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UWF Dance Marathon exceeds fundraising goals for children’s hospital

More than $43,000 was raised at the fifth annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit organization…

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Virginia Tech shooting survivor shares lessons from tragedy at PSC on Mar. 6

Kristina Anderson endured three gunshots in the deadly mass shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007. Although she was among the most critically injured of the…

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Gaetz praises Thirty Million Words Initiative on House floor [video]

On Feb. 16, Congressman Matt Gaetz touted on the U.S. Capital Pensacola’s Thirty Million Words Initiative, a collaborative effort by researchers from the University of…

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Nominations sought for 2017 Ethics in Business Award

The University of West Florida College of Business, in partnership with the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola, is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Combined…

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Rafferty establishes local scholarship

Troy Rafferty, a trial lawyer with the Levin Papantonio Law Firm, is donating $50,000 a year for a new college scholarship. The scholarship will be…

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Spears takes Montgomery position

G.W. Carver High School in Montgomery, Ala. has hired Vernon (Fla.) High football coach and athletic director, Willie Spears, to its new head coach. The…

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UWF professor leads the fight against Alzheimer’s

Dr. Daniel Durkin, assistant professor in the University of West Florida Department of Social Work, was recently named the Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador for the Florida…

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SkillsUSA Region 1 competition starts Tuesday

More than 300 high school and college students from Pensacola to Tallahassee are expected to compete in the SkillsUSA Region 1 Competition, hosted by Pensacola…

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UWF accounting students No. 3 in nation in passing CPA Exam

Press release: University of West Florida accounting students ranked third in the nation in 2016 for first-time pass rate on the Certified Public Accountant Examination….

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