UWF lecture series with Quint Studer open to the public

June 27, 2017

Entrepreneur Quint Studer is sharing his expertise in Management 4990/5990: Innovation Within the Organization, a summer undergraduate and graduate course at the University of West Florida. The University is opening up the Studer lecture series portion of the…


Newpoint school vendor arrested yesterday

June 22, 2017

Steven J. Kunkemoeller, one of two businessmen accused of racketeering and organized fraud at 15 charter schools throughout Florida, turned himself into authorities yesterday afternoon. Kunkemoeller, 56, of 793 Watch Point Drive in Cincinnati, operated Red…


Escambia Co. Public Foundation honors leaders and partners

June 20, 2017

The Escambia County Public Schools Foundation held its annual meeting recently to elect new officers and to recognize outstanding community partners. “The mission of the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation would not be possible without strong…


Newpoint charges as bad as we reported

June 19, 2017

Marcus May, the founder and owner of the Newpoint Education Partners charter schools in Escambia and six other Florida counties, and Steven Kunkemoeller, owner of School Warehouse, Inc. and Red Ignition, Inc., were charged this morning…


UWF honors mentors

June 19, 2017

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and recognized eight of its five-year mentors at its Annual Year End Recognition Ceremony. The Executive Mentor Program accepts new…

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Hemp History Week Celebration, June 10

June 8, 2017

Open Books celebrates Hemp History Week on Saturday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at its location at 1040 N. Guillemard. Several short videos will be featured that show America’s history with industrial hemp before it was…


UWF professor, communications students earn top honors

June 7, 2017

Dr. Bruce Swain, professor emeritus from the University of West Florida Department of Communication, was honored as educator of the year at the 2017 Southeastern Journalism Conference, where four UWF students also placed top three in…


Fred Robbins’ Game Plan camp, June 14-16 [podcast]

June 6, 2017

Yesterday, retired NFL defensive lineman Fred Robbins was my guest on “Pensacola Speaks.” We discussed his Game Plan camp, a free, three-day career development and football camp for local high school football players primarily from underfunded…