Centers & Institutes
Community and economic engagement is one of the strategic directions in the University of West Florida strategic plan. Much of the University’s work in this area is performed by various centers and institutes on the Pensacola campus and throughout the Northwest Florida region.
UWF Center for Entrepreneurship
The Center for Entrepreneurship serves as a source of support for the complete life cycle of the entrepreneur.
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Center for Cybersecurity
The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is the regional hub for cybersecurity education and research, including multidisciplinary programs and certificates, research opportunities, outreach activities, and industry partnerships.
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Center for Supply Chain Management Excellence
Today’s businesses operate in increasingly complex domestic and global marketplaces. The supply chain management professional recognizes, understands and manages logistics and transportation operations and markets such services.
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The Archaeology Institute at UWF is an educational, research and service facility concerned with the prehistoric and historic archaeological resources of the northwest Florida region.
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Center for Applied Psychology
The Center for Applied Psychology (CAP) is a consulting group within the School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences. CAP's aim is the optimization of human performance across the lifespan in educational, health, and workplace contexts.
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More than a Map: Geographic Information helps us answer the question "Where?" The GeoData Center is here, guiding UWF students, faculty and staff through the geo-spatial technologies changing the way we view the world.
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Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation
CEDB reflects a fundamental emphasis on modern biological research as applied to environmental systems and provides a vital program of research and education.
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Reubin O’D. Askew Institute for Multidisciplinary Studies
Creating one-of-a-kind approaches to teaching and learning, while integrating humanities and sciences to solve community problems and inspire relevant research.
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Louis Maygarden Center for Financial Literacy
The Louis Maygarden Center for Financial Literacy, housed in the College of Business, focuses on improving the financial health and well-being of all persons residing in the University of West Florida service area.
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Gulf Islands Research and Education Center
A research and science education partnership between Gulf Islands National Seashore and the University of West Florida to support the conservation of Gulf Coast natural and cultural resources, and increase student access to high-quality, hands-on science education.
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The Haas Center is a research and consulting arm of the University of West Florida that engages in applied research and strategy development in economics and across the social sciences.
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We believe that innovation – that hard, messy work that blends art, science, creativity and culture with the freedom to explore, fail, try again and learn – is the key to breakthrough solutions to our biggest challenges.
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Small Business Development Center
UWF SBDC is a non-profit network of college and university-based centers providing entrepreneurs with high quality one-on-one consulting, management training, and vital information they need to grow and prosper in a complex and competitive global environment.
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The Japan Center at the University of West Florida fosters stronger ties between the U.S. and Japan through educational, cultural and business programs.
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Florida Public Archaeology Network
The Florida Public Archaeology Network's mission is to promote and facilitate the conservation, study and public understanding of Florida's archaeological heritage through regional centers, each of which has its own website.
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Center for Fine & Performing Arts
The Center for Fine & Performing Arts (CFPA) at the University of West Florida is the heart of artistic expression for the university and a primary destination for arts and culture in Northwest Florida.
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Military & Veterans Resource Center
The UWF Military & Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) serves as a leading campus advocate for military, dependents and veteran students, working to ensure the needs of these individuals are met through coordinating with multiple university offices and services.
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