First Ashley Hardaway scholarship awarded

January 22, 2018

Emily Lawrence, a junior at the University of West Florida, is the first recipient of the Ashley Hardaway Theriot Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship. Emily is an exercise science major and a long-term volunteer with the Special…


Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series postponed

January 17, 2018

Last week, we featured the lecture – “The Typewriter Project: Poetry as Public Art.” Due to projected inclement weather, the Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series will be rescheduled. Date to be announced. The public installation will…


UWF Luna Settlement project wins top award

January 16, 2018

The University of West Florida Division of Anthropology and Archaeology recently received the 2018 Daniel G. Roberts Award for Excellence in Public Historical Archaeology for the Tristan de Luna y Arellano project. “Our Luna Project team…


Semifinalists for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year announced

January 10, 2018

The Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 33 school nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to April Ballard, S.S. Dixon Intermediate; Erin Cosky, Gulf Breeze High; Mark Sargent,…


National Championship for BTWH grad Alex Leatherwood

January 9, 2018

If you watched Alabama best Georgia in the BCS Championship last night, you heard the announcers talk about a freshman left tackle facing the tough Bulldog defense. That freshman was Alex Leatherwood of Pensacola’s Booker T.…


Over 3100 students make UWF President and Dean lists

January 3, 2018

A total of 3,158 undergraduate students enrolled during the Fall 2017 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists. The President’s List features 1,196 students who earned a semester…


UWF Commencement honors Marny Gilluly, Fred Levin

December 18, 2017

The University of West Florida hosted its Fall 2017 Commencement at the Pensacola Bay Center. Addressing 1,636 graduates, UWF President Martha Saunders noted the significance of the students’ achievements for their individual career pursuits, as well…