UWF kicks off inaugural Founders Week with flag unveiling ceremony

The University of West Florida kicked off the inaugural Founders Week with a flag unveiling ceremony in downtown Pensacola this morning. Founders Week is a weeklong celebration that serves as an opportunity to bring the UWF family together, welcome alumni and visitors to campus and give back to the community. A UWF flag was unveiled […]

UWF, Gulf Power, Take Stock in Children partner to launch Take Stock Collegiate Scholars program

This fall, the University of West Florida has launched a first-of-its-kind program in the state of Florida that provides educational support for Take Stock in Children students as they become college scholars. With the support of the Gulf Power Foundation, University of West Florida will be able to give students who have barriers to college […]

Board of Governors confirms Saunders as next UWF President

The Board of Governors confirmed Dr. Martha Saunders as the sixth president of the University of West Florida, effective Jan. 1, 2017, during its quarterly meeting held today at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Saunders will replace Dr. Judy Bense, who will retire as UWF President on Dec. 31. In September, the UWF Board […]

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UWF named 2017 Best for Vets college by Military Times

For the third time, the University of West Florida has received recognition as a “Best for Vets” college by Military Times, a national publication for service members and their families. UWF came in at No. 33 in the 2017 rankings of all four-year schools. This designation comes a few weeks after the five-year anniversary of […]

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