Dr. Nye Grant's class practices surveying techniques on the University of West Florida's main campus.

UWF to offer new construction management degree

The University of West Florida is launching a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management beginning in Fall 2020, pending approval from the Florida Board of Governors. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the program at its quarterly meeting held on Dec. 5, 2019. The proposed program currently operates as a specialization in building construction within […]

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Turbulent childhood in rearview mirror for thankful UWF student

Hunter Lyons is building an impressive resume as a student leader at the University of West Florida and positioning himself for a bright future—which didn’t seem remotely possible during his turbulent childhood. The 2017 Pine Forest High School graduate spent much of his youth in the foster care system, lacking the typical, central support system […]

UWF Department of Theatre presented Disney’s “The Little Mermaid." The performance took place in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts.

Longtime UWF supporters leave transformational legacy with $2 million gift

Throughout their lives, Valmae and Ron Besser were ardent advocates for the University of West Florida, supporters of the arts and committed to community improvements in Pensacola. Their longstanding history of generosity led to the establishment of three endowed scholarships at UWF. After a 27-year career with the U.S. Navy, Ron Besser enrolled at UWF, […]

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UWF earns highest ranking to date on ‘Best for Vets’ list

The University of West Florida was recognized as a “Best for Vets” school by the Military Times for the fourth consecutive year. The institution came in at No. 28 out of more than 100 four-year schools, marking its highest ranking to date. “The culture at UWF supports veterans through thoughtfully created programs designed to ease […]

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