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Presidential Highlights July 2020

President and First Lady Welcome the Class of 2024

 President and First Lady with decorative background   

President and First Lady Szymanski welcomed the class of 2024 and their families in the first round of virtual orientations this week. During their welcome, they showed incoming Ospreys how to SWOOP! #UniquelyUNF#SWOOPTogether








President and First Lady Szymanski Introduce Healthy Ospreys Teaching Kitchen

 President and Maria Szymanski introduce UNF's Healthy Kitchen Cooking SeriesUNF Nutrition Services hosted their first ever Healthy Ospreys Teaching Kitchen virtual cooking demonstration with surprise guests President and First Lady Szymanski. The demonstration focused on using budget friendly ingredients to create tuna and sweet potato cakes. #SWOOPTogether 






President and First Lady Drop In on Dr. Manzone's Class

Surprise zoom drop in by President and Mrs. Szymanski for US History Since 1877 class

Dr. Manzone's US History Since 1877 class had a surprise Zoom drop-in from President and First Lady. The students were delighted speak with their unexpected visitors. The President and Mrs. Szymanski welcomed the students to their summer class and wished them a successful semester during these unprecedented times.


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President and First Lady Continue to Meet Weekly with Students

President and Mrs. Szymanski meet students on Zoom on July 2

Continuing to engage with students, President and First Lady Szymanski have been meeting weekly with UNF students via Zoom.


The Szymanskis value hearing from students about their remote learning experiences and plans for the future. They also discuss any challenges students may be facing that can be addressed and how the University of North Florida can continue to support them on and off campus.


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