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University of West Florida Upcoming Events, March 15-21, 2015

Here are the upcoming events at the University of West Florida: Title: Women’s Studies Conference Date: March 16 Time: All Day Details: Women’s Studies Collective at UWF will host the 14th Annual Women’s Studies Conference on March 16 in the UWF Conference Center. The event is free [...]

Lawmakers continue to tinker with education

Lawmakers continue to tinker with education

LAWMAKERS CONSIDER AN EARLIER START FOR SCHOOLS By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In the shadow of the state's recent standardized-testing problems and proposals to curb the amount of time students spend on exams, lawmakers are considering another change to education rules that [...]

Maygarden named new UWF College of Business Advisory Council chairman

Maygarden named new UWF College of Business Advisory Council chairman

The Pensacola Chamber Foundation and the University of West Florida (UWF) recently announced that Jerry Maygarden has been appointed chairman of the UWF College of Business Advisory Council. Maygarden will be replacing Gen. Michael Ferguson, who served as chair of the council for nearly two [...]

University of West Florida Upcoming Events March 8-14, 2015

University of West Florida Upcoming Events March 8-14, 2015

Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida. Media interested in additional information should contact news@uwf.edu. Title: Across the Pond: The Melding of Irish and American Music Across the Centuries Date: March 9 Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Location: Voices of Pensacola, [...]

Pen Air Federal Credit Union and UWF Executive Mentor Program to host spring Financial Boot Camp

Pen Air Federal Credit Union and UWF Executive Mentor Program to host spring Financial Boot Camp

Pen Air Federal Credit Union and the University of West Florida Executive Mentor Program will host the spring “Financial Boot Camp” on Friday, March 20 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the College of Business Education Center, Building 76A, Room 102. The Boot Camp hosts financial professionals as [...]

UWF celebrates gift to support Clinical Laboratory Sciences

UWF celebrates gift to support Clinical Laboratory Sciences

The University of West Florida recently celebrated a transformational gift of $100,000 to UWF’s Clinical Lab Sciences program by Dr. Ranga Rao Krothapalli, in memory of his wife, UWF Professor Emeritus, Swarna Krothapalli. The Professor Emeritus Swarna Krothapalli Endowed Scholarship for [...]

UWF names head of UWF Center for Cybersecurity

UWF names head of  UWF Center for Cybersecurity

The University of West Florida announces retired Navy Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky as Director of the Center for Cybersecurity, effective March 16, 2015. Cerovsky joins UWF nearly 30 years as an officer in the United States Navy, and most recently held the title of commanding officer of the Center for [...]

UWF Upcoming Events feature Century Business Challenge, Civil Rights and Dead Sea Scrolls

UWF Upcoming Events feature Century Business Challenge, Civil Rights and Dead Sea Scrolls

University of West Florida Upcoming Events March 1-7, 2015 Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida: Title: Upcoming Century Business Challenge Orientation Date: March 3 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Century Community Center, 6001 A Industrial Blvd. in Century Details: [...]

Kennedy coming to Pensacola in May

Kennedy coming to Pensacola in May

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, will present Academy Award-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning producer Rory Kennedy on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. as part of the station’s new Public Square Speakers Series. The free event will be held at the WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio. Kennedy’s [...]

Pensacola Speaks: Eryka Wallace highlights #ArgosPostResponsibly

Pensacola Speaks: Eryka Wallace highlights #ArgosPostResponsibly

UWF's Eryka Wallace come on Pensacola Speaks yesterday to talk about UWF's Argos Post Responsibly campaign and battling Internet trolls. She offered this tips: PHOTOS: Don’t post photos that you wouldn’t want your parents or future employer to see. WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE: Make sure to always [...]

Pensacola Speaks: What I learned about PATS Center on Tuesday

Pensacola Speaks: What I learned about PATS Center on Tuesday

Yesterday we had Wendy Underhill talk about the PATS Center at Brown-Barge Middle. For nearly 50 years, gifted students have been bused to the PATS Center one day a week to work with specially-trained teachers and other gifted students on subjects not covered during a normal school day. Our show [...]

Florida children benefit from anti-poverty programs

Florida children benefit from anti-poverty programs

By Stephanie Carson, Florida News Connection Poverty intervention programs are lifting half a million children out of poverty in Florida. That's the findings of a report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that uses a relatively new method of quantifying poverty to illustrate the [...]

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