UWF welcomes National Merit Finalist and other top scholars to campus

The University of West Florida welcomed its tenth National Merit Finalist in five years this fall. Landon Nelson was among approximately 15,000 students across the country who met the requirements for Finalist standing, out of an estimated 1.5 million high school juniors who participated in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship competition. National Merit Finalists earn […]

UWF hosts State of the University address; Saunders reflects on navigating pandemic, looks to new horizon

University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders reflected on the adaptation and accomplishments of Argonauts amid a global pandemic during her 2021 State of the University address on Sept. 30, 2021. Saunders addressed students, faculty and staff in the UWF Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre. “The combined impacts of Hurricane Sally, […]

UWF receives 6th national excellence in diversity award

The University of West Florida has been awarded the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine for the fourth consecutive year and sixth time overall. “Inclusive excellence is truly a priority at UWF. We are honored that our efforts have been recognized with the HEED award for another […]

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UWF named ‘Great College to Work For’ for ninth year

The University of West Florida was named a 2021 “Great College to Work For,” marking the institution’s ninth appearance on the list. Conducted annually, the Great Colleges to Work For survey collects data and highlights colleges that receive top ratings from their employees on workforce practices and policies. This year, 196 institutions participated in the […]

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