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Alumnus Adam James makes career out of motivational speaking

Alumnus Adam James makes career out of motivational speaking

April 23, 2014

Adam James grew up in a small town outside of Pittsburgh, with one dream — to become a Major League Baseball player. A couple decades later, he is not playing baseball. Instead, he is telling others...

So you’re graduating? Take a hike.

April 9, 2014

This May, many Florida Gulf Coast University seniors will take their last set of final exams and celebrate with the feeling that they’ve completed an adventure and climbed a mountain. Now, with the...

Lessons in leadership and sustainability bring students and faculty together

February 7, 2014

On Jan. 18, more than 70 students from across the state exchanged their weekend for three days of workshops, planning and an education about their roles as the up-and-coming leaders in environmental justice. The...

Students dance for those who can’t

January 29, 2014

On Feb. 8, students can enjoy 12 straight hours of dancing, food, live bands and magic carpet rides. It’s not Dunk City’s newest nightclub …it’s Dance Marathon. The national organization took its...

FGCU hosts environmental summit

January 15, 2014

It has been said that when a passionate group of individuals get together for a common cause, they can change the world. For the Students for Environmental Justice at Florida Gulf Coast University, that’s...

Georgia on my mind: An inside look at Alternative Fall Break 2013

Georgia on my mind: An inside look at Alternative Fall Break 2013

January 15, 2014

A 13-year-old boy waits in line on a brisk Tuesday morning to go through a metal detector. He’s patted down, his backpack searched and the dingy hood pulled off his head. He’s not getting on a plane...

FGCU produces farmers market on Dec. 2

November 21, 2013

Students will have the opportunity to toss the Ramen noodles and invest in some fresh and local alternatives. Florida Gulf Coast University is having one of the first farmers markets on campus Tuesday,...

Finding the perfect match

November 13, 2013

University program pairs students for carpooling Five years ago, Florida Gulf Coast University introduced an online program to help students find their match. While it may not find you a date, Ride2FGCU...

Of course it’s not available

October 31, 2013

Required classes only offered once a year can prevent students from graduating on time A student coming to Florida Gulf Coast University with a four-year graduation plan may end up extending their stay...

A break with an alternative twist

October 16, 2013

This winter break, 20 to 30 Florida Gulf Coast University students will be trading in their vacation time for a pair of work gloves. The biannual Alternative Break trip will be taking place from Dec. 15th-21st...

Marieb Hall earns gold LEED certification

September 18, 2013

This summer, Florida Gulf Coast University’s $28 million dollar health sciences facility received Gold-level certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Marieb Hall opened...

Students can turn their Eagle ID into a debit card

August 24, 2013

The FGCU Eagle ID now has the potential to be of more use to students on a daily basis. As of this past summer, students have the capability to link their ID card to their Wells Fargo checking account....

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