Training & Development

EntreCon Award winners for 2017

The EntreCon Awards honor business leaders in the community whose contribution to the Pensacola area has helped strengthen our economy and improve the quality of life for everyone. Read full story

Training & Development

Business leaders share expertise at Studer’s 2017 Summer Lecture Series

UWF summer lecture series features entrepreneur panels sharing stories, advice. Read full story

Training & Development

Dec. 14 deadline nears for entrepreneurship program for vets

Statewide initiative offers accelerated entrepreneurship education to veterans at no cost   

The program is a statewide initiative that offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an accelerated entrepreneurship education at no cost. Applications are due Dec. 14. Read full story


UWF CORAL Center, Santa Rosa schools renew STEAM partnership

Program to expand to new schools for 2016-17 academic year

UWF adds five Santa Rosa middle schools to project to evaluate the district’s “STEAM Innovate!” program, a five-year plan to infuse more science, technology, engineering, arts and math into the curriculum. Read full story


New study examines public health effects of 2014 Escambia County flood

Some ZIP codes saw increased hospitalizations and emergency room visits connected to the flood, others saw decrease, study finds. Read full story


University of West Florida Haas Center to study election process

The UWF Haas Center will survey voters this election season to track satisfaction with the availability of voting options in the county. Read full story


How UWF degrees match up in popularity, pay

Picking a major? Check out this break down of which programs may quickly propel you toward a full-time position and higher salary. Read full story


Redevelopment needed to fight urban sprawl

When it comes to urban sprawl, the Pensacola area has been hampered by new housing being located farther away from the employment centers of the community, says UWF's Phyllis Pooley in her latest column. Read full story


Florida’s Great Northwest, UWF partner on economic strategy

Region awarded grant to fund the development of an economic diversification strategy

The Haas Center will lead the analysis behind the Florida’s Great Northwest, UWF partner on analyzing region's economic strengths and weaknesses. Read full story


UWF professor appointed to state Early Steps panel

Dr. Sara Evans, an assistant professor at the University of West Florida, was named to a state agency that advises the Early Steps program, which helps children with developmental delays get early intervention. Read full story


Recovery not benefitting low-income Northwest Florida communities

The 250,000 residents living in economically distressed communities in Northwest Florida have probably heard that the economy has nearly recovered from the Great Recession, but they have their doubts. Read full story


Data suggest Boomers aren’t taking Millennials’ jobs

If it isn't Baby Boomers keeping Millennials out of a job, what is impacting unemployment among Pensacola's younger workers? Read full story