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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