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 […]

UWF hosts grand opening of new College of Business Education Center

The University of West Florida (UWF) celebrated the grand opening of the state-of-the-art College of Business Education Center on Thursday, Oct. 4 with a ribbon-cutting dedication and reception. Throughout the week, UWF hosted a series of events to provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to reconnect with one another and to […]

UWF hosts State of the University Address

University of West Florida (UWF) President Judy Bense welcomed students, faculty, staff and the Pensacola community on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the annual State of the University Address.  Bense began the program by providing an update of the current semester. The university opened its doors on Aug. 30 to a record breaking 12,823 students. With […]

Leadership translates out of the classroom for two University of West Florida graduate students

Two University of West Florida graduate students have recently taken on leadership roles for the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA). Tying directly to their Strategic Communication and Leadership coursework, Jeff Nall and Valeria Lento create and implement measurable goals for the statewide organization. Jeff Nall, APR, CPRC, who recently took on the role as FPRA’s […]

UWF welcomes first class of Pensacola Pledge Scholars

This fall, the University of West Florida (UWF) and Pensacola State College (PSC) welcomed 35 Pensacola Pledge Scholars, amounting to approximately $60,000 in scholarship awards. Out of these students, 24 freshmen are currently enrolled at UWF. The 2012 UWF Pledge Scholars include: Haley Anderson, Andre Bordelon, Jonathan Brannan, Jackson Buckley, Brett Calkins, Alexa Carter, Phillip […]

UWF included in list of ‘Best Southeastern Colleges’ by Princeton Review

The University of West Florida (UWF) was named a Best Southeastern College by The Princeton Review for the 10th consecutive year, based on results from the company’s 2013 Best Colleges survey. UWF was one of 136 institutions receiving the Best in Southeast Designation. The company designated 222 colleges in the Northeast, 122 in the West […]

UWF to host third annual Family Weekend

The University of West Florida will host its third annual Family Weekend Sept. 21-23. During the weekend, parents and siblings of UWF students can take part in a variety of activities provided by the Office of Family Programs, connect with one another and become more familiar with campus life. The weekend will be packed full […]

UWF students explore overseas opportunities

At the University of West Florida, students are not limiting their education to a classroom in Pensacola, or even the United States. Shannon Hemmings and her friend and fellow UWF student, Naomi Eustache, spent four weeks in Paris this past summer to learn French at one of UWF’s partner institutions through the study abroad program. […]