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Pensacola businesses looking to hire! 

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Pensacola businesses looking to hire! Read the article below from the Pensacola News Journal. Pensacola, where quality of life meets quality of business. 

Pensacola makes list of 10 destinations that elevate Black culture year-round

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Find out why Pensacola is where quality of life meets quality of business. From The Points Guy. “From the stops along the Mississippi Blues Trail to lunch counter sit-ins and tours around the Chitlin Circuit, there is more to Pensacola and its history than breathtaking blue waters. Amid the Jim Crow era, with growing tensions … Read more

Pensacola’s BlueWind receives award from GE Vernova

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BlueWind, an Escambia County manufacturer of high-performance composite materials — chiefly nacelles or wind turbine housings— was honored by GE Vernova at the 2023 General Electric Onshore Wind Supplier Conference and Awards held at Pensacola Beach, Florida. BlueWind was named “Supplier Spirit of Alliance,” an award given to only 22 companies among all of GE’s … Read more

PSC designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

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The National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently designated Pensacola State College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through 2028. The CAE-CD designation is awarded to regionally accredited academic institutions offering cybersecurity degrees and/or certificates at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.  “To receive the designation, institutions … Read more

Circulogene continues growth in Downtown Pensacola

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Circulogene, a specialized oncology diagnostics company, uses patients’ blood to test for molecular biomarkers which may be used to guidetargeted and immunotherapy treatment options in cancer patients at the time of diagnosis and recurrence. In 2023, the company flourished, completing a merger and preparing for big growth in 2024. President & CEO Mike Mullen said 2023 was a year of … Read more

UWF Center for Cybersecurity awarded $1.5 million CISA Contract

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From LocalPulse.com The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity received a $1.5 million contract from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, known as CISA, to expand the CyberSkills2Work program, an intensive cybersecurity training program designed to help individuals launch or advance cybersecurity careers. The training will focus on critical infrastructure security and industrial control … Read more

UWF Center for Cybersecurity Awarded $6 million

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From UWF’s The Voyager The National Security Agency (NSA) has chosen the University of West Florida (UWF) as the leader for a new workforce development program in cybersecurity.  UWF was awarded a $6 million grant to fund The National Cybersecurity Workforce Development Program for the next two years. The University is one of 10 institutions … Read more

ActiGraph Launches the ActiGraph LEAP™

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ActiGraph has launched its next generation multisensor wearable device now available for academic research and clinical trials. ActiGraph recently moved its headquarters in Downtown Pensacola and employs 120 located in 20,000 square feet at the Region’s Center on North Baylen Street. ActiGraph CEO Jeremy Wyatt said the new device would allow for better clinical insights. … Read more

New IHMC research complex making impact on downtown Pensacola skyline

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From IHMC news — “The summer has seen marked progress on a new research complex that will expand the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) Pensacola campus. In June, the project marked a milestone, “topping out” the planned $40 million Healthspan, Resilience, and Performance Research Complex (HRP). “Topping out” is a builders’ rite … Read more