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UWF joins international coalition to double number of American students studying abroad by 2020
Nearly 100 UWF students study abroad in more than 15 countries each year.
Public Event Scheduled To Provide Information About St Aerospace Area Recruitment Efforts
ST Aerospace Representatives will be on-site to discuss available employment opportunities and answer related questions
Shop the Latest Trends While Supporting a Great Local Cause
These events support programs and services provided by Baptist Hospital and Baptist Health Care to improve the quality of life of the communities we serve.
Northwest Florida Blood Centers to Conduct Blood Drive at West Florida Hospital on Wednesday, March 12
The mobile units will be parked at the rear of the hospital adjacent to Johnson Avenue.
PENSACOLA OPERA TO HOST “OPERA IN THE PARK” AT COMMUNITY MARITIME PARK
This is a free event that will feature arts and crafts, story time, and other activities designed for kids and families.
Upcoming School Events in Escambia County
Upcoming Events include a Jazz band Concert, a Literacy Night, and more
School Announcements from Escambia County
Recent announcements from Escambia County School District
General Surgeon to Discuss Surgical Treatment Options for Acid Reflux Disease
The seminar will be held from 6 – 7 p.m. in the 7th Floor Auditorium at West Florida Hospital
West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit Announces Schedule for Week of March 17
The Mobile Mammography Unit provides comprehensive mammography services that feature an all-female staff of nationally certified and licensed technologists
UWF to host Presidential Town Hall on Tuesday, March 4
UWF President Judy Bense will host the Presidential Town Hall on Tuesday, March 4 to discuss the Florida Board of Governors Metrics and Accountability Plan.
Family Practice Physician Joins West Florida Medical Group’s Location on Nine Mile Road
Dr. Hawthorne is currently accepting new patients; for an appointment, call (850) 857-4040.
Call for Nominations for the 2014 Combined Rotary of Pensacola Ethics in Business Award
“This award recognizes business leaders who adhere to high ethical standards in their business practices, reflected in the Rotary Four-Way Test,”
West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit Announces Schedule for Week of March 10
West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the following locations during the week of March 10
West Florida Memory Disorder Clinic to Host Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meeting
The Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the 2nd Friday of each month from 1 – 2 p.m
Escambia County Public Schools Foundation to Celebrate Escambia County Teachers of the Year at 29th Annual Golden Apple Awards
The 29th Annual Golden Apple Awards Banquet honoring Escambia County’s 2014-2015 Teachers of the Year is scheduled for February 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m., at New World Landing
West Florida Hospital to Offer Free Skin Cancer Seminar and Screenings
Kevin Welch, M.D., dermatologist, will be the featured speaker.
Baptist Health Care Wellness Events – March 2014
By providing these wellness events, Baptist hopes to improve community health through preventive care, education and support.
German MBA students and UWF Executive Mentor Program learn leadership skills from Marine Corps Officer during workshop
During the workshop, Bastian spoke on “Leading the Community, Leading for Life.”
One Man Show Coming to Pensacola Little Theatre
Pensacola Little Theatre’s Special Production of Buffalo Chip Speaks will run February 28 & March 1 and 2, 2014 in the M.C. Blanchard Courtroom Theatre.
AREI Receives Grants to Conduct Outcomes Research
Research studies are developed to address current medical needs within the community and are conducted at AREI with the goal of bettering patient outcomes and improving the quality of life for our community.
Baptist Health Care Support Groups – March 2014
A few of the topics we address are: cancer support, motherhood advice and weight loss surgery.
UWF Business Enterprises, Inc. BEI moves forward with development agreementfor restaurants, retail facilities on East Campus
Pending consideration of the full Board of Trustees approval, on-site construction is scheduled to begin in Spring 2014
UWF Logistics Team places 4th out of 16 at national competition
The UWF Logistics Team has placed in the top four at Operation Stimulus for six of the past seven years
Baptist Health Care Offers Parenthood Education
Classes, Support Groups and Hospital Orientation – March 2014
Announcements from Pensacola and West Florida High Schools
Students from Pensacola and West Florida High Schools did very well at recent events
District History Fair Winners
The first and second place winners in the junior and senior categories will advance to compete in the State History Fair slated for this May.
