UWF announces Saunders as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

University of West Florida President Bense announces the appointment of Dr. Martha Saunders, APR as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Saunders will officially begin on Jan. 2, 2013. “We’re delighted to welcome Martha back to the UWF campus,” said President Bense. “She is a proven leader and her wealth of experience will be […]

University of West Florida to host Construction Industry Economic Forum

The University of West Florida Department of Applied Science, Technology and Administration is hosting a Construction Industry Economic Forum on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Building 70 & 80 on the UWF Pensacola Campus. The forum is being held in order to bring awareness to the UWF Building Construction Program, the UWF CORE Construction […]

Future Physicists of Florida to host induction ceremony for first chapters in Pensacola and Tallahassee

The University of West Florida will host an induction ceremony for the first class of the Future Physicists of Florida (FPF) Pensacola chapter on Friday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the UWF School of Science and Engineering. The organization is dedicated to preparing middle and high school students for future careers in the science, […]

University of West Florida presents College of Business Executive Mentor Program

The University of West Florida announces the College of Business Executive Mentor Program, established to initiate networking and career connections for undergraduate students. The program matches College of Business students with influential community business leaders who share their personal and professional experience, knowledge and skills. The one-on-one mentor relationship allows for individual attention to the […]

Exit Poll to be conducted by UWF Government students

The University of West Florida (UWF) Department of Government is conducting an exit poll on Nov. 6, to provide students with an opportunity to engage the local community about voting choice and issues that matter to the voting public. Institutions around the country are participating in the project, developed by Professor Jennifer Emery at UWF, […]

UWF to host colloquium in continued support of Military Veterans

The University of West Florida’s Center on Aging and Military Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) will co-host a Colloquium on the Health and Well-Being of Military Veterans on Friday, Nov. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. The event, entitled “Life Issues and Opportunities for Veterans of All Ages,” will include […]

University of West Florida to host 15th annual U.S.-Japan Social Welfare Symposium

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host the 15th annual U.S.-Japan Social Welfare Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 4:45 p.m. at the UWF Conference Center. The symposium is organized by the UWF Department of Social Work and the Japan Center/Jikei-American Center. The event will feature two keynote speakers. Tetsuyuki Sawa, Director of Social Welfare […]

University of West Florida continues support of Military Veterans through upcoming programs

The University of West Florida continues its efforts to support military veterans through several Veterans Day observance programs, events and initiatives on campus in the coming weeks.  UWF will host its annual Veterans Day Observance program on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the UWF Commons Auditorium. The guest speaker at […]

UWF Downtown to host 2nd lecture presenting Dr. Jocelyn Evans

Dr. Jocelyn Evans, chair of the University of West Florida Department of Government, will be the guest speaker for the upcoming UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities event. UWF Downtown will take place on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Artell Gallery, 223 Palafox Place, in downtown Pensacola. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., followed by […]

Nominations now open for 2012 UWF Alumni Awards and Recognition Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the University of West Florida (UWF) Alumni Awards and Recognition Program, hosted annually by the Alumni Association. The annual awards are given in recognition of those who make a difference to the Alumni Association, the university, their respective communities, and the more than 69,000 UWF alumni. Those eligible for […]

Sixth annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition hosted by the University of West Florida

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host the sixth annual Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition for local middle and high school students on Saturday, Oct. 20 in the UWF Field House. Participating robotics teams from area schools are given 42 days to complete a product, which they will present on Saturday. This year’s objective […]

National Science Foundation ADVANCE Distinguished Visiting Scholar to speak at UWF

Dr. Mary Silver, professor emeritus at the University of California-Santa Cruz, will speak at the University of West Florida (UWF) on Friday, Oct. 19 at 12 p.m. as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) UWF ADVANCE Distinguished Visiting Scholars series. Silver will present a public lecture, entitled “Natural Toxins in the Sea: Ancient Hazards […]