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UNF Journal: Winter 2013

buildings

Buildings dedicated to civic leaders

Three buildings at the University of North Florida have been renamed in honor of a group of individuals whose contributions have made UNF what it is today.

baggett

Criminal justice grad uses UNF education abroad

A University of North Florida education can take you anywhere — even halfway across the world. Just ask Robert Baggett. A 2000 graduate from UNF’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

kennel

Long-term gift helps keep ball in play

The annual Kennel Club Classic, soon to be known as the bestbet Classic, was made possible through an endowment created in 1993 by Jacksonville Greyhound Racing, Inc.

engineering

Society engineers scholarship for students

Michael Whelan and his chapter of about 280 engineers are actively involved in solving the engineering job candidate shortage by sponsoring an endowment to generate scholarships for engineering students at UNF.

thompson

Thompson part of UNF family

Carol Thompson is one of those rare individuals who has seen UNF from two entirely different perspectives. As a student, she obtained her master’s degree in allied health science in 1979. As a civic leader, she was a charter member of the UNF Board of Trustees and its founding chair.

brand

UNF brand promise helps Ospreys soar

The promises a college or university makes are not limited to those stated during the recruiting process. Learn about UNF's new brand promise and what you can expect from the University moving forward.

basketball

UNF teams ‘adopt’ area kids with cancer

Through the national organization Friends of Jaclyn Foundation (FOJ), both Osprey basketball teams have been paired with two local families going up against the fight of their lives, battling childhood brain cancer.

classnotes

Winter 2013 Classnotes

From promotions to educational accomplishments, take a look at what some of your fellow alumni are up to.