Whether it’s on the beach volleyball court or in her career, Katherine Cook, 35, has always had a passion for helping others succeed. When Katherine first started at the University of Florida right after high school, she wasn’t quite sure how to combine passion and education. While studying at UF, Katherine landed a job with
Bringing a strong work ethic and a keen attention to detail to every task are two values Eric Struble learned from his father. As a cabinetmaker, Eric’s father made sure to apply both to his craft, and Eric now applies them to every aspect of his own life as well. As a father, a husband,
Now, more than ever, online learning has made earning a bachelor’s degree possible from anywhere in the world. For Tori French, a UF Public Relations Alum, the idea of finishing her bachelor’s while living in Europe was not on her agenda when first starting classes as a residential student at the University of Florida. However,
Hardworking, forward-thinking, intelligent, and self-motivated are just some of the characteristics that describe Brett Dunckel, a Broward County Fire Prevention Officer (FPO) and University of Florida graduate. Although Brett has achieved a lot in his over twenty-year career in the fire service, including being named Fire Inspector of the Year by the Florida Fire Marshals
Making dreams come true was just one part of Kent Stein’s job at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL. As an entertainment cast member at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park, Kent, 23, also had a big dream of his own outside of work – earning a bachelor’s degree.
As the fully-online pathway to a University of Florida degree, UF Online welcomes students from around the world to earn a nationally-ranked education right from their home. With 25 fully online degree pathways, students worldwide can join the Gator Nation without compromising quality due to their location. UF Online is proud to have Gators in
Attending the University of Florida is a family affair for the Vetter family. Marissa Vetter, 55, has been a Gator at heart since her oldest daughter, Madison, was accepted into the University of Florida for her bachelor’s in animal sciences. Marissa never imagined that a few years later, she would be attending the University of
Touring the world is a dream for many aspiring musicians. For Seth Blake, 27, this has become a reality. The Ocala, Florida, native always knew he wanted to go to college, focusing his studies in the health sciences field. His educational plans became a little more challenging when his band, Wage War, was signed to
It is no surprise that a growing number of undergraduate students are choosing to pursue their education online. The flexibility of completing coursework from anywhere makes an online pathway to a bachelor’s degree appealing. This is especially true for students who have busy schedules or simply rather not be tied down to an in-person schedule.
It’s never too late to pursue your passion. For Betty Alcover, 47, making the transition from the financial side to the medical side of healthcare was a keen goal of hers. Starting out in insurance billing at a top hospital in Tampa, FL, Betty longed for patient care. To achieve her dreams of becoming a