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 […]

UWF Business Enterprises, Inc. to release University Park & Northwest Development Project RFQ

University of West Florida Business Enterprises, Inc. (BEI) will release the University Park & Northwest Development Project Request for Qualifications (RFQ) tomorrow, Dec. 20, 2012. University Park is the central area of campus, which will potentially include facilities such as a new student union, additional housing facilities, a football stadium, a parking garage and more. Also included in […]

West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. announces new board leadership

West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. (WFHPI), a non-profit, direct support organization of the University of West Florida, met today to elect new board leadership. The Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Jerry L. Maygarden as chair, effective immediately. Maygarden has served on the WFHPI board since 2007. He follows J. Earle Bowden, one of […]

Fall 2012 Commencement showcases success of University of West Florida graduates

The University of West Florida held its Fall 2012 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Pensacola Bay Center. Senator Don Gaetz delivered the Commencement Address. A total of 998 bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctorate students received degrees. Each spring and fall, Commencement highlights UWF graduates whose success can be attributed […]

UWF Board of Trustees elects new officers and honors two retiring Trustees

Today, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees voted to name Trustee Lewis Bear, Jr. Chairman of the Board and Trustee Mort O’Sullivan vice chairman for the next two years, effective January 2013. Additionally, President Bense made a recommendation to the Board to name both current Chairman General Charles Horner, RET and Trustee J. […]

J. Earle Bowden retires as West Florida Historic Preservation Inc. board chairman, takes new position with WFPHI Board of Governors

West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. (WFPHI), a non-profit, direct support organization of the University of West Florida, announces the retirement of board chairman J. Earle Bowden. Bowden, a longtime WFPHI board member, will now take on the position as chairman of WFHPI’s newly created Board of Governors. Bowden was active in the preservation movement in […]