1997 to 2006
UWF students during this time saw the opening of the Health, Leisure and Sports Facility. They also braved Hurricane Ivan as it ravaged the Gulf Coast and descended on campus. This decade in history was marked by the turn of the century and the Y2K bug that threatened to upend the World Wide Web as we knew it—and a Harvard dropout launched Facebook.
Rev. LuTimothy May ’02
Senior Pastor, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church | Executive Director, Dixon School of the Arts
Derrik Lang ’03
Senior Editor, American Way Magazine | Former Entertainment Reporter and Producer, the Associated Press