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. […]

Sold-out UWF Women in Leadership conference tackles important topics

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program welcomed 450 inspired attendees to its annual Women in Leadership conference at the UWF Conference Center and Auditorium on Friday, March 9. “I was so pleased that the UWF conference center was filled to capacity for our Women in Leadership conference for the fifth […]

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 […]