Dr. Judy Bense

Aerospace engineering era begins in Pensacola

Aerospace engineering era begins in Pensacola

Nearly five years after the dream was initiated of bringing an aerospace engineering facility to Pensacola, ground was broken on the VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Inc. at the Pensacola Regional Airport Friday morning. Hiccups occurred along the way in terms of coordinating the project and coming up with a design for it, but when local […]

Pen Air gives UWF million dollars for field

Pen Air gives UWF million dollars for field

What’s the name of a field worth? Apparently a million dollars. Pen Air Federal Credit Union took its partnership with the University of West Florida to another level Wednesday morning with a $1 million gift to the Pensacola school. In doing so, the artificial turf field, which is expected to one day be the site […]

Once a dream, UWF closing in on historic first season of football

Once a dream, UWF closing in on historic first season of football

It began in 2009 with a vision that football would be a good fit for the University of West Florida. Dr. Judy Bense, the president of the university since 2008, spearheaded the efforts to turn the dream into reality, although initially the dream was a little too big. “Back when we had nothing, when all […]