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Alumni Spotlight: Patrick Bollinger, Civil Engineering ’18

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering

Patrick Bollinger graduated with a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Florida. His journey was different from most students who were recognized at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering’s Fall 2018 commencement ceremony. Bollinger, originally from Maryland, left college more than two decades ago to work in his family’s roofing business and then in solar project management. After …

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Soaring Toward a $100B Industry

In Alumni Spotlight, Featured

This article was originally published as “Drone Maker Sees Business Opportunity In Keeping Workers And Warfighters Safe” at For intrepid wildlife biologists stomping around in the bush, it’s not an animal mauling or an attacking microbe that most often spells doom. Statistically speaking, it’s the aircraft they use to enter remote areas that does them in. In fact, one …

Meet Your 2018 Alumni Reunion Challengers

In Alumni Spotlight, In the Headlines, News

RAISE $25,000 IN 25 DAYS IN HONOR OF STEPUP’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY October 16 – November 10, 2018 When the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering selected funding for STEPUP (the Successful Transition and Enhanced Preparation for Undergraduates Program) as a focus of the 2018 Alumni Reunion, they wanted to find a Challenge Champion to inspire everyone to support this important …