UWF and DOD SkillBridge program help veteran transition to civilian nursing educator career

For Army Lt. Col. Brandy Clayton, retirement after 24 years of active duty brought some uncertainties about her future along with some things she knew for sure. She knew she wanted to put her experience as a military nurse educator to work in the civilian sector after retirement. Originally from Fort Walton Beach, she also […]

University of West Florida and Coastal Alabama Community College create transfer pathways for nursing and Medical Laboratory Sciences students

The University of West Florida and Coastal Alabama Community College celebrated the launch of a new agreement that facilitates a seamless transition from associate’s degree programs at Coastal Alabama Community College to bachelor’s degree programs in healthcare at UWF at a signing ceremony on Jan. 8 at Coastal Alabama Community College’s Bay Minette campus. The […]

UWF awarded $1.6 million grant to support student-parents

The University of West Florida Educational Research Center for Child Development received a $1.6 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to assist Pell-eligible and Pell-recipient student-parents with the costs of childcare. This is the largest grant the University has been awarded to offset childcare costs for students. In addition to securing the […]

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Ascension Sacred Heart and University of West Florida establish immersive nursing experience

Ascension Sacred Heart and the University of West Florida (UWF) will begin a strategic initiative that allows 16 upper-level Bachelor of Science in Nursing students to complete the final three semesters of their clinical and classroom time on Sacred Heart Pensacola’s campus. With the Florida Center of Nursing estimating a sharp decline in registered nurses […]

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