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Future FGCU baseball player

Estero Wildcat Nate Gillen set to become a member of the FGCU baseball team

November 18, 2016

Standing at 6-foot-3-inches and weighing in at 175 pounds, 17-year-old Estero native, high school senior and baseball talent, Nate Gillen, is excited about what the future has in store for him and his...

Paying off student loans isn’t as easy as getting them

November 6, 2016

Going to college is one of the biggest decisions a teenager is faced with. Not only the decision of whether or not to go, but how to pay for it. The federal government has made it easy to figure out the...

Sanibel writers conference

FGCU professor doubles as Sanibel Island Writer’s Conference director

October 29, 2016

On most days, you’re likely to find Tom DeMarchi reading, spending time with his wife, fellow FGCU professor Karen Tolchin and his son, Charlie, doing a crossword puzzle or jamming out to anything from...

How college grads create independent companies

October 25, 2016

On a Monday evening like any other, Nicole Linares sat in her home in Kissimmee listening to a Facebook Live video on which her company, It Works! announced 100 names of distributors who won $10,000...

Evan Rudd. (EN Photo / Melissa Neubek)

A new way to hang on campus

October 7, 2016

When you think of a hammock, you probably think of hanging under the shade of some palms at the beach with views of a crystal-clear ocean – the ultimate form of rest and relaxation. Thanks to travel...

Professors study zika virus

FGCU faculty members study Zika virus on campus

September 26, 2016

If anybody knows the nuisance mosquitoes can be, it’s the scientists working behind the scenes to study the viruses – like the currently prevalent Zika virus – that these insects carry. Two of those...

15 years of remembering 9/11

September 14, 2016

This year marks the first year that the horrific events of Sep 11, 2001 are being taught to high school students as a historic event that they were not alive for. How crazy is that? How has the time gone...

Bagpipes over preachers

Bagpipes over preachers

August 22, 2016

On Friday, August 19, around 1 P.M., Brice Ehmig, an FGCU senior majoring in political science and minoring in environmental education, received a text message from her girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby”...

The right time to go to college

The right time to go to college: It’s different for everybody

August 19, 2016

College is a thing you’re supposed to do right after high school. I remember sitting at the Boston Public Library with one of my best friends, Lisis, when I was 17, applying for scholarships. That was...

Professor tracks snakes on campus.

Wildlife biology professor locates venomous eastern diamondback rattlesnakes on campus

August 19, 2016

It’s 9 o’clock on a Saturday morning. Armed with a 3-foot long antenna, a snake hook, GPS, radio, rubber boots and a T-shirt tied around his head, professor John Herman, his wife, Wendy, and his...

Enough is enough

July 26, 2016

Thou shall not kill. I think that rule was sandwiched between, “make your bed,” and “brush your teeth,” when I was growing up. It’s so painfully obvious. It’s common sense. While I don’t...

$1 million donation to College of Health Professions and Social Work

July 26, 2016

Three years ago, when the FGCU Eagles’ Men’s Basketball team made it to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, a couple in Ohio was watching the story unfold on the “Today Show.” Now, that same couple has pledged...

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