Education

State of the University of West Florida

September 24, 2015

Press release: University of West Florida President Judith Bense presented the 2015 State of the University address today, providing an update on the University’s recent accomplishments, as well as priorities and initiatives for the 2015-16 academic…

Education

UWF men’s soccer makes Top 20

September 22, 2015

Press release: The University of West Florida men’s soccer team moved up in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America rankings on Tuesday, leaping eight spots to No. 17. With Gulf South Conference play beginning this…

Education

Education board pushes for higher standards

September 22, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State Board of Education members are pushing for Florida officials to use the transition to a new standardized test as an opportunity to boost how well public school…

Education

UWF announces new alumni board

September 22, 2015

Press release: The University of West Florida Alumni Association recently announced its 2015-2016 National Alumni Board of Directors. The Board consists of 11 members: Joel Balistreri ’98, Brett Barrow ’87, Jeff Bedenbaugh ’92 & ’02, Sonya…

Education

Bense to deliver State of the University speech

September 21, 2015

University of West Florida President Dr. Judith Bense will present her annual State of the University address, detailing the University’s accomplishments in 2014-15 and its plans for 2015-16. WHEN:Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 TIME: 10 a.m. WHERE:…

Education

Learn more on Syrian refugees in Jordan

September 19, 2015

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a Jordanian professional in close contact with international humanitarian workers will speak in Pensacola regarding educational programs for Syrian refugees in Jordan. The international visitor specializes in youth programs and will be…

Education

PSC hosts ComposerFest XI Sept. 20

September 16, 2015

Press release: Come enjoy the original music of local, regional and international composers at Pensacola ComposerFest XI, a Pensacola State College Lyceum Series event. The free concert is 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, at the Ashmore…

Education

UWF Receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

September 16, 2015

Press release: The University of West Florida received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the first time…

Education

UWF Volleyball jumps five spots in Coaches Poll

September 15, 2015

Press release: University of West Florida volleyball ranks No. 20 in American Volleyball Coaches Association DII Top 25 Coaches Poll The University of West Florida volleyball team jumped five spots in the latest American Volleyball Coaches…

Business Education

EntreCon tickets now on sale

September 15, 2015

Press release: After months of planning, tickets for EntreCon are now on sale. Presented by The UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, EntreCon is a two-day conference for entrepreneurs, business owners and those who strive to be future…

Education

PSC student named state president of HOSA

September 14, 2015

Pensacola State College sophomore Jay Tellis is the newly selected state president of Health Occupations Students of America. With more than 13,600 members in secondary and post-secondary/collegiate chapters, Florida HOSA is the second largest state association…

Education

UWF volleyball ranked in coaches poll

September 8, 2015

Press Release: The University of West Florida volleyball team ranks No. 25 in the first American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll of the season after going 3-1 over the weekend at the 2015…

Business Education

UWF OEDE offers $5 million incentives for job creation

September 1, 2015

Press release: The University of West Florida Office of Economic Development and Engagement is accepting applications for $5 million in job creation incentives. The funds, offered through the Industry Recruitment, Retention and Expansion Fund, were allocated…

Education

Superintendent calls for investigation of dump truck owner

August 31, 2015

WUWF is reporting that Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas wants an investigation into the fleet of vehicles, maintenance program and practices, and operator hiring practices of G. B. Green Construction Management. Last week a Green…