Categories | Alumni

Alum gains following advocating for and inspiring those with disabilities

September 16, 2021 0

Like a lot of folks, Chelsea Bear posts pictures and videos of everyday life on Instagram. Beach walks, travel adventures,...

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...

Lifelong bond between founding faculty member and student continues to inspire

August 31, 2021 0

Inspiring those who inspire others. That’s the FGCU effect. This Florida Gulf Coast University slogan rings true in many ways. Perhaps it’s most...

Education is all in the family for Gilbert clan

August 13, 2021 0

“It takes a village to raise a child,” according to an often-cited African proverb. Sometimes within a village, it takes...

Software engineering students, local firms both win through mentoring

August 5, 2021 0

FGCU’s required two-semester class, “Mentored Senior Software Engineering Program,” catapults real-world experience to a new level. On the surface, the...

Women’s soccer alumna kicks off Olympics with Sweden

July 23, 2021 0

From being an FGCU women’s soccer standout to recently signing with the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), Julia Roddar...

Alumnus helps veterans transition to civilian life, oversees Home Base move

July 7, 2021 0

When Armando Hernandez (’14, Exercise Science) left the Marine Corps, he faced a challenge. Four years of honorable service took...

Bioengineering alums, students help company develop device to kill COVID-19 

July 1, 2021 0

For well over a year, the pandemic made people more attentive to their sniffles and coughs, or they would actively...

Alumnae helped set the stage for successful Grad Walk

June 29, 2021 0

A decade-plus-long friendship turned business partnership allowed two FGCU alumnae to help create perhaps the most unique graduation experience in...