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MFOS Alum Helps Handicap Puppy

Dr. Meghan Brumby is a MFOS Alum and a veterinarian at UF's Veterinary Hospital. She recently made news in helping a pit bull terrier puppy who suffers from a rare condition called "Swimmer Puppy Syndrome." View the complete news story at

Tales of a First-Generation College Student

One of our Opportunity Scholars, Alexa Tsongranis, wrote a piece for the Gainesville Scene about her experience as a first generation college student.

Check out her story at

Spotlight on Kelly Mejia

The moment two men wearing hard hats and carrying drawings walked into a third grade classroom for Career Day was precisely when Kelly Mejia decided she wanted to be a part of the construction industry when she grew up. Now at the age of 24, Kelly is a Balfour Beatty project engineer with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida (UF), a Master in Construction Management from Florida International University (FIU), holds a General Contractor license, has her LEED Green Associate… Read More »