UWF alumnus overcomes depression, inspires others as mental health speaker, author

As the future he envisioned started slipping away and a sense of failure consumed his thoughts, Abraham Sculley ’19 fell into a dark place his freshman year at UWF. Then came a phone call. The phone call. Sculley dodged calls and texts from this persistent friend for weeks, but on that night in 2014, he […]

Argie the Mascot posing with a COVID-19 vaccine bandaid.

Argo Nation Vaccination Day

In partnership with the Florida Department of Health, the University of West Florida is hosting a Argo Nation Vaccination Day on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UWF Field House (Building 54) on the Pensacola campus. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be administered on […]

University Advancement promotes Argonaut-branded socks to those who donate gifts on UWF's annual Day of Giving.

UWF invites supporters to give, battle for their decade in University’s third Day of Giving

UWF will host its third annual Day of Giving, a 24-hour online fundraising initiative, on Thursday, April 15. Day of Giving is a social-media-driven effort that supports the University and its programs. Alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends are invited to make gifts online at dayofgiving.uwf.edu, directing their contributions to any of the 11 […]

UWF Vaccination Day Interest

Members of the UWF community are encouraged to receive their COVID-19 vaccination to help do their part #ForAllArgos. The University of West Florida is working with the Florida Department of Health to potentially coordinate a COVID-19 vaccination day, administered by an FDOH Vaccination Strike Team. Vaccination Day at UWF is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April […]

Healthier UWF: Planning for Fall 2021

While continuing to closely monitor public health conditions, the University is preparing to provide a full in-person experience for Argos this fall, including increased face-to-face learning and engagement opportunities. The promise of widespread inoculation against COVID-19, as well as your continued commitment to keeping our campus safer and healthier enables us to do so. ACADEMICS […]

Historical photos at familiar locations display UWF's progress since opening in 1967.

UWF celebrates Founders Week with in-person and virtual events

The University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its third annual Founders Week, held April 10-15, 2021. This year, UWF will host a combination of in-person and virtual events. In-person events will follow CDC guidelines and UWF COVID-19 protocols, including the requirement of […]

Healthier Argo Nation: COVID-19 Vaccination Information and UWF Protocols

As of today, April 5, all Florida residents age 18 or older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Floridians are encouraged to pre-register at www.myvaccine.fl.gov. Once pre-registered, they will be contacted when the vaccine is available in their area. Floridians can also call the vaccine pre-registration phone number for their county, listed here. Baptist […]

The University of West Florida College of Business and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola named David Apple and Olevia McNally as the 2019 recipients of the annual Ethics in Business Award during the 2019 Combined Rotary Luncheon at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola on Monday, May 6, 2019.

UWF College of Business calls for Ethics in Business nominations

The University of West Florida College of Business, in partnership with the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola, is accepting nominations for the 2021 Combined Rotary of Pensacola Ethics in Business Award. This is the 19th year the college and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola have sponsored the awards. “For almost 20 years, the Combined Rotary […]

UWF students, partnering with the Studer Family Children's Hospital, raised a grand total of $42,732.03 during the annual Dance Marathon on the UWF campus on March 20, 2021.

UWF Dance Marathon raises nearly $43K for Children’s Miracle Network

Held outdoors for the first time to prioritize the health and safety of the participants, the ninth annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon raised nearly $43,000 on March 20 in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. All proceeds from the UWF event will be donated to Pensacola’s Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred […]

Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program at UWF on Jan. 15, 2021.

Two loves collide, leading history professor to UWF

Dr. Jamin Wells grew up in Rhode Island immersed in the maritime world. Alongside his father, who established one of the area’s first police dive teams and later opened a dive shop, Wells began diving at age 10 in the cold, murky New England water and spent his youth spearfishing, racing sailboats and diving on […]

UWF nursing students aid local Florida Deptartment of Health officials by administering COVID-19 vaccinations at a vaccination facility in Milton, Florida, on Mar. 17, 2021.

UWF nursing students administering COVID-19 vaccinations

University of West Florida nursing students are on the front line of the vaccination effort in Northwest Florida, administering vaccines to priority individuals. Since February, 54 nursing students have administered vaccinations at various locations throughout the area in partnership with Ascension Sacred Heart and the Escambia County Health Department. The BSN students work under the […]

Selina Detzel, Katelyn Bray and Emily Major, are UWF biology students who work with Dr. Frank Gilliam in studies of the campus ecosystem, with focuses on longleaf pine trees and gopher tortoises.

Study reveals history of longleaf pines on UWF’s Pensacola campus

Shortly after the University of West Florida hired him as a biology professor in the spring of 2018, Dr. Frank Gilliam walked the Pensacola campus in awe of the majestic canopy of trees. “I’m thinking, ‘this place is amazing’,” Gilliam said. “I’m looking at these longleaf pines, big wide oaks and magnolias and realizing someone […]