Tag Archives: Students

At the start of school, unexpected students can cause last-minute shuffle

By on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm

More Alachua County students enrolled in school this year, and the unexpected increase sometimes means shufflling teachers and moving students around.

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Tour comes to the University of Florida to engage students in politics

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Group rallies to have student involvement in upcoming election.

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Public gives feedback to UF presidential search committee

By on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm

The presidential search committee in charge of finding the next UF president hosted a public forum to help gage public opinion on the search and what qualities are important in selecting a president.

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First day of school for many area students

By on August 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:07 pm

Tens of thousands of young students across North Central Florida headed back to school today. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo checked in with Alachua County Schools spokeswoman Jackie Johnson who says overall, the first day of school ran pretty smoothly across [...]

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Marion County back to school information

By on August 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:56 pm

In Marion County , with new students and new schedules this year, officials say  parents may wish to visit their child’s school during orientation sessions. These events give parents and students the opportunity to become accustomed to their new or [...]

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Florida kicks off summer nutrition program

By on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

During the school year, more than 1.6 million Florida students depend on free or reduced price school meals.  When school lets out for summer break, many of these students no longer have access to a nutritional meal. Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner [...]

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UF students to see fee increase

By on May 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:33 am

University of Florida students will be seeing their fees raising this coming semester. The UF board of trustees approved a $2-per-credit-hour fee over a conference call earlier this afternoon. The fee would increase from $4.76 to $6.76. The fee increase does not [...]

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UF mechancial engineering students showcase their skills in national competition

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

While some University of Florida astronomy, aerospace and mechanical engineering students are competing in the nation’s largest science fair in Washington, D.C. a smaller group of students is competing at another event: The American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s Human Powered [...]

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New campaign pushes to change UF application process for undocumented students

By on March 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm

A campaign seeks to change the University of Florida’s application process for undocumented students. Others in the community object.

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