Students meet with local business partners at the Career Development and Community Engagement career fair

UWF Community Partner Spotlight honors local organizations engaged in education

The University of West Florida Office of Career Development and Community Engagement is recognizing area partners through its new Community Partner Spotlight program. This quarterly recognition showcases the University-wide impact of UWF’s mutually-beneficial, long-standing partnerships and highlights partners with significant engagement with the University. “Community and economic engagement is one of the five key directions […]

UWF recognized for excellence in diversity with 2018 HEED Award

For the third time, the University of West Florida has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. This national honor recognizes 96 colleges and universities across the nation that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. “This is an exciting and timely acknowledgment as we implement the 2018-2022 Diversity […]

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UWF to offer online Cross-Cultural Competency course

The University of West Florida is offering its newest massively open online course, Cross-Cultural Competency. Cross-Cultural Competency is structured around the concepts of awareness, acceptance and respect. The UWF Innovation Institute partnered with Dr. Kim LeDuff, the University’s chief diversity officer and vice president for academic engagement, to develop the free, not-for-credit course. The nationwide […]

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UWF students and alumni ‘suit up’ at JCPenney shopping event

The University of West Florida’s Office of Career Development and Community Engagement recently held its inaugural Argos Suit Up event at a local JCPenney located at 7171 N. Davis Highway. More than 330 students and alumni participated in the three-hour event which provided students and alumni with the opportunity to purchase professional wear and accessories […]

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