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Gaetz mulls UWF presidency

July 23, 2016

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll…

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Education

Escambia School District grades are a roller coaster

July 22, 2016

The Escambia School District has had major issues maintaining academic success in its middle and elementary schools. Schools like Bellview Middle, Oakcrest, Warrington Middle, Lincoln Park, and Montclair are hailed as champions one year only to…

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Education

Thomas and his goals

July 21, 2016

When he was first elected school superintendent in 2008, Malcolm Thomas created a page on the district’s website that listed his six “Focused Curriculum Goals.” In his seven years in office, he has nailed two of…

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UWF named a 2016 Great College to Work For

July 20, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently named the University of West Florida a 2016 “Great College to Work For.” Conducted annually, the Great Colleges to Work For survey collects data and highlights colleges that receive top…

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Education

District’s answer to low scores: extra hours

July 20, 2016

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas has his answer for the district’s 13 low performing elementary schools. Brentwood, C.A. Weis, Ensley, Global Learning Academy, Longleaf, Montclair, Navy Point, Oakcrest, O.J. Semmes, Reinhardt Holm, Sherwood, Warrington,…

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UWF Emerge Scholars study social work in Japan

July 19, 2016

Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Five students and one faculty member traveled to Tokyo, Saitama and Kyoto as…

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How to get a job in Pensacola [podcast]

July 9, 2016

Pensacola has the third best job market in the state of Florida. Dr. Katie Hudon, Assistant Director of Career Services and an instructor at UWF, discusses on “Pensacola Speaks” how the school connects students with job…