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FGCU measures student service with national survey. Special to Eagle News.

FGCU measures student service with national survey

April 21, 2016

FGCU will compare itself to universities across the nation this month as a participant in the National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement. The survey, produced by New York’s Siena College,...

(Top) Runners prepare to race at the Hunting for a Cure 5K. (Bottom of the page) Paul Hollenback participated in the 5K held for him. Jessica Zink, Natalie Diaz, Bridget Miller, Jordan Shedrow, Hollenback, Courtney Satkoski, Craig Connolly and Cory Moore pose with the teams four awards at Community Engagement Day. The “Providing Paul with Opportunity” Go Fund Me page has raised $11,945 so far of the $100,000 goal. (Special to Eagle News)

Six FGCU students give their all for friend with Hunter syndrome

April 20, 2016

Three years ago, social media brought FGCU student Jordan Shedrow and then-20-year-old Paul Hollenback together. Shedrow and Hollenback, who is one of 400 people in the United States with life-threatening...

Students to present service projects at Community Engagement Day

Students to present service projects at Community Engagement Day

April 14, 2016

Jessica Rhea smiles a lot but never as much as at Community Engagement Day. “People walk around and smile,” Rhea said. “You literally walk around smiling.” Rhea, the director of service learning...

University VP says FGCU has many tools to handle sexual assault awareness

University VP says FGCU has many tools to handle sexual assault awareness

April 13, 2016

President Barack Obama recently declared April to be National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month, shining a national spotlight on the issue of sexual assault. However, FGCU’s vice president...

Students table at 2014s Community Engagement Day. (EN Photo / James Greco:)

Registration deadline for Community Engagement Day is April 8

April 7, 2016

Students will have the chance to share their community service projects with their peers at the sixth annual Community Engagement Day on Friday, April 15. “I think it’s the most exciting day of the...

Freshwater releases threaten Florida’s tourism industry

Freshwater releases threaten Florida’s tourism industry

April 6, 2016

Fort Myers Beach is by no means a ghost town, but local business owners have been impacted by the Lake Okeechobee releases all the same. Josh Stewart, the owner of Adventure in Paradise Boat Cruises and...

Photo by James Greco

Disabled students buddy up at FGCU Water Games

April 6, 2016

College isn’t just about fun and games, but on Friday, April 8, five students from an FGCU class will try to make it that way for disabled high schoolers visiting campus. Students Lindsey Morimanno,...

Activists Ellis and Musheyev were asked to leave the room by UPD officers, who were on stand by for the event. (Photo Special to Eagle News.)

FGCU economics conference interrupted by anti-fracking protestors

April 4, 2016

The final presentation at FGCU’s Free Market Environmentalism Conference was interrupted Saturday, when two anti-fracking protesters stood at the front of the room. They held a sign that read “Down...

Let’s get environmental: Eagles for Liberty to co-host conference at FGCU

March 31, 2016

When Eagles for Liberty president and Students for Liberty campus coordinator, Emily Reynolds, was given the chance to put on a spring conference of any topic, she picked a focus that is dear to both her...

High voting turnout for Lee County, poll workers made minor mistakes

March 25, 2016

The Florida presidential preference primaries on Tuesday, March 15 pulled 46 percent of registered voters to the polls. It was the highest number of voters for a presidential preference primary in 40 years,...

FGCU students host speakers, pageant to raise money for the March of Dimes

FGCU students host speakers, pageant to raise money for the March of Dimes

March 25, 2016

Women Helping Women In honor of Women’s History Month, five FGCU students will be hosting a speaker event March 28 to inspire their female and male peers to strive for excellence. The event is called...

The audience listens to captain Chris Wittman speak about the CFCWs recently launched PSAs and upcoming documentary. (EN Photo/ Nina Barbero)

Captains for Clean Water releases PSAs, promotes water education

March 17, 2016

Wednesday night’s Captains for Clean Water meeting brought together 60 diverse people — FGCU students and longtime locals, National Rifle Association members and Sierra Club members — to talk about...

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