UWF holds Florida’s first Hacking 4 Defense course

University of West Florida undergraduate students are working as teams to come up with solutions to problems critical to national security as part of an eight-week pilot course that launched June 18. The class, Hacking for Defense, or H4D, originated at Stanford University in 2016. UWF is the first institution in the state of Florida […]

UWF announces new assistant vice president for digital learning and innovation

The University of West Florida Division of Research and Strategic Innovation has announced Dr. Kelvin Bentley as assistant vice president for digital learning and innovation.   “We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Kelvin Bentley as the new assistant vice president of digital learning innovation,” said Dr. Pamela Northrup, vice president for research and strategic […]

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 […]

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Florida Virtual Campus launches new college success series this spring

The Florida Virtual Campus will launch a new College Success Series starting this April. The FloridaShines College Success Series will take place each Wednesday at 3 p.m. EST in April, and provide a live, interactive, online experience for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. The Florida Virtual Campus is managed by the University […]

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