Best School Superintendent in Florida honored

March 23, 2017

From the Florida Department of Education: At yesterday’s State Board of Education meeting, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart named former St. Johns County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph G. Joyner as the 2016 Lavan Dukes District Data…


Fiesta gift to help UWF draw cultural heritage tourism

March 20, 2017

The University of West Florida Historic Trust announced a lighting and projection enhancements to its flagship museum, the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, made possible by a $125,000 gift commitment from the Fiesta of Five…


UWF Historic Trust seeks volunteers

March 17, 2017

The University of West Florida Historic Trust is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants and archive and collection assistants at its properties in Historic Pensacola. The UWF Historic Trust…


CyberThon offers college scholarships

March 9, 2017

PENSACOLA – Local high school students pursuing advanced education in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) are now eligible for new funding in the form of AFCEA scholarships. The AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter…


Rafferty establishes local scholarship

March 1, 2017

Troy Rafferty, a trial lawyer with the Levin Papantonio Law Firm, is donating $50,000 a year for a new college scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded annually to students in Escambia County, through the Southern Sports…


Spears takes Montgomery position

February 28, 2017

G.W. Carver High School in Montgomery, Ala. has hired Vernon (Fla.) High football coach and athletic director, Willie Spears, to its new head coach. The Class 6A Carver Rams have complied a 46-25 record over the…

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UWF professor leads the fight against Alzheimer’s

February 28, 2017

Dr. Daniel Durkin, assistant professor in the University of West Florida Department of Social Work, was recently named the Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador for the Florida Panhandle and was selected to the Board of Directors for Covenant…


SkillsUSA Region 1 competition starts Tuesday

February 27, 2017

More than 300 high school and college students from Pensacola to Tallahassee are expected to compete in the SkillsUSA Region 1 Competition, hosted by Pensacola State College, Feb. 28 – March 1. The competition events are…