Archives from November 2010

FOS students take part in UF’s Oral History Program, documenting their personal histories

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The impact of a program for first-generation students to attend the University of Florida is being chronicled in their own words.

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program is conducting oral history interviews with students, past and present, who are Florida Opportunity Scholars. The goal is to document some of the program’s early participants.

Florida Opportunity Scholars provides an opportunity for a college education to students who otherwise would be unable to afford… Read More »