Campus Life   Fort Caroline was a 1564 French attempt led by Rene de Laudonniere to establish a French territorial claim in Florida and provide a safe haven for persecuted Huguenots. The colony was destroyed and most of the colonists slaughtered by the Spanish commander Pedro Menendez only a year later in 1565 but the Spanish occupied the site as San Mateo for another four years.

Looking for Fort Caroline with Robert Thunen

October 7, 2015
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Campus Life   A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities is coming together with the goal of improving the college admission application process for all students. The Coalition is developing a free platform of online tools to streamline the experience of planning for and applying to college. The initial iteration of the planning tools will be available to freshmen, sophomores and juniors in high school beginning in January 2016.

UF among diverse group of universities working to improve college admission process

September 28, 2015
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