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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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UWF invites public to vote on inspirational Songs of Impact

Inspired to support their fellow Argonauts amid COVID-19, the University of West Florida community has answered the call by submitting songs of impact for the public to listen to and vote on as their favorites.  UWF received more than 50 submissions from faculty, staff, students and alumni after the call to submit songs and lyrics […]

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Complete Florida director at UWF earns statewide recognition with innovator award

The Florida College Access Network has named Dr. Michelle Horton, director of Complete Florida and interim assistant vice president of online innovation at the University of West Florida, as a 2020 Workforce Education Awards recipient. The Workforce Education Innovator Awards honor school, community and business leaders, and professionals who strive to prepare students of all […]

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