UWF Department of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the Pensacola campus. In their first performance of the semester, under the […]

UWF Department of Music presents Fall 2018 chamber music recitals

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present an afternoon of chamber music on Wednesday, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 at noon at Old Christ Church in Historic Pensacola at 405 South Adams St. All performances in the series are free and open to the public with no tickets required. For […]

UWF Department of Music presents Jazz Ensemble in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Jazz Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Great Hall of the Commons, Building 22, on the UWF Pensacola Campus. The band will present the music of Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Kim Richmond, Chuck […]

UWF recognized for excellence in diversity with 2018 HEED Award

For the third time, the University of West Florida has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. This national honor recognizes 96 colleges and universities across the nation that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. “This is an exciting and timely acknowledgment as we implement the 2018-2022 Diversity […]

UWF hosts STEAM public art installation exhibition

The University of West Florida is one step closer to installing permanent sculptures on the Pensacola campus as part of a presidential initiative to commission a landmark work of public art that embodies science, technology, engineering, art and math. The STEAM Public Art Exhibition, originating from one of the initiatives of the Reubin O’D. Askew […]

One Palafox Place’s History Hall opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

The University of West Florida celebrated the opening of History Hall at One Palafox Place with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 7. History Hall, a hallway in the recently revitalized Blount building, located at Garden and Palafox streets, features a mural wall of Pensacola’s storied past, adjacent to a History room with UWF […]

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., […]