UWF launches ‘Here for Good capital campaign,’ announces gift in excess of $9 million to name football stadium

This evening, the University of West Florida launched the public phase of the “Here for Good capital campaign,” the largest campaign in University history. President Martha D. Saunders announced the campaign at a gala held at the Field House on UWF’s Pensacola campus.  “The Here for Good campaign is a proclamation — a promise to […]

UWF celebrates sixth annual Founders Week beginning April 15

The University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its sixth annual Founders Week, which will be held April 15-18. Founders Week is a weeklong celebration that serves as an opportunity to bring the UWF family together, welcome alumni and visitors to campus and […]

Former director of UWF Japan House recognized with the Order of the Rising Sun award

Shigeko Honda, who was director of the University of West Florida Japan Center and Japan House for 26 years, has been awarded the prestigious Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays. Honda was recognized at an event on UWF’s Pensacola campus on April 1 which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Japan House. The Order […]

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UWF Historic Trust partners with DeFuniak Landmarks, promotes historic preservation and enhances community programming

The University of West Florida Historic Trust has announced a partnership with F. Diane Pickett, local emerging author and the president and founder of DeFuniak Landmarks, a nonprofit foundation established to preserve and protect the architectural integrity of homes within the historic districts of DeFuniak Springs. This partnership will further the mission of the UWF […]

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