Fall 2018 graduates celebrating UWF's 100,000th degree

UWF to confer 100,000th degree at Fall 2018 Commencement

The University of West Florida will celebrate a significant milestone at the Fall 2018 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15, awarding the 100,000th degree since the institution opened in 1967. “Fifty-one years ago, UWF opened its doors and classes began,” said President Martha Saunders. “At our first graduation ceremony in June 1968, 58 graduates received their […]

Florida SBDC at UWF provides recovery resources through their mobile assistance programs following Hurricane Michael

Florida SBDC at UWF provides recovery resources to small businesses following Hurricane Michael

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida is playing a critical role in helping small business owners recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Consultants from the Florida SBDC at UWF are working extended hours at two emergency response mobile assistance centers and several business recovery centers in Panama City […]

UWF peer educators awarded "Outstanding Peer Education Program" at 2018 NASPA conference

UWF peer educators receive national accolade for campaign against violence

The University of West Florida Peer Educators program was recently awarded “Outstanding Peer Education Program” for its annual “Take Back the Night” event during the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators General Assembly Conference in Orlando. Held at UWF since 2000, Take Back the Night is an international event intended to educate, protest and bring […]

The Art Gallery at UWF presents “SynThesis, a Group BFA Exit Exhibition”

The Art Gallery at UWF presents “SynThesis, a Group BFA Exit Exhibition”

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida presents “SynThesis, a Group BFA Exit Exhibition” from Nov. 29 through Dec. 15. A reception will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-8 p.m. TAG is located in The Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus. SynThesis features work by graduating Bachelor of Fine […]

The University of West Florida's theatrical and spirited version of A Christmas Carol puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption, magic and hope.

UWF Department of Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas”

The University of West Florida Department of Theatre will present “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas,” a new take on the beloved Charles Dickens classic adapted by Michael Wilson. Performances will be held Dec. 7-8 and 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 and 16 at 2:30 p.m. All performances will take place in […]

The Argo Athletic Band played as guests arrived to the home of the Russenbergers for the check presentation on Monday, Nov. 26.

Argo Athletic Band drums up support with $50,000 gift

The University of West Florida has announced a $50,000 gift to the Argo Athletic Band from The Russenberger Foundation. Inspired by a passion for music, this donation will grow and support one of UWF’s newest traditions. “It’s a special moment when community members appreciate the special spirit at UWF and choose to support our students […]

UWF Department of Music presents Jazz Ensemble in concert with special guest Escambia High Jazz “A”

UWF Department of Music presents Jazz Ensemble in concert with special guest Escambia High Jazz “A”

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Jazz Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m. with special guest Escambia High Jazz “A.” The concert will be held in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus. Join the UWF Jazz Ensemble and Escambia High […]

Gift from UWF alumnus names University Park Center, establishes scholarships

Gift from UWF alumnus names University Park Center, establishes scholarships

The University of West Florida has announced a major gift to name University Park Center the Darrell Gooden Center and establish scholarships for UWF students, in honor of UWF alumnus Darrell Gooden and his wife, Debbie Gooden. The Goodens’ gift commitment, along with their planned gift, are a continuation of Darrell Gooden’s legacy at UWF. […]

UWF partners with IHMC to develop first intelligent systems and robotics Ph.D. in Florida

UWF partners with IHMC to develop first intelligent systems and robotics Ph.D. in Florida

The University of West Florida has partnered with the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition located in downtown Pensacola to develop a doctoral program in intelligent systems and robotics. The program will be the first of its kind in Florida and one of only a few in the nation. “We are very excited about this […]

The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents “Drifting Cabinets: A Curious Portable Collection of Gulf Biodiversity”

The Art Gallery (TAG) at UWF presents “Drifting Cabinets: A Curious Portable Collection of Gulf Biodiversity”

The Art Gallery at the University of West Florida presents “Drifting Cabinets: A Curious Portable Collection of Gulf Biodiversity” from Nov. 1 through Nov. 15. A reception will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a gallery talk at 6 p.m. “Drifting Cabinets” is a traveling museum experience reminiscent of the cabinets of curiosities found in […]

UWF Department of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert

UWF Department of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert class on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola Campus. Under the direction of Aleksandra Pereverzeva and Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, the Runge Strings […]

Students from Woodlawn Beach Middle School competing in the Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Nov. 3, 2018

Local students compete in 2018 Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition hosted by UWF

The University of West Florida hosted the 11th annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition on Saturday, Nov. 3. BEST, also known as Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology, is a project-based STEM program that inspires middle and high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sport-like competition to design, […]