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EN Photo by Raphaella Matta. A photo of the new CAPS building on FGCU's campus. The CAPS' space in Howard Hall was smaller, so new people could not be hired until recently.

CAPS has a new location, but what exactly has changed?

December 6, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Clerk FGCU students’ time on the waitlist at the Counseling and Psychological Services has reduced after the center hired more staff members. After relocating to the third floor...

Assistant professor at FGCU placed on administrative leave, with an investigation underway

November 14, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Desk An assistant professor of philosophy at FGCU was placed on administrative leave with pay according to Susan Evans, FGCU’s vice president and chief of staff. FGCU is investigating...

OneBlood Drive at FGCU receives blood donations for multiple causes

OneBlood Drive at FGCU receives blood donations for multiple causes

November 5, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Desk A Florida Gulf Coast University professor hosted a blood drive on Nov. 5 to encourage blood donations for seven organizations. Courtney Dwyer Satkoski, a professor at FGCU, began...

News Literacy class at FGCU helps students discern fact from fiction

News Literacy class at FGCU helps students discern fact from fiction

October 25, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Desk *Lauren Miceli is a TA for one of Lyn Millner’s News Literacy sections *WGCU studios inspired this piece by discussing the topic in a recent podcast https://news.wgcu.org/post/critical-importance-media-literacy-todays-world WGCU...

EN Photo by Julia Bonavita. Rainbow flags lined the library lawn at FGCU for the pride celebration.

FGCU’s Pride Parade returns for third year

October 10, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Desk Florida Gulf Coast University held its third Pride Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 9 during FGCU's fourth annual Pride Week. Different departments from FGCU participated in the parade...

EN Photo by Lauren Miceli. A hard hat provided by the new Construction Management school at FGCU.

FGCU continues promoting sustainability with new major

September 28, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Desk Florida Gulf Coast University launched its newest program, a bachelor’s degree in construction management this semester. The degree program has been in development for about...

Gun-friendly colleges for Florida in 2020?

September 11, 2019

By Lauren Miceli News Desk Last month a Florida representative filed a bill that would permit firearms and weapons on college campuses for the 2020 legislative session. Anthony Sabatini, a Republican who...

Photo taken by Andrea Podermo and provided by WGCU

The future of the water school at FGCU

August 21, 2019

Lauren Miceli News desk After Hurricane Irma in 2017 and the fifth longest occurring red tide in history that followed, the demand to study and manage water problems is high. FGCU’s location amid freshwater...

FGCU staff fired for credit card use

August 2, 2019

By Lauren Miceli FGCU’s director of outreach programs was fired after he used the school’s credit card for personal use. On July 12, Dr. Winston Bishop received a notice that his employment at FGCU...

FGCU to restructure hospitality program

FGCU to restructure hospitality program

July 22, 2019

FGCU’s resort and hospitality management degree program faces restructuring after administration decided it needed to be more rigorous.  Provost Jim Llorens informed all students last month the School...

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