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University of West Florida


Papa Gaetz applies for UWF presidency

August 15, 2016

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State Sen. Don Gaetz is among more than 70 applicants seeking to become the next president of the University of West Florida. Gaetz, 68, a Niceville Republican who…


Props Craft Brewery lands grant for expansion

August 10, 2016

The University of West Florida Office of Economic Development and Engagement has awarded a $150,000 grant to Props Craft Brewery LLC allowing the craft brewery to expand into the mass manufacturing and distribution market by opening…

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Gaetz mulls UWF presidency

July 23, 2016

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll…

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Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 23

July 23, 2016

It was a relatively quiet week. BCC keeps gas tax The Escambia Board of County Commissioners were not pleased with City CFO Dick Barker’s bait-and-switch regarding the allocation of gas taxes. Barker never delivered the interlocal…


UWF Emerge Scholars study social work in Japan

July 19, 2016

Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Five students and one faculty member traveled to Tokyo, Saitama and Kyoto as…


Florida’s Great Northwest awarded grant

July 15, 2016

Florida’s Great Northwest, the 12-county, regional economic development organization of Northwest Florida, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Adjustment Assistance grant, in partnership with and under administration of…


UWF professor honored for mentoring

July 8, 2016

The American Chemical Society Scholars Program has selected University of West Florida Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Karen Molek as the 2016 recipient of the Zaida C. Morales‐Martinez Prize for Mentoring. The ACS Scholars Program was…


Trader Jon’s coming to T.T. Wentworth [podcast]

July 8, 2016

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Dr. Brendan Kelly, UWF Vice President for University Advancement, announced the UWF Historic Trust will bring Trader Jon’s to the second floor of the T.T. Wentworth Museum. “The exhibit that will open…