Owners Matt and Devon Foresman of Smokey Jerky Quality Meats with jerkey from the the smoker.

UWF veteran entrepreneurship program graduate beefs up business

Matt Foresman began making jerky in 2014, giving samples to his friends and co-workers. People liked his product, but the U.S. Air Force veteran wasn’t sure how to transform his hobby into a viable business venture. After making the move from North Carolina to Navarre, Foresman was accepted into the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program at […]

Jeff Weeks, financial advisor and first vice president-investment officer at Wells Fargo Advisors and UWF alumnus, donated $50,000 to the UWF Foundation and the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities on Monday, April 8, 2019, in honor of his father, William "Bill" Weeks.

UWF alumnus honors father by providing scholarships to UWF students

The University of West Florida received a $50,000 gift from UWF alumnus Jeff Weeks to establish the William J. “Bill” Weeks Endowment Scholarship in honor of his father. The scholarship is reserved for first-generation college students majoring in fine arts, performing arts or communications within the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. To qualify, […]

UWF celebrates donors, fosters connections at Endowed Scholarship Luncheon

The University of West Florida’s Division of University Advancement recognized donors who are helping students achieve their dreams at the inaugural Endowed Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, April 10, at the UWF Conference Center. The luncheon fostered a special opportunity for donors to meet the students whose lives are being changed by their generosity. “Events like […]

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UWF announces Fall 2018 President’s, Dean’s Lists

More than 2,500 undergraduate students enrolled at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2018 semester, earning a GPA of 3.50 or higher. The President’s List features 1,004 students who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher and were enrolled in at least six credit […]

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