UWF Mock Trial Team hosts 2015 Argo Invitational

The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team hosted the fourth annual UWF Argo Invitational last weekend, Jan 17 and 18. The event, which was held in the UWF Mock Trial Courtroom, is sponsored by Stetson University College of Law. A total of 18 teams from 13 universities competed in the tournament this year. Local judges […]

UWF faculty members receive Academic Partnerships grant to research online learning

Two faculty members in the University of West Florida Department of Teacher Education and Educational Leadership were recently awarded a grant through Academic Partnerships to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning.  A total of nine grants were awarded to researchers from seven universities throughout the U.S. Dr. Julie Gray, assistant professor, and Dr. […]

UWF criminal justice students conduct research at Fort Pickens

Criminal justice students at the University of West Florida recently conducted a study at Fort Pickens to determine how campers felt about the potential for crime occurring at their campsites. Drs. Sara Evans and Jamie Snyder, assistant professors of criminal justice, teamed up to create a course titled, “Code of the Campground: Fear of Crime […]

UWF welcomes new deans as part of academic reorganization

The University of West Florida Division of Academic Affairs is currently implementing a restructure of its academic departments. As part of the process, the former three-college structure will be transitioned into four academic colleges, with three new deans hired to date. “With the appointments of Drs. Michael Huggins, Steve Brown and William Crawley, I believe […]

UWF social work students visit Guatemala, engage in service learning

Students from the University of West Florida Department of Social Work traveled to Guatemala this summer to experience firsthand the impact of serving in an impoverished country. Christopher Cotten, assistant professor of social work, led a group of 12 undergraduate and graduate students to impoverished regions in eastern Guatemala, including Zacapa and Chiquimula. The second […]

Career Closet open for business Jan. 15

Short-on-cash students and staffers at UWF might want to check out the first ever Career Closet in the University Commons Conference Center (Building 22) Jan. 15 for one-of-a-kind bargains on gently worn professional attire and accessories for both men and women. With the pockets of young job hunters in mind, event organizer Laura Tissington has […]