Fall 2020 cybersecurity graduate ‘destined for big things’ at IBM

In summer 2019, Michael Mitchell interned at IBM and soon after accepted a position with a six-figure salary on the contingency that he complete his Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree at the University of West Florida. Mitchell held true to his word, earning his degree, and on Saturday, Dec. 12, he plans to watch […]

UWF re-designated as Cybersecurity Regional Hub for the Southeast US with expanded mission, region and partnerships

The University of West Florida has been re-designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as the Southeast Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-C) Regional Hub. “This prestigious re-designation recognizes the excellent and innovative contributions by UWF’s Center for Cybersecurity,” UWF President Martha D. Saunders said. “UWF has developed a number […]

STEM Success program dramatically improves students’ pass rates

First-year results from the STEM Success program reveal drastic improvements in chemistry course pass rates for University of West Florida students. The STEM Success program launched in Fall 2019 and students enrolled in Chemistry I passed at a 263% higher rate than students in the same course during the 2016-17 academic year. The pass rate […]

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UWF study identifies US counties with high rates of COVID-19

A research team from the University of West Florida’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering has identified geographical areas of unusually high rates of COVID-19 infections and mortality. Their surveillance study locates COVID “hot spots” across the country through September. In spring, Dr. Raid Amin, a distinguished university professor in the Department of Mathematics […]

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