UWF Notice: Hurricane Matthew

The University of West Florida is closely monitoring Hurricane Matthew. At this time, Hurricane Matthew does not pose a threat to this area. All University of West Florida locations, including the Pensacola Campus, online and Emerald Coast will remain open. If conditions change, the University will update the campus community. University administration understands that many […]

UWF students participate in international piano festival

Two students from the University of West Florida Department of Music competed against accomplished musicians from the U.S., Asia and Europe in the Lancaster International Piano Festival, at the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center and the Ware Center of Millersville University in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50 pianists attend the annual festival each year, […]

UWF MBA students spend time in Germany before welcoming German MBA students to Pensacola campus

As part of the MBA Study Abroad Experience, a group of University of West Florida MBA students recently met with UWF Germany MBA students in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Immediately following this trip, students in the Germany MBA program spent three weeks at the UWF Pensacola campus. The first cohort of Germany MBAs began in Fall 2003. […]

UWF theatre, music and art students take talent overseas

For the third year in a row, University of West Florida students will take their talents abroad through the UWF Irish Experience program, “The Emerald Coast Meets the Emerald Isle.” From May 25 to June 23, 2016, UWF theatre, music and art students will experience the arts and culture of Ireland in this innovative study […]

$120,000 awarded to UWF students in Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The University of West Florida Summer Undergraduate Research Program in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering has returned for a second year. The 10-12 week program in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering is funded almost entirely by external gifts and grants and allows students to work on research projects under […]

UWF student wins selective National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship

Gabriela Cintron – a University of West Florida junior, majoring in psychology – was recently named a National Institute of Mental Health Summer Fellow. The 10-week program is held at the Florida Mental Health Institute, located on the campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, and takes place June 2 through Aug. […]

UWF recognizes student excellence in leadership and service

The University of West Florida recently honored more than 250 students at the 28th annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet, hosted by the Division of Student Affairs. Students were recognized for various achievements, including completing thousands of hours of community service, managing millions of dollars in funding and embracing leadership roles that benefit campus life. The […]

UWF engineering team wins NASA Hybrid Motor Rocket Competition

A team of engineering students from the University of West Florida participated in the NASA Hybrid Motor Rocket Competition, sponsored by the NASA Florida Grant Consortium and North East Florida Association of Rocketry, in Bunnell, Florida, on March 12, 2016. Working under the supervision of Dr. Bhuvana Ramachandran, Abdul Huuda and Thena Elayaperumal placed first […]

UWF MBA student team earns top honors for work with Pensacola business

A team of University of West Florida MBA students won first place at the Small Business Institute’s 40th Annual Academic Conference in New Orleans last month for work done on behalf of a Pensacola business. MBA students Gerry Goldstein, Laura Jensen, Michael Newsom and Stelios Peterson won first place in the category of Best Small […]

UWF Notice: Hoverboard and Electronic Equipment

Effective immediately, the possession, use, or storage of electronic equipment such as Hoverboards, Swagways, IO Hawks, Skywalkers and any similar devices is prohibited anywhere on the University of West Florida Pensacola Campus, including in residence halls and apartments. This applies to all members of the campus community, and has been enacted to mitigate potential on-campus […]

UWF business fraternity wins awards at Grand Chapter Congress

The University of West Florida Eta Upsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, a coed business fraternity, attended the organization’s 50th biennial Grand Chapter Congress this August in Chicago. Eta Upsilon received awards in three separate categories for their achievements within the community. Delta Sigma Pi is a professional, business fraternity for men and women with […]

UWF to welcome first-year students at Move-In Day

WHAT: Media are invited to join President Judith Bense and University officials as they welcome new students to the University of West Florida on Friday, Aug. 21. University administration, including Bense, will be visiting the residence halls, beginning at 9 a.m., while students move in. WHEN: Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 TIME: 9 a.m. MEETING LOCATION: UWF Pensacola Campus […]