Ascending Colors, one of four art installations on the UWF Pensacola campus

UWF public sculpture class works tell stories, transform campus

Art sculptures honoring the rich University of West Florida history beautify the UWF Pensacola campus with a variety of colors, textures and shapes. A class of UWF Department of Art students designed the aesthetically-pleasing artwork as part of an advanced sculpture course. Carrie Fonder, assistant professor in UWF’s Department of Art, and Barbara Larson, Department […]

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 receives $39,593 donation from Frank Brown Songwriters Festival for Larry Butler Award

The University of West Florida celebrated a $39,593 donation to the UWF Department of Music in support of the Larry Butler Memorial Music Award on Tuesday, April 2, at the Museum Plaza in Historic Pensacola. The new funds are a result of a fundraising concert featuring Dean Dillon in downtown Pensacola and the Frank Brown […]

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Kaleidoscope Conference explores multiple perspectives, encourages inclusive excellence

The Kaleidoscope-Multiple Perspectives conference took an energetic approach to provide empowerment, embrace differences, inspire action and facilitate a solution-oriented process for living a productive life on March 28 in the University Conference Center. Hosted by UWF’s Office of Equity and Diversity, the conference welcomed more than 160 attendees for a day of listening, networking and […]

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