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Meet Pete Shinnick, first UWF football coach

Meet Pete Shinnick, first UWF football coach

A glance at Pete Shinnick’s resume documents the talents one would expect to find – coach, educator, mentor. Perhaps another term should be added: architect. In 1999, Shinnick laid the foundation for a football program at the University of North Carolina-Pembroke that had been dormant for a [...]

Senior Economist to address UWF students and the community, Feb. 10

Senior Economist to address UWF students and the community, Feb. 10

The University of West Florida College of Business Leadership Speaker Series will host a lecture, titled, “Monetary Policy and Employment Markets,” featuring guest speaker Dr. Tom Cunningham, regional executive for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on, Monday, Feb. 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at [...]

UWF MBA student places first in international business strategy competition

UWF MBA student places first in international business strategy competition

A University of West Florida MBA student recently earned the title of “Grand Champion” in the Best Strategy Invitational, a global competition that pits student teams against each other as they operate simulated athletic footwear companies. David Brinson, a December 2013 UWF graduate, [...]

UWF names first football coach

The University of West Florida has named Pete Shinnick the first football head coach in the program’s history. Shinnick will be available for media questions and introductions in a press conference at the Argonaut Athletic Club on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. Football will be the 15th varsity [...]

All University of West Florida campuses to close Tuesday and Wednesday due to weather

Due to weather conditions, all University of West Florida campuses will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29. This includes all classes, events, campus activities and online courses. Normal University operations, classes, events, campus activities will resume Thursday, Jan. 30, [...]

UWF Rite of Passage Series to feature Dr. Laura Dees

UWF Rite of Passage Series to feature Dr. Laura Dees

Dr. Laura Dees, professor of education at the University of West Florida, will present the upcoming Rite of Passage lecture, "A Professor’s Legacy," on Friday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. at the Argonaut Athletic Club at UWF. The UWF Rite of Passage Lecture Series is a distinguished lecture series [...]

UWF establishes Early American Studies program, reflecting Pensacola’s history

UWF establishes Early American Studies program, reflecting Pensacola’s history

The University of West Florida Department of History recently developed a graduate program offering a comprehensive look at Early American studies, with a special emphasis on the American Southeast and the Caribbean. “Since Pensacola was always a bitterly contested epicenter of international [...]

UWF General Counsel no longer counsel, shifted to assistant to provost

UWF General Counsel no longer counsel, shifted to assistant to provost

By Jesse Farthing Lee Gore, who was heading up the University of West Florida Office of the General Counsel, has been terminated from that position, as of Oct. 31, for failing to become a member of the Florida Bar before his contractual deadline for doing so was up. Last summer, Independent [...]

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell research

Press Release: University of West Florida faculty members with the social work and anthropology departments are currently conducting research regarding life after “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” for active duty military and veterans. The study explores any changes for lesbian, gay, bisexual or [...]

UWF Downtown Lecture Series tonight

The University of West Florida College of Arts & Sciences will host UWF Professor of English and World Languages, Dr. Allen Josephs, as guest speaker for the upcoming UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities event. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the [...]

Buzz: UWF football to begin Fall 2016

Buzz: UWF football to begin Fall 2016

Our sources tell us that the University of West Florida will announce this week that the school will launch its football program soon and the first games will be played 2016....eight years after our April Fool's story. We "predicted" the first season would be 2010 and here was the [...]

UWF’s Confucius Institute

The University of West Florida is announcing a partnership that will provide Chinese language and cultural teaching resources. Here is the UWF press release: The University of West Florida will be the new host to a Chinese government-sponsored Confucius Institute, through a partnership with [...]

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