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50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary Events Calendar


July 2022

Group of student sitting on the green

Date Event Location
Fri. 7/15 Rainbow Swoop TBD

August 2022

Two people posing with Ozzie

Date Event Location
Tues. 8/16 Simulation Center Tours and Networking Reception FSCJ Deerwood
Fri. 8/19 -    Sat. 8/27 Week of Welcome UNF Campus
Tues. 8/30 History of UNF Athletics Excellence Lecture UNF Library
August Athletic Director's Reception UNF Campus
August Pitch Competition- Future of Education Downtown
August CCEC Open House UNF Campus
August Week of Welcome UNF Campus
August UNF Night at Jumbo Shrimp 121 Financial Ballpark

September 2022

Three female students posing during event


Trombone player

Date Event  Location 
Tues. 9/13 50 Years of Excellence Leadership Series: Internationalization University Center
Sat. 9/17 Osprey Soiree - A Benefit for our Future Public Health Professionals Student Union
Mon. 9/19- Thurs. 9/29 Coggin & Brooks 50th Anniversary Alumni Study Abroad Italy
Tues. 9/20 UNF's Aerial Footprint: 50 Years of Land Use Change UNF Library
Fri. 9/23 UNF Healthcare Symposium 2022 University Center
Tues. 9/27 UNF at 50 Lecture: Striving for a Greener, More Diverse Institution UNF Library
Thurs. 9/29 Machin Family Ancient Studies Lecture TBD
September Fall Sports Weekend UNF Campus

October 2022

Students working at Blocktoberfest

Date   Event   Location  
Sat. 10/1  50th Anniversary Gala University Center
Fri. 10/21 Rainbow Swoop TBD
Fri. 10/21 CCEC Open House UNF Campus
Sat. 10/29 Trick or Treat Meet and Greet TBD
October Celebration of the Arts TBD
October Blocktober - Printmaking UNF Campus
October Talent Show UNF Campus
October Roar & Soar Alumni Tailgate TIAA Bank Field

November 2022

Students submerged in a ball pit with faces showing
Date Event Location
November Interfaith Thanksgiving Gratitude Service TBD

December 2022

Orchestra band performing concert
Date Event  Location 
Thurs. 12/1 Celebration of Women in the Arts TBD
Tues. 12/6 50 Years of Excellence Leadership Series: Business Analytics University Center
Tues. 12/6 Hicks Honors College 50th Anniversary Celebration TBD
Fri. 12/9 Building Bridges Creating Community Fundraising Event TBD
December Poster Presentation/Mixer TBD

Recurring Throughout 2022

Date Event  Location
December 21-January 22 Special Collection Exhibits: Founding UNF; The LGBTQ Center UNF Library
January-April Doctorate of Educational Leadership & Curriculum and Instruction Information Sessions Zoom
January-April  Breaking Down Barriers: Becoming a Teacher Information Sessions Zoom
January-April Let's Connect: College of Education and Human Services Information Sessions Zoom
January-September Capturing UNF Pride Painting Display      UNF Campus
January-November UNF Then and Now: 1972 - 2022 Models TBD
January-December Health Cooking Demonstration TBD
January-December Visiting the Honors Tree and Honors Time Capsule Student Union and Library
February-March 50 Days of Book Collection for UNF's 50th UNF Campus
February-March Special Collection Exhibits: Black History at UNF; The Women's Center and women's history at UNF UNF Library
March-November UNF Osprey Pride Displays at MOCA & Lufrano Art Galleries MOCA
March-February FIFTY: An Alumni Exhibition MOCA
April-May  Special Collections Exhibit: Environmental History of UNF; UNF's First Commencement UNF Library
April-December Notable BCH Graduates Unveiling UNF Campus
May-July  Special Collection Exhibit: Christine Rasche UNF Library
August-October Special Collections Exhibit: Development of Campus; Timeline and Memories of UNF UNF Library
All Year Celebrity Cooking Demonstration TBD