UWF students pitch creative concepts at Da Vinci Innovation Celebration

The UWF Center for Entrepreneurship will host the inaugural Da Vinci Innovation Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the Great Hall in the University Commons, located in Building 22. As part of the event, undergraduate and graduate students from across the University are invited to submit creative concepts, competing for […]

UWF prepares to support Hurricane Irma recovery effort

As Hurricane Irma impacts the Florida Peninsula, the University of West Florida is preparing to provide support to its students, faculty, staff, alumni, as well as Florida institutions and all Floridians. The current path of the storm is expected to remain east of the local area, and the University is fully engaged to provide assistance […]

UWF memorial scholarship created to honor devoted elementary teacher

The University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently received a $100,000 gift from David and Emily Walby to establish the Linda Evans Memorial Scholarship. “We are very fortunate to have an alumna like Linda Evans,” said Dr. William Crawley, dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies. “Her devotion to […]

Historic Pensacola earns 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The University of West Florida announced Historic Pensacola has received a 2017 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. This annual recognition celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and frequency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. “Our team strives […]

UWF teaches, inspires future health professionals through CRASH Camp

The University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD College of Health is finding innovative ways to introduce its diverse, health-related fields to the community and encourage the future generation of medical professionals through its Careers Revolving Around Science and Health, or CRASH, Camp. The second annual camp will be held at UWF on Monday, June […]

Community support, advocacy key to Argo Pantry success

Like other recent college graduates, University of West Florida alumna Joelle Fondo is excited to launch her career. “To actually be in a job in my field of study is magnificent,” she said. “I am so thankful.” Fondo, who earned a bachelor’s degree in communication with a minor in hospitality, is in training for her […]

UWF Historic Trust presents new exhibition at the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum

The University of West Florida Historic Trust presents “From The Vault: Why and What we Collect,” a new exhibition opening June 3 at the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit, consisting of more than 120 artifacts, showcases some of the historical, strange, beautiful and fascinating pieces from the UWF Historic Trust collection. “We all collect, […]

UWF to host GenCyber Pathways to Cyber summer camps

The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity will offer the only two GenCyber summer camps in the state for local high school students and teachers with an interest in cybersecurity. The UWF GenCyber Pathways to Cyber camps, funded through the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation GenCyber Program, will serve as a […]

UWF Student Body President elected chair of Florida Student Association

On May 20, the Florida Student Association elected University of West Florida Student Body President Kishane Patel to serve as chair for the 2017-18 academic year. The Florida Student Association is an organization representing more than 300,000 students in the State University System. As chair, Patel will serve as the student representative and voting member […]

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson tours UWF Center for Cybersecurity

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson visited the University of West Florida Pensacola campus on Friday and toured the Center for Cybersecurity with UWF President Martha Saunders. On his tour, Nelson (D-Florida) interacted with Dr. Eman El-Sheikh, UWF Center for Cybersecurity director, and cybersecurity students and faculty. The National Security Agency recently named UWF as the National […]

ROTC cadets represent UWF in annual Bataan Memorial Death March

Six students from the University of West Florida Army ROTC program recently competed in the 2017 Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The annual 26-mile march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health, and […]

UWF College of Business and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola name 2017 Ethics in Business Award Recipients

The University of West Florida College of Business and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola named William J. Dunaway and Connie Bookman as the 2017 recipients of the annual Ethics in Business Award on May 1 during a luncheon at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. The Ethics in Business Award recognizes individuals who exemplify […]