UWF students pose in their graduation regalia on the Pensacola campus on April 22, 2022.

UWF earns top spot in Board of Governors’ Metric 1 that measures success of graduates one year after graduation

The University of West Florida is No. 1 in the Florida State University System for Metric 1 of the Florida Board of Governors’ 2021-22 performance-based funding model. More than 72% of UWF bachelor’s graduates are employed or furthering their education one year after graduation. This is the third consecutive year UWF leads the Florida State […]

The UWF College of Business partnered with AMS Flight School in Milton to host an eight-week flight training program for ten students beginning on May 28, 2022.

University of West Florida College of Business hosts Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy

The University of West Florida’s College of Business is hosting the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy.  Eight high school and two college cadets from across the U.S. are attending the eight-week flight training program, which began on May 28. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn six college credits and complete […]

Drs. Muhammad, Fatema Rashid and family

Donors establish scholarship endowment for first generation and female students in STEM

Muhammad and Fatema Rashid established the Dr. Faeza Rashid Kazmier STEM Scholarship Endowment, which will benefit first generation in college and female students in UWF’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering.  “STEM education cultivates problem-solving and critical thinking skills for creativity and innovation needed for the 21st century workforce,” said Muhammad and Fatema Rashid. […]

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UWF psychology students furnish home for victims of sex trafficking

University of West Florida psychology students organized a supply drive during the spring term to help furnish Set Free Refuge, a transitional living home in south Santa Rosa County for young female victims of sex trafficking who are aging out of foster care. The endeavor was the result of a service learning project from Professor […]

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