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Taylor pre-files for Escambia Superintendent of Schools

Long-time Escambia County educator Jim Taylor has pre-filed for Escambia County Superintendent of Schools. Taylor is running as a Republican and the election will be held in 2016. “I think now is the time we start placing children first in education; more must be done than what is currently [...]

PSC Graphic Design Students Exhibit at National Naval Aviation Museum, Nov. 17- Dec. 31

PSC Graphic Design Students Exhibit at National Naval Aviation Museum, Nov. 17- Dec. 31

In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Naval Air Station Pensacola, senior graphic design students at Pensacola State College have created an exhibit, “The Journey: Then, Now, Tomorrow,” for display at the National Naval Aviation Museum aboard NAS Pensacola Nov. 17 – Dec. 31. The [...]

ECSD 2015-2016 School Choice Expo, Nov 17. Applications now online

Parents of Escambia County students in kindergarten through tenth grade, and their student (s), are invited to hear about the choices available to local area public school students at the 2015-2016 School Choice Expo. The Expo will be held on Nov. 17, at 6-7:30 p.m. at Woodham Middle School. [...]

School growth continues on west side of Escambia County

School growth continues on west side of Escambia County

Every October the Escambia County School District reports its student enrollment for its public schools, special needs facilities and charter schools. The enrollment for its regular schools is down slightly-- 42 student drop. Of the 31 elementary schools, the top four with the most students are [...]

UWF hosts panel discussion on Japan, Nov. 6

UWF hosts panel discussion on Japan, Nov. 6

The University of West Florida will host an international outreach event titled, “Walk in America, Talk on Japan: We Are Tomodachi,” on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of a grassroots [...]

Author Michael Ryan coming to UWF – Oct. 29

Author Michael Ryan coming to UWF – Oct. 29

The UWF College of Business Executive Mentor Program will host Michael Ryan, author of The BOOM! BOOM! Book, on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center for his presentation, “Practical Tips to Make Sure Your Career Doesn’t Go Bust!” Ryan, an award-winning [...]

District reaches agreement with Teachers union on pay raise

District reaches agreement with Teachers union on pay raise

The Escambia County School District and the Escambia Education Association (EEA) and the Union of Escambia Education Support Personnel (ESP) announced this afternoon that a collective bargaining agreement has been reached to give a 4% increase in pay to all teachers and educational support [...]

UF Presidential Search Committee names three finalists, none are lawmakers

UF Presidential Search Committee names three finalists, none are lawmakers

The University of Florida's Presidential Search Committee has narrowed its list of finalists to three, all from out-of-state, with the president-elect expected to be named Wednesday. On Monday, the search committee selected as finalists Cornell University Provost Kent Fuchs, New York University [...]

Hyatt Environmental Center Open House set for Oct. 18

Hyatt Environmental Center Open House set for Oct. 18

Press Release: The public is invited to come out to the Annual Roy Hyatt Environmental Center (RHEC) Open House and Silent Auction on October 18. Come out and meet, and even touch, wild animals. Hike a trail and look for birds. Tour the RHEC facility and then check out the fun children's [...]

Upcoming events at UWF

Upcoming events at UWF

Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida. Disability Awareness Conference Date: Thursday, Oct. 9 Time: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Location: University Commons Auditorium Details: UWF will host the 11th Annual Disability Awareness Conference, sponsored by the UWF ADA Compliance [...]

Suicide Prevention Display Travels to Pensacola State College Oct. 7

Suicide Prevention Display Travels to Pensacola State College Oct. 7

Award-winning Public Exhibit Representing the Number of Students Lost Each Year to Suicide Active Minds’ Send Silence Packing® - a nationally recognized public education exhibit of 1,100 backpacks, representing the number of students who die by suicide every year – will be on display at [...]

Breaking News: Seminole Booster Club official accused of misusing over half a million dollars

Seminole Boosters Chief Executive Officer and President Andy Miller announced today that Sanford Lovingood, comptroller at Seminole Boosters, has been terminated after allegedly misappropriating what is believed to be between $500,000 and $700,000. The alleged misappropriation was discovered [...]

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