UWF Master of Science in Athletic Training program achieves accreditation

The University of West Florida’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. After the comprehensive review, the program was granted the maximum initial five-year accreditation. The CAATE is a nonprofit organization serving the public and profession by establishing and ensuring compliance with accreditation […]

UWF announces gift to name undergraduate construction management program

The University of West Florida announced a $250,000 gift to the Tyler Chase Norwood Construction Management Scholarship Endowment and to name the Tyler Chase Norwood Construction Management Program. The UWF Board of Trustees approved naming the undergraduate program during its March 2023 meeting. “This scholarship will serve as a legacy for Tyler, supporting students that […]

Registration open for UWF Explore Summer Camps

University of West Florida Continuing Education is offering more than 50 UWF Explore Summer Camps this year. Since 2006, UWF Explore Camps has provided the opportunity for local children to explore their creativity, challenge their minds and build friendships through award-winning summer programs. The STEAM camp experiences offer hands-on learning opportunities from University faculty and […]

Audrey Foss, a member of the Pensacola High School Mock Trial team, presents at the tournament.

University of West Florida hosts inaugural Argo Invitational High School Mock Trial Tournament

The University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies hosted the inaugural Argo Invitational High School Mock Trial Tournament on Jan. 28 on the Pensacola campus. Teams from Navarre High School, Pace High School, Pensacola High School, Tate High School and Walton High School participated in two trials each. Fifteen area legal professionals […]

UWF online programs rank among best in U.S. News and World Report

The University of West Florida ranked among the best in the nation in the 2023 U.S. News and World Report Best Online College rankings. UWF ranked 42nd among 359 institutions for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and 23rd for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans in the rankings released on Jan. 24. “These rankings reflect the […]

UWF supports educator alumni through new graduate studies scholarships

To celebrate the creation of the University of West Florida’s School of Education, the College of Education and Professional Studies has created a scholarship opportunity for educator alumni. The School of Education Alumni Scholarship will provide graduates from a variety of UWF education programs the funds to enroll in education graduate programs at the master’s […]

UWF faculty and several alumni assist with teaching and reading to children at the Children's Defense Fund Freedom School of the Central Gulf Coast on June 24, 2021 at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Pensacola, Florida.

New UWF School of Education brings synergy and innovation to professional educators

University of West Florida’s new School of Education uses action and innovation to shape the future of professional educators. The new school launched on July 1, 2022. Professional educator roles vary from teachers, specialists and coaches to organizational administrators and curriculum designers. The UWF School of Education was developed to concert and optimize the variety […]

Cylea Lyrio Scholarship Fund benefits 10 UWF Latin American students

The Cylea Lyrio Scholarship Fund has been established to benefit Latin American students at the University of West Florida. Ten students from Brazil, Colombia and Honduras will receive the first awards for the Fall 2022 term. The fund, created by the family of Cylea Lyrio, provides need-based support to Latin American students who are enrolled […]

UWF Camp Teaches Students About Health-Related Careers

The camp is put together to introduce students to professions associated with the health-related programs within the Usha Kundu, MD, College of Health.

CEPS Research Fellows Paper Accepted for Presentation

The conference, “Higher Education’s Role in Addressing the Global Crisis,” is set for Oct. 12-14 in New Orleans.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Becomes First to Receive External Grant

Clayson’s research will study the effectiveness of eportfolios for both students and their prospective employers.

Panels Discuss Women in Business

Panels included successful women from different backgrounds and discussed subjects related to gender power, dreams and how to relate with other people in the workplace.