The University of West Florida celebrated success in all seasons of 2022

Martha D. Saunders

One of my favorite quotes from “Steel Magnolias” comes from the gossiper Truvy, who often quipped, “I think there’s a story there.” Like Truvy, I love a good story, and this past year generated a lot of them for UWF.

January brought the new year with a generous gift from Sandy Sansing to name our new Sports Medicine Center. The same month, US News and World Report ranked UWF’s online programs among the best in the country.

feel marriedNew UWF Sports Medicine Center receives $600,000 gift from alumnus Sandy Sansing

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The sweetest news in February showed that UWF nursing students scored top marks in the National Council Licensure Examination. UWF beat the national average in first-time pass rate by 10 percentage points and beat the state average by more than 20 points.