UF launches strategic sports initiative
Known as the UF & Sport Collaborative, the five-part project has received $2.5 million in support from UF President Ben Sasse’s strategic funding initiative.

The University of Florida is embarking on a multi-faceted initiative to propel the university to the global stage in sports performance, healthcare, and communication, while illuminating its world-class sports facilities and partnerships. 

“UF is a national leader in sports performance and healthcare, and we’re ready to showcase our offerings and strengthen our partnerships on a much larger scale,” Sasse said. “The UF & Sport Collaborative will help take our reputation in sports to the next level and greatly improve our already outstanding athletics.”

In partnership with the University Athletic Association (UAA), five units at UF (the College of Health and Human Performance, the Warrington College of Business, the College of Journalism and Communications, the College of Medicine, and the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering) are collaborating to launch the following projects as part of the comprehensive initiative:

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UF News January 5, 2024