Bill Studenc

Graduate flees ‘country in chaos’ to pursue dreams of college degree

February 3, 2023 0

For Venezuela native Sofia Morón Márquez, the path to graduating from Florida Gulf Coast University began with her escape from...

Philanthropist helps father of 2 achieve dream of college degree

January 24, 2023 0

For Andre Green, a 30-year-old Jamaican native and father of two, a circuitous 10-year effort to earn a college degree...

Behavioral health alumnus links current students to real-world experience

January 18, 2023 0

A two-time Florida Gulf Coast University graduate working in the behavioral health field is now nurturing future mental-health professionals by...

Navy veteran charts course toward career in software engineering

November 10, 2022 0

For Ronny Fray Regato, a senior software engineering major from North Port, the voyage from high school through service in the U.S....

Alum’s nonprofit opens access to LGBT-themed books

October 25, 2022 0

As a young gay man coming of age in a small New England town, Florida Gulf Coast University alumnus Joshua...

Largest grant in FGCU history expected to improve job outlook in SW Florida

September 16, 2022 0

More than 1,000 residents of Southwest Florida are expected to land new or better-paying jobs after receiving fast-tracked training and...

Spring graduates share inspiring journeys to earning degrees

May 26, 2022 0

FGCU students travel many different paths to one destination: graduation day. Out of 1,942 candidates for undergraduate and graduates degrees...

Alumna is ‘doing the math’ for US Navy and future Hispanic scholars

January 27, 2022 0

Before Darleen Perez-Lavin started her intensive study of mathematics at Florida Gulf Coast University as a graduate student of Chilean...

Marine sciences grad has no problem being a ‘buzz kill’ in mosquito control

October 5, 2021 0

Most newly minted college graduates seek a first step on a career path that will generate a lot of buzz....

3 receive Department of State scholarships to study languages

September 2, 2021 0

Three Florida Gulf Coast University students recently wrapped up an intensive summer program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State...