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Gator100 celebrates the world’s “Fastest Growing Gator Companies” and honors UF Engineering alumnus Scott Pressly with the Pinnacle Award.

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Recognized as one of the country’s leading franchise investors, Pressly’s career includes over 25 years of venture capital, brand management and franchise expertise. Using his signature Franchise Accelerator Model, he has helped entrepreneurs create dominant franchise brands such as Schlotzsky’s Deli, Fastsigns, and Cinnabon. Most recently, he led the transformation of Tropical Smoothie Café from a small, regional concept to …

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Autonomous Shuttle Ready for Passengers

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Starting Feb. 3, Gainesville residents will be able to board an autonomous shuttle for test rides between downtown Gainesville and the University of Florida campus. The pilot project is part of the I-STREET real-world testbed, a partnership between the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI), the Florida Department of Transportation, and the City of Gainesville.

UF Online Ranked No. 4 Among Nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

In Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering Education, Honors & Awards, News

The University of Florida sets a new standard as a modern research university with national recognition for both traditional classroom programs and online pathways. UF Online, UF’s online undergraduate experience, has now risen to No. 4 in the country for best online bachelor’s programs according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings. With foresight and investment from the State …