UWF’s Argo Allies create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students

The first group of 45 University of West Florida faculty and staff have completed the University’s Argo Allies: Safe Space Training Program. Through education and awareness, the goal of the Argo Allies: Safe Space Training Program is to make UWF a more welcoming, safe and inclusive campus for LGBTQ+ individuals. LGBTQ+ is an encompassing term […]

UWF announces Fall 2022 President’s, Dean’s Lists

A total of 3,123 undergraduate students enrolled during the Fall 2022 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists. The Fall 2022 President’s List features 1,392 students enrolled in at least six credit hours who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher. The Fall 2022 Dean’s List […]

UWF celebrates Arbor Day with tree rededication ceremony in memory of Margaret Crosby

The University of West Florida held a tree rededication ceremony in memory of Margaret Crosby on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in celebration of Arbor Day. In 1968, Crosby, wife of UWF’s first president Dr. Harold Crosby, was a founding member and first president of the UWF Faculty Wives Club, later named the UWF Women’s Club, […]

University of West Florida and Pensacola State College create new partnership, enhance PSC2UWF MBA Articulation

University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders and Pensacola State College President Ed Meadows announced a new partnership to enhance the PSC2UWF MBA articulation agreement on Nov. 3 at PSC. The agreement provides access to UWF’s John C. Pace Library resources for students enrolled in PSC’s newly created business climate analysis course, which will […]

UWF welcomes National Merit Finalist and top scholarship recipients to campus

The University of West Florida welcomed its 11th National Merit Finalist in six years this fall. Amanda Serger 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 2022 National Merit Scholarship competition. National Merit Finalists earn […]

Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel speaking to current UWF Legal Studies students

Florida Supreme Court Justice visits UWF

Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel addressed students in the University of West Florida’s legal studies program on October 11 in the University Commons Conference Center. Couriel addressed UWF leadership, regional legal community partners and legal studies students about the legitimacy of court systems and the public’s perception of their fairness. Couriel pointed to […]

UWF President reflects on accomplishments, looks to the future during State of the University Address

University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders reflected on the Institution’s accomplishments from the past year and outlined plans for the future during her 2022 State of the University Address on Oct. 12, 2022. Saunders addressed students, faculty and staff in the UWF Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre. “The good ship […]

UWF to host State of the University Address

WHAT: University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders will present the annual State of the University address, detailing the University’s accomplishments in 2021-22 and its goals for 2022-23. Student Body President Patrick Marshall, Faculty Senate President Sherry Schneider and Staff Senate President Alycia Grieco will provide updates during the address. For more information, visit […]

Accreditation Team invites public comments about the University of West Florida Police Department

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation will be at the University of West Florida Police Department on Nov. 15-17, 2022 to examine all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. The UWF Police Department is required to comply with numerous standards in order to […]

UWF receives 7th national excellence in diversity award

The University of West Florida has been awarded the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine for the fifth consecutive year and seventh time overall. “UWF is committed to promoting a culture of inclusive excellence on campus and in our greater community,” said UWF President Martha D. Saunders. […]

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

The University of West Florida was named a 2022 “Great College to Work For” for the tenth year, with special designation as an Honor Roll institution for the fourth straight year. Conducted annually, the Great Colleges to Work For survey collects data and highlights colleges that receive top ratings from their employees on workforce practices […]

UWF steps up for the Northwest Florida Heart Walk

The University of West Florida and Northwest Florida communities came together in support of the American Heart Association as UWF hosted the 2022 Northwest Florida Heart Walk at the Pensacola campus on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Seventeen companies, 61 teams and 442 walkers raised more than $118,000 to fund life-saving research for the prevention and […]