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Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally

Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally

UWF Student Government Association to host Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally in support of legislative campaign WHAT: The University of West Florida Student Government Association will host a Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. in the UWF Commons to support [...]

UWF names Michael Myhre as the New Florida SBDC Network State Director

UWF names Michael Myhre as the New Florida SBDC Network State Director

FSBDCN State Office: The Florida SBDC Network is pleased to announce the University of West Florida's selection of Michael W. Myhre as the new Network State Director. In this role, Myhre will lead the statewide network of more than 40 offices and close to 250 employees, providing strategic vision [...]

Weekend Buzz:

Weekend Buzz:

FDLE Chemist The announcement of a Saturday press conference by the FDLE commissioner almost escaped our notice, except it concerned its Pensacola lab. Last summer, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office had issued a statement that an employee had been placed on administrative leave when some [...]

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Dollar General/Cordova Park area Based on emails posted on the Facebook page-“No to Dollar General at the Corner of Summit and Spanish Trail!!!”- the rezoning proposal for the site for the store will not come before the Pensacola City Council until March 27. This means the issue will have [...]

Hate crimes double in Pensacola

Hate crimes double in Pensacola

The Pensacola area saw the number of its reported hate crimes double in 2012 from the prior year, according to a report released Tuesday by Attorney General Pam Bondi's office. Overall Florida saw a 22.3 percent increase in reported hate crimes from the prior year. Racially-motivated crimes [...]

Lewis Bear family gives UWF $1 million

Lewis Bear family gives UWF $1 million

After today's board of trustees meeting for the University of West Florida, the Lewis Bear Family Foundation presented UWF president Dr. Judy Bense a check for $1 million. The gift will support the UWF engineering department and supply chain logistics program. "This gift will build an eternal [...]

Public Piano Project Unveiled on Thursday

In partnership with the City of Pensacola, the University of West Florida is leading an initiative to promote music appreciation throughout Pensacola by installing pianos in various locations for public use. Dr. Hedi Salanki-Rubardt, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Piano Program and [...]

UWF Downtown Lecture Series to present Dr. Carol Tavris on Nov. 19

UWF Downtown Lecture Series to present Dr. Carol Tavris on Nov. 19

The University of West Florida College of Arts & Sciences will host author and social psychologist, Dr. Carol Tavris, as guest speaker for the next UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities event. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Pensacola Little Theatre, [...]

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 [...]

Harper and Gilley honored

The Florida Small Business Development Center Network has honored Dr. Rick Harper, Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development and Engagement at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, and Janice Perkins-Gilley, Assistant Vice President of Government and Community Relations at UWF [...]

It’s official. UWF Argos will play football at Maritime Park in 2016

It’s official. UWF Argos will play football at Maritime Park in 2016

Collier Merrill is making his last CMPA board meeting a huge one. After weeks of negotiations, University of West Florida President Dr. Judy Bense announced today the university will play its first games in 2016 at the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park. "Why have a football team?" asked [...]

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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