College of Business calls for Ethics in Business nominations

The University of West Florida College of Business, in partnership with the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola, is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Combined Rotary of Pensacola Ethics in Business Award. This is the 16th year the college and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola have sponsored the awards. “Over the past 16 years the […]

UWF receives $1.5 million gift to establish financial literacy center

The University of West Florida announces a $1.5 million gift from Consumer Credit Counseling Service of West Florida, Inc. to establish the Center for Financial Literacy at the UWF College of Business. “We are grateful for the opportunities this gift will provide not only to our campus community, but also the citizens of Northwest Florida,” […]

UWF Executive Mentor Program to host war hero portrayed in ‘Black Hawk Down’

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program and Wells Fargo will present “Dedication, Pride and Commitment: Leadership Lessons from Black Hawk Down for Business and For Life,” by retired Army 1st Sgt. Matt Eversmann on Jan. 30. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place in […]

New center to support supply chain management excellence

The University of West Florida has launched the Center for Supply Chain Management Excellence in response to identified workforce needs throughout the region, state and country. The center leverages the momentum of its distinguished degree program and creates a community of academic and business partners engaged in valuable educational collaborations. The center was created through […]

UWF, Gulf Power, Take Stock in Children partner to launch Take Stock Collegiate Scholars program

This fall, the University of West Florida has launched a first-of-its-kind program in the state of Florida that provides educational support for Take Stock in Children students as they become college scholars. With the support of the Gulf Power Foundation, University of West Florida will be able to give students who have barriers to college […]

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship expands outreach under new leadership

The University of West Florida College of Business recently named Dr. Ed Ranelli director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, where he will continue outreach initiatives. Ranelli served as dean of the College of Business from 2000 to 2013, and was named dean emeritus of the college in 2014. He assumes responsibility for leading the Center […]

Business leaders share expertise at Studer 2017 Summer Lecture Series

As part of Dr. Robert Perkins and Quint Studer’s “Innovation within the Organization” summer course, the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Business and Studer recently joined forces to present an expert panel of entrepreneurial-minded guest speakers in the College of Business. The panel included members from Ellipse Analytics, Juggernaut Capital Partners and Intelligent Retinal […]

UWF lecture series with Quint Studer open to community members

Entrepreneur Quint Studer is sharing his expertise in Management 4990/5990: Innovation Within the Organization, a summer undergraduate and graduate course at the University of West Florida. The University is opening up the Studer lecture series portion of the course to community members. The brand-new course will offer students cutting-edge insight on innovation from Studer, the UWF Center for […]

UWF Executive Mentor Program celebrates anniversary, honors eight mentors

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and recognized eight of its five-year mentors at its Annual Year End Recognition Ceremony. The Executive Mentor Program accepts new participants each fall and spring semester and provides mentors and mentees a unique space to learn from each other. […]

UWF Executive Mentor Program and Pen Air to host Financial Bootcamp

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program will partner with Pen Air Federal Credit Union to present the Spring 2017 Financial Bootcamp on Wednesday, April 12, in the UWF Conference Center, Ballroom A and B, on the UWF Pensacola campus. The free financial education event is open to the public to […]

UWF, Pathways for Change bring sales training to Escambia Co. inmates

After years of teaching sales skills to corporate professionals and students, University of West Florida marketing professor Dr. Bob Kimball is taking his instruction to a new audience: inmates at the Escambia County Work Release Center. In February, Kimball conducted a two-day sales course, Bob’s Sales Camp, with 24 inmates participating in the Pathways for […]

UWF to host Lean Startup movement creator for virtual fireside chat

The University of West Florida Center for Entrepreneurship will host a virtual fireside chat with Steve Blank, creator of the Lean Startup movement, from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the College of Business Education Center, Building 76A, Room 101. In conversation with UWF adjunct professor Gerry Goldstein, Blank will discuss what inspired the […]