Triple-Gator Gerardo Gonzalez honored
with 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Florida has selected three-time graduate of the UF College of Education, Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez, to receive its 2018 UF Distinguished Alumni Award. This award is the highest honor a graduate can achieve and signifies a graduate’s contributions in his or her chosen field or outstanding service to the university. The distinction is reserved only for those who have achieved true excellence.

Gerardo Gonzalez exemplifies what it means to be a distinguished alumnus. From humble beginnings, Gonzalez was born in Cuba and immigrated to Miami at the age of 11, he excelled to become Dean Emeritus and Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the Indiana University School of Education, demonstrating hard work/commitment as a leader and advocate of education.