UWF business students awarded for social media marketing project

The Florida Small Business Development Center Network awarded student project of the year to a team of six students from UWF’s College of Business. The students, taught by Dr. Sherry Hartnett, professor of social media and digital marketing, were recognized for their successful social media marketing strategy, plan and campaign for the Tin Cow, a […]

FSBDC at UWF to host Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery workshop for local businesses

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida will hold a special, no-cost “Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery” workshop on Thursday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Greater Pensacola Chamber office. During this educational course, attendees will learn how to develop a detailed hazard and continuity plan for their business. Participants will […]

UWF plays major role in addressing oil spill impact

Since the day of the explosion on April 20 until last week, the Deep Horizon oil well gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. Now, a temporary cap continues to hold, but with limited success, oil seepage has been detected nearby on the ocean floor and a relief well is still under construction. As the crisis […]

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UWF helps launch Economic Development Council Innovation Center

New development is critical to building a strong economy. Understanding this, the University of West Florida Emerald Coast partnered with the Okaloosa Economic De­velopment Council and School Board to de­velop and launch the Economic Development Council Innovation Center. The goal of the center is to cultivate and strengthen the development of technology-based start-up companies in […]

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