UWF students play integral role in Social Security Administration pilot program

Seizing the chance to work with Pensacola’s District Social Security office, in partnership with U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller’s office, University of West Florida students from the Department of Communication Arts received the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a real world situation. After months of research, UWF students helped create an information campaign to increase […]

UWF lends a helping hand to local Job Development Center

Not only driven to help students take big steps towards their futures, the University of West Florida is also making sure to continue reaching out to the community to offer help and assistance to local organizations. Recently in collaboration with the Century Community Development Partnership Inc. (CCDP), UWF donated 20 computers, a chalk board and […]

UWF College of Business AACSB accreditation renewed

The University of West Florida College of Business has achieved accreditation renewal for its undergraduate business degree programs and its graduate Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Accountancy from AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is the premier accreditation agency for business schools. Only 15 percent of business […]

A festival for the eyes and ears

Jazz. Art. Sun. Food. The perfect combination for any event is just a glance at what’s to come for the University of West Florida’s annual Festival on the Green April 4 and 5 on the UWF Main Campus. Students, local artists and many campus community members will come together to presents works through crafts, music […]

Studers gift $2.25 million to support Maritime Museum

The University of West Florida has announced that Quint and Rishy Studer have gifted $2.25 million to support the Vice Admiral John H. Fetterman State of Florida Maritime Museum and Research Center. The gift to the UWF Foundation will be submitted for a dollar-for-dollar match through the state of Florida’s Alec P. Courtelis program for […]

$1 million gift names aquarium exhibit at Maritime Museum

The University of West Florida has announced that the Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families have donated $1 million to name the Ocean Aquarium Exhibit at the Vice Admiral John H. Fetterman State of Florida Maritime Museum and Research Center. The aquarium will be named the Charles W. Lamar Sr. Ocean Aquarium. The gift to the […]

Serving our country then our schools

As wounded and disabled veterans begin to figure out their lives after the military, many look for ideas or signs to point them in the right direction. At the University of West Florida, the Hometown Heroes Teach program helps many enthusiastic veterans find their way right to the head of the classroom. “They’re excited about […]

UWF’s student efforts enhancing Milton’s community

Standing before a council composed of city officials including Milton mayor, Guy Thompson, University of West Florida students from the “Hospitality, Recreation and Resort Planning and Design” course presented feasibility studies Dec. 11, which included plans for and against the implementation of an Olympic-sized pool for the Milton Community Center. “I was impressed with their […]