Tropical Storm Gordon

University officials are monitoring Tropical Storm Gordon. All UWF locations will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, effective midnight tonight. This includes all classes, events, campus activities and online courses. According to the most recent update from the National Weather Service, Tropical Storm Gordon is currently projected to make landfall between Mobile, Ala. and […]

UWF Argo Fan Shop to host grand opening

The University of West Florida will host the grand opening of the Argo Fan Shop on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. The shop, located in the Argonaut Village, was designed to meet the growing demand for UWF gear and apparel on the campus and in the community. The grand opening will be held […]

UWF receives $39,550 donation from Frank Brown Songwriters Festival for Larry Butler Award

The University of West Florida celebrated a $39,550 donation to the UWF Department of Music in support of the Larry Butler Memorial Music Award on Wednesday at the Museum Plaza in Historic Pensacola. The new funds are a result of a special concert at the Flora-Bama and a private concert in the home of Teri Levin, […]

NSA partners with UWF to accelerate cybersecurity degree completion and workforce development

The University of West Florida and the National Security Agency announce a partnership to enhance cybersecurity workforce development and create accelerated pathways toward completion of an undergraduate cybersecurity degree program. The agreement allows students who complete the Joint Cyber Analysis Course to earn undergraduate credit hours at UWF. JCAC is open to active military. The […]

Local comedian supports UWF theatre in honor of alumnus son

The University of West Florida Department of Theatre recently received a $25,000 check from Pensacola comedian James Terryl “T. Bubba” Bechtol in honor of his son Robert Clayton “Carter” Bechtol, who graduated from the UWF theatre program in 1998. The check presentation was held on Feb. 16 at the Center for Fine & Performing Arts […]

UWF to host national case competition featuring publicly traded company

The University of West Florida College of Business will host the first UWF Business Case Competition: Masters Level April 13-14, 2018. Graduate students from all universities that hold the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, known as AACSB, accreditation are invited to attend. Students will compete for $10,000 in cash prizes and have the unique opportunity […]

UWF to host grand opening for Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Laboratory in downtown Pensacola

The University of West Florida will debut its one-of-a-kind Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Laboratory on Jan. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. during a grand opening and reception event at the facility’s location inside the Museum of Commerce in Historic Pensacola. Sea3D, which provides valuable 3-D printing resources for both the University and Northwest Florida community, was funded […]

UWF ranked No. 5 in Victory Media’s 2018 Military Friendly® Schools Top 10 list

The University of West Florida ranks fifth in the nation on Victory Media’s 2018 Military Friendly Schools list for the large public schools category. This is the tenth year that UWF has been named a Military Friendly® school. “We take good care of all our veterans and families,” said Marc Churchwell, director of the Military […]

UWF receives top award for Luna Settlement project from Society for Historical Archaeology

The University of West Florida Division of Anthropology and Archaeology recently received the 2018 Daniel G. Roberts Award for Excellence in Public Historical Archaeology for the Tristan de Luna y Arellano project. The award was presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s annual meeting, held Jan. 3-6 in New Orleans. “Our Luna Project team has […]

UWF Mock Trial Team to host the 7th Annual UWF Argo Invitational

The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team will host the Seventh Annual UWF Argo Invitational on Jan. 13-14. The tournament, sponsored by the Stetson University College of Law, will feature 28 teams this year, making it the largest Argo Invitational to date. Each team will compete in four trial rounds that will be judged […]

UWF breaks ground on state-of-the-art teaching laboratory facility

The University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering broke ground today on a Laboratory Sciences Annex, which will be connected to the Life Sciences Laboratory on the Pensacola campus to provide additional space for classroom and wet research lab needs. “The University of West Florida is very grateful for the support […]

UWF Fall 2017 Commencement celebrates 50th Anniversary, honors Marny Gilluly, Fred Levin

The University of West Florida hosted its Fall 2017 Commencement at the Pensacola Bay Center. Addressing 1,636 graduates, UWF President Martha Saunders noted the significance of the students’ achievements for their individual career pursuits, as well as what these accomplishments mean to the University in its 50th year. “Saturday’s ceremonies capped a historic year for […]