UWF Communications Arts students succeed at state, national competitions

UWF Department of Communication Arts students recently excelled in state and national competitions. From Feb. 22-24, the UWF Speech and Debate Team attended the 2013 Florida Intercollegiate Forensics Association in Tallahassee, while a group of journalism and public relations students attended the Southeastern Journalism Conference (SEJC) in Jackson, Tenn. The Speech and Debate Team won […]

UWF Emerald Coast to host ‘Wrongful Convictions’ presentation featuring guest speaker from Innocence Project of Florida

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host guest speaker Seth Miller, executive director of the Innocence Project of Florida (IPF) as he presents, “Wrongful Convictions: Your Questions Answered.” The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the UWF Fort Walton Beach Campus Auditorium, Building 8, 1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. During […]

Pensacola Pledge Scholars Calls for Applications

Pensacola Pledge Scholars program is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program awards eligible recipients $2,000 per academic year to attend University of West Florida (UWF), and $1,200 to attend Pensacola State College (PSC). To apply for the Pensacola Pledge Scholars program, students must submit an application, two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay on “What being a citizen […]

UWF to present Jerry Maygarden distinguished lecturer, Deborah Bassett

The University of West Florida Department of Communication Arts will present the 2012-2013 Jerry Maygarden Distinguished Lecturer, Deborah Bassett on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. The lecture, “Beyond Pocahontas: How Social Media is Changing the Face of Contemporary Native America,” will be held in the Music Hall of the Center for Fine and Performing […]

UWF HOSA Team earns top honors at regional competition

Ten students on the University of West Florida Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) team placed in the Top 3 in their categories at the Northwest Florida regional competition, hosted by Pensacola State College on Jan. 24-25. The 11-person team also earned the Outstanding HOSA Chapter Award for the region. The event judges students in 12 categories […]

UWF encourages alumni and students to Spring into Action

University of West Florida (UWF) Alumni Relations will host Spring into Action on March 22-23, 2013 at the Pensacola campus. The goal of the two-part event, featuring Network-a-Thon and the Professional Development Symposium, is to connect UWF alumni with current students to facilitate mentoring and giving opportunities. Network-a-Thon will be held on March 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. […]

University of West Florida to host presentation on Doctor of Physical Therapy Partnership Program

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to provide information on its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Partnership Program with the University of South Florida. The featured speaker at the event will be Dr. William Quillen, director of the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences. The […]

Black History celebration events to be held at UWF

The University of West Florida African-American Student Association (AASA) is hosting events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month and educate the campus community about its significance. The month-long celebration will kick off with a Collegiate 100 Poetry Night on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the University Commons Great Hall. Other featured events […]

University of West Florida to welcome new Dean of Students

The University of West Florida announces Dr. Brandon A. Frye as the new Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of students, effective Feb. 11, 2013.  In this position, Frye will support both the educational mission of the university and the Division of Student Affairs by providing programs, services, resources and advocacy for the […]

University of West Florida issues Call to Artists for 2013 Festival on the Green Fine Arts Show

The University of West Florida is calling all artists to submit their work to the 2013 Festival on the Green Fine Arts Show, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 5-6 at the main campus in Pensacola. The juried fine arts and fine crafts show has space for up to 35 artists. Applications must be […]

UWF Mock Trial Team hosts second annual Argo Invitational

The University of West Florida (UWF) hosted the second annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament last weekend, Jan. 19 and 20. Teams from Auburn University, University of Florida, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University and the University of North Alabama attended the event. The tournament consisted of four rounds focusing on a civil trial […]

UWF and USF announce Doctor of Physical Therapy Partnership Program in Pensacola

The University of West Florida (UWF) and the University of South Florida (USF) will be able to move forward to create a pilot program offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in Pensacola.  The partnership program was approved last week by the Florida Board of Governors, which serves as a key step in advancing […]