University of West Florida to host presentation on Doctor of Physical Therapy Partnership Program

The University of West Florida (UWF) will host a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to provide information on its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Partnership Program with the University of South Florida. The featured speaker at the event will be Dr. William Quillen, director of the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences. The […]

Black History celebration events to be held at UWF

The University of West Florida African-American Student Association (AASA) is hosting events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month and educate the campus community about its significance. The month-long celebration will kick off with a Collegiate 100 Poetry Night on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the University Commons Great Hall. Other featured events […]

University of West Florida to welcome new Dean of Students

The University of West Florida announces Dr. Brandon A. Frye as the new Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of students, effective Feb. 11, 2013.  In this position, Frye will support both the educational mission of the university and the Division of Student Affairs by providing programs, services, resources and advocacy for the […]

University of West Florida issues Call to Artists for 2013 Festival on the Green Fine Arts Show

The University of West Florida is calling all artists to submit their work to the 2013 Festival on the Green Fine Arts Show, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 5-6 at the main campus in Pensacola. The juried fine arts and fine crafts show has space for up to 35 artists. Applications must be […]

West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. announces plans to open new exhibit, ‘Pensacola: City of Five Flags’

West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc., will celebrate Pensacola’s rich, vibrant and cultural legacy with the expansion of a new 3,000 square-foot exhibit entitled Pensacola: City of Five Flags. This exhibit will feature how Pensacola transformed itself from a colonial wilderness into a thriving commercial center and tourist destination. Scheduled to be open this year, Pensacola: City of […]

UWF Mock Trial Team hosts second annual Argo Invitational

The University of West Florida (UWF) hosted the second annual Argo Invitational Mock Trial Tournament last weekend, Jan. 19 and 20. Teams from Auburn University, University of Florida, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University and the University of North Alabama attended the event. The tournament consisted of four rounds focusing on a civil trial […]

UWF Professor and Dean honored by American Psychological Association

University of West Florida Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and psychology professor, Dr. Jane Halonen, has been named the 2013 Distinguished Professional Applications of Psychology to Education & Training Award from the American Psychological Association (APA). This award recognizes psychologists who contribute to new teaching methods or solutions to learning problems through […]

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 […]