University of West Florida http://wuwf.org en "Complete Florida" Helps Returning Students Complete Degrees http://wuwf.org/post/complete-florida-helps-returning-students-complete-degrees <p>If you have been thinking about going back to school to finish your degree, the State of Florida and the University of West Florida have a new program just for you. Bob Barrett spoke about the "Complete Florida" program with Dr. Pam Northrup, Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Innovation Institute at UWF.</p><p>Highlights:</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:24:48 +0000 Bob Barrett 11932 at http://wuwf.org "Complete Florida" Helps Returning Students Complete Degrees UWF Tennis Coach Reflects On A Perfect Season http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-tennis-coach-reflects-perfect-season <p></p><p></p><p>This month, the University of West Florida's Men's Tennis Team completed a season that will be hard for anyone to match, let alone beat. They recently defeated Hawaii-Pacific to win the NCAA Division II national championship and complete an undefeated season. It's the third championship for the tennis program, and for head coach Derrick Racine.</p><p>Racine, who just completed his 16th year at UWF, sat down with WUWF's Bob Barrett to talk about the perfect campaign.</p><p>During the interview, Coach Racine talked about:</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 21:38:52 +0000 Bob Barrett 9745 at http://wuwf.org UWF Tennis Coach Reflects On A Perfect Season UWF Opens Chinese Language Program http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-opens-chinese-language-program <p></p><p>The University of West Florida joins the ranks of universities in over 90 countries around the world in hosting a Confucius Institute, a language program affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. The program is intended to support the study of Chinese language and culture at universities throughout the world. Kuiyuan Li is director of the UWF Confucius Institute.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:13:49 +0000 Katya Ivanov 8734 at http://wuwf.org UWF Opens Chinese Language Program UWF Breaks Ground On East Campus Project http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-breaks-ground-east-campus-project <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ground was broken Friday morning at the University of West Florida, for the first construction project under the </span>UWF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Business Enterprises, Incorporated umbrella.</span></p><p>Jim Barnett, BEI’s Chief Executive Officer, told those gathering under the tent next to the Davis Highway/U-S 90 junction that the event celebrates progress.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:33:04 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 7321 at http://wuwf.org UWF Breaks Ground On East Campus Project UWF Student To Perform At Carnegie Hall http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-student-perform-carnegie-hall <p>James Matthews is a junior studying piano performance at the University of West Florida. The Lakeland, FL native has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall this spring. Matthews was recently honored as a 2014 American Protégé International Piano &amp; Strings Competition Honorable Mention Winner. He competed against students from countries such as Serbia, Russia, and China.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:35:22 +0000 Katya Ivanov 7009 at http://wuwf.org UWF Student To Perform At Carnegie Hall