UWF program addresses 2010 oil spill’s effects on mental health

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill not only wrought environmental and economic damage across the Gulf Coast, it also exacerbated the need for mental health counseling throughout the region. Dr. Glenn Rohrer, who recently retired as a professor of social work at the University of West Florida, led the effort locally to meet that need. He […]

President Saunders: UWF stands with our community

Twice this year, UWF has closed the campus for hurricanes. We were spared the wrath of Hurricane Irma and caught only a glancing blow from Hurricane Nate, but we seized the opportunity to use our resources to help our state and our community. We offered to let Gulf Power use our field house as a […]

Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. to hold October workshop

The Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. Board of Directors will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Bayside Ballroom, at 160 Sandestin Blvd. North in Miramar Beach, Florida. The University of West Florida Center for Research and Economic Opportunity is organizing the meeting. Triumph Gulf Coast […]

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Economic development incentives spur Florida’s recovery

The University of West Florida Office of Economic Development and Engagement is accepting applications for $5 million in job creation incentives. The funds, offered through the Industry Recruitment, Retention and Expansion Fund, were allocated by the Florida Legislature in 2011 to foster economic recovery in those areas hit hardest by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. […]

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