Voices of Pensacola hosts new exhibit covering African American history

A new exhibit open now at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center in downtown Pensacola allows visitors to explore and teach the untaught history of America beginning in 1619 with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia, on board a Dutch slave ship. “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow” was […]

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UWF-Teach Program prepares STEM majors to teach in high-need school districts

At a mere 22 years old, Kara Montgomery walked into her Pine Forest High School classroom fully trained for her first official day as a science teacher. The 2019 University of West Florida graduate prepared two years for this defining moment as a UWF-Teach Program Robert Noyce Scholar, learning how to teach science classes from […]

Haas Center develops online dashboard with economic indicators in Escambia and surrounding counties

The Haas Center at the University of West Florida has developed an online market indicators dashboard that provides easy, quick and simple navigation for a look at county-by-county statistics. The dashboard includes tabs for tourism rates, real estate transactions, employment/unemployment rates and sales and tax collections in Northwest Florida and South Alabama counties. “The dashboard […]

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Emerald Coast Writing Project hosts first-ever virtual summer institute

This summer, the Emerald Coast Writing Project transitioned its annual Invitational Summer Institute to a virtual format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hosting more than 140 teachers for a successful reunion called “The NWP Reboot 2020.” “What amazed me most is that even during this stressful time, teachers wanted to spend three days together […]

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