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Double murder suspect Lois Riess flees Lee County

April 18, 2018

Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Lois Riess, 56, after naming her a primary suspect in the murder investigations of David Riess and Pamela Hutchinson. Riess allegedly murdered her husband,...

Campus Rec program offers students unique outdoor experiences

March 22, 2018

Billy Mercantel says the goal of the Outdoor Pursuits program is simple: “We want to offer students the opportunity to experience outdoor recreational activities they might otherwise never be able to...

Hall of Fame recipients

Community Mental Health Clinic set to open in 2019

February 23, 2018

FGCU senior Chelsea Torres has always been passionate about psychology. In high school, she spent time volunteering as a grief counselor at an organization that helps children who have lost family members...

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Meet Samson, FGCU’s therapy dog

February 2, 2018

For Samson, a day at work means being petted, snuggled and adored. Samson is a therapy dog and he comes to campus every Wednesday as part of FGCU’s Prevention and Wellness program. “He loves the...

What you need to know about this year’s flu season

January 25, 2018

Last week, the death of Nico Mallozi received national media attention after the 11-year-old hockey player from Connecticut died from the flu. Mallozi has become a tangible symbol of the dangers of...

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BBQ on Library Lawn

January 12, 2018

The overcast sky and cool weather didn’t keep students away from the FGCU Programming Board’s annual Welcome Back Barbeque on the Library Lawn. Spread across the freshly sodded grass was a mechanical...

FGCU SPIOP

SPIOP hosts event on careers in the psychology field

December 7, 2017

Professor Terrence Leary had an important message for students on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Students Promoting Industrial and Organizational Psychology event. “More than anything else, you must love what...

Low cost options for Thanksgiving meals on a budget

November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving is a celebration of family, friends and, yes, food. Although spending time with family and giving thanks is at the heart of Thanksgiving, the holiday can sometimes come with a heavy price...

Racism panel

Panel discusses white supremacy in post-Obama era

November 17, 2017

On Thursday, Nov. 9, the Cohen Center ballroom was filled almost to capacity as over 300 students, faculty and members of the public gathered to listen in on a panel discussion covering topics that have...

Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica, sets sights on Puerto Rico

September 19, 2017

Overnight, Hurricane Maria thrashed the island nation of Dominica with Category 5 force winds up to 160 mph. Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica, wrote on Facebook “Initial reports are of widespread...

Air Force

United States Air Force celebrates 70 year anniversary

September 18, 2017

The history of the Air Force begins in an Ohio valley, where the Wright Brothers sketched the plans for what would become the first air craft to make flight possible. Soon after, the Wright Brothers experienced...

Hall of Fame recipients

FGCU will reopen its doors to students on Wednesday

September 15, 2017

After their meeting today with President Michael Martin, in conjunction with the Council of Deans, the Registrar, and Faculty Senate President, the Emergency Advisory Council has determined FGCU’s reopening...

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