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Molek,Karen
Education

UWF professor honored for mentoring

July 8, 2016

The American Chemical Society Scholars Program has selected University of West Florida Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Karen Molek as the 2016 recipient of the Zaida C. Morales‐Martinez Prize for Mentoring. The ACS Scholars Program was…

TTWentworth
Education

Trader Jon’s coming to T.T. Wentworth [podcast]

July 8, 2016

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Dr. Brendan Kelly, UWF Vice President for University Advancement, announced the UWF Historic Trust will bring Trader Jon’s to the second floor of the T.T. Wentworth Museum. “The exhibit that will open…

Kaitlin Santiagoj
Education

PSC student elected state college system SGA president

July 7, 2016

Pensacola State College student Kaitlin Santiago has been elected head of the Florida College System Student Government Association (FCSSGA). Santiago, a sophomore majoring in international business, was recently elected FCSSGA president. Campaigning on a “Bridge the…

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Caring Education

Volunteers sought for ReadingPals

July 5, 2016

According to Studer Community Institute, 34 percent of Escambia County children fail kindergarten readiness tests. This deficiency often continues and correlates closely to the 27 percent of Escambia County students who do not graduate from High…

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Caring Education

Hammonds donate $100K to PSC Visual Arts

June 26, 2016

Local philanthropists David and Cathy Hammond recently donated $100,000 to the Visual Arts Department at Pensacola State College. Their contribution kicks off a $1 million effort to establish a permanent fund providing additional visual arts scholarships,…

Pensacola Museum of Art
Education Politics

PMA becomes part of UWF, beginning July 1

June 15, 2016

The University of West Florida has entered into a gift agreement with the Pensacola Museum of Art to transfer the museum to the University of West Florida – effective July 1, 2016. This agreement will complement…

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Business Education

Diversity: A Key to Battling Cyber Terrorists

June 13, 2016

Dr. Phyllis Schneck, the Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, last week visited Pensacola to see how leaders are positioning Northwest Florida to be critical player in the…