100,000 Argos strong, UWF community celebrates alumni milestone

The University of West Florida will reach a significant milestone, officially surpassing 100,000 graduates during the University’s Fall 2023 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Pensacola Bay Center. Since its first commencement ceremony in 1968, the University has conferred more than 121,000 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. “Our 100,000 alumni have boldly entered the […]

UWF hosts Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards ceremony

The University of West Florida hosted the 2023 Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards ceremony on Oct. 6 at the Museum of Commerce in Historic Pensacola. The awards recognize those who work to contribute to the University, improve their communities and promote the Alumni Association. “We are proud to celebrate the distinguished achievements of […]

UWF shatters record for amount raised during fifth annual Day of Giving

The University of West Florida’s fifth annual Day of Giving raised $218,999.33 and connected more than 1,380 donors from around the world in just 24 hours, resulting in a record-breaking online fundraising initiative for the University. Alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends chose from more than 80 funds to support on April 20. “It […]

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UWF alumni’s entrepreneurial spirit and environmentally-friendly businesses impact profits and the planet, one box and battery at a time

An environmentally-friendly and entrepreneurial spirit has always run deep in Al Reed’s veins. At the age of 10, his grandmother encouraged the University of West Florida alumni to combine opportunity and ambition by collecting aluminum cans from a field near his home and recycling them. “My grandma would say, ‘That’s free money. No one is […]

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