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UWF Foundation announces $100,000 endowment from Partnership for Public Health

UWF Foundation announces $100,000 endowment from Partnership for Public Health

Press release: Partnership for Public Health, Inc. – a non-profit corporation with a mission to support local organizations interested in improving public health – recently established a $100,000 endowment to support the University of West Florida Master of Public Health program. The UWF [...]

Pensacola Speaks: Dr. Martha Saunders on UWF College of Health

Pensacola Speaks:  Dr. Martha Saunders on UWF College of Health

In the second half hour of "Pensacola Speaks" today, we will the University of West Florida's Provost and Executive Vice President, Dr. Martha Saunders. We will talk about the recently announced College of Health. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. [...]

UWF named to ‘8 Awesome Schools You Never Knew Existed’ list

UWF named to  ‘8 Awesome Schools You Never Knew Existed’ list

CollegeTown.com ranked the University of West Florida at number four: As a long time Floridian, believe me when I say that most people give a confused stare when you mention University of West Florida. Dream of being a real life Scuba Steve? The beach location makes the school one of the best to [...]

UWF Parking Opera (video)

Cute, creative approach

UWF Football to impact Downtown, Beach Tourism

UWF Football to impact Downtown, Beach Tourism

By Duwayne Escobedo Picture full hotels on the beach. A bustling downtown. Packed restaurants. And, oh yeah, the University of West Florida Division II football team drawing record crowds in 2016 to the waterfront stadium on Pensacola Bay. Football coaches, sports administrators and the [...]

UWF Argos release 2016 football schedule

UWF Argos release 2016 football schedule

The University of West Florida football program has announced its schedule for the team's inaugural season in 2016. The schedule will feature eight games against Gulf South Conference opponents, which will be played after the team’s three non-conference games to begin the season. All of UWF’s [...]

UWF Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation has new director and vision

UWF Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation has new director and vision

Press Release: On June 1, 2015, Dr. Wade Jeffrey became director of the University of West Florida’s Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation. A veteran professor of the Center, Jeffrey first came to UWF as a research assistant in 1991, moving through a series of promotions before [...]

UWF and Escambia County School District prepare students for national cybersecurity competition

UWF and Escambia County School District prepare students for national cybersecurity competition

Press Release: The University of West Florida Department of Computer Science and Center for Cybersecurity will host an Air Force Association CyberCamp from Aug. 4 through 8, 2015. Two student teams from Pine Forest High School will participate in the camp. AFA CyberCamps were conceived to [...]

UWF develops second nursing cohort to meet workforce demand

UWF develops second nursing cohort to meet workforce demand

The University of West Florida has approved the development of a second cohort for pre-licensure BSN nursing students to meet the increasing needs of the local workforce. The new cohort, set to begin in Spring 2016, is expected to add 30 to 40 nursing students to the first cohort’s average of 60 [...]

Call to local restaurants and businesses: Greet returning Argos

Call to local restaurants and businesses: Greet returning Argos

From UWF VP Kevin Bailey: Dear Pensacola Area Restaurant and Business Owners: On behalf of the Division of Student Affairs at the University of West Florida, I invite you to participate in Argo Arrival. Argo Arrival is an annual tradition that officially kicks-off the academic school year [...]

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship announced, Studer named Entrepreneur-in-Residence

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship announced, Studer named Entrepreneur-in-Residence

(Michael Spooneybarger/ Pensacola Today) This morning University of West Florida and Quint and Rishy Studer announced a partnership to develop the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of West Florida College of Business. Quint and Rishy Studer have committed $1 million to fund the center. [...]

UWF moves up to fifth in performance

UWF moves up to fifth in performance

The University of West Florida has jumped from 12th to 5th in the state's performance based funding (PBF) measurement system. Dr. Judy Bense sent out this letter: Dear Colleagues, In 2014, the Florida Board of Governors introduced a new performance based funding (PBF) measurement system for [...]

UWF announces gift honoring local musician Larry Butler

UWF announces gift honoring local musician Larry Butler

Press release: Yesterday, the University of West Florida announced a new fund in memory of Pensacola native and celebrated musician Larry Butler. Gifts made by Butler’s family and friends led to the establishment of the Larry Butler Memorial Music Award. This award will be used to support UWF [...]

Chamber to Host Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Seminar

Chamber to Host Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Seminar

Press Release: It can be difficult for businesses to fully recover after a natural disaster strikes. In an effort to help local businesses prepare for natural disasters, the Greater Pensacola Chamber will host a seminar to discuss ways to develop a detailed disaster preparedness and continuity [...]

UWF signs memorandum of understanding with Space Florida

UWF signs memorandum of understanding with Space Florida

Space Florida, the state’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the University of West Florida Center for Research and Economic Opportunity to further develop Florida’s cybersecurity technologies. CREO’s mission includes [...]

University of West Florida Upcoming Events, April 12-18

University of West Florida Upcoming Events,  April 12-18

University of West Florida Upcoming Events April 12-18, 2015 Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida. Media interested in additional information should contact news@uwf.edu. Title: Spring Explore UWF (H.S. Juniors) Date: April 11 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 [...]

PS Today: Julian MacQueen and Eryka Wallace

PS Today: Julian MacQueen and Eryka Wallace

On Pensacola Speaks today, I will talk with CEO and founder of Innisfree Hotels, Julian MacQueen, about The Hive and their "From the Ground Up" sustainable garden that is being launched tomorrow. Also its Celebrate Diversity Month at the University of West Florida and Eryka Wallace, Diversity [...]

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