UWF Student Government Association to host Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally in support of legislative campaign
SGA organizations across the state are hosting individual campus rallies on Feb. 26, encouraging students to call and write their legislators.
West Florida Healthcare Names Recipients of Local Humanitarian Awards
This honor places the three winners in competition for the nationwide 2013 Frist Humanitarian Awards
UWF engages middle school students in STEM education through Discovery Lab
This initiative was funded by the PACE Grant Award for 2013-2014.
59th Annual West Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair
Students were recognized for their outstanding achievement in math, science and engineering and won numerous special awards.
38th Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee
The 38th Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee competition has finally been completed
Baptist Health Care Selects Clint Lohr as New Administrator for Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile
Lohr joined Baptist Health Care in 2001 as a physical therapist after leaving the U.S. Navy.
“14 Ideas for 2K14” seminar hosted by UWF College of Business
Executive Mentor Program will host Michael Mika, on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Harley-Davidson of Pensacola Brings Home the Gold
Receives Bar & Shield Circle of Excellence award
West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit Announces Schedule for Week of March 3The Mobile Mammography Unit is also certified by the FDA and accredited by the American College of Radiology.
West Florida Healthcare to Offer Free Six-Week “Quit Smoking Now” Smoking Cessation Course that Includes Four Weeks of Nicotine Replacement Therapy at No Charge
The classes will be held from 4 – 5 p.m. in West Florida Hospital’s Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department, 8383 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola
UWF launches first Argo Pantry food drive
The Argo Pantry food drive will be held Feb. 19 through March 9.
Baptist Health Care Introduces CarePayment’s Affordable Financing Options for Patients
No application or credit check needed for financing program
West Florida Memory Disorder Clinic to Offer Free Memory Screens during March
The screenings will be held at the offices of the Memory Disorder Clinic located on the first floor of the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 North Davis Highway, Pensacola.
Orthopedic Surgeon to Discuss Surgical Treatments for Shoulder Pain
At this informative seminar, Dr. Sellers will discuss various surgical treatment options, including Reverse Shoulder Replacement and Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery.
Hospitalist James Peoples, M.D., Joins Baptist Medical Group
Dr. Peoples will be exclusively dedicated to caring for patients admitted to two hospitals: Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., and Gulf Breeze Hospital in Gulf Breeze, Fla.
UWF to Host Lecture Highlighting Community Support of Military Veterans
Philip Brashear, president of the Carl Brashear Foundation, will be the featured guest speaker.
Florida SBDC at UWF Partners with Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office
FSBD Center at UWF signs an agreement to partner with the Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office to collectively champion entrepreneurial progress in Santa Rosa County.
U.S. 98-Gulf Breeze Resurfacing Project
Paving work begins this month
Volunteers Needed to Help Distribute United Way Funding
If you’re interested in participating, please attend one of the Community Investment Committee Kickoff Meetings on February 25 from 2pm-3pm or February 26 from 10am-11am in the Hagler/Mason Meeting Room in Pensacola City Hall
Woodham Middle School Science Olympiad Team
These students were coached by teachers Shelton Mobley, Jana Pavlus, Mabeline James, Laquette Cobb, and Larry Hanna.
Escambia County School Events
Escambia County School District school events for the month of February
Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF partners with Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office
This partnership will enable the collaboration in existing and develop new, mutually beneficial programs, projects and activities related to the growth and prosperity of the business community in Santa Rosa County
Live from the lobby of The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart!
It’s the 16th Annual Nash FM 102.7 Radiothon benefiting The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals March 5 – 7.
