A panel of prominent community leaders speaking during the 2018 Women in Leadership Conference

Women in Leadership Conference returns to UWF on March 1, 2019

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program will host the 2019 Women in Leadership Conference on Friday, March 1, 2019. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with check-in from 8 to 9 a.m. in the UWF Conference Center and Auditorium, Building 22 on the UWF Pensacola […]

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 […]

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 […]

UWF College of Business and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola name 2018 Ethics in Business Award Recipients

Yesterday, the University of West Florida College of Business and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola named Nan DeStafney and Buzz Ritchie as the 2018 recipients of the annual Ethics in Business Award during the 2018 Combined Rotary Luncheon at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. The Ethics in Business Award recognizes individuals who exemplify […]

UWF student and army vet sells ‘the coconut life’

At just 26 years old, Alex Hill is putting his UWF marketing degree to use, going from the college life to the “coconut life.” Hill is currently a Junior at UWF and has launched two businesses, Emerald Coast Italian Ice and most recently, Emerald Coast Coconuts. The army veteran was inspired to go into business […]

UWF College of Business hosts first case competition

Business students at the University of West Florida enjoy endless opportunities to expand their knowledge and experience through hands-on connections with industry partners. On April 13-14 2018, the UWF College of Business hosted the first UWF Business Case Competition: Masters Level, welcoming graduate students from any university with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of […]

University of West Florida College of Business maintains prestigious accreditation

The University of West Florida College of Business has earned re-accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, known as AACSB International. Accreditation confirms that the curriculum, faculty, students and management of the UWF business programs meet the highest standard of quality, rigor and relevance. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest […]

UWF to host inaugural Argo Alumni Stories event

The University of West Florida Center for Entrepreneurship, Student Government Association and Alumni Association will host the Argo Alumni Stories event on Wednesday, April 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. A panel of four UWF alumni will share their stories about success and life after graduation. The panelists will include […]

UWF 2018 Job Shadow Week provides students hands-on experience 

Last week, March 26-30, University of West Florida students participated in the 2018 Job Shadow Week. A record 53 students participated, with career interests spanning a variety of industries including hospitality, marketing, environmental science, finance and accounting, business, health care, government and more. The UWF Office of Career Development and Community Engagement, UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, […]

UWF, Pen Air to host financial boot camp to help students, community manage debt

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program will partner with Pen Air Federal Credit Union to host the Spring 2018 Advanced Financial Boot Camp on Tuesday, April 3 at 11 a.m. at the UWF Conference Center. The event is open to all UWF students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general public. […]