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Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. With multiple locations in Northwest Florida, the University serves a student population of more than 12,000. Dedicated to helping students realize their full potential, UWF favors small class sizes with quality teacher-scholars who deliver personalized, innovative, hands-on learning and leadership opportunities.

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Pensacola, Florida 32514

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The Andrews Research & Education Foundation and the UWF College of Health recently signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research, education, industry engagement and community outreach in the medicine and public health fields.
Read more: http://uwf.im/2aetLfG #UWFCOH #UWFNews
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The University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities recently welcomed Dr. Barbara Larson as the chair of the Department of Art. Read more: http://uwf.im/2a8E1WD #UWFNews #UWFCASSH
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Next month, students from the UWF Departments of Social Work and Nursing will head to Guatemala for a service-learning trip as part of the UWF Emerge program. This program was created by the College of Education and Professional Studies to encourage faculty to integrate high-impact educational practices into course work. Read more: http://uwf.im/2afduDM #UWFNews #UWFCEPS
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The Chronicle of Higher Education recently named the University of West Florida a 2016 “Great College to Work For.” Conducted annually, the Great Colleges to Work For survey collects data and highlights colleges that receive top ratings from their employees on workforce practices and policies. This year, 281 institutions participated and 93 were recognized. Read more: http://uwf.im/29TYrma #UWFNews
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Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Read more: http://uwf.im/29RitOt #UWFNews #UWFCEPS
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The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of West Florida College of Business is hosting a workshop on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. in partnership with the Studer Community Institute and the Florida SBDC Network.

The workshop, entitled “Achieve Success in the Workplace by Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur,” will feature a case study of Pensacola business leader Quint Studer. Its focus will be on “intrapreneurship,” or using entrepreneurial thinking to accelerate innovation in the workplace. The event, led by Dr. Cheryl Kirby from the Florida SBDC Network, will be free for UWF students and $49 for the general public. Registrants will also be able to watch the event live via online streaming. Read more: http://uwf.im/29SpXgr #UWFNews
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The University of West Florida Military and Veterans Resource Center awarded scholarships to ten students at its fifth annual scholarship luncheon, held Thursday, July 21, 2016. The luncheon recognizes military veterans and dependents or family members of an active or retired military service member who are awarded the Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Michael Ferguson Scholarship, Navy Federal Credit Union Scholarship, Buzz and Larue Ambersley Scholarship or the newly established Gulf Power Company Scholarship. For the first time, the MVRC also sponsored its own scholarship this year. Read more: http://uwf.im/2aq7vMC #UWFNews
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The University of West Florida was recently awarded more than $13,000 in grants from the International Paper Foundation, which supports U.S. nonprofit organizations within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities. The grants are divided among four programs at UWF, including the UWF Community Garden, BEST Robotics, Explore Summer Camps and the National Writing Project’s Summer Invitational Institute at UWF. Read more: http://uwf.im/2a5SLWj #UWFNews
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In a new column, Phyllis K. Pooley, director of special projects at the University of West Florida Office of Economic Development and Engagement, examines the growth of urbanized areas throughout the United States, with a focus on urban sprawl in the Pensacola area. Read more: http://uwf.im/2acJdFl #UWFNews
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Alumna, Hope Gorman, shares her #UWF experience: http://uwf.im/2a9cUaj #IAMUWF
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UWF MBA students spend time in Germany before welcoming German MBA students to campus. Read more: http://uwf.im/29YieNW #UWFNews #UWFCOB
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