UWF Teach Program - Kara Montgomery

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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Donations from community partners provide over $1.2 million to small businesses through Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant Programs facilitated by UWF

The Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF processed 275 grants totaling over $1,278,500 for Northwest Florida small businesses needing financial assistance due to COVID-19. Gulf Power, BBVA Bank, the cities of Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Milton, Pensacola, Gulf Breeze and the commissioners of Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties funded these grant programs. Gulf […]

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