UWF’s student-managed Argo Bond Fund places second in national competition

The University of West Florida’s student-managed Argo Bond Fund placed second among the nation’s student-managed bond funds at the Quinnipiac University Global Asset Management Education’s (QGAME) Global Portfolio Competition held on March 20-21 in New York City. More than 150 universities and 1,400 students participated in the competition. The QGAME Global Portfolio Performance Competition ranks […]

UWF announces $5 million legacy gift from the Bear Family Foundation to name the College of Business

University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders announced today a gift of $5 million from The Bear Family Foundation to name the UWF College of Business. The college is slated to be named the Lewis Bear Jr. College of Business, contingent on UWF Board of Trustees approval at its quarterly meeting in June. This […]

UWF alumni’s entrepreneurial spirit and environmentally-friendly businesses impact profits and the planet, one box and battery at a time

An environmentally-friendly and entrepreneurial spirit has always run deep in Al Reed’s veins. At the age of 10, his grandmother encouraged the University of West Florida alumni to combine opportunity and ambition by collecting aluminum cans from a field near his home and recycling them. “My grandma would say, ‘That’s free money. No one is […]

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University of West Florida College of Business maintains prestigious accreditation

The University of West Florida College of Business has earned re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, known as AACSB International. AACSB International is the largest and most-recognized global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. First accredited in 1994, UWF’s College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation by […]

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