Today’s workforce needs hard and soft skillsSeptember 8, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal
As I talk to area business and industry leaders, they often tell me that graduates who are entering the workforce need more “soft” skills. They need students who have mastered the technical side but also can present ideas and concepts to managers and work in groups to solve problems. The challenge is to find a way to combine hard and soft skills. UWF seeks to blend these skills by bringing professors and students from many disciplines together to work on a common problem.
UWF ready and able to meet Florida's healthcare needsJuly 28, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal
The mission statement of the University of West Florida charges us to serve the needs of the professions and society. With that in mind, UWF stands ready, willing and able to produce the health care and health industry experts our communities need.
Saunders' letter: 'A bold change to UWF Student Code of Conduct'June 27, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal
When UWF students are asked to tackle tough problems, they deliver. Earlier this month, our Board of Trustees approved a bold change to our Student Code of Conduct, thanks largely to dialogue and feedback from student leadership. The change applies common sense in addressing a serious issue. By including a failure to render aid clause, we are reinforcing the values that we believe live at the core of the UWF culture.
UWF students tackle real-world problemsMay 6, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal
You may have heard me describe the University of West Florida as a spirited community of learners, launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world. Our annual Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase demonstrates that vision. Thanks to the Office of Undergraduate Research that organizes this event, we have seen a vast growth in the number of people who participate in the symposium.
Supply chain logistics play important role in NWF economyApril 7, 2018 | Pensacola News Journal
Under the leadership of professor Scott Keller, UWF’s Center for Supply Chain Management Excellence and the Department of Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics and Economics provide students with the skills and training required to earn success in the industry. UWF’s undergraduate program is the only one in our area, and has earned a reputation as a leading logistics program in the country.