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Business Education

Manufacturers Council partners with UWF

September 26, 2016

The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council (NWFMC) has announced a stronger partnership with the University of West Florida (UWF), one that will immediately bring many benefits to our membership. The partnership with UWF will provide NWFMC manufacturing…

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Education

Bright Futures could get expanded to summers

September 22, 2016

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The state university system’s Board of Governors this week will debate expanding the Bright Futures scholarship program to cover summer classes. The proposal, which could cost up to…

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Education

PHS has record number of National Merit Semifinalists

September 22, 2016

Pensacola High School yesterday announced that 20 PHS seniors have received national recognition based upon their performance on the PSAT, which is taken by over 1.6 million high school juniors in more than 22,000 high schools…

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New UWF prez discusses plans [podcast]

September 16, 2016

On Thursday, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees selected Dr. Martha Saunders as the next president of the university. Dr. Saunders appeared n “Pensacola Speaks” to discuss her plans. “Well, I think if you…

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Business Education

Saunders and Studer on Pensacola Speaks

September 15, 2016

Newly selected UWF president Martha Saunders will be my guest on “Pensacola Speaks” today at 5:33 p.m. In the first half hour, we will have Quint Studer to talk about his upcoming column in the Pensacola…

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Education

Official statement on selection of Martha Saunders

September 15, 2016

Today, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees named Dr. Martha Saunders the sixth president of the University, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Saunders will replace UWF President Dr. Judith Bense, who is set to retire…

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Education

UWF Board selects Saunders as next president

September 15, 2016

The University of West Florida Board of Trustees selected Dr. Martha Saunders as its next president, by a 9-4 vote. Before the Board voted by paper ballot, the members spoke about the process and the finalists.…

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Business Education

Cox makes internet available to low-income families

September 15, 2016

Cox Communications recently announced additional low-income families within its service area are now eligible for discounted internet service through the company’s Connect2Compete program. Eligibility requirements have been expanded to include families with at least one K-12…