50 years later, UWF economic engine has revved upDecember 9, 2017 | Pensacola News Journal
Today, the University of West Florida pumps $1.1 billion into Northwest Florida’s economy each year. UWF is a critical economic engine in Northwest Florida. Our institution diversifies the local economy by providing a talented workforce and contributing to the growth of existing and newly created businesses.
UWF stands with our communityOctober 28, 2017 | Pensacola News Journal
Twice this year, UWF has closed the campus for hurricanes. We were spared the wrath of Hurricane Irma and caught only a glancing blow from Hurricane Nate, but we seized the opportunity to use our resources to help our state and our community.
UWF is living its vision imagined 50 years agoSeptember 30, 2017 | Pensacola News Journal
Volos proudly hails as the Home of the Argonauts – the site where the mythological hero, Jason, and friends set off for adventures in search of the Golden Fleece (which they found, by the way). Likewise, in 1967, the charter students of UWF elected to be called Argonauts in anticipation of similar adventures.
UWF Football builds sense of communitySeptember 2, 2017 | Pensacola News Journal
For many years, the University of West Florida has been a hidden gem, even from people who live in Pensacola. Our beautiful campus seemed to be a world away from Pensacola itself. Over time, we have become better known in our region and our town. Now it’s time to ensure that when people come to Pensacola, they know they are in a college town.
Can Northwest Florida become Florida’s cybercoast?August 5, 2017 | Pensacola News Journal
By working with our regional and national partners, UWF has the tools in place to help our area take the resources we already have and use them to create what is called an economic cluster around cybersecurity.