A Fire and Safety student of Northwest Florida State College participates in a practical exercise last fall.

Northwest Florida State College receives Public Safety Accolades

January 21, 2020

The Public Safety Training Center at Northwest Florida State College has recently been recognized for excellence across three of its programs. Law Enforcement and Corrections received the recognition of “perfect” following a Florida Department of Law Enforcement audit. This was the first time in five years that the law enforcement program received this esteemed accolade. The… View Article


Intelligent.com Best Community College Seal

Northwest Florida State College named in top online colleges in nation

January 17, 2020

NICEVILLE, FL – Northwest Florida State College was named one of the top online community colleges of 2020 by Intelligent.com. Intelligent.com, whose mission is to connect college students to reputable higher education resources, ranked in The Top 60 Online Community Colleges in the U.S. based on cost, program strength, online readiness, return on investment and… View Article


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Associate Director – U.S. Campus Operations Mr. Ron Garriga (left) and NWFSC President Dr. Devin Stephenson  (right) recently signed a partnership agreement streamlining the transfer process for students.

Northwest Florida State College Signs Ninth Transfer Partnership Agreement

January 9, 2020

Photo: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Associate Director – U.S. Campus Operations Mr. Ron Garriga (left) and NWFSC President Dr. Devin Stephenson  (right) recently signed a partnership agreement streamlining the transfer process for students. On January 9, Northwest Florida State College President Dr. Devin Stephenson and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Associate Director – U.S. Campus Operations Mr. Ron… View Article


Op-Ed on Career Education and Apprenticeships

January 8, 2020

Much discussion and debate is currently taking place surrounding the nation’s labor force and global competitiveness; and the relevancy between academic programs and real-work dynamics. A recent report by DVP-Praxis, funded by the Lumina Foundation, found that earning a non-degree credential of any kind was associated with a 5-to-15 percentage point increase in the likelihood… View Article


2020 Alumni Awards Call to Nominations accepted until March 1, 2020. Please visit nwfsc.edu/alumni for a complete description of eligibility requirements and nomination information.

NWFSC seeks nominations for 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards

January 8, 2020

The Northwest Florida State College Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2020 Alumni Awards and needs your participation! This is a wonderful opportunity to honor a deserving alumnus of Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, Okaloosa-Walton Community College, Okaloosa-Walton College or Northwest Florida State College. There are four categories of awards: Distinguished Alumni Award – NWFSC alumnus who… View Article


NWF State College President Dr. Stephenson

NWFSC President to serve on regional college accreditation Board of Trustees

December 11, 2019

NICEVILLE — Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of Northwest Florida State College, has been selected by the Delegate Assembly of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to serve a second term on the Board of Trustees. SACSCOC is a coalition of colleges in 11 southeastern U.S. states whose mission is to assure… View Article


Kurt Eichorst

Endowment established in memory of Kurt K. Eichorst

November 26, 2019

In memory of her late husband, Janice Eichorst has pledged $15,000 to establish the Kurt K. Eichorst Scholarship Endowment at Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC). A man of faith, Kurt attended Crosspoint Methodist Church, where he met and married the love of his life, Janice. Together, they were avid supporters of the NWF Raider Athletics… View Article


Northwest Florida State College Awarded more than $275,000 in State Apprenticeship Grants

November 15, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL – Northwest Florida State College was awarded a total of more than $275,000 by way of three Pathways to Career Opportunities grants by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) that will focus on developing registered apprenticeships in the areas of carpentry, machining and plumbing. FDOE awarded more than $7 million to Florida College System… View Article


Troy/NWFSC MOU Signing Ceremony

Northwest Florida State College Celebrates Troy University Partnership Agreement

November 15, 2019

Photo: (L-R, back row) Buddy Starling, Troy University Senior Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management; Cole Allen, NWFSC Chief Information Officer; Dr. Nate Slaton, NWFSC VP of Student Success; Julie Schrodt, NWFSC Executive Assistant to the President and Dean Allen, NWFSC Interim Dean of Liberal Arts & Transfer Programs. (L-R, front row) Vickie Miles, Troy University Registrar;… View Article


Doris Jean Stuteville

Dennis and Cathy Stuteville establish endowment in memory of Doris Jean Stuteville

November 12, 2019

Photo: Doris Jean Stuteville NICEVILLE, FL – With a gift of $15,000, Dennis and Cathy Stuteville have established a scholarship endowment at Northwest Florida State College (NWFSC) in memory of Dennis’s sister, Doris Jean Stuteville. Doris, who joined the Army Reserves with the promise of getting her LPN degree, was proud to become a nurse… View Article