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Helping Small Businesses
5:42 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

UWF Partners With The Crestview Chamber

Dr. Judy Bense and Alicia Booker sign an agreement between UWF's Small Business Development Center and the Crestview Chamber of Commerce.
John Blackie

The City of Crestview has experienced steady growth in recent years, thanks in large part, to the addition of the Air Force’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program and the Army’s 7th Special Forces. The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida and Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce are looking to build on that, by officially joining forces to help foster business growth in Okaloosa County’s north end.

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PSC2UWF
4:40 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

University Of West Florida And Pensacola State Make Getting A Degree Easier

PSC President Dr. Edward Meadows and UWF President Dr. Judy Bense sign the agreement that creates the PSC2UWF partnership.
Credit Bob Barrett / WUWF News

The University of West Florida and Pensacola State College have announced an agreement to make getting a bachelor's degree easier on the panhandle.

Dr. Judy Bense, President of the University of West Florida was at Pensacola State College Monday morning to sign a new partnership agreement between to two schools. The program is called PSC -2- UWF...and it makes it much easier for a student to transfer from Pensacola State to the university to complete a bachelor's degree.

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UWF Cyber Security
8:56 am
Tue May 27, 2014

UWF Offers Cyber-Security

Credit UWF

This fall, the University of West Florida will be begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a specialization in Cyber Security. They will also be offering a Masters designed for business people who will be cyber security managers, as well as three cyber security certificates. To learn more about the growth of this specialization, WUWF's Bob Barrett spoke to Dr. Sikha Bagui, Director of the Center for Cyber Security and the Chair for the Department of Computer Science at the University of West Florida.

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Domestic Violence
2:54 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

UWF Hosts Domestic Violence Conference

Favor House of Northwest Florida is partnering with other agencies to host a conference for law enforcement about domestic violence.
Credit Favor House of Northwest Florida

“Building a Case Against Domestic Violence” is the theme of a two-day conference Monday and Tuesday at the University of West Florida Conference Center.

Sponsored by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, the annual meeting is open to law enforcement officers and other first responders, social workers and victims’ advocates. It’s aimed at promoting prevention, enforcement, and access to resources.

The conference will cover interviewing techniques, stalking technology, investigation for prosecution and the dangers of domestic violence.

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New 3D Printer at UWF
3:12 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

A 3D Printer Could Encourage Innovation at UWF

Katya Ivanov WUWF Public Media

Everyone has seen a paper printer. But not everyone has seen, or even heard of, a 3D printer.  This technology takes a set of plans and builds a 3D object out of plastic before your eyes. Here, the Makerbot Replicator II is printing a pair of handball goggles.

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