10/30/08 - SCAC Graduate Student Grant Recipients - To view the complete list of Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) graduate student grant recipients for fall 2008, visit http://research.uwf.edu/dev/internal/PDF/SCAC/GS2008-09cycle1recipients.pdf.
9/15/08 - Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Awards - Nominations are now being accepted for the Four annual Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Awards of $3,000 each. Nomination Packages are due in Research and Sponsored Programs, Building 11, Room 110 or the Dean’s Office of the Emerald Coast Campus, Building 1, Room 115 no later than Friday, 5:00 P.M. CST on January 16, 2009. (more)
9/11/08 - The 2008-2009 Scholarly and Creative Activities Brochure is now available.
8/25/08 - Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants - Applications are now being accepted for Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants for the fall 2008 semester. Graduate students in good standing may now submit applications for independent projects, conference travel or research required for degree completion. Grants of up to $1,000 may be given. Guidelines and application forms are available online at https://nautical.uwf.edu/org/disporg.cfm?orgunitid=CREATE. The application deadline is Oct. 10 at 5 p.m. Proposals received after the deadline will be ineligible to compete for an award. If an applicant’s project requires human or animal participants, approval is required by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Research Participants or by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). The IRB or IACUC must give their approval to the project before the grant selection date of Oct. 24. This approval process may take several weeks, so applicants should begin the process early. For more information, contact Research and Sponsored Programs at Ext. 6378, e-mail email@example.com or visit Building 11, Room 110.
7/15/08 HOMETOWN HEROES TEACH AT UWF REACHES A MILESTONE WITH ITS FIRST TEACHER HIRE PENSACOLA
Hometown Heroes Teach, a program designed to help wounded and disabled military veterans receive their Florida teacher certification, announced that one of its participants has been hired by Holley-Navarre Primary School as a first grade teacher for the upcoming school year. Stephanie Humes-Brown becomes the first Hometown Heroes Teach participant to be hired by the public school system.
Ms. Humes-Brown began the Hometown Heroes Teach program last July and will be finishing up her certification training within the next month. She served 20 years in the Army as a Chief Warrant Officer 3 before retiring in 2006. During her military career, Ms. Humes-Brown spent one year in Kuwait and Iraq. She received her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma and is currently working toward her Master’s degree at the University of West Florida. “We are certainly proud of Ms. Brown and all she has accomplished. She will be a true role model to those children who are just beginning their education,” said Dr. William Maloy, founder of the Hometown Heroes Teach program.
Hometown Heroes Teach, a program at the University of West Florida is dedicated to helping wounded veterans and those military service members with service-connected disabilities continue their public service through careers in critically needed teaching fields. Participants in the program receive their certification training through TeacherReady, a nine-month online program offered at UWF.
For more information, contact Angelia Byers, project manager, at 850-474-2798 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida Trend recently published an overview of economic development research at Florida universities. UWF was highlighted for its outreach activities at St. Michael's Cemetery in downtown Pensacola. View the article online (PDF).
3/12/08 Reminder to all Principal Investigators and Budget Managers responsible for grants and contracts: