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2020 Evening of Excellence

You’re Invited!

Dean David Richardson invites you and your guests to the Evening of Excellence. On this special night in April, we’ll gather to celebrate the alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who make our college great.


Friday, April 17, 2020

  • 5:30 PM: Welcome reception
  • 6:30 PM: Dinner and ceremony


Stephen C. O’Connell Center | Gate 1
250 Gale Lemerand Dr
Gainesville, FL 32611
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Parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the O’Connell Center.
For questions and to RSVP, contact the Office of Advancement at 352-294-1971 or

Please indicate any dietary restrictions when replying.

Hotel Block Information

Hotel rooms are available at a discounted rate. If booking by phone, mention the “group code” listed below. To book online, visit the reservation page and a group discount code has already been applied.

Rates are per night (plus tax). The hotel has its own prepayment/cancellation policy; please inquire about the hotel’s policy when making your reservation.

AC Marriott Downtown

151 NW 14th Street
Gainesville, FL 32603
Phone: (352) 792-1151

Rate: $141/night (plus tax)

  • To book online
  • To book via phone, please mention the booking code “CLAS Evening of Excellence

Block expires on March 19, 2020.

Rate available on April 16th and 17th; no night minimum required.