Volunteer Ushers Needed for the Saenger Theatre
Orientation to be held February 24, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
United Way Accepting Applications for Loaned Executive Program
United Way of Escambia County is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Loaned Executive (LE) Program
Dr. Tony Lee, Invasive Cardiologist, Attains Fellow Status in the American College of Cardiology
Tony Lee, M.D., F.A.C.C., invasive cardiologist with Northwest Florida Heart Group and West Florida Cardiology, has recently been elected as a fellow to the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF and Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office to host partnership signing ceremony
Ceremony will be held on Friday, Feb. 14 at 9 a.m.
Office of the Mayor to Sponsor Week Long Blanket Drive
Drop off boxes will be located on the first floor of City Hall at 222 W Main Street between the business hours of 8 am – 5 pm.
BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center to Visit
The mobile mammography center will visit the Belk store on Tuesday, March 4 from 9:30 a.m. 7 p.m.
Pensacola Opera to Host a Cinderella Meet the Artists Luncheon
Luncheon will take place on Tuesday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m.
LOCAL FIRM’S TOP ADVISORS RECOGNIZED
Local financial advisors will receive award for commitment to clients
West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit Announces Schedule for Week of February 24
Schedule for week of February 24
PRESS CONFERENCE RECAP: PETE SHINNICK INTRODUCED AS UWF FOOTBALL HEAD COACH
Pete Shinnick was introduced as the first varsity football coach in University of West Florida history in a press conference on Thursday morning at the Argonaut Athletic Club.
“Coming of Age” TV Program Features Evan Giedrimas, M.D., to Educate Seniors on Heart Disease
Shows for the month of February will air on WUWF-TV Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m.
Junior League of Pensacola Presents 2nd Annual “Junior League Dishes It Out”
Event will be held Saturday, March 29 at Seville Quarter
Escambia County School District Events
Escambia County school events dates
UWF Downtown Lecture Series to present Dr. Amy Mitchell-Cook
Lecture will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Heritage Hall in Seville Quarter
Pensacola Opera to Host a Friends Social and Open House
Thursday, Feb. 13 from 5:00-8:00 p.m
University of West Florida names Pete Shinnick First Football Head Coach
Shinnick to be introduced in press conference on Feb. 6
SBDC at UWF Continues Brown-Bag Lunch Series
There is no fee for this workshop, but pre-registration is strongly recommended as seating is limited.
SBDC at UWF Announces “IRS Resource Tools for Small Business” Workshop
Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Limited to 20 attendees
Feature Artist Show: “A New Reality”
Show Exhibits: February 13 – March 24, 2014
West Florida Memory Disorder Clinic to Host Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 14
West Florida Memory Disorder Clinic to Offer Free Memory Screens
The screenings will be held at the offices of the Memory Disorder Clinic located on the first floor of the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute
Baptist Medical Group Opens New Gastroenterology Office in Milton
Providers at this office see patients with diseases or disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon.
UWF MBA student places first in international business strategy competition
Brinson credited his experience in the UWF MBA Program, and specifically the Capstone MBA Strategy class, for providing him with the knowledge needed to win the competition.
Dr. Roger Berkow, Pediatric Cancer Specialist, Joins Medical Staff of
The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart
A board-certified pediatric cancer specialist for Nemours Children’s Clinic, has joined the medical staff of The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart.
Dr. John Ervin Joins Faculty of FSU College of Medicine
OB/GYN Residency Program
In his new role, Dr. Ervin will be responsible for teaching resident physicians as an academic generalist and overseeing the robotic surgery program
Pensacola Opera to Present Cinderella at the Saenger Theatre
Pensacola Opera will present Cinderella by Gioachino Rossini at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown Pensacola on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
PTAC at UWF Presents ³Let¹s Talk About Certifications²
The Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (FPTAC), is offering a workshop entitled ³Let¹s Talk About Certifications² on Thursday, March 6th at 9:00 a.m. ¬ Noon.
