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Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program Receives $1 Million Gift

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A retired University of Florida professor has donated $1 million to support UF’s Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program so students from low-income backgrounds can follow his path to higher education.

Dr. Paul Nicoletti’s gift will create graduate-level scholarships in UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He made the gift this winter during a four-month fundraising drive that collected $15 million for the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program. Donors rallied… Read More »