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 […]

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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 […]

UWF students propose solutions to secure, safeguard voter information

UWF students are taking steps to create awareness and solutions for registered voter impersonation and misrepresentation, and their proposed solutions are receiving statewide recognition. Through a sponsorship from the UWF College of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship, junior mechanical engineering major, Samantha Brown, and senior computer science major, Christian Um Kaman recently participated in the 2019 […]

Alison Westmoreland, Director, Pensacola Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information, speaks during the Women in Leadership Conference in the UWF Conference Center. The conference offered opportunities to hear from and connect with prominent women leaders who have achieved both personal and professional success.

Sold-out Women in Leadership Conference to draw hundreds of attendees

  WHAT: The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program will host its annual Women in Leadership Conference during Women’s History Month in March. The popular conference, which sold out in record time this year, will draw hundreds of attendees to UWF’s Pensacola campus. The conference is the only one of its kind in the area and […]

UWF to provide expanded economic analysis to Santa Rosa County

The University of West Florida’s Office of Economic Development and Engagement has entered into an agreement to provide expanded economic data analysis for Santa Rosa County. As part of the agreement, a researcher with the Haas Center, a research and consulting arm of UWF, will work on a weekly basis in the Santa Rosa County […]

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UWF Continuing Education provides discounted tuition to displaced students from Virginia College clinical medical assistant program

The University of West Florida’s Division of Continuing Education and Career Educational Services are teaming up to ease the financial burden on students who were in Virginia College’s certified clinical medical assistant program. Continuing Education is offering students a discounted tuition rate to complete the program. Special pricing is also available to complete externships, which […]

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University of West Florida Mock Trial Team hosts 2019 Argo Invitational

The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team hosted the eighth annual UWF Argo Invitational on Jan. 19 and 20. The event, which was held in the UWF Mock Trial Courtroom, is sponsored by the Stetson University College of Law. A total of 24 teams from 14 universities competed in the tournament this year. Local […]

A group of four UWF College of Business Supply Chain Logistics Management students standing behind their projects created in the Sea3D lab.

UWF supply chain logistics students create innovations with 3D technology

The supply chain logistics management program offered by the University of West Florida College of Business provides students with the core knowledge to manage and market logistics and supply chain. UWF launched the B.S.B.A. degree program in 2015 in response to student and workforce demand. In the field of supply chain logistics management, warehouse and […]

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 […]