Rosa Lira

Major: Health Education and Behavior
Hometown: Miami, Fla

As the first in my family to attend college, Rosa didn’t know what to expect. The Florida Opportunity Scholars Program gave her financial freedom during the academic year which allowed her to focus on school. UF staff and faculty members encouraged her to challenge herself and learn valuable skills to help her succeed in life after graduation. "I learned key lessons, such as the importance of networking and time management early from various leadership programs and campus involvement," she… Read More »