The events below are for this 2017-2018 academic year with the most recent listed at the top. Please check back for more upcoming events.

Women in Leadership Conference

Friday, March 9, 2018
8am-3pm UWF Bldg 22 Conference Center
8am-9am Registration - Conference Center
9am-3pm Conference - Conference Center
12:30pm-1pm Lunch - Auditorium/Nautilus Market

The College of Business Executive Mentor Program at UWF is proud to host the event of the year for women: Women in Leadership - Designing Your Future. The conference offers opportunities to hear from and connect with prominent women leaders who have achieved both personal and professional success. For more information visit:

This is free and open to the public.‌ Conference is SOLD OUT.


EMP Mardi Gras Bowling

Mardi Gras Bowl (EMP)

Friday, February 16th 2018
4:30pm-7pm Cordova Lanes

This is a private network event for the Executive Mentor Program participants to meet others in the program in a casual, fun environment, while also supporting our local community.

This is a private event; by invitation only.‌ EMP participants please respond to evite or contact us to register.


Matt Eversmann headshot
Matt Eversmann

Leadership Lessons From Black Hawk Down For Business & For Life

EMP & Wells Fargo Lecture Series
Presentation by Matt Eversmann, Hero of the Epic Film, "Black Hawk Down," and the Battle of Mogadishu

Tuesday, January 30th 2018
7pm-8pm College of Business Building 76A, Room 101
7pm-8pm Presentation, 8pm-9pm Coffee/Dessert Reception

Dedication, Pride & Commitment: Leadership Lessons From Black Hawk Down For Business & For Life presented by First Sergeant Matt Eversmann. Eversmann is a decorated war hero and military leader portrayed by Josh Hartnett in the film “Black Hawk Down”. He illustrated the importance of leadership, courage and selfless service to succeed when ordinary circumstances become extraordinary challenges. Committed to sharing the lessons he learned in the military, Eversmann draws parallels from his experiences to highlight the importance of leadership, courage, and responsibility within any team or organization.

This event is free and open to the public.


11.17.17 Aaron Beam Event

Fraud, Lies, and Hermes Ties

Friday, November 17th 2017
1pm-2:30pm College of Business Building 76A, Room 101

Mr. Beam, author, and former HealthSouth executive took part in a $2 Billion accounting fraud at the company that resulted in one of the largest corporate frauds in U.S. history. In 2003 he pled guilty to the crime and was sent to federal prison. He began his public speaking career in 2009. His primary message is about corporate fraud, who is actually responsible, how they take place, and what can be done to prevent frauds. 

Event is free and open to the public.


11.7.17 Cookout Flyer

College of Business Welcome Cookout and Student Organization Fair

Rescheduled: Tuesday, Nov 7th 2017
11:30am-1:30pm College of Business front entrance (76A)

The Dean and College of Business (CoB) student organizations welcome prospective, new, and returning CoB majors. Enjoy a FREE LUNCH, meet the Dean's staff, CoB advisors, representatives of our student organizations, network with CoB students, and win door prizes.

This is a College of Business event. RSVP is not required.


10.24.17 Mike Ryan event Flyer

Practical Tips to Make Sure Your Career Doesn’t Go Bust!

Tuesday, October 24th 2017
7pm-8:30pm College of Business Building 76A, Room 101

Award-winning journalist and business executive Michael Ryan gives it to you straight. There's no sugar-coating here. Just solid advice that could either help make or break your career. He has seen a lot – the good and the bad – and is eager to share his experiences to help others. He details the road to success, how to take care of yourself, how to take control and what to avoid if you become a manager.

Event is free and open to the public.


Meet & Greet Welcome Event

Tuesday, Sept 26th 2017
5pm-7pm College of Business Building 76A, 2nd floor (Atrium)

All mentors, students, and alumni of the Executive Mentor Program are invited to join us at the Meet & Greet to kick off the school year, even if you have not been matched yet. The event offers you the opportunity to network and build professional relationships with other participants in the program.
Beverages & heavy hors d' oeuvres will be provided.

This is a private event; by invitation only.