This Saturday, May 6, UWF will be hosting its commencement ceremonies honoring Spring 2023 graduates at the Pensacola Bay Center. These ceremonies mark a significant milestone for UWF because this is the 100th commencement for the University. Three ceremonies will be held at 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
UWF alumnus Stephen Wright ’81 will be speaking at the undergraduate ceremonies. Throughout his 37-year career, he worked in a variety of leadership roles in health care including most recently as senior leader for CHRISTUS Health which employed more than 6,500 associates and 2,000 medical staff members over 10 facilities throughout Louisiana and Southeast Texas. Now in retirement, Stephen is president/board chair of Coastal Connection.