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UNF Journal: Winter 2013


Buildings dedicated to civic leaders

Three buildings at the University of North Florida have been renamed in honor of a group of individuals whose contributions have made UNF what it is today.


Criminal justice grad uses UNF education abroad

A University of North Florida education can take you anywhere — even halfway across the world. Just ask Robert Baggett. A 2000 graduate from UNF’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

President John Delaney at the library

Letter from the President

With each edition of the Journal, I am afforded the opportunity to write a letter to you, the reader. And with each issue, I am more and more proud of the University of North Florida and its alumni, students, faculty, staff and donors. There is always some new development or University project that leaves me awestruck. This issue is no different.


Long-term gift helps keep ball in play

The annual Kennel Club Classic, soon to be known as the bestbet Classic, was made possible through an endowment created in 1993 by Jacksonville Greyhound Racing, Inc.


Society engineers scholarship for students

Michael Whelan and his chapter of about 280 engineers are actively involved in solving the engineering job candidate shortage by sponsoring an endowment to generate scholarships for engineering students at UNF.


Thompson part of UNF family

Carol Thompson is one of those rare individuals who has seen UNF from two entirely different perspectives. As a student, she obtained her master’s degree in allied health science in 1979. As a civic leader, she was a charter member of the UNF Board of Trustees and its founding chair.


UNF brand promise helps Ospreys soar

The promises a college or university makes are not limited to those stated during the recruiting process. Learn about UNF's new brand promise and what you can expect from the University moving forward.


UNF teams ‘adopt’ area kids with cancer

Through the national organization Friends of Jaclyn Foundation (FOJ), both Osprey basketball teams have been paired with two local families going up against the fight of their lives, battling childhood brain cancer.


Winter 2013 Classnotes

From promotions to educational accomplishments, take a look at what some of your fellow alumni are up to.