UWF student, Andrews Institute Duo Save Life of Local Teen

Working local sporting events is something​​ UWF alumna Tera Malarik ’21, an athletic trainer for Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, truly loves. It also gives her the opportunity to serve as a preceptor to UWF Master of Science in Athletic Training students like Anthony Perea-Quijano. A volleyball tournament in January, however, is one […]

UWF announces gifts from key Football Founders to support Sandy Sansing Sports Medicine Center

The University of West Florida recently announced $100,000 gifts each from Dr. Judy Bense, UWF President Emeritus, and Eric and Peg Nickelsen, UWF Football Founders, in support of the Sandy Sansing Sports Medicine Center within that expansion.  Bense first announced the establishment of a UWF football team in Fall 2013, during her eight-year tenure as […]

Sandy Sansing and family at a UWF football game

UWF receives $600k gift commitment from Sandy Sansing to name new Sports Medicine Center

The University of West Florida announces a gift commitment of more than $600,000 from Sandy Sansing to support the Sandy Sansing Need-Based Student-Athlete Scholarship and for the expansion of the Darrell Gooden Center to include a new Sports Medicine Center. With this gift, the new Sports Medicine Center will be named in his honor. “Sandy […]

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UWF coach running seven marathons in seven days as fundraiser to help feed the community

Inspired by an ultrarunner in Palm Bay, Florida, who ran 100 miles in one day to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts, University of West Florida cross country coach Caleb Carmichael laced up his Nike running shoes and left his home at 5 a.m. on Monday, April 6. He returned about 3½ hours and nearly […]

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