While leading a fulfilling life of service to both his family and country, 32-year-old Alan Thompson held onto his lifelong dream of graduating from the University of Florida. Given life’s unpredictable twists and turns, Alan became a father, veteran, and business owner before his path led him to the Gator Nation. Four years after beginning
When one door closes, another opens. This couldn’t be more true for Angela Lenkner, 44, who decided to complete her bachelor’s after being laid off from her job of almost eight years at a security company. While this new chapter in Angela’s life was focused on education, she also was looking for a job that
A bachelor’s degree in business administration prepares you for a wide variety of jobs as virtually every industry and organization benefits from a fundamental understanding of best business practices. Whether you want to work for a not-for-profit or a traditional business or even start your own business, having a degree in business administration is a
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.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Growing up, Kyle McLaughlin loved baseball more than anything. So he was overjoyed at the news of being awarded a full-ride baseball scholarship, straight out of high school to be a pitcher at Division I Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. “My passion and priority was baseball,” said the recent UF graduate
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