UF alum and Ireland native talks about St. Patricks Day traditions
While some Americans see Saint Patrick’s Day as a time of celebration, Irish-Americans see it as a something more. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Paula Cunniffe who is an Irish native and a recent University of Florida graduate student alum about the traditions of Saint Patrick’s Day and how Ireland is celebrating the holiday.
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Today the Florida Board of Governors unanimously confirmed the selection of Dr. Kent Fuchs as the 12th president of the University of Florida, taking over Bernie Machen’s position.
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W. Kent Fuchs, Provost for Cornell University Ph.D., has been selected as the University of Florida’s 12th president-designate.