UWF Archaeology Field School students conduct shovel testing

UWF faculty recognized for commitment to historic preservation Bense awarded prestigious honor

University of West Florida President Emeritus Dr. Judith Bense was recently named the 2019 recipient of the Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award, the most prestigious award presented by the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation. Bense was one of three UWF faculty members honored during the 41st Annual Preservation Awards Ceremony, held May 17 at the Pensacola […]

UWF President Martha D. Saunders and UWF Student Body President Zenani D. Johnson

UWF Student Body President elected chair of Florida Student Association

The Florida Student Association elected University of West Florida Student Body President Zenani D. Johnson to serve as chair for the 2019-20 academic year. The FSA is an organization representing more than 300,000 students in the State University System. As chair, Johnson will serve as the student representative and a voting member of the Florida State […]

UWF announces Spring 2019 President’s, Dean’s Lists

A total of 2,611 undergraduate students enrolled during the Spring 2019 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists. The Spring 2019 President’s List features 1,108 students enrolled in at least six credit hours who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher. The Spring 2019 Dean’s List […]

Olevia McNally and David Apple, recipients of the 2019 Ethics in Business Awards, posing for a photo with rotary leaders during the seventeenth annual event held on May 6 at New World Landing in Downtown Pensacola.

UWF College of Business and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola name 2019 Ethics in Business Award recipients

The University of West Florida College of Business and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola named David Apple and Olevia McNally as this year’s recipients of the annual Ethics in Business Award during the 2019 Combined Rotary Luncheon on Monday, May 6 at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. The Ethics in Business Award recognizes […]

UWF Dance Marathon Executive Board members present check to Pensacola's Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart

UWF Dance Marathon raises more than $55,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

The seventh annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon raised $55,261.02 on March 23 in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit organization that raises funds for pediatric hospitals, medical research and community awareness of children’s health issues. All proceeds from UWF’s event will be donated to Pensacola’s Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred […]

UWF student holds Argie cut-out in honor of Day of Giving during UWF Founders Week

UWF surpasses goal number of donors during second annual Day of Giving 

The University of West Florida hosted its second annual Day of Giving on Thursday, April 18, raising more than $130,000 from 1,120 donors across the country. With a theme of “double the goal, double the impact,” the University built upon the success of last year’s event by doubling the goal number of donors during the […]

Cybersecurity executives collaborate to address evolving cyberthreat landscape

Tasked with thwarting an evolving cyberthreat landscape but limited by a critical national workforce shortage, National Security Agency Executive Director Harry Coker Jr. and 300 other executives from across the county convened in Pensacola, Florida, in search of answers. “We absolutely need more cybersecurity professionals that are trained properly and can protect our world,” Coker […]

UWF Haas Center to present veterans’ data storytelling event

The Haas Center at the University of West Florida will play host to “A View of the Veteran and Defense Workforce in Northwest Florida,” an event that will cover the role veterans and the defense industry play in the regional economy. The event will focus on veteran and defense industry demographics, occupation profiles and educational […]

A young girl cheerfully writes in her spelling workbook at her desk. Her teacher is kneeling beside the desk and encouraging her.

New UWF partnership to meet local, national need for Registered Behavior Technicians

The University of West Florida Center for Behavior Analysis has partnered with the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health to meet a local and national need for Registered Behavior Technicians through an introductory, online training. Launched in Spring 2019, the Health Sciences Essentials of Behavior Analysis course features live, interactive lectures each week and meets […]

UWF President Martha Saunders poses with the university's Robotics Team and their prize-winning creation on the Cannon Green.

UWF robotics team takes second place in IEEE competition

The University of West Florida robotics team finished second out of 41 teams in the annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SoutheastCon hardware competition, held April 11-14 in Huntsville, Alabama. UWF outperformed every team competing from the Florida State University System, including the University of Florida, Florida State University and the University of Central […]

UWF Notice: UWF to close at 7 p.m. for projected weather conditions

  University officials are closely monitoring the severe weather that is forecast for 9 p.m. tonight, Thursday, April 18 in Northwest Florida. All UWF locations will close at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 due to a severe weather system along the Gulf Coast. This includes all classes, events, campus activities and online courses. If […]

UWF to host national platform for cybersecurity executives

  WHAT: Cybersecurity executives in academia, business, government and the armed forces will address the rapidly-evolving cyber threat landscape and critical workforce shortage at the annual Centers of Academic Excellence Executive Leadership Forum. The University of West Florida in partnership with the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security will host the forum. Speakers include executives from […]