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Presidential Highlights November 2020

Thanksgiving Meal for Students

Szymanskis showing Thanksgiving artwork

To celebrate Thanksgiving, President and First Lady Szymanski passed out warm meals to students who remained on campus for the holiday. The University is thankful for the talented students, faculty and staff that make this campus special and #UniquelyUNF


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Thanksgiving Message From President and First Lady Szymanski

 President and First Lady Szymanski swoopingOspreys, here’s a special message from President and First Lady Szymanski as we transition to remote work the remainder of the semester. #UNFBetterStronger, #Swoop


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National Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month

 Indigenous Peoples 2020 Zoom meeting screen shotToday the Intercultural Center for Peace and President and First Lady Szymanski kicked-off Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month to celebrate Indigenous cultures by paying homage to the UNF land with a land acknowledgement and a keynote address from Dr. Denise Bossy, UNF History professor. 


Zoom with Students

 Szymanskis checking in with students via Zoom on November 9.The President and the First Lady continue to virtually meet with students.  Students and their well-being is a top priority for the President and these small gatherings allow everyone to share and connect.


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Surprise Pop-In to Dr. Myers' Class

Dr. Myers class on ZoomThe President and Mrs. Szymanski surprised Professor Myers' Basic Principles of Human Nutrition class with a Zoom pop-in.  Evidenced by all the smiles, all were happy for the visit.


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