Education

PechaKucha Pensacola Night Oct. 17

October 6, 2015

Press release: PechaKucha Pensacola and the Florida Public Archaeology Network are hosting volume 3 of PechaKucha Pensacola to celebrate International Archaeology Day. Several different experts from the University of West Florida Division of Anthropology and Archaeology…

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School Superintendents want ‘incompletes’ on 2015 tests

October 5, 2015

Last week, the Florida School Boards Association questioned the reliability of the state’s school-accountability system. Its statement was triggered by this one from the state’s school superintendents’ association. Florida Association of District School Superintendents made four…

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State accountability system ‘broken’

October 2, 2015

The Florida School Boards Association on Thursday questioned the reliability of the state’s school-accountability system, less than a week after school superintendents said they had lost confidence in the system. “The accountability system in Florida is…

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The Arc Gateway PALS application deadline extended

September 30, 2015

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities have extra time to submit applications for The Arc Gateway Program for Adult Learning and Support (PALS) class to start in January 2016 at Pensacola State College. The extended deadline…

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Podcasts: Ninestine and Bense

September 25, 2015

Fresh off of giving her annual State of the University address, UWF President Dr. Judy Bense talks about her university on “Pensacola Speaks.” We also had on the show Tom Ninestine, PNJ Opinion editor. We talked…

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Pensacola State College makes Top 100 list

September 25, 2015

Press release: Pensacola State College is listed in the Top 100 Associate Degree Producers in the nation for the seventh straight year, according to Community College Week magazine. In the Aug. 31, 2015 issue, Community College…

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Pensacola State receives $250,000 scholarship endowment

September 24, 2015

Press release: The Pensacola State College Foundation received a $250,000 gift to establish the Marjan Mazza Business and Management Endowed Scholarship at Pensacola State College. This is the first PSC endowed scholarship that specifically supports students…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…