UWF graduate makes her mark at Marten Transport

After graduating from the supply chain logistics program at UWF, DaCotah Ledbetter landed a job at Marten Transport. Less than a year later, she has helped start a new division, received a promotion and embodied UWF’s goal of producing workforce-ready graduates.  During her short tenure with Marten Transport, Ledbetter has also helped three additional graduates […]

Veterans pitch business plans at UWF College of Business

Gary Pheabus believes his burgeoning fishing lure business is ready to hit the retail market. The military veteran received $23,000 in cash and services to help make that dream a reality as a result of winning first place in the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program’s pitch competition held Saturday, May 5 at the University of West […]

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 […]

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UWF College of Business hosts first case competition

Business students at the University of West Florida enjoy endless opportunities to expand their knowledge and experience through hands-on connections with industry partners. On April 13-14 2018, the UWF College of Business hosted the first UWF Business Case Competition: Masters Level, welcoming graduate students from any university with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of […]

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