UWF Military and Veterans Resource Center awards scholarships to seven students

The University of West Florida Military and Veterans Resource Center awarded scholarships to seven students who are military veterans or dependents of active or retired military at the center’s annual scholarship luncheon held on Wednesday, July 29. The Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Michael Ferguson Scholarship Endowment, Buzz and Larue Ambersley Memorial Scholarship and the Navy […]

UWF develops second nursing cohort to meet workforce demand

The University of West Florida has approved the development of a second cohort for pre-licensure BSN nursing students to meet the increasing needs of the local workforce. The new cohort, set to begin in Spring 2016, is expected to add 30 to 40 nursing students to the first cohort’s average of 60 students admitted each […]

UWF to offer new degree program in supply chain logistics management

Students at the University of West Florida will soon have the opportunity to earn a degree in Supply Chain Logistics Management as the department of marketing and economics prepares to offer high quality and highly practical logistics courses that produce skills desired by industry managers making new-hire decisions. Although the University has offered various logistics […]

UWF graduates 2014-15 LEAD: the Staff Version class

Today, the University of West Florida hosted a graduation ceremony for its 2014-15 graduates of LEAD: the Staff Version program. LEAD (leadership, enhancement, activities and development) is a ten month-long UWF leadership program designed for University staff to cultivate opportunities for leadership development. Approximately 15 participants are selected annually to take part in monthly leadership […]

Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola and UWF College of Business name 2015 Ethics in Business Award recipients

The Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola and the University of West Florida College of Business named the 2015 recipients of the Annual Ethics in Business Award today during a luncheon at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. Michael Murdoch was given the award for the large business sector (50 or more employees), while Heidi Blair […]

UWF to host National Writing Project summer institute for educators

The University of West Florida and Escambia County School District are set to host a Summer Invitational Institute for educators June 8-25, 2015, as part of ongoing efforts to become a National Writing Project site. The three-week workshop invites teachers to become students, immersing participants in engaging writing activities to create innovative and motivating curriculum […]

University of West Florida names Dr. Ed Ranelli Dean Emeritus of College of Business

The University of West Florida recently recognized Dr. Ed Ranelli as Dean Emeritus in honor of his service to the College of Business. Ranelli served as the College’s dean from 2000-2013, where he successfully maintained its strong reputation for quality education. Ranelli was recommended for this honor by the College of Business Faculty and endorsed […]