Argos, community to gather in celebration of UWF’s Founders Week

The University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its fifth annual Founders Week, which will be held April 15-20. Founders Week is a weeklong celebration that serves as an opportunity to bring the UWF family together, welcome alumni and visitors to campus and […]

UWF’s student-managed Argo Bond Fund wins first place in the nation in global portfolio competition

The University of West Florida’s student-managed Argo Bond Fund won first place among the nation’s student-managed bond funds at the Quinnipiac University Global Asset Management Education’s (Q.G.A.M.E.) annual conference global portfolio competition in New York City last week. In its first year of competition, UWF’s Argo Bond Fund outperformed submitted portfolios from different student-managed fund […]

UWF welcomes Little Free Library book-sharing boxes to campus

The University of West Florida 2022-23 LEAD: The Staff Version announced the launch of four Little Free Library locations on the Pensacola campus. Little Free Libraries are weather-protected, book-sharing boxes. LEAD, which stands for leadership, enhancement, activities and development, consists of two year-long programs (one for staff and one for faculty) to help enhance their […]

UWF College of Business hosts ninth annual Women in Leadership Conference

The University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program hosted its ninth annual Women in Leadership Conference on Thursday, March 30, reaching a sold-out crowd of more than 430 students, young professionals and executives in attendance, as well as over 470 who attended online via live stream. “It has been my great honor […]

UWF Dance Marathon raises more than $30,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

The 11th annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon raised $30,109.48 on March 25 in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During UWF Dance Marathon, participants stand on their feet and dance for six hours in support of children who cannot. The event was held in the UWF Conference Center on the Pensacola campus. All […]

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 recognized as a Gold-level Military Friendly® school

The University of West Florida has been recognized as a gold-level University in the large public school category in the annual Military Friendly® Schools list for 2023-2024. UWF earned the gold distinction for success in helping veterans make the transition from the military to school and, ultimately, rewarding civilian careers. This marks the fifth year […]

Registration open for UWF Explore Summer Camps

University of West Florida Continuing Education is offering more than 50 UWF Explore Summer Camps this year. Since 2006, UWF Explore Camps has provided the opportunity for local children to explore their creativity, challenge their minds and build friendships through award-winning summer programs. The STEAM camp experiences offer hands-on learning opportunities from University faculty and […]

UWF Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert

The University of West Florida Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present the Runge Strings Orchestra in concert on Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held at St. Paul Catholic Church located at 3131 Hyde Park Rd. in Pensacola. The program will include Baroque music by Handel, Sibelius and Grieg. […]

Audrey Foss, a member of the Pensacola High School Mock Trial team, presents at the tournament.

University of West Florida hosts inaugural Argo Invitational High School Mock Trial Tournament

The University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies hosted the inaugural Argo Invitational High School Mock Trial Tournament on Jan. 28 on the Pensacola campus. Teams from Navarre High School, Pace High School, Pensacola High School, Tate High School and Walton High School participated in two trials each. Fifteen area legal professionals […]

UWF hosts first Holocaust Remembrance Event

The University of West Florida hosted the first annual Holocaust Remembrance Event featuring Dr. Leon Chameides, a Holocaust survivor, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, in the Rolfs Music Hall at the Center for Fine & Performing Arts. The purpose of the event was to honor those who perished in the Holocaust, remind students and community […]

Resilient Military Family event sheds light on military life joys, challenges

The University of West Florida and the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation presented The Resilient Military Family featuring Karen Kelly, wife of retired U.S. Marine Corps General John Kelly, on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 at the UWF Commons Auditorium. The event, co-hosted by UWF President Martha D. Saunders and Naval Aviation Museum Foundation president and CEO […]