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 […]

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 […]