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 encourages giving during second annual Day of Giving, a 24-hour fundraising event

The University of West Florida will host its second annual Day of Giving on Thursday, April 18, inviting alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends to donate to 14 featured funds. The 24-hour fundraising event is an online, social media-driven effort that supports the University and its programs. “We invite all alumni and friends to […]

UWF President Martha D. Saunders celebrates Founders Week

UWF celebrates second annual Founders Week with special events

For the second year, the University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its annual Founders Week, which will be held April 13-18. Founders Week is a weeklong celebration that serves as an opportunity to bring the UWF family together, welcome alumni and visitors […]

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UWF GeoData Center receives Gulf Power Foundation grant for water quality testing project

The University of West Florida GeoData Center was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from Gulf Power Foundation, which will help modernize a water quality research project at Booker T. Washington High School. Since 2013, Booker T. Washington High School Marine Science Academy students have been collecting water quality data at Bayou Texar in Pensacola. The […]

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