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Student Programs and Groups

These selected links describe Graham Center programs and University of Florida student groups with a focus on public leadership and civic engagement.

Freshman Leadership Council

The Freshman Leadership Council provides personal, professional, and leadership growth opportunities for a select group of freshmen students through service, programming, and educational experiences that impact the UF student body and surrounding community.

Future of Florida Summit

The Summit is an annual, statewide conference led by students to focus on issues of critical importance to the state of Florida.

Assembly for Action

Assembly for Action is a student-run community service leadership program funded by the University of Florida Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and administered through the Graham Center.

Lunch and Learn

Students are invited to join these lively professional development sessions, held virtually and in-person, to build their professional network and learn more about opportunities that will enhance their academic resume.

Florida Political Review

The Florida Political Review is Florida’s preeminent student journal for politics and public policy. Managed entirely by Florida university students, the FPR operates in partnership with the Center to bring quality analysis and commentary on current-affairs and political issues facing Florida. FPR was created to provide students with editorial experience and to raise the level of public discourse among policymakers, Florida communities and the general public.

Graham Center Student Fellows

The Graham Center Student Fellows is a University of Florida student organization whose members work closely with the Graham Center staff to fulfill the Center’s mission of training the next generation of public and private sector leaders of Florida. Their work ranges from planning major events and organizing community service projects, to advocating for change and leading discussions about today’s pressing issues.

Public Leadership Society

The Public Leadership Society is a University of Florida student organization whose purpose is to aid in the professional advancement of those committed to learning the principles of effective public leadership and to foster civic involvement through public and community service. In 2020, the Public Leadership Society organized a Professional Development Workshop with the Center.