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WANT TO BE A GATOR?

Whatever you’ve got your sights set on, that’s merely the beginning. As a Gator you’ll learn to see beyond the horizon. We measure success not in individual achievement, but where you go from there. Because when reaching your goals is just the starting point, there’s no end to what Gators can accomplish.

Donor: Linda and Ken McGurn

Linda: Warrington College of Business + Levin College of Law, BSBA ’73, J.D.’78
Ken: Warrington College of Business, BSBA ’72, M.B.A.’73, Ph.D.’81

The McGurns are two proud Gators who believe in giving back to UF and Gainesville. Their investment of time and treasure has been especially significant in the Warrington College of Business and Florida Museum of Natural History. Through their McGurn Management Company and other separate companies, they have been involved in the major revitalization of downtown Gainesville for more than 30 years. They won the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2012.

Student: Clay Hurdle

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Master's student

Department of Agricultural Education and Communication advocate. Reitz Scholar. UF Honors program member. E. T. York Jr. Medal of Excellence recipient. Those are just a few of the hats Clay Hurdle has worn during his time at UF. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in leadership development. Hurdle was selected for the University of Florida Hall of Fame as a member of its 2016 induction class and tapped for membership in Florida Blue Key.

Faculty: Jane Aldrich

College of Pharmacy
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Jane Aldrich is among the country’s leading experts on peptide design and synthesis. Her impact on the field includes 100 journal articles, service on multiple editorial review boards, tenure as president of the American Peptide Society and as chair and councilor of the Medicinal Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. Aldrich's current research is focused on novel peptide analogs as potential treatments for drug abuse, pain and cancer.

For the Gator Good

The challenges facing our world are bigger than one person. One
organization. One university. The Gator Good is our
campaign to combine those efforts and solve those global problems.
Because together, our impact is greater.

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