UWF student accepted to Harvard internship

The University of West Florida Department of Mathematics and Statistics is continuing its tradition of producing skilled students who utilize their strong educational background to excel in joint programs at elite universities across the country. Ruth Ashley, a senior mathematics major, was recently accepted to participate in Harvard University’s Research Experience for Undergraduates internship program […]

UWF students earn top awards at national IT conference

University of West Florida students earned top honors at the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) National Collegiate Conference, held in St. Louis earlier this month. More than 700 students from 100 schools attended the conference. The rankings for UWF students who competed are as follows: Madison Fortenberry and Duncan Calvert, 1st place in Java Programming, Honorable Mention […]

UWF HOSA Team advances to national competition

Five students on the University of West Florida Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) team placed in the Top 3 in their respective categories at the 2013 Florida HOSA State Leadership Conference on April 4-5 in Orlando. As a result of their superior performance, the students will advance to the HOSA National Leadership Conference, which […]

UWF BEI moves to RFP phase of University Park & Northwest Village Development Project

University of West Florida Business Enterprises, Inc. (BEI) announced today the names of three development firms selected to submit Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the University Park & Northwest Village Development Project. The selected firms are as follows: American Campus Communities (Austin, Texas): In partnership with Bullock-Tice Associates (Pensacola, Fla.) and Greenhut Construction Company (Pensacola, Fla.) […]

University of West Florida presents 2013 Alumni Awards

The University of West Florida Alumni Association named its 2013 Alumni Award recipients during the Annual Awards Program & Celebration held April 6 during Festival on the Green. The awards are given each year in recognition of those who work to help and promote the university, the alumni association and the more than 69,000 UWF alumni. Mollye […]

Dr. Brendan Kelly appointed Interim Vice President for University Advancement

President Judy Bense announced today the appointment of Dr. Brendan Kelly as the interim vice president for University Advancement at the University of West Florida, effective July 1, 2013. In this role, Kelly will serve as the university’s chief philanthropic officer and provide leadership to a team of more than 60 professionals in the Division […]

UWF students make feature-length film that gains international attention

A group of University of West Florida students can now add a major accomplishment to their resumes: feature-length filmmakers and actors. Entity, a psycho thriller that is set to debut in local theaters later this year, is the brainchild of Will Phillips, a May 2012 graduate of UWF, and the result of countless volunteer hours from […]

UWF hosts Domestic Violence Training

The University of West Florida hosted the Escambia County Domestic Violence Coalition’s annual Domestic Violence Training Monday and Tuesday, April 1 and 2 at the UWF Conference Center. Pensacola Police Department Chief Chip Simmons spoke to more than 275 attendees on Monday, and Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan and Santa Rosa County Sheriff Wendell Hall greeted the […]

UWF to host Project Management Professional Certification course

The University of West Florida Division of Continuing and Distance Education will hold the Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep Course Monday-Thursday, May 6-9 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the UWF Pensacola campus. Project Management Professional certification indicates to current and potential employers a solid foundation of project management knowledge, making it a valuable […]

UWF to host lecture on ‘Firearms, Self Defense and the Public Interest’

The University of West Florida will host Dr. Gary Kleck, David J. Bordua Professor of Criminology from Florida State University, as he presents a lecture, titled “Firearms, Self Defense, and the Public Interest.” The event will take place on Friday, April 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Museum of Commerce in downtown Pensacola. During his […]

University of West Florida College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

The College of Business at the University of West Florida officially maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Accreditation confirms that the curriculum, faculty, students and management of the UWF business programs meet the highest standard of quality, rigor and relevance. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of […]

UWF Downtown to host final lecture featuring U.S. Poet Laureate

The University of West Florida will finish its lecture series, UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities, with a presentation from Natasha Trethewey, United States Poet Laureate, on Thursday, March 28 at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in downtown Pensacola. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m., following by […]