UWF graduate student chosen as national student leader for recreational sports organization

Mallory Gohl, facilities operations graduate assistant for Recreation and Sports Services at the University of West Florida, was recently named the student leader of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). She is the second UWF student to receive the national student leader title. “I am extremely honored to be elected as the national student leader […]

UWF’s Executive Mentor Program welcomes first class of students and mentors

The University of West Florida College of Business’s new Executive Mentor Program has matched its first class of 30 students with area business leaders who will serve as mentors to initiate networking and career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. The list includes the following prominent business leaders: Pam Bilbrey, president of Bilbrey & Associates […]

Fall 2012 Commencement showcases success of University of West Florida graduates

The University of West Florida held its Fall 2012 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Pensacola Bay Center. Senator Don Gaetz delivered the Commencement Address. A total of 998 bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate students received degrees. Each spring and fall, Commencement highlights UWF graduates whose success can be attributed […]

UWF hospitality students prepare Thanksgiving meal for foster care facility

University of West Florida (UWF) hospitality students received hands-on experience and gave back to the community by serving Thanksgiving dinner to 30 children and 10 adults at the Children in Crisis foster care facility in Fort Walton Beach on Friday, Nov. 16. In order to assess students in her Management of Food and Beverages Operations […]

UWF Office of Diversity hosts lecture on HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention

The University of West Florida Office of Diversity will host Hydeia Broadbent, a public speaker and activist for HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention, on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. in Building 36, Room 191. The lecture is the latest in the John C. Pace Jr. Symposium Series. In her lecture, entitled “Knowing Your HIV/AIDS Status,” […]

UWF announces Saunders as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

University of West Florida President Bense announces the appointment of Dr. Martha Saunders, APR as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Saunders will officially begin on Jan. 2, 2013. “We’re delighted to welcome Martha back to the UWF campus,” said President Bense. “She is a proven leader and her wealth of experience will be […]

University of West Florida to host Construction Industry Economic Forum

The University of West Florida Department of Applied Science, Technology and Administration is hosting a Construction Industry Economic Forum on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Building 70 & 80 on the UWF Pensacola Campus. The forum is being held in order to bring awareness to the UWF Building Construction Program, the UWF CORE Construction […]

Future Physicists of Florida to host induction ceremony for first chapters in Pensacola and Tallahassee

The University of West Florida will host an induction ceremony for the first class of the Future Physicists of Florida (FPF) Pensacola chapter on Friday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the UWF School of Science and Engineering. The organization is dedicated to preparing middle and high school students for future careers in the science, […]

University of West Florida presents College of Business Executive Mentor Program

The University of West Florida announces the College of Business Executive Mentor Program, established to initiate networking and career connections for undergraduate students. The program matches College of Business students with influential community business leaders who share their personal and professional experience, knowledge and skills. The one-on-one mentor relationship allows for individual attention to the […]

Exit Poll to be conducted by UWF Government students

The University of West Florida (UWF) Department of Government is conducting an exit poll on Nov. 6, to provide students with an opportunity to engage the local community about voting choice and issues that matter to the voting public. Institutions around the country are participating in the project, developed by Professor Jennifer Emery at UWF, […]

University of West Florida to host 15th annual U.S.-Japan Social Welfare Symposium

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host the 15th annual U.S.-Japan Social Welfare Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 4:45 p.m. at the UWF Conference Center. The symposium is organized by the UWF Department of Social Work and the Japan Center/Jikei-American Center. The event will feature two keynote speakers. Tetsuyuki Sawa, Director of Social Welfare […]

University of West Florida and Pensacola State College partner to present national dance company

The University of West Florida’s John C. Pace Symposium Series, in partnership with the Pensacola State College’s Black History/Multicultural Committee, will present the dance company Ailey II on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Pensacola Saenger Theater. Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young […]