Humor is Mankind’s Greatest Blessing
In his fall commencement address at the O’Connell Center, UF President Kent Fuchs told graduates,“Reaching out to others in the universal language of laughter offers one we could chose more often to defuse conflicts, resolve normal stresses in relationships and to begin to heal from political disagreements.”
The Orange and Blue Horizon Beyond
“While Century Tower and our hallowed traditions and missions will always be here, in the foreground, it is time for us to explore a much bigger beyond,” said UF President Kent Fuchs in his inaugural address at UF’s historic University Auditorium.
In Celebration of UF’s 26th Residence Hall
“The beauty of higher education in the 21st century is that we can provide educational opportunities to students where they need us most … Cypress Hall reaffirms our commitment to classic and life-transforming undergraduate experiences,” said UF President Kent Fuchs at the grand opening of Cypress Hall.
A Shared Vision for UF
“As Gators, we set our aspirations high as Century Tower, and then we build toward them, brick by brick,” UF President Kent Fuchs told Broward County alumni and friends at a reception capping an all-day visit to Ft. Lauderdale.
The Power of Unity
President Kent Fuchs talks with the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Deborah Morrison (right) and Citizen Scientist Claudia Harris at an October reception celebrating two new grants furthering UF’s translational medicine initiatives.
The Unparalleled Gift of Art
President Kent Fuchs and a performer mug for the camera at the Harn Museum’s 25th anniversary celebration in September
UF’s Origin Story
President Kent Fuchs joins three of the inventors of Gatorade – Dana Shires, James Free and Alejandro de Quesada – and UF College of Medicine Dean Mike Good in October at the Gatorade Gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of Gatorade.
An Opportunity to Lead
"UF has incredible strength and momentum, creating a moment of crucial opportunity. We can seize this moment through working together to reach our most ambitious shared aspirations,” said UF President Kent Fuchs in his first State of the University address to the Faculty Senate.
Ready to Fly
“As you reach out to accept others here at UF, I hope that you are also able to accept yourself,” said UF President Kent Fuchs at Convocation for the Class of 2019. Here, he sings the alma mater with Chief Operating Officer Charlie Lane and student and UF Honor Code Chancellor Geeta Iyer.