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East Campus Development has begun

University of West Florida Business Enterprises, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, April 4 in celebration of the start of construction on the east campus development project. The development will include retail and restaurant spaces. UWF BEI works to create and maintain private-public partnerships meant to improve the community as a whole. For this […]

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Gulf Breeze Mayor addresses UWF students

The University of West Florida was treated to a special guest on March 20, when Gulf Breeze Mayor Beverly Zimmern was the featured speaker at the Inclusion Series Spotlight. Students and faculty members gathered in the UWF field house to listen to the mayor speak about the history of Gulf Breeze and her experiences as […]

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East campus redevelopment could begin this semester

As the University of West Florida’s Business Enterprises, Inc. pushes plans forward to increase business activity on campus, UWF’s east entrance will soon be home to several new businesses and restaurants. The east entrance, which is located at the intersection of Highway 90 and Campus Drive, is intended to be the new home of restaurants […]

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Gore fails Bar, terminated as university counsel

The University of West Florida terminated Lee Gore from the position of general counsel on Oct. 31 for failing to meet contractual stipulations. Gore was hired by UWF in October 2011 after serving as the as university counsel at the University of Southern Mississippi. Although Gore was an active member of the Mississippi Bar at […]

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Volunteer opportunities spread holiday cheer

By Amanda Shaffer From helping the hungry and the homeless, to the devastated and the furry, there are many different volunteering opportunities that would fit any student’s schedule in the Pensacola area. Not only does volunteering help boost your resume, but also helps students learn about networking and the members of their community. The Pensacola […]

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Leadership Communications helps disabled high school students

By Erin Timmons The University of West Florida and students participating in a Leadership Communications course this fall semester are focusing their outreach efforts on providing Project SEARCH, a transition program focused on high school students with disabilities, with the technology they need to succeed. With locations across the country, Project SEARCH teaches students skills […]

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Celebrate National Archaeology Day

The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) will celebrate the Archaeological Institute of America’s (AIA) National Archaeology Day on October 19. The Destination Archaeology! Resource Center (DARC) museum exhibit and FPAN’s Archaeology Lab will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An archaeologist will be available to answer questions at both the museum and lab. […]

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Shelter House opens Kind Heart Kennel for domestic violence victims

Domestic Violence Center Opens Kennel at Emergency Shelter Kind Heart Kennel is the only on-site kennel in Northwest Florida   (FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.) October 7, 2013 – Shelter House held the official ribbon cutting ceremony today for the Kind Heart Kennel, an on-site kennel at its confidential emergency shelter that will allow abuse victims […]

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Pensacola celebrates Earth Day

The soft vocals of local performers blanketed over the sounds of children playing, dogs barking and vendors attempting to save the environment. The Earth Day Pensacola festival took place on Saturday in Bayview Park. The festival featured more than 40 vendors and organizations. Each booth had an environmental aspect to it. Some were selling their […]

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Bands on the Beach returns!

The Blue Angels may be grounded, but that doesn’t stop the spirit from flying through the air on Pensacola Beach. Bands on the Beach kicked off another season on April 2. Thousands of concert-goers joined the party around the Gulfside Pavilion as young and old music lovers danced to the free music of the band […]

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