UWF College of Business hosts first case competition

Business students at the University of West Florida enjoy endless opportunities to expand their knowledge and experience through hands-on connections with industry partners. On April 13-14 2018, the UWF College of Business hosted the first UWF Business Case Competition: Masters Level, welcoming graduate students from any university with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of […]

UWF announces Earl Hutto Foundation, Inc. endowments to nursing program

The University of West Florida recently received a $250,000 gift commitment from The Earl Hutto Foundation, Inc. to name the Earl and Nancy Hutto Master of Science in Nursing program in the UWF School of Nursing in the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health. The gift will create a scholarship for endowment for students pursuing […]

UWF faculty and students to present research, creative work at Student Scholars Symposium

More than 360 individual research presentations will be featured at the University of West Florida Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase on Thursday, April 19, in the University Commons Conference Center, and Center for Fine and Performing Arts. The all-day event will bring together undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty, to showcase […]

UWF invites public to explore and survey science at BioBlitz

The University of West Florida invites the public to explore and survey science at its BioBlitz on Saturday, April 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A BioBlitz is an all-day event where research professionals, naturalists, hobbyists and volunteers work together to survey and log as many species as possible in a designated study area. […]

UWF to host annual Take Back The Night event

The University of West Florida Department of Recreation and Wellness Services will host the 19th annual Take Back The Night event tomorrow, April 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the University Commons Auditorium. Take Back The Night is an international event that serves to educate, protest and bring awareness of all forms of violence by creating […]

UWF 2018 Job Shadow Week provides students hands-on experience 

Last week, March 26-30, University of West Florida students participated in the 2018 Job Shadow Week. A record 53 students participated, with career interests spanning a variety of industries including hospitality, marketing, environmental science, finance and accounting, business, health care, government and more. The UWF Office of Career Development and Community Engagement, UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, […]

UWF to host trailblazer and alumna in celebration of Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the University of West Florida Office of Equity and Diversity will host Dr. Augusta M. Simon on Friday, March 30 at 1 p.m. in the University Commons Auditorium. Simon, UWF’s first African-American instructor, will reflect on her experience in U.S. higher education and provide comments on the landscape of […]

UWF Center for Cybersecurity partners with the Florida Agency for State Technology to enhance Florida’s cybersecurity resiliency

The University of West Florida (UWF) Center for Cybersecurity is partnering with the Florida Agency for State Technology (AST) to provide cutting-edge cybersecurity education and training for state agency personnel and position Florida as a leader in cybersecurity resiliency and workforce development. The program will integrate unique and innovative features and provide hands-on training and […]

UWF to host world-renowned poet at Women’s Studies Conference

The 17th annual Women’s Studies Conference will be held in the UWF Conference Center, Building 22, on Friday, March 23 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. This is an interdisciplinary event with a focus on diversity and inclusivity. The conference will feature scholarly papers, poster presentations and visual and performance art pieces by graduate and […]

UWF students and alumni ‘suit up’ at JCPenney shopping event

The University of West Florida’s Office of Career Development and Community Engagement recently held its inaugural Argos Suit Up event at a local JCPenney located at 7171 N. Davis Highway. More than 330 students and alumni participated in the three-hour event which provided students and alumni with the opportunity to purchase professional wear and accessories […]

Florida Virtual Campus launches new college success series this spring

The Florida Virtual Campus will launch a new College Success Series starting this April. The FloridaShines College Success Series will take place each Wednesday at 3 p.m. EST in April, and provide a live, interactive, online experience for high school juniors and seniors and their parents. The Florida Virtual Campus is managed by the University […]

UWF Dance Marathon breaks fundraising record

The sixth annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon raised $60,890.59 last weekend, exceeding this year’s goal of $55,000 and surpassing last year’s record of more than $43,000. The annual event is held in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit organization that raises funds for pediatric hospitals, medical research, and community awareness of […]