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FGCU Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

FGCU Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

April 9, 2020

An FGCU student tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 8, according to a statement released by FGCU on Thursday.  The student, who currently lives in FGCU’s West Lake Village student housing,...

Florida Governor Issues Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Stay-At-Home Order

April 1, 2020

  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a stay-at-home order for Florida this afternoon during a press conference. Executive Order 20-91 begins Friday at 12:01 a.m. and will be in effect for all Florida...

FGCU Announces Summer A and C Courses Online Only

FGCU Announces Summer A and C Courses Online Only

March 27, 2020

PHOTO BY JULIA BONAVITA   Florida Gulf Coast University announced today that all courses offered in the Summer A and Summer C sessions will be available via remote instruction only. According to an...

Millennials, Gen-Zers at greater risk for serious health issues as a result of COVID-19

Millennials, Gen-Zers at greater risk for serious health issues as a result of COVID-19

March 18, 2020

Dr. Norman Swan Talks about young people and the COVID-19 epidemic. Courtesy of: ABC Australia Coronacast podcast. During a morning press conference with the White House, Ambassador Dr. Deborah Birx announced...

SG memorial resolutions

Student Government discusses budget for next school year

January 18, 2017

Student Government members came together during their second meeting of the year in Cohen Center 247 on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The meeting kicked off with a presentation by Sandra Pavelka, vice president of...

Link to Fitness alumni

Alumni aim to revolutionize personal training

January 15, 2017

FGCU alumni Stephanie and Jennifer Castano are on a mission to revolutionize personal training. Link to Fitness, a new up and coming phone app, is set to do just that. The app aims to provide a platform...

Honors FGCU

Board of Trustees move to establish honors college

January 12, 2017

The Board of Trustees moved to fund and establish an honors college at the BOT meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10. FGCU is home to an honors program since 1996 that currently includes a body of 750 students with...

Actress Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

December 27, 2016

After suffering a heart attack on Dec. 23 on a flight from London to Los Angeles, actress Carrie Fisher has passed away at age 60. Fisher was hospitalized at UCLA immediately after landing and was said...

Bower school of music fund

Bower School of Music receives substantial donation

December 9, 2016

Maurizio and Laura Nisita, residents of Estero gave a significant donation to the Bower School of Music Tuesday, Dec. 6. The money provided will help fund scholarships for future and current musicians...

Wetlands Bill Mitsch

Director of FGCU’s Everglades Wetland Research Park to study water in Naples

December 4, 2016

Many gathered at Freedom Park in Naples on Thursday, Nov. 17. The event was held in honor of a new coalition between Collier County and FGCU for future park research. Bill Mitsch, along with his team of...

Office of Continuing Education to take in medical students

December 3, 2016

The Office of Continuing Education at FGCU has taken the helm at helping medical students of the recently closed Heritage Institute finish their degrees. The for-profit school closed all 10 of its campuses...

FGCU Homecoming

Student Government approves FGCU’s first homecoming

November 30, 2016

Student Government met on Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the last time during the fall 2016 semester. The highlight of the meeting was the vote on SG’s new bill, which would bring homecoming to FGCU for the first...

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