UWF announces inaugural Argo Athletic Band

This fall, fans can enjoy a more traditional atmosphere at University of West Florida football games with the addition of the inaugural Argo Athletic Band. The band will play in the stands at all UWF home football games. “Participants in the Argo Athletic Band will be part of a new university legacy and tradition. Students […]

NSA official headlines inaugural Southeast Cybersecurity Conference

Experts will collaborate to advance cybersecurity education at the inaugural CAE Southeast Cybersecurity Conference, where NSA National Cryptologic School Provost Diane M. Janosek will deliver the keynote address. The SECC is organized by the University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity, which is based in Pensacola and serves as the National Center of Academic Excellence […]

UWF names new chief of police

The University of West Florida has announced Marc L. Cossich as the University’s new chief of police. He joins UWF with nearly 35 years of experience overseeing police administration in higher education and began serving in this role yesterday, July 23. Cossich was selected after a national search that yielded more than 120 candidates. “We […]

UWF student honored with international scholarship for women in cybersecurity

University of West Florida student Megan Morton is one of three students recognized worldwide by cybersecurity company Morphisec in its 2018 Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship competition. Morton, a junior from Pensacola, placed second for her entry, a publication about UWF alumna Michelle Ward, CEO and founder of Cyber Safe Workforce, LLC. She will receive a […]

UWF holds Florida’s first Hacking 4 Defense course

University of West Florida undergraduate students are working as teams to come up with solutions to problems critical to national security as part of an eight-week pilot course that launched June 18. The class, Hacking for Defense, or H4D, originated at Stanford University in 2016. UWF is the first institution in the state of Florida […]

Local high school students shadow UWF senior leadership team

Three local high school students had the unique opportunity to learn what it takes to run a University. Michaela Megginson, Timothy Mrachek and Jillian Todd worked one-on-one with UWF’s senior leadership team, including President Martha Saunders, as well as faculty and staff during the four-week UWF Presidential Internship program. “We started the Presidential Internship program […]

University of West Florida partners with state and local election officials to enhance cybersecurity preparations

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity recently partnered with the Florida Department of State and election officials across Florida to provide training for supervisors of elections and key personnel to enhance cybersecurity resiliency ahead of the 2018 elections. During the month of June, the UWF Center for Cybersecurity conducted cybersecurity training courses in […]

University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD College of Health announces new dean

The University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD College of Health is welcoming Dr. Denise M. Seabert as the new dean of the college. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Denise Seabert as the new dean of the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health,” said Dr. George Ellenberg, UWF provost and senior vice president. “Dr. […]

Scholarship endowment established in memory of UWF alumna and music enthusiast

The University of West Florida has announced a $166,000 gift to establish the Doris Jean Kahn Music Scholarship Endowment. The endowment was created in memory of Kahn, a UWF alumna, by her family through the Robert H. Kahn, Jr. Family Foundation. Kahn was a long-time member of the Pensacola Music Study Club, formed in 1919. […]

UWF earns highest score in University’s history in Florida Board of Governors performance metrics

The Florida Board of Governors announced today the University of West Florida is among the top-performing public universities for the second consecutive year. UWF earned the third-highest score in the system with 86 points out of 100 in the Board’s performance-based funding model results from the 2017-18 academic year, the highest number of points the […]

Pensacola Museum of Art to host Andy Warhol exhibition, invites public to create artwork

The University of West Florida’s Pensacola Museum of Art will host the exhibition, “Andy Warhol: Myth/Maker,” June 29 through Sept. 2. The exhibition will be located in the Henderson Thornton and Kugelman family galleries and in Project Space in the Assembly Room in memory of Charles W. Lamar, Sr. The museum will hold an opening […]

UWF Emerald Coast Writing Project makes mark on area teachers and youth

The University of West Florida will host the Emerald Coast Writing Project, a program of the National Writing Project, on the Pensacola campus June 11-28.   The National Writing Project, a professional development network, serves teachers of writing in all grade levels and subjects. One of the only four locations in the state of Florida, […]