Pensacola Pledge Scholars Program continues to provide access to higher education for Pensacola residents
Since 2012, 57 students from Pensacola have been awarded a scholarship to either UWF or PSC
Baptist Health Care Hosts National Wear Red Day, Offers Heart Risk Assessments
Free heart risk assessments will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Belk in Cordova Mall
Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s Community Academy and ReStore RoadShow
Habitat Community Academy will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Incoming UWF students to compete in inaugural scholarship competition
President’s Scholarship Competition hosted this Friday, Jan. 24 at the University of West Florida
UWF College of Business to host Women in Leadership: Designing Your Future
Conference to be hosted on Friday, Feb. 7 at 12 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center
UWF Mock Trial Team hosts 2014 Argo Invitational
The University of West Florida Mock Trial Team hosted the third annual UWF Argo Invitational this weekend
West Florida Hospital’s Mobile Mammography Unit Announces Schedule
Schedule for week of February 3
Covenant Hospice to Present 9th Annual Art of Fashion Event
Event to be held on Wednesday, March 12 at New World Landing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
West Florida Healthcare to Offer Free Seminars in Recognition of “Heart Month”
West Florida Healthcare will offer free seminars in February
Harley-Davidson of Pensacola adds marketing position
David Baker to coordinate and expand outreach activities for dealership
Statin Drugs and Cholesterol are Topics of Sacred Heart Seniors Seminar in Pensacola
Sacred Heart Senior Spirit to present free seminar on Monday, Jan 27 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Dr. John Ervin Joins Faculty of FSU College of Medicine OB/GYN Residency Program
Dr. John Ervin has joined FSU’s College of Medicine OB/GYN Residency Program as a full-time clinical associate professor
Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting on 1/27/14
West Florida Memory Disorder Clinic to Host Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group
Daniel Sontheimer New Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Baptist Health Care selects new chief clinical transformation officer (CTO) and senior vice president (SVP)
Cardiologist Joins Sacred Heart Hospital
Dr. Mayes has more than 10 years of experience in performing catheter-based procedures to treat cardiovascular diseases.
Verizon Offeres a Free In-Person Wireless Workshop
Learn more about your mobile device with one of Verizon’s device experts
Medical Center Clinic Congratulates Kristn Davis, M.D.
Dr. Davis has become double board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology
Sacred Heart Names new Medical Director of women’s Services
Dr. Sidney Stuart new Medical Director of Women’s Services at Sacred Heart Hospital
UWF Stays on Target
University to Host Vendor Fair 2014
Odin Berg named Covenant Hospice Interim CEO
Board of Directors tap Former CFO for Brooks Health System in Jacksonville to Lead
Hospitalist Laura Magan, M.D. Joins Baptist Medical Group
Baptist Medical Group welcomes internal medicine physician
School District Celebrates Literacy Week
District Plan from Jan. 13-17, 2014
Spinal Cord Injury Reunion Group
Meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2:30 – 3:30 pm in the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute
Red Cross Volunteers to Celebrate MLK Day
Volunteers will visit local neighborhoods and share information about fire safety
Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group
Dr. Randy Metcalf is the new chief of cardiac surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital
Visitors will enjoy Perdido Key activities, no shoveling required
Perdido Key will host there Snowbird Roosts this winter – Jan. 9, Feb. 13 and March 6.
You Can Make a Difference as a Volunteer or a Donor
You don’t need special skills to be a mentor. You just need to listen, show you care, and share your experience
Planning for a Healthy New Year? Start with a Check-Up at the Doctor
Baptist Medical Group offering convenient access to physicians
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra’s “Beethoven & Blue Jeans”
Evening musical line-up to consists of six short pieces
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra presents: ‘Music for Families’
Interactive event to take place on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 12:30 p.m.
Baptist Health Care Wellness Events – January 2014
Baptist Health Care offers wellness events each month
Pensacola Opera to Present Carmen at the Saenger Theater
Play will be presented on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday. Jan. 19 at 2 p.m.
UWF to host guest speaker Lt. General Russel Honoré in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center
Mickey Daum, M.D. to Educate Seniors on Starting their New Year off Healthy
Baptist Medical Group physician, Mickey Daum, will appear as a guest on TV show Coming of Age which will air on WUWF-TV throughout the month of January
Susan Cornejo is New CFO at Sacred Heart Health System
Susan Cornejo new senior vice president and CFO at Sacred Heart and Providence Health System in Mobile, Ala.
