UWF Center for Cybersecurity and Metova CyberCENTS announce the Florida Cyber Range

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity is partnering with Metova CyberCENTS to create the Florida Cyber Range from Metova’s CENTS® portfolio of cyber range simulators. The range will be used for hands-on cybersecurity education, training, operations and research. This partnership provides a platform for the UWF Center for Cybersecurity and Metova CyberCENTS to […]

UWF engineering students apply classroom knowledge in the real world through summer internships

Twenty-five electrical, computer and mechanical engineering students at the University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering are participating in internships and Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs with companies and universities throughout the nation this summer. Although not required for graduation, junior and senior level students who participate can earn course credit, […]

Inaugural UWF Parent and Family Association awards programs, events

The University of West Florida Office of Family Programs and the Parent and Family Advisory Council recently hosted the inaugural Parent and Family Association Awards. As part of the awards, 10 University programs and events that promote student success, health, safety and assistance in the transition to college will receive financial support for the upcoming […]

Business leaders share expertise at Studer 2017 Summer Lecture Series

As part of Dr. Robert Perkins and Quint Studer’s “Innovation within the Organization” summer course, the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Business and Studer recently joined forces to present an expert panel of entrepreneurial-minded guest speakers in the College of Business. The panel included members from Ellipse Analytics, Juggernaut Capital Partners and Intelligent Retinal […]

UWF Executive Mentor Program celebrates anniversary, honors eight mentors

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and recognized eight of its five-year mentors at its Annual Year End Recognition Ceremony. The Executive Mentor Program accepts new participants each fall and spring semester and provides mentors and mentees a unique space to learn from each other. […]

UWF LEAD Faculty honor graduates with Argo Launch Party

The University of West Florida 2016-17 LEAD: The Faculty Version team celebrated a yearlong collaboration by setting fireworks off of the John C. Pace Library roof as part of the inaugural Argo Launch Party. LEAD, which stands for leadership, enhancement, activities and development, is a yearlong UWF leadership development program sponsored by the provost/executive vice […]

Community support, advocacy key to Argo Pantry success

Like other recent college graduates, University of West Florida alumna Joelle Fondo is excited to launch her career. “To actually be in a job in my field of study is magnificent,” she said. “I am so thankful.” Fondo, who earned a bachelor’s degree in communication with a minor in hospitality, is in training for her […]

UWF students travel to New York to reunite with playwright

Three University of West Florida students will travel to New York for a staged reading of playwright Micheline Auger’s play, “Love 95 Times” on June 5. The Farm Theater, a nonprofit organization in New York that seeks to support the development of artists by providing a supportive environment, collaborates annually with three universities to commission […]

UWF professor, communications students earn top honors at 2017 SEJC Conference

Dr. Bruce Swain, professor emeritus from the University of West Florida Department of Communication, was honored as educator of the year at the 2017 Southeastern Journalism Conference, where four UWF students also placed top three in multiple onsite competitions. Swain was named 2017 Outstanding Educator of the Year, which was the highest honor awarded at […]

Summer research programs provide competitive student experiences in STEM

University of West Florida students are conducting research this summer on campus and academic institutions around the globe through two Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering programs. The Research Experience Away Program, which is in its second year, provides students with stipends up to $7,500 each to help offset travel expenses. During the summer […]

Complete Florida’s webinar helps adults return to college, finish degree

Complete Florida is hosting a monthly webinar, Finish-Up Friday, beginning June 2 from noon to 12:30 p.m. EDT. The free, live webinars will focus on preparing the busy adult learner to return to college and complete their degree. Complete Florida is managed by the UWF Innovation Institute. “Our live event will give adults the opportunity […]

UWF Student Body President elected chair of Florida Student Association

On May 20, the Florida Student Association elected University of West Florida Student Body President Kishane Patel to serve as chair for the 2017-18 academic year. The Florida Student Association is an organization representing more than 300,000 students in the State University System. As chair, Patel will serve as the student representative and voting member […]