UWF announces 2024 Women in Leadership conference date, speakers and ticket information

The University of West Florida’s Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz Center for Leadership, housed in the College of Business, will host the 10th annual Women in Leadership Conference on March 14, 2024. The conference, presented by Kia Autosport, will be offered in person at the UWF Conference Center on the University’s Pensacola campus, as well […]

UWF Center for Cybersecurity awarded $1.5 million CISA Contract to provide critical cybersecurity training through CyberSkills2Work program

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity received a $1.5 million contract from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, known as CISA, to expand the CyberSkills2Work program, an intensive cybersecurity training program designed to help individuals launch or advance cybersecurity careers. The training will focus on critical infrastructure security and industrial control systems security. […]

UWF College of Business inducts 2023 Hall of Fame class

The University of West Florida College of Business inducted its 2023 Hall of Fame class on Nov. 9 at the UWF Commons Conference Center. The Hall of Fame was established in 2021 to celebrate individuals who embody the qualities that make the college an extraordinary place to learn and grow. Inductees are College of Business […]

UWF business students pitch stock recommendations for Argo Growth Fund, debate future of cryptocurrency

Three University of West Florida College of Business students delivered their stock investment recommendations for the University’s student-managed Argo Growth Fund at a public presentation on Nov. 7 at the UWF Commons Auditorium. The Argo Growth Fund is part of UWF’s Argo Investments program. Established in 2019, the program gives College of Business finance students […]

UWF earns highest ranking to date on ‘Best for Vets’ list

The University of West Florida came in at No. 12 on the “Best for Vets” college list released by Military Times. This marks the University’s highest ranking on the list to date. UWF was ranked among 325 schools. “UWF is committed to sustained success for veterans, active duty members of the armed forces, future Army […]

UWF, Leidos partner to launch cybersecurity infrastructure lab

The University of West Florida and Leidos, a Fortune 500® science and technology leader, have launched the Leidos Cybersecurity Infrastructure Lab in UWF’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering. The new lab is purpose-built to provide students with hands-on cybersecurity education in realistic digital environments. “The cybersecurity skills gap is an economic and national […]

UWF teams take first and second place at HR Florida Conference Student Case Competition

A University of West Florida graduate team placed first and undergraduate team placed second at the HR Florida Conference Student Case Competition held during the annual HR Florida Leadership Conference in Orlando on Oct. 13 and 14. “Not only was the weekend a valuable experience in terms of winning the competition, but it also served […]

Kid’s Clinic Exhibit Opening at Pensacola Children’s Museum

WHAT: The University of West Florida Historic Trust and Escambia County Medical Society Foundation will open a new exhibit, the “Escambia County Media Society Foundation Kid’s Clinic,” at the Pensacola Children’s Museum. The Kid’s Clinic aims to make children comfortable with doctor’s visits through interactive exploration and play. Children will be able to wear lab coats, […]

Farcast, UWF partner on cancer treatment research program

Farcast Biosciences and the University of West Florida have announced their intent to collaborate on an innovative research program to make cancer treatment more predictable for patients. Studies and research conducted in the program will aid the development of therapeutics, diagnostics or other treatment modalities for precision cancer medicine. Farcast’s human Tumor Microdynamics (hTMD) platform […]

UWF awarded $1.6 million grant to support student-parents

The University of West Florida Educational Research Center for Child Development received a $1.6 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to assist Pell-eligible and Pell-recipient student-parents with the costs of childcare. This is the largest grant the University has been awarded to offset childcare costs for students. In addition to securing the […]

Ascension Sacred Heart and University of West Florida establish immersive nursing experience

Ascension Sacred Heart and the University of West Florida (UWF) will begin a strategic initiative that allows 16 upper-level Bachelor of Science in Nursing students to complete the final three semesters of their clinical and classroom time on Sacred Heart Pensacola’s campus. With the Florida Center of Nursing estimating a sharp decline in registered nurses […]

UWF receives 8th national excellence in diversity award

The University of West Florida has been awarded the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine for the sixth consecutive year and eighth time overall. “UWF’s commitments to inclusion, civility and freedom of speech guide our efforts to provide a welcoming campus environment for all of our students […]