UF Online launches new major – Digital Arts & Sciences

GAINESVILLE, FL – UF Online is unveiling a brand new major – a bachelor of arts degree in Digital Arts & Sciences – which will be available beginning in the fall 2019 semester. The major is the first degree offered through the UF Online pathway that is delivered through the UF College of the Arts.

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UF Online Welcomes PaCE #UF23

UF Online is ready to welcome a talented and passionate group of new Gators into the PaCE program! Launched in spring 2015, Pathway to Campus Enrollment (PaCE) provides freshmen with the opportunity to start their UF degree online and then transition to campus in order to complete an undergraduate degree. Our campus has limited physical

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Nayibis Pacheco, Psychology

Psychology graduate’s health classes helped her with personal medical challenge GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nayibis Pacheco remembers sitting in the front row of graduates at commencement, dressed in her cap and gown. It felt surreal to look around and to see herself surrounded by a sea of faces waiting for the graduates’ names to be called,

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John Chaffin, Psychology

Student’s personal experiences play key role in career decisions GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When John Chaffin (B.A. ’18) was in high school, he failed out of algebra. He didn’t understand basic concepts such as long division, fractions, or negative numbers. Fourteen years, three college programs, and three remedial math courses later, Chaffin graduated summa cum laude

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Cynthia Tillman, Business Administration

Back in business: UF employee goes back to school for business degree GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Cynthia Tillman took a 33-year hiatus in her education before returning back to school for her bachelor’s degree via UF Online. The Gainesville native graduated in May 2018 with a degree in business administration. When Tillman first earned her associate’s

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UF Online releases fourth annual report detailing a year of growth

GAINESVILLE, FL – UF Online has unveiled its fourth annual report, recapping a year of tremendous growth and new initiatives for the University of Florida’s online undergraduate program. Over 3,500 students are taking advantage of UF Online’s custom, flexible academic pathways. With 20 degrees to choose from, the program offers vast opportunities for career advancement

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Jillian Purner, Business

Business student graduates as outstanding scholar at 18 years old GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In seventh grade, Jillian Purner was bored in her classes because she felt the pace of the curriculum was holding her back. Recognizing her potential to do more, she began taking online classes. As a result of that initiative, Purner finished ninth

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UF Online welcomes Disney into Employer Pathways Program

Expanded UF Online partnership will provide education benefits to more than 80,000 hourly Disney employees nationwide PRESS RELEASE: Disney employees now have largest selection of degrees and courses through UF Online of any private sector partner GAINESVILLE, FL — University of Florida Online is once again partnering with a leading employer – The Walt Disney

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Ashley Nicolls, Environmental Management

Student takes online courses to travel and pursue dream of becoming park biologist GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The first time 27-year-old Ashley Nicolls visited Redwood National Park in California, she cried from excitement. “Everything was breathtaking — the skyscraper-tall trees and you’re immersed in the middle of them; the trees are full of color and the

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