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Longtime donor inspires students with his own success

September 20, 2022 0

Even as a child, Cornelius “Pat” