Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities

Studying the Past to Thrive in the Present and Build a Better Future

At UWF, we celebrate the arts, social sciences, and humanities as central to a cutting-edge education.

These disciplines study people. They develop well-educated, imaginative, inquisitive, communicative, adaptable, and empathetic graduates ready to demonstrate the 21st Century skills necessary to succeed in today's workplace. Students work collaboratively with engaging faculty in small class settings to hone their critical thinking, oral and written communication, project management, and professional development. They spend time thinking and writing, reading and discussing, observing and performing -- qualities that set them apart from their peers in the marketplace. The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities believes these skills endure and set students up to be lifetime learners no matter where their journey beyond UWF takes them.

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2015-2016 CASSH Year in Review

CASSH 2015-2016 Year in Review

The UWF College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities 2015-2016 Year in Review highlights some of our most notable accomplishments over the year. It connects the dots between our university’s values and the tremendous work of our faculty, staff and students across the college. See what we have accomplished together!  


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Tom Garner, Research Assistant

UWF Announces Luna Discovery

Site of First Multi-year European Settlement in the U.S. Identified by University of West Florida Archaeology Program

The University of West Florida archaeology program recently identified the archaeological site of the Luna settlement – the first multi-year European settlement in the United States – in a developed neighborhood in Pensacola. The artifacts discovered are evidence of the Spanish settlement by Tristán de Luna y Arellano from 1559 to 1561, the earliest multi-year European colonial settlement ever archaeologically identified in the United States.

Read more at the UWF Newsroom, and for full coverage, including the Luna history and the UWF Luna Settlement Media Kit, visit 

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