Two Appointments to University Leadership
The University announced the appointment of two key university leaders this month. Karen Bowling, was appointed as UNF's first vice president of jobs. She will lead strategic efforts to cultivate relationships with external partners that advance internships, externships, career immersion and permanent job placement for UNF students and alumni. In addition, Dr. Richard Buttimer Jr. was named the new dean of the Coggin College of Business. He will begin his position on June 27.
UNF Celebrates Graduates Virtually
On Friday, May 1 – the day Spring 2020 graduates were originally scheduled to graduate – UNF launched a celebratory website with videos, messages from President Szymanski and leadership, greetings from alumni, a virtual alma mater performed by music students and faculty, and more. UNF's official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts were active with graduate postings and well wishes from family and friends. UNF remains committed to offering graduates an opportunity to participate in a future live ceremony.