The Student News Site of Florida Gulf Coast University

Eagle Media

Eagle Media

Eagle Media

Nature trail entrance across from North Lake Village.

Reforms to FGCU’s Sustainable Identity is Ongoing

Addyson McCullough and Veronica Amador March 13, 2023

Updated to reflect a correct attribution for a Buxton's quote and to clarify context on March 23 3:48 p.m. The definition of sustainability at FGCU might be shifting. Throughout the institution’s...

FGCU supplies eco-friendly confetti to students who want to be environmentally friendly when taking graduation pictures.

Ecofetti Combats Campus-wide Littering as Graduation Nears

Abigail Muth, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

As graduation season approaches and photoshoots commence, FGCU students are reminded that one sustainable option is available to celebrate one’s achievements.  In 2020, under the Goldman Administration,...

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...

‘Green’ university removes ‘practices’ sustainability from official mission statement, then rethinks decision

January 13, 2016

After student criticism and a 121-signature online and paper petition, the BOT might reverse a September 2015 decision to drop the word “practice” from the phrase “practices and promotes environmental sustainability”...

Bringing home green gold

September 3, 2014

Florida Gulf Coast University is now the first institution in the state of Florida to receive a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System 2.0 Gold award in recognition of achievements in sustainability...

Load More Stories