UWF biology student conducting lab experiments in the state-of-the-art Lab Sciences Annex.

UWF alumni credit NIH-funded MARC scholars program with providing them opportunities in STEM field

Three UWF alumni are paving the way for themselves and future generations of women in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. Hailee Nigro, Victoria Drake and Maisha Epps graduated from UWF this month and will attend graduate programs this year. Nigro, Drake and Epps were scholars in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Members First Credit Union of Florida donated a gift of $140,000 to the UWF Foundation at the College of Business on May 10, 2022.

Members First Credit Union supports several University initiatives with $140k gift

The University of West Florida recently received a $140,000 gift from Members First Credit Union of Florida supporting various University initiatives. A check presentation was held on May 10 at UWF’s College of Business.  “Members First is proud to continue to partner with the University of West Florida,” said Caryl Greene, President and CEO of […]

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UWF announces Spring President’s, Dean’s lists

A total of 2,959 undergraduate students enrolled during the Spring 2022 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists. The Spring 2022 President’s List features 1,310 students enrolled in at least six credit hours who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher. The Spring 2022 Dean’s List […]

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UWF Office of International Affairs celebrates first Peace Corps program graduate

UWF has awarded its first Peace Corps certificate to Monica Woodruff, a junior majoring in environmental management. The Peace Corps program, established at UWF last spring, teaches students sector-specific skills, foreign language proficiency, intercultural competence and leadership. “My favorite part of the program was the Cross-Cultural Competency modules because they really broadened my perspective on […]

The University of West Florida raised $161,407 during its 2022 Day of Giving, setting a new fundraising record for the event. The 24-hour online, social media driven initiative was held on April 14 during UWF’s Founders Week. The goal of the initiative is to bring all Argos together for one day and make a lasting impact for students by choosing from more than 80 funds to support. “We are grateful for our alumni, students, staff and friends who used their financial support to voice their belief in the value of what we do at UWF,” said UWF President Martha D. Saunders. “These investments will create abundant opportunities for our students. Together, we are making a positive impact in Northwest Florida and beyond.” With a theme of “Battle of the Decades,” the University encouraged supporters to make a donation for their graduation decade or to support the decade when they first associated with UWF. The 60s and 70s decades brought in the most dollars, totaling $34,370. The 2020 and Students decade group brought in the most donors with 211 donors. A member of the inaugural fast-pitch softball team at UWF, Natalie Patterson, donated $10,000 which made UWF Athletics the largest recipient of gifts. The UWF Athletics fund received $65,420 from 187 donors. Throughout the day, matching gifts were made by the Ambersley Family Foundation, Drs. Fatema and Muhammad Rashid and alumna Pam Schwartz. For each gift of $30 or more, participants received a pair of exclusive Argo print socks. “Our donors ensured this year’s Day of Giving was a great success,” said Howard Reddy, vice president for University Advancement. “Our collective giving has the power to spark great change. Thanks to our Argo family, UWF students are better positioned to succeed in their educational journey and beyond.” For more information about UWF Day of Giving and the featured funds, visit dayofgiving.uwf.edu. For more information about donating to UWF, visit uwf.edu/give.

UWF breaks record for amount raised on fourth annual Day of Giving

The University of West Florida raised $161,407 during its 2022 Day of Giving, setting a new fundraising record for the event. The 24-hour online, social media driven initiative was held on April 14 during UWF’s Founders Week. The goal of the initiative is to bring all Argos together for one day and make a lasting […]

The STEAM camp experiences offer hands-on learning opportunities from University faculty and local educators for incoming 1st-12th graders. Camps are located on the Pensacola campus

UWF to offer 60 Explore Summer camps

The University of West Florida Continuing Education will offer 60 UWF Explore Summer Camps this year. Since 2006, UWF Explore Camps has offered quality summer programs to the University and community.   The STEAM camp experiences offer hands-on learning opportunities from University faculty and local educators for incoming 1st-12th graders. Camps are located on the Pensacola […]

UWF College of Business and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola honor Ethics in Business Award recipients

 The University of West Florida College of Business honored 2022, 2021 and 2020 Ethics in Business award recipients at the 20th Combined Rotary Luncheon on April 21, 2022 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The luncheon returned to in-person for the first time since 2019, due to COVID-19.  The Ethics in Business Award recognizes individuals who […]

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Veterans and archaeologists search for missing WWII personnel

In June 1944, U.S. forces launched an amphibious assault on the island of Saipan. During that assault, 22 F6F-3 Hellcat aircraft were lost. At least three of those aircraft went down near Tanapag Harbor, Saipan. The aircraft and pilots remain unaccounted for. Efforts began last week to continue the search for the aircraft and to […]

The UWF Singers music ensemble performing in the Music Hall in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

UWF Singers present ‘Songs of Survival’

The University of West Florida’s Dr. Grier Williams School of Music is proud to sponsor the UWF Singers as they present “Songs of Survival” on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rolfs Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82 on the Pensacola campus. The concert will feature two […]

UWF's Student Government Association is taking steps to tackle period poverty on UWF’s Pensacola campus by providing free menstrual products on campus. Period poverty is the inability to access clean menstrual hygiene products. A recent study conducted by two College of Education and Professional Studies faculty members revealed its prevalence on campus.

UWF students provide free menstrual products, work to raise awareness on ‘period poverty’ following campus study

The University of West Florida’s Student Government Association is taking steps to tackle period poverty on UWF’s Pensacola campus. Period poverty is the inability to access clean menstrual hygiene products. A recent study conducted by two College of Education and Professional Studies faculty members revealed its prevalence on campus.  “Period poverty is not new, but […]

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UWF’s annual Day of Giving returns on April 14

The University of West Florida invites alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends to make a difference during its fourth annual Day of Giving, which will take place on Thursday, April 14. Day of Giving is a 24-hour online fundraising initiative and social-media-driven effort that supports the University and its programs. The UWF community is […]

LandrumHR, a premier Human Resources consulting firm, based in Pensacola with close ties to UWF, donated a $25,000 endowment gift to fund a Human Resources degree program in the College of Business. The check was presented to COB Dean Rick Fountain and Vice President of Advancement Howard Reddy on Mar. 25, 2022.

Landrum family establishes their fourth scholarship at UWF

The University of West Florida recently received a $25,000 gift from Britt Landrum III and Britt Landrum Jr. to establish the Landrum Family Foundation scholarship endowment. A check presentation was held on March 25 at LandrumHR in downtown Pensacola.  “Investment in education earns exponential rewards for us all,” said Britt Landrum III, CEO LandrumHR. “Motivated […]