UWF Downtown to host third lecture featuring theatre professor

Glenn Breed, associate professor of theatre at the University of West Florida, 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, Feb. 7 at the Pensacola Little Theatre. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., followed by a […]

UWF and USF announce Doctor of Physical Therapy Partnership Program in Pensacola

The University of West Florida (UWF) and the University of South Florida (USF) will be able to move forward to create a pilot program offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in Pensacola.  The partnership program was approved last week by the Florida Board of Governors, which serves as a key step in advancing […]

Florida Board of Governors approves $3.75 million in UWF STEM funding

The Florida Board of Governors approved $3.75 million in funding at their Board meeting last week to the University of West Florida (UWF) to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Information Technology Performance Funding, under funding created by Florida legislature. This $15 million funding program awards 25 percent of $15 million to the top […]

UWF graduate featured on cover of People Magazine’s ‘Half Their Size’ issue

Ashley Donahoo, a University of West Florida 2012 graduate, is no stranger to difficult circumstances. “I’ve been through a lot in my life – getting pregnant at 16 and married a short time later, and then putting myself through school while living in poverty,” she said. But in June 2010, one obstacle overshadowed them all: […]

UWF to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Diversity Week

The University of West Florida (UWF) is hosting its first Diversity Week Tuesday, Jan. 15 through Saturday, Jan. 19. The UWF Black Employees Association (BEA), Student Government Association (SGA), Student Activities and Office of Diversity have planned events throughout the week as a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the campus community’s commitment […]

UWF Business Enterprises Inc. to hold meeting for prospective University Park developers

University of West Florida Business Enterprises, Inc. (BEI) will host an information meeting and site inspection for prospective developers of the University Park and Northwest Village Development Project on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Building 92, Room 110. University Park is the central area of campus, which will potentially include facilities […]

UWF graduate student chosen as national student leader for recreational sports organization

Mallory Gohl, facilities operations graduate assistant for Recreation and Sports Services at the University of West Florida, was recently named the student leader of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). She is the second UWF student to receive the national student leader title. “I am extremely honored to be elected as the national student leader […]

AT&T gives $50k to benefit UWF Emerald Coast BEST Robotics

Continuing its dedication to the University of West Florida and BEST Robotics, AT&T presented a $50,000 contribution to support the Emerald Coast BEST Robotics hub at the University of West Florida today at the School of Science and Engineering. The program hosts an annual robotics competition for local middle and high school students who are […]

UWF’s Executive Mentor Program welcomes first class of students and mentors

The University of West Florida College of Business’s new Executive Mentor Program has matched its first class of 30 students with area business leaders who will serve as mentors to initiate networking and career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. The list includes the following prominent business leaders: Pam Bilbrey, president of Bilbrey & Associates […]

University of West Florida Center on Aging presents ‘Post Election Analysis of Critical Aging Issues for the State of Florida’

The University of West Florida Center on Aging presents “Post Election Analysis of Critical Aging Issues for the State of Florida” by Dr. Larry Polivka on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the UWF Conference Center Auditorium. The presentation will explore discussions regarding long-term care, affordable health care and economic security for America’s […]

UWF Notice: Severe Weather Projected for Northwest Florida Area Tomorrow, Dec. 25

As a precautionary measure, the University of West Florida would like for all students, faculty and staff to be aware of the potential severe weather projected to occur tomorrow, Dec. 25 in the Northwest Florida area. The severe weather may include strong winds, hail and tornadoes.  For students who remain on campus during the winter break, you will be asked […]

UWF’s Master of Public Health online degree program ranked in the Top 20 for Best Online Master of Public Health Degree Programs

The University of West Florida (UWF) Master of Public Health online degree program was recently ranked in the Top 20 in the United States by TheBestSchools.org’s list of the Best Online Master of Public Health Degree Programs. The university’s program is offered through the School of Allied Health and Life Sciences. TheBestSchools.org selected the top online […]