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State of UWF: Bense calls for unity

State of UWF: Bense calls for unity

University of West Florida President Judy Bense presented the 2014 State of the University address on Wednesday in which called on the faculty, staff and students to join together to meet the challenges facing the university. “Our success is up to us,” Bense said. “We have huge challenges, [...]

Viewpoint: FSU president search a farce

Viewpoint: FSU president search a farce

By Diane Roberts, Context Florida And in Florida State University news: the Heisman-winning quarterback is a clueless brat with a million-dollar arm and a five-cent head; the feds are investigating our handling of sexual assault accusations; and the new president-elect is a Koch-head political [...]

School District implements new process for athletes on transfers, promises to investigate all allegations

School District implements new process for athletes on transfers, promises to investigate all allegations

Press Release: In order to improve the student athlete transfer process, the Escambia County School District (ECSD) is implementing plans to review procedures for high school student athlete transfer requests, and provide additional training opportunities for coaches and parents on Florida High [...]

Thrasher advances to final step in FSU presidential search

Thrasher advances to final step in FSU presidential search

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Powerful state Sen. John Thrasher, a St. Augustine Republican who serves as chairman of Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign, and three other candidates with more-traditional academic backgrounds will be interviewed Tuesday before a vote is taken on [...]

Escambia High student places football future in hands of Judge Ross Goodman

Escambia High student places football future in hands of Judge Ross Goodman

At 4:30 pm yesterday in the Courtroom 405, Judge Ross Goodman heard lawyers argue whether the court should intervene in the eligibility case of Escambia High School football player Terik Miller. His parents asked that the judge grant an injunction that would allow their son to play [...]

FDOE drops test for K-2

FDOE drops test for K-2

A test given to young elementary school students will not be used this year, according to the Florida Department of Education. The agency said the Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading, or FAIR, assessment will not be administered to students in kindergarten through second grade because of [...]

Coach Spears fired, but that is not all the story

Coach Spears fired, but that is not all the story

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas refused to listen to the pleas and requests of his school board and an overflow crowd of Escambia High student, teachers and parents, as well as ministers, civil rights leaders and representatives from the teachers' union. Over the course of four hours, they asked [...]

Hearing for suspended EHS football player set for Wednesday

Hearing for suspended EHS football player set for Wednesday

School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and his attorneys will be in the courtroom of Judge Ross Goodman for an evidentiary hearing on Case No. 2014-CA-001741, Cynthia Miller and Kevin Miller on behalf of their minor child, Terik Miller vs. Escambia County School Board, Malcolm Thomas, Michael [...]

Weekend Buzz: Faculty loses confidence in Bense, Good week for Hayward, Scott dumps $1 mil in Pensacola

Weekend Buzz: Faculty loses confidence in Bense, Good week for Hayward, Scott dumps $1 mil in Pensacola

The University of West Florida Faculty Senate voted "No Confidence" in the UWF President Judy Bense. The vote was 17-2, with one abstention. The teachers’ union has been battling the UWF administration over its collective bargaining agreement. An emergency Board of Trustees meeting has been [...]

School District asked to let EHS football player on the field

School District asked to let EHS football player on the field

Terik Miller is a senior football player that transferred to play at Escambia High. He has been suspended by the school district from playing as fallout from the alleged recruiting violations by the head coach. His family has hired an attorney, Robert Rushing, to appeal his case. Miller is a [...]

Ensley Elementary Helping Pets a Penny At A Time

Ensley Elementary Helping Pets a Penny At A Time

Ensley Elementary School is a week into this year’s Pennies for Pets fund raiser. It encourages students, staff, parents and the community to bring in or drop off their loose change during the month of September. The teacher in charge of the campaign is Regina Smolensky. She has been a [...]

UWF creates University College to enhance student success, support and professional readiness

UWF creates University College to enhance student success, support and professional readiness

The University of West Florida recently launched University College to enhance the effectiveness of student support services by streamlining programs into one comprehensive unit. The college consists of academic programs, including the Kugelman Honors Program and General Studies Program, as well as [...]

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