The Simpson House, built in 1935, is located at the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton, FL

Public invited to grand opening of UWF Historic Trust Arcadia Homestead

The University of West Florida Historic Trust’s Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site will host the grand opening of the Arcadia Homestead on Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The addition provides a new cultural resource and heritage tourism destination in Northwest Florida. Arcadia Homestead is part of the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site, located […]

View from the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum of Museum Plaza located behind the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum.

UWF Historic Trust celebrates grand opening of Museum Plaza, a new community space in downtown Pensacola

Today, the University of West Florida Historic Trust celebrated the grand opening of Museum Plaza, a new multi-use and educational community space in downtown Pensacola that helps tell the story of Pensacola’s rich history. “Without the invaluable support of donors and community partners, this all would not have been possible,” said Howard Reddy, vice president […]

UWF nature trail

UWF to become first University in North America to host parkrun, series of free 5Ks

The University of West Florida will host the first parkrun on a college campus in North America beginning Saturday, Feb. 9, adding another valuable University-community partnership to a growing list while also showcasing the beauty of UWF’s campus. A volunteer-based nonprofit, parkrun offers free, weekly, timed 5K routes at 7:30 a.m. every Saturday, year-round. There […]

UWF to host admissions event for displaced Virginia College students

The University of West Florida Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Complete Florida will host a Drop-In Transfer Day on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, providing personalized admissions guidance and resources to local students displaced by the recent closure of Virginia College. Prospective students are invited to come by Argo Central, a one-stop shop located in Building […]

UWF announces Fall 2018 President’s, Dean’s Lists

More than 2,500 undergraduate students enrolled at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2018 semester, earning a GPA of 3.50 or higher. The President’s List features 1,004 students who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher and were enrolled in at least six credit […]

Florida SBDC at UWF provides recovery resources through their mobile assistance programs following Hurricane Michael

Florida SBDC at UWF provides recovery resources to small businesses following Hurricane Michael

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida is playing a critical role in helping small business owners recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Consultants from the Florida SBDC at UWF are working extended hours at two emergency response mobile assistance centers and several business recovery centers in Panama City […]

UWF peer educators awarded "Outstanding Peer Education Program" at 2018 NASPA conference

UWF peer educators receive national accolade for campaign against violence

The University of West Florida Peer Educators program was recently awarded “Outstanding Peer Education Program” for its annual “Take Back the Night” event during the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators General Assembly Conference in Orlando. Held at UWF since 2000, Take Back the Night is an international event intended to educate, protest and bring […]

Students meet with local business partners at the Career Development and Community Engagement career fair

UWF Community Partner Spotlight honors local organizations engaged in education

The University of West Florida Office of Career Development and Community Engagement is recognizing area partners through its new Community Partner Spotlight program. This quarterly recognition showcases the University-wide impact of UWF’s mutually-beneficial, long-standing partnerships and highlights partners with significant engagement with the University. “Community and economic engagement is one of the five key directions […]

UWF hosts 2018 State of the University Address

University of West Florida President Martha Saunders presented the 2018 State of the University address today, reflecting on the University’s biggest accomplishments over the last year and highlighting her vision for the future. Saunders opened the address by noting some of the top “adventures,” “treasures” and “heroes” of the 2017-18 academic year, beginning with the […]

Criminology and Criminal Justice instructor Dr. Richard Hough puts UWF on the map

UWF is making its mark at home and around the globe. Dr. Richard Hough, instructor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was named an International Ambassador of the British Society of Criminology for a two-year term beginning in 2018. He was also recently elected as the vice president of the Homicide Research Working […]

One Palafox Place’s History Hall opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

The University of West Florida celebrated the opening of History Hall at One Palafox Place with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 7. History Hall, a hallway in the recently revitalized Blount building, located at Garden and Palafox streets, features a mural wall of Pensacola’s storied past, adjacent to a History room with UWF […]

Opening ceremony for One Palafox Place and History Hall

WHAT: An opening ceremony for One Palafox Place and History Hall will celebrate the revitalization of the Brent and Blount buildings and invite community members to visit History Hall, which features UWF Historic Trust artifacts from the building and Pensacola’s past on public display. WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 TIME: 10 a.m. WHERE: The Breezeway […]