Awareness Events

Signature Events

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Campus Conversations

As Argonauts, we value and celebrate the unique characteristics of each member of our community. Come out monthly to University Common Room 255 to reflect and discuss what we can do together to positively impact our campus community and our greater society, including ways to create and sustain the kind of community where we all feel welcomed and supported.

Global Block Party

The Global Block Party celebrates the departments and student groups that have helped to move the needle on diversity issues at UWF. This event is FREE and open to the public. Join us to experience international food, music, performers and displays from culturally-based organizations from the UWF and Pensacola community.

Three panelists discuss diversity and inclusion topics at conference.

Kaleidoscope – Multiple Perspectives

Kaleidoscope – Multiple Perspectives, is a conference that includes panel discussions, small groups, and keynotes focusing on strategies for personal growth and development. This conference is a John C. Pace Symposium event and is open to the public. 

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Trailblazer Awards

In honor of Black History Month, the University of West Florida's Office of Equity and Diversity and Epps Christian Center partner to award community members who inspire and empower the Pensacola area.


Co-sponsored Events

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Inclusion and Diversity Weeks

Partner: Student Government Association

In conjunction with the Student Government Association, Inclusion and Diversity weeks are hosted for the campus community to focus on what it means to be inclusive and equitable.

Staff and community members play basketball in wheelchairs to raise awareness for individuals living with disabilities.

Disability Awareness Month

Partners: Human Resources and Student Accessibility Resources

Celebrated during the month of October, Disability Awareness Month raises awareness of issues and topics that affect individuals living with disabilities through a variety of programming and events.

Three students work together to install window in Habit for Humanity home.

MLK Day of Service

Partner: Student Involvement

MLK Day of Service allows students to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through partnerships with various local non-profits to provide service and aid to help build our communities. 

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Women of the Rec

Partner: Recreation

Women of the Rec gives women and individuals who identify as female a chance to work out in the HLS facilities without feeling intimidated. Recreation staff provide training and lessons to help new gym goers feel more confident at the gym.