UWF student and army vet sells ‘the coconut life’

At just 26 years old, Alex Hill is putting his UWF marketing degree to use, going from the college life to the “coconut life.” Hill is currently a Junior at UWF and has launched two businesses, Emerald Coast Italian Ice and most recently, Emerald Coast Coconuts. The army veteran was inspired to go into business […]

UWF to host inaugural Argo Alumni Stories event

The University of West Florida Center for Entrepreneurship, Student Government Association and Alumni Association will host the Argo Alumni Stories event on Wednesday, April 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. A panel of four UWF alumni will share their stories about success and life after graduation. The panelists will include […]

UWF 2018 Job Shadow Week provides students hands-on experience 

Last week, March 26-30, University of West Florida students participated in the 2018 Job Shadow Week. A record 53 students participated, with career interests spanning a variety of industries including hospitality, marketing, environmental science, finance and accounting, business, health care, government and more. The UWF Office of Career Development and Community Engagement, UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, […]

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UWF contributes to success of entrepreneurship conference, EntreCon

Faculty and students from the University of West Florida College of Business participated in the third annual EntreCon, held in November in downtown Pensacola. This year’s conference focused on “Entrepreneurship and Continued Learning,” providing tactical business advice for business growth and leadership success. Fifteen UWF faculty members and nine students joined more than 450 entrepreneurs, […]

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