HOPE HOrses Helping PEople
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
2w ago
Today’s episode features HOPE HOrses Helping PEople, an equine-assisted program in a healing environment that enhances personal growth, empowerment and well-being. It is located in Archer, Florida. Volunteers of all ages contribute their time and skills to those that enroll in one of HOPE’s programs. Any person diagnosed with an emotional, physical, cognitive disability from age 2 and up is eligible to apply for enrollment into one of HOPE’s programs. The programs integrate the horses into an environment where participants build confidence, self-esteem, balance, improved focus and attention ..read more
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A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
2w ago
Today’s episode features the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center housed in the former Jones Family home at 1013 NW 7th Avenue in Gainesville. It serves as a tribute to one of the most influential educators in the history of Alachua County and showcases a permanent exhibit on “Prof” Jones. It also focuses on the people and places of the historic Fifth Avenue/Pleasant Street neighborhood and contains a collection of oral histories centering on the African-American experience in Gainesville along with a collection of rotating exhibits throughout the year. Coordinator Carol Richardson share ..read more
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A Discussion with First Amendment Scholar Clay Calvert
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
3w ago
Today’s episode features a discussion with First Amendment scholar Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. Calvert will leave his position at the end of 2022 after a 13-year tenure at the College. Calvert was named the UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year, the first CJC faculty member to win UF’s most prestigious and oldest faculty award. As a result, he was selected to receive one of 14 2022 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Awards. He ..read more
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A Discussion with Moni Basu
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
1M ago
Today’s episode features a discussion with University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer in Narrative Nonfiction Moni Basu. Basu has been an award-winning journalist for more than three decades and was the senior writer on CNN Digital’s Enterprise team before coming to the College. Previously she was a reporter and editor for The Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Tallahassee Democrat. She covered the Iraq War from its inception and won several national awards. Her work focused on people who survive immense loss and trauma and on race and ..read more
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Jay Watkins, UF Associate Director of Bands
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
2M ago
Today’s episode features Jay Watkins, University of Florida Associate Director of Bands and director of the “Pride of the Sunshine” Marching Band – the official marching band for the University. Membership in the band is open to all students currently enrolled at the University of Florida or Santa Fe College. Students audition each year and currently the band consists of 425 undergraduate and graduate students that represent over 100 majors at the university. The current era of the band is also referred to as The Sound of the Gator Nation. They perform at every Florida Gators home football ga ..read more
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A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
2M ago
Today’s episode features the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center housed in the former Jones Family home at 1013 NW 7th Avenue in Gainesville. It serves as a tribute to one of the most influential educators in the history of Alachua County and showcases a permanent exhibit on “Prof” Jones. It also focuses on the people and places of the historic Fifth Avenue/Pleasant Street neighborhood and contains a collection of oral histories centering on the African-American experience in Gainesville along with a collection of rotating exhibits throughout the year. Coordinator Carol Richardson share ..read more
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The BASH Music Festival 2022
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
3M ago
Today’s episode features the BASH Festival on November 5 and 6 at Depot Park in Gainesville. The two-day free BASH event which stands for Blues, Americana, Soul and Heritage will showcase the very best of Gainesville. Headliners include Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, Larkin Poe, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Lilly Hiatt, Little Jake and the Soul Searchers, The Savants of Soul and tributes to local legends like Tom Petty, Charles Bradley and Bo Diddley. Festival goers see performances on three stages around Depot Park on Saturday from 1 to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. and enjoy ..read more
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University Women’s Club 100th Anniversary
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
4M ago
Today’s episode features the University Women’s Club in Gainesville, Florida. Since 1922, the club has provided an opportunity for women in the University of Florida community to become better acquainted and to exchange information and ideas. Originally only open to women who were UF faculty and staff or their spouses, the club has welcomed all who are interested in promoting the goals of UF. The club is nearing the 100th anniversary and will cease operations as of the end of 2022. Club history will be archived in the UF library and a historic marker will honor the existence of the club. Univ ..read more
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A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center
Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
4M ago
Today’s episode features the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center housed in the former Jones Family home at 1013 NW 7th Avenue in Gainesville. It serves as a tribute to one of the most influential educators in the history of Alachua County and showcases a permanent exhibit on “Prof” Jones. It also focuses on the people and places of the historic Fifth Avenue/Pleasant Street neighborhood and contains a collection of oral histories centering on the African-American experience in Gainesville along with a collection of rotating exhibits throughout the year. Coordinator Carol Richardson share ..read more
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“From Florida” Podcast
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by Sue Wagner, Tell Me About It with Sue Wagner
4M ago
Today’s episode features “From Florida,” a podcast where listeners can learn how minds are connecting, great ideas are colliding and groundbreaking innovations become a reality because of the University of Florida. Host Nicci Brown, and producer Brooke Adams share stories from the past two seasons of the weekly podcast that is available online, on Apple and Google podcasts and Spotify. In each episode, Brown speaks with faculty, researchers, students and administrators as well as thought leaders from Florida who are moving the state, nation and the work forward. UF is one of America’s leading ..read more
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