​Office of the President

Breaking Ground for the Largest Construction Project in Decades

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Roger and Dr. Katherine Fell (far left) man shovels along with donors and members of the board of trustees at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for Student Life and College of Business.  Inclement weather for the March 31, 2016 ceremony necessitated an "indoor" event!  

UF Habitat for Humanity Chapter Honored

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Dr. Fell reads a proclamation honoring the UF Chapter of Habitat for Humanity at the University's board of trustees meeting on Friday, March 11, 2016. The Chapter completed its first home in October 2015, raising more than $75,000 and contributing 3,000 volunteer hours towards the project.

Celebrating Another Partnership!

Fell Marathon.jpgAttendees at a March event celebrating a partnership between Marathon Petroleum Corporation and the University of Findlay are welcomed by Dr. Fell.  ​Marathon Petroleum Corporation recently​​ entered into a three-year ​contribution and ​support agreement with UF's environmental, safety and occupational health program.  The contributions will fund scholarships, equipment and facility​ upgrades and a faculty internship program.


​Mazza Museum Opens New Gallery Dedicated to Paper Engineering

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​Dr. Fell and Mazza Museum Director Ben Sapp welcomed more than 150 guests to the opening of the Laiho Gallery in November.  The gallery is dedicated to the art of paper engineering and features "creations" from pop up books.  Ginny and Rikhard Laiho funded the gallery because of Ginny's love of pop up books.  Paper engineer Matthew Reinhart spoke at the opening.