Scholarships For HBCU Grads

by | September 1, 2020
In tribute to the late congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis, a Florida real estate [...] Read more

U of Florida to End ‘Gator Bait’ Cheer for its ‘Horrific Historic Racist Imagery’

| June 18, 2020
The University of Florida will stop the use of its ‘Gator Bait’ athletics cheer because of [...] Read more

U of Florida Tells Professors Not to Order Sick Students to be Tested for Coronavirus

| February 14, 2020
The University of Florida on Jan. 31 told its professors to stop ordering visibly sick students [...] Read more

University of Florida Student Body President Faces Impeachment Charges

by | November 13, 2019
For the second time in the University of Florida’s (UF) 115-year history, a student body pres [...] Read more

Dr. Anne Kress Named New President of NOVA

by | October 10, 2019
After months of searching, Northern Virginia Community Colleges (NOVA) named Dr. Anne M. Kress [...] Read more

Culturally Responsive Graduation Ceremonies: Opportunities and Considerations for University Leaders

by Wil Greer, Omari Jackson, Charemi Jones and Kanika Jackson | July 5, 2019
Many minoritized students participate in graduation ceremonies that are not reflective of their [...] Read more

FSU President Responds to Racist Facebook Image Targeting Willie Taggart

by | November 26, 2018
Following Florida State University (FSU)’s loss against University of Florida, 14-41, on Satu [...] Read more

Florida Professor Leads Effort to Aid Black Comp-Sci PhD Students

| August 30, 2018
Dr. Juan E. Gilbert is part of a large-scale project, the Institute for African-American Mentor [...] Read more

Retail Giant to Offer Online Degrees for Employees

by Sammy G. Allen | June 2, 2018
Walmart, one of America’s largest employers, is offering its workers a college education for [...] Read more

Florida Sued Over Ban on Early Voting on College Campuses

by Associated Press | May 23, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida voting rights group and university students from two school [...] Read more

Incidences of Campus Racial Intolerance Spark Calls for Change

| May 10, 2018
Recent highly publicized incidences of racial intolerance at Duke, Yale, Colorado State and oth [...] Read more
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