UWF President Martha D. Saunders with Santa Rosa County Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick

UWF Haas Center finalizes sale of teacher evaluation software to Santa Rosa County schools

The University of West Florida Haas Center has finalized the sale of Professional Educators Assessment and Results System, an electronic teacher evaluation system, to the Santa Rosa County School District for $125,000. “This sale of UWF intellectual property is important on multiple fronts,” said Dr. Matthew Schwartz, assistant vice president for the Office of Research […]

Nicole Gislason, interim assistant vice president of the UWF Haas Center with team members

UWF combines units, expands Haas Center

The University of West Florida announces the expansion of the UWF Haas Center in its mission to support communities with market research, workforce development and industrial innovation. The Office of Workforce and Industrial Innovation along with the Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Laboratory now operate as part of the Haas Center. The Haas Center is in its […]

UWF Haas Center to host inaugural Fall Forum

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, chairman of Ridge Global LLC and the first U.S. Department of Homeland Security secretary, will be the keynote speaker when the Haas Center at the University of West Florida holds its inaugural Fall Forum. Ridge will share his thoughts about organizational resiliency and the importance of managing cyber risks in […]

The Florida SBDC at UWF named Region of the Year at annual conference

Florida SBDC at UWF wins top state awards

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida was named Region of the Year at the Florida SBDC Network’s annual conference on Tuesday, June 25. The Florida SBDC at UWF was honored out of nine regional host partner universities and colleges. Throughout 2018, the Florida SBDC at UWF delivered more than […]

Owners Matt and Devon Foresman of Smokey Jerky Quality Meats with jerkey from the the smoker.

UWF veteran entrepreneurship program graduate beefs up business

Matt Foresman began making jerky in 2014, giving samples to his friends and co-workers. People liked his product, but the U.S. Air Force veteran wasn’t sure how to transform his hobby into a viable business venture. After making the move from North Carolina to Navarre, Foresman was accepted into the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program at […]

Olevia McNally and David Apple, recipients of the 2019 Ethics in Business Awards, posing for a photo with rotary leaders during the seventeenth annual event held on May 6 at New World Landing in Downtown Pensacola.

UWF College of Business and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola name 2019 Ethics in Business Award recipients

The University of West Florida College of Business and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola named David Apple and Olevia McNally as this year’s recipients of the annual Ethics in Business Award during the 2019 Combined Rotary Luncheon on Monday, May 6 at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. The Ethics in Business Award recognizes […]

UWF Haas Center to present veterans’ data storytelling event

The Haas Center at the University of West Florida will play host to “A View of the Veteran and Defense Workforce in Northwest Florida,” an event that will cover the role veterans and the defense industry play in the regional economy. The event will focus on veteran and defense industry demographics, occupation profiles and educational […]

UWF College of Business

Students from around the country to present to global Fortune 300 company at UWF’s Case Competition

Students will showcase their business acumen to a global Fortune 300 company as part of the second annual Business Case Competition: Masters Level on April 12-13 at the University of West Florida. The case competition, sponsored by the College of Business and Center for Entrepreneurship, will task teams from five universities with articulating a company’s […]

UWF supply chain logistics students place second in national competition

A group of six University of West Florida supply chain logistics students traveled to Denver where they placed second at Operation Stimulus, the longest running supply chain and logistics student case competition in North America. UWF surpassed 14 schools from across the country, for example, Iowa State, Miami University, Syracuse, and North Texas. Since attending […]

The Haas Center at UWF to present overview on roles women play in Pensacola-area workforce

  WHAT: The Haas Center at the University of West Florida will celebrate Women’s History Month by inviting members of the community to learn about the social, economic and demographic overview of women in the Pensacola area. Staff with the Haas Center, a research and consulting arm of UWF, will discuss key demographic indicators, occupation and […]

UWF College of Education and Professional Studies Mock Trial Courtroom

UWF Mock Trial Team advances to next round in national tournament

The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team finished in the top eight in the American Mock Trial Team Association’s Regional Tournament, earning the team the right to compete in the Opening Round Championship. This championship will take place in Decatur, Georgia on March 16-17 against teams from the Southeast U.S. UWF’s team advanced alongside […]

2019 Women in Leadership Conference empowers women and others in sold-out crowd

Hundreds of students, young professionals and executives packed the University of West Florida Conference Center and Auditorium on Friday, March 1, to hear and learn from prominent female leaders at the 2019 Women in Leadership Conference. The annual event, hosted by the College of Business Executive Mentor Program, got its start in 2014 and this […]