UF Small Business Opportunity Fair

Earlier this month, the Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity hosted its annual Small Business Opportunity Fair. The event provides small and diverse businesses in the community with information for success, business growth, and sustainability. 

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A community memorial service to honor the life of Deadra Harvey will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow (5/18) at DaySpring Missionary Baptist Church located at 1945 NE 8th Ave. in Gainesville.

Facilities Employee Appreciation Day

Last month, Facilities celebrated their annual Employee Appreciation Day. Thank you to the entire facilities staff for their service and commitment to UF!

Meet Francisco Oquendo, Assistant Director of Construction in the Department of Planning, Design & Construction. Francisco has worked at UF for over 18 years. He began his journey as a project manager and now mentors and provides an overview of policies and procedures to new project managers.

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Shout out to the UFPD staff who participated in the Student and Police Dialogue event and the 40th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics last month. Thank you for being committed to giving back to our community!

UFPD participated in a Student and Police Dialogue event to enhance community officer relationships beyond campus. The discussions addressed racial and ethnic disparities in law enforcement and allowed Santa Fe students to discuss their experiences and concerns with law enforcement.

UFPD Officers participated in the 40th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida. UFPD runs to help build a world where people with intellectual disabilities are included and accepted and to empower Special Olympics Florida athletes.

If you know of staff members who are going above and beyond, please email [email protected] describing their effort. 

Did you know that you can report a crime tip to UF Police using the

GatorSafe app?

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Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS)

The Department of Transportation and Parking Services is here to facilitate access and mobility to UF's campus in the most efficient, courteous, and professional manner possible. We are committed to helping you explore all available options so that you may make an informed decision that best meets your needs.

Address: 1273 Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville, FL

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Phone: 352-392-7275

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Mike Beasley

Business Affairs Technical Services

32 years of service

Phuong Nguyen

Facilities Services

23 years of service

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