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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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Chemistry success starts at UWF

Two students who were part of the first group of UWF Chemistry Scholars have recently earned their doctorate in biochemistry. Janae Baptiste, ’13 and Josh Brown, ’12 both attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for their doctoral studies. Baptiste, a biochemistry major at UWF, now serves as a post-doctoral research associate and adjunct professor […]

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