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.
Alumni: Sarah Lowe
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Class of 2006
While leading the Gators basketball team as captain for three years, this magna cum laude double major also earned spot on the SECâs Good Works Team, which highlights a member from each school who gives back to their community. Lowe then co-founded a nonprofit that provides free secondary boarding schools in East Africa. Today, she leads the Bay Area office at the United States Liability Insurance Group, and has advised the CEO on the companyâs philanthropic efforts.
Donor: Thomas S. Summerill
Warrington College of Business + College of Public Health and Health Professions
B.S. 1982, M.B.A. 1984, M.H.A. 1984
Thomas Summerill earned a bachelorâs degree and two masterâs degrees while at UF. During his more than 25 years in health care, he has worked with hospitals, insurers and physician groups, and also served as CEO at Trinity Health. Along with his wife, he created the Thomas and Trudy Summerill Scholarship in Health Administration in 2006, and he was named the PHHP 2013 Alumnus of the Year.
Staff: WILL ATKINS
Executive Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs
As the leader of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, which includes Intercultural Engagement, Black Affairs, Hispanic-Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer Affairs, Will Atkins strives to create a learning environment that reflects a diversity in thought, experiences and backgrounds. Atkins uses his passion for collaboration and meaningful cross-cultural engagement to provide leadership and advocacy for all students, designing and implementing opportunities for community and identity expression.
We are not content to rest. We aspire to solve grand challenges, and in doing so, to propel UF to the very top tier of public universities.
Our Go Greater campaign is an investment not only in the future of our state, nation and world,
but also in YOU.