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Presidential Highlights September 2020

President and First Lady Join in CASS Kickoff

 CASS Kick off 2020 Zoom PhotoCASS Kickoff ended with all hands in, TEAM CASS on three! President and First Lady Szymanski joined in and spoke about how CASS and its Community Team Leaders are passionate about the success of its students and strive to build long lasting relationships, create a caring community and a vast network. With this great leadership, the students within this program will inevitably make a difference in the world.  






Surprise Classroom Drop-In

 dr barr drop in The students attending Dr. Barr’s Sexuality Education class received a surprise today.  The President and the Mrs. Szymanski dropped in and they were excited to have the opportunity to interact with the students in person.   It was a great way to kick of the beginning of the fall season.







International Day of Peace

 International Day of PeaceIn observance of International Day of Peace, the Intercultural Center for Peace hosted an Art and Soul Café with painting, poetry and a spoken word performance by Love Reins. President and First Lady Szymanski spoke on why celebrations like this are crucial for creating a unique experience for all Ospreys. #UniquelyUNF 





Thank you for Masking Up

Thank you for masking up If you were by the library on Thursday, September 17th, you may have run into the President and Mrs. Szymanski.  They showed their appreciation to UNF students for wearing their masks with vouchers to Chick-Fil-A or Starbucks.  Thank you Ospreys for Masking Up!






Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off

 Hispanic Heritage Month 2020The Intercultural Center for Peace hosted the Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff and were joined by President Szymanski and keynote speaker Gerson Sanchez to pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. Join the University in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! For more information, visit #UniquelyUNF




English Language Program Student Orientation

ELP Orientation 2020 screen with studentsThe President welcomed UNF's English Language Program students at the orientation on September 7th.  He recognized the mutual benefit of sharing of language and culture and hoped UNF will be their home away from home.








Connecting with Students Through Zoom

 zoom call with people doing thumbs upThe President continues his regularly meet with students through Zoom.  The President encouraged the students to share their thoughts, ideas, challenges and successes.  #StongerTogether  


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