Tag Archives: O’Connell Center

UF Breaks Ground On New Chemistry Building

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 1:53 pm

UF held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new chemistry and chemical biological building Friday. The building, which will cost $67 million, is one of six major construction projects on campus.

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Feb. 5, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 3:40 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Board approves $10 million for O’Dome renovations

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 4:30 pm

The University of Florida’s Board of Trustees approved to add $10 million from the university in order to finance renovations to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

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Gainesville High School swim teams eye repeat at district meet

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Though some local high school swim teams have already made their first splashes into the postseason, Class 2 squads from Gainesville and the surrounding area will have their turn in the pool Friday morning to compete for the District 4 Championship.

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Security, traffic disruptions first signs of Obama visit

By on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:21 am

Students and local residents heading out to the O’Connell Center this afternoon should know about important security measures in place.

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On the second day, lines still seen for Obama ticket distribution

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

It’s barely been 24 hours since people learned Michelle Obama is coming to the University of Florida and lines for tickets were still packed this morning.

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Alachua County Democratic Party preps for Obama visit

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm

Just under 24 hours after the visit by First Lady Michelle Obama was officially announced, WUFT chatted with John Reiskind, chair of the Alachua County Democratic Party, about the significance of Mrs. Obama’s visit to the community and what impacts […]

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Tickets available for Michelle Obama visit

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 14, 2012 at 11:21 am

The Obama for America campaign confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking to supporters at the O’Connell Center Monday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, though tickets are required due to space limitations.

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