UWF Presents “Record Keeping in Small Business”
UWF to host four morning sessions on how to learn to keep records, develop financial statements, asset depreciation schedules, and understand tax records and plan for business continuity
Escambia County School Announcements
Booker T. Washington High School Girls’ Swim Team recognized by Escambia County Board Members and Superintendent
Watchdog Committee Elects New Chairperson
Mr. Alvin Wingate elected as new Chairperson of the One-half Cent Sales Tax Watchdog Committee for the current school fiscal year
Pensacola Opera and Pensacola Museum of Art to Host Carmen Gallery Talk
Gallery Talk to be held at the Pensacola Museum of Art on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 3:00 p.m.
Baptist Health Care Listed on Becker’s 100 Integrated Health Systems to Know
Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team listed Baptist Health Care on its top 100 “health systems to know” list
New IMS Team Members and Staff Promotions
IMS ExpertServices announced today new team members and promotions
Victor Hall Selected as Vice President of Heart and Vascular Services for Baptist Health Care
Victor Hall new Vice President of Heart and Vascular Services at BHC
Pensacola Habitat for Humanity awarded $50,000 Priority Markets Initiative grant from Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo awarded Pensacola Habitat for Humanity a $50,000 grant to help increase availability of affordable housing
Pensacola Opera to host “An Evening of Art Song”
Pensacola Opera Center will host “An Evening of Art Song” on Friday, February 7, 2014.
Quayside Art Gallery to Showcase Talent of New Artists
Show Exhibits: January 8 – February 10, 2014
Hayward to host Town Hall meeting tonight
Pensacola Mayor, Ashton Hayward, will continue his “Taking City Hall to the Citizens” meeting tonight in District 5
Keeping your Family Healthy this Holiday Season with Tips from Local Physicians
Local physicians share tips on holiday safety
Tommy Emmanuel to perform at the Saenger
Special guest to perform Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Covenant Hospice offers training for new volunteers
Volunteer workshop to be held Saturday, Jan. 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
C Spire To Acquire Alabama-Based Callis Communications,A Leading Provider Of Unified Cloud Services For Businesses
C Spire announces plans to acquire Callis Communications
2013 Pensacola International Airport Runway Run 5k
Course to consist of 2 separate loops up and down runway
UWF establishes Early American Studies program, reflecting Pensacola’s history
Graduate program offering a comprehensive look at early American studies
Keeping The Roads Safe During The Holidays
Bradford Health Services is offering a Free Ride Home for Impaired Drivers
University of West Florida Launches Public Piano Project
UWF partners with the City of Pensacola to provide pianos in various locations for public use
Baptist Hospital Awarded GWTG Platinum Achievement Award
National Cardiovascular Data Registry awards Baptist Hospital for high patient care standards
Pensacola with Kids to host the First PWK Toy Trade
Event planned for kids to trade toys with each other and have fun
Upcoming Escambia County School Events
School events for December
UWF President embarks on submarine as part of Navy Nuclear Educator Orientation
Visit was focused on informing educators about the Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program
Mobile Mammography Unit
Updated schedule for week of Dec. 16
UWF and Mayor Hayward unveil Public Piano Project
First public piano to be unveiled in front of Vinyl Music Hall Dec. 5, 12:30 p.m.
UWF Announces Recruitment Referral Program
Program created to involve faculty, staff, current students, alumni, and friends as part of the undergraduate recruitment process
Baptist Health Care to Offer Event to Women Battling Cancer
“Look Good…Feel Better” will be held Dec. 16, 2-4 p.m.
Covenant Hospice to Celebrate Life at “Tree of Lights” Ceremonies
Tree of Lights will be held Dec 10 and 12, 11 a.m.
WSRE to host Kids Day with Miss Rosa and Hooper
Fun, free event for the entire family with National PBS Kids Host
Southwest Branch Library to host Guitarist Jane Rosenbohm
Concert will feature classical, Spanish, and contemporary guitar music