New leadership series for Pensacola community leaders

The University of West Florida is launching the Continuing Education Leadership Friday Series, held over the course of seven Fridays from Sept. 7, 2018, to April 12, 2019. In partnership with Dr. Athena du Pré, Distinguished University Professor in Communication and Dr. Jane Halonen, psychology professor, each 4-hour session will feature workshops covering two important […]

UWF graduate makes her mark at Marten Transport

After graduating from the supply chain logistics program at UWF, DaCotah Ledbetter landed a job at Marten Transport. Less than a year later, she has helped start a new division, received a promotion and embodied UWF’s goal of producing workforce-ready graduates.  During her short tenure with Marten Transport, Ledbetter has also helped three additional graduates […]

Veterans pitch business plans at UWF College of Business

Gary Pheabus believes his burgeoning fishing lure business is ready to hit the retail market. The military veteran received $23,000 in cash and services to help make that dream a reality as a result of winning first place in the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program’s pitch competition held Saturday, May 5 at the University of West […]

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UWF names financial literacy center in honor of the late Louis A. Maygarden Jr.

The University of West Florida is honoring the legacy of Pensacola business leader, Louis A. Maygarden Jr. in recognition of his lifelong commitment to the community along with his significant contributions to the profession of finance by naming its Center for Financial Literacy at the College of Business after him. The Center has been named […]

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