UWF to offer Florida’s first online MLT to MLS program

Medical laboratory technicians with an associate degree can apply for a new online program at the University of West Florida to earn a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory sciences. The Medical Laboratory Technician to Medical Laboratory Scientist, or MLT to MLS, program, will be offered through Complete Florida, a state-funded initiative that supports adults who […]

Patti Marine Enterprises donates dive platform to UWF archaeology program

Today, the University of West Florida received a new dive platform from Frank Patti, Jr. of Patti Marine Enterprises. The Division of Anthropology and Archaeology, within the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities will use the new platform for staging archaeological and other scientific research.   “I am honored and pleased to provide UWF […]

UWF nursing students attend Japanese tea ceremony

A group of University of West Florida nursing students recently had the unique opportunity to attend a Japanese tea ceremony at the University’s Japan House. Kathy Jones, program manager for the Japan Center at UWF, told the students before the event that the ceremony was more than just preparing and serving the traditional green tea, […]

UWF program makes improvements to disc golf course and benefits Argo Pantry

Members of the University of West Florida’s 2017-18 LEAD: The Faculty Version celebrated progress in their project to improve UWF’s disc golf course at the Argo Pantry Classic Disc Golf Tournament on April 7 to benefit UWF’s campus food pantry. The Argo Pantry is a campus resource that sustains currently enrolled UWF students with free, […]

Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series to host final installment examining murals, public art

The University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities will host the final installment of its 2017-18 Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series, a panel discussion of “Murals and City Space: Past and Present,” on Thursday, June 14 at the UWF Historic Trust Museum of Commerce. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., […]

UWF Historic Trust to host annual open house in Historic Pensacola

The University of West Florida Historic Trust invites the public to be a part of Pensacola’s vibrant history and bright future at Historic Pensacola’s 28th Annual Open House on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special events will take place at UWF Historic Trust properties in downtown Pensacola including children’s activities, exhibit […]

UWF professor works with NOAA to inventory reef fish communities in the Gulf

University of West Florida biology professor, Dr. Alexis Janosik is working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to take an inventory of reef fish communities in the Gulf of Mexico. Janosik received a $40,000 grant from NOAA and Red Snapper Congressional Supplemental Appropriations to evaluate fish species near reefs in the Gulf using the […]

UWF Notice: University monitoring Subtropical Storm Alberto

May 27, 2018 Update University officials continue to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto, which is currently expected to make landfall in Northwest Florida tomorrow, May 28, 2018. All University of West Florida locations are scheduled to remain open on Tuesday, May 29. University officials will continue to monitor the storm and update the campus community, as […]

UWF graduate makes her mark at Marten Transport

After graduating from the supply chain logistics program at UWF, DaCotah Ledbetter landed a job at Marten Transport. Less than a year later, she has helped start a new division, received a promotion and embodied UWF’s goal of producing workforce-ready graduates.  During her short tenure with Marten Transport, Ledbetter has also helped three additional graduates […]

Arcadia Mill to host Archaeology in Action

Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site will host Archaeology in Action on weekdays from May 29 to June 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. As part of the UWF Division of Anthropology and Archaeology field school program, guests can visit the field school dig and learn about the antebellum plantation house and slave cabins that once […]

University of West Florida announces new associate vice president for development

The University of West Florida has announced Cynthia Anderson as associate vice president for development within the Division of University Advancement.   “I am pleased to welcome Cynthia to our great team, where she will play an important leadership role,” said Howard J. Reddy, vice president for university advancement. “Cynthia is a passionate higher education […]

UWF team to compete for first time in international racing competition

Derek Brauneis had little automotive experience before he helped design and build the first off-road race car that will represent the University of West Florida at an international competition held in Pittsburg, Kansas, May 17-20. “As far as working on cars, I haven’t done anything other than change my oil or inflate my tires,” said […]