Couple’s love of music honored through gift in excess of $8.5 million to UWF

A historic gift to the University of West Florida from the late Dr. Herman and Valerie Rolfs through their estate will provide significant scholarships and resources for music students annually. The total value of the donation, which created the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music, and includes an Imperial Bösendorfer piano, is valued over $8.5 […]

UWF Historic Trust opens 9/11 exhibit ahead of 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks

An exhibit honoring victims lost and others impacted by the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001 is now on display on the second floor of the Pensacola Museum of History. The University of West Florida Historic Trust curated the exhibit, 9/11 Remembered, which runs through January 2022, with items on loan from the 9/11 Memorial & […]

Process photos and final images of UWF resident artist Marzia Ransom's Black Lives Matter mural.

UWF students collaborate on Black Lives Matter mural project

The Kugelman Honors Program at the University of West Florida provided a group of students the opportunity to create history in the form of a public mural. Fifteen highly motivated and passionate students were selected to create the piece of art that serves as a collective response to the Black Lives Matter movement. The final […]

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UWF Historic Trust opens new exhibit celebrating local LGBTQ+ community

The University of West Florida Historic Trust announces the opening of “Queering Spaces: Celebrating Pensacola’s LGBTQ+ Community” on the second floor of the TT Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit will run through January 2022. “The UWF Historic Trust mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and share the history of all people in Northwest […]

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