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University of West Florida


New UWF study finds LEO support for body cameras

January 27, 2016

A first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at the University of West Florida and Florida Atlantic University has found that officer use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) enjoys strong support among law enforcement officials. The paper, “Police-Worn Body…


Gov. Scott appoints Baker and Cleveland to UWF Board

January 25, 2016

The News Service of Florida reports these appointments by Gov. Rick Scott: RICHARD BAKER AND DAVID CLEVELAND have been appointed by the university system’s Board of Governors to the University of West Florida Board of Trustees.…


UWF launches Undergraduate Board Fellows Program

January 5, 2016

The University of West Florida Division of Student Affairs recently launched the Undergraduate Board Fellows Program, a volunteer opportunity for students to become involved with local nonprofit organizations. After being matched with a board mentor, students…


New HAAS Center announced

December 3, 2015

The University of West Florida Center for Research and Economic Opportunity recently announced Zachary Jenkins as the new director of the Haas Center. Jenkins will lead the research and consulting office beginning Dec. 7. “Zach’s academic…


UWF to host keynote speaker about living mentally well

November 13, 2015

Press Release: The University of West Florida’s Counseling and Psychological Services will host “Cracked, Not Broken – The Kevin Hines Story” on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in the University Commons Auditorium, Building 22, on…


Local College Financial Scorecard

November 2, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education has released its annual college scorecard. Virginia College-Pensacola campus didn’t fare too well. It has the highest average annual cost ($18,211) and the lowest salary after attending ($26,400). Three of every…


UWF tackles dating violence

October 27, 2015

University of West Florida Wellness Services recently partnered with the UWF Department of Social Work to kick off the Red Flag Campaign for dating violence awareness. Adopted by more than 200 colleges and universities nationwide, the…