Opening ceremony for One Palafox Place and History Hall

WHAT: An opening ceremony for One Palafox Place and History Hall will celebrate the revitalization of the Brent and Blount buildings and invite community members to visit History Hall, which features UWF Historic Trust artifacts from the building and Pensacola’s past on public display. WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 TIME: 10 a.m. WHERE: The Breezeway […]

UWF announces inaugural Argo Athletic Band

This fall, fans can enjoy a more traditional atmosphere at University of West Florida football games with the addition of the inaugural Argo Athletic Band. The band will play in the stands at all UWF home football games. “Participants in the Argo Athletic Band will be part of a new university legacy and tradition. Students […]

Scholarship endowment established in memory of UWF alumna and music enthusiast

The University of West Florida has announced a $166,000 gift to establish the Doris Jean Kahn Music Scholarship Endowment. The endowment was created in memory of Kahn, a UWF alumna, by her family through the Robert H. Kahn, Jr. Family Foundation. Kahn was a long-time member of the Pensacola Music Study Club, formed in 1919. […]

Pensacola Museum of Art to host Andy Warhol exhibition, invites public to create artwork

The University of West Florida’s Pensacola Museum of Art will host the exhibition, “Andy Warhol: Myth/Maker,” June 29 through Sept. 2. The exhibition will be located in the Henderson Thornton and Kugelman family galleries and in Project Space in the Assembly Room in memory of Charles W. Lamar, Sr. The museum will hold an opening […]

UWF nursing students attend Japanese tea ceremony

A group of University of West Florida nursing students recently had the unique opportunity to attend a Japanese tea ceremony at the University’s Japan House. Kathy Jones, program manager for the Japan Center at UWF, told the students before the event that the ceremony was more than just preparing and serving the traditional green tea, […]

Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series to host final installment examining murals, public art

The University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities will host the final installment of its 2017-18 Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series, a panel discussion of “Murals and City Space: Past and Present,” on Thursday, June 14 at the UWF Historic Trust Museum of Commerce. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., […]

UWF Historic Trust to host annual open house in Historic Pensacola

The University of West Florida Historic Trust invites the public to be a part of Pensacola’s vibrant history and bright future at Historic Pensacola’s 28th Annual Open House on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special events will take place at UWF Historic Trust properties in downtown Pensacola including children’s activities, exhibit […]

UWF Historic Trust hosts exhibit highlighting former U.S. Congressman Earl Hutto

The University of West Florida Historic Trust announces the opening of its newest exhibit, “Cotton Fields to Congress,” which highlights the political career of Earl Hutto. The exhibit will be on view beginning June 1 in the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit replicates the feel of a campaign headquarters on election night […]

UWF Digital Humanities Lab Showcase features student documentaries, audio stories

Audio stories and documentaries created by undergraduate students were highlighted at the first annual University of West Florida Digital Humanities Lab Spring Showcase held April 26 at the University Commons. “The Digital Humanities Lab, which opened in August 2017, is housed in the Department of History and is funded by the Office of the Provost,” […]

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UWF to offer online Cross-Cultural Competency course

The University of West Florida is offering its newest massively open online course, Cross-Cultural Competency. Cross-Cultural Competency is structured around the concepts of awareness, acceptance and respect. The UWF Innovation Institute partnered with Dr. Kim LeDuff, the University’s chief diversity officer and vice president for academic engagement, to develop the free, not-for-credit course. The nationwide […]

UWF Historic Trust and Polimbatree to host performance of African art, poetry, dance and song

The University of West Florida Historic Trust and Polimbatree will host “Griots Comin!” a celebration of African art, poetry, dance and song at Voices of Pensacola tomorrow from 7-9 p.m. The performance will showcase traditional Afrocentric art and music as well as provide a debut for the Polimbatree presentation at the Florida Folk Festival held […]

UWF recognizes campus and community partners at equity, diversity and inclusion awards

The University of West Florida Office of Equity and Diversity recently hosted the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Awards Ceremony to recognize those who have shown commitment in support of diversity, inclusion and global engagement on the UWF campus and to the Pensacola community. “The EDI awards are only a small thank you for the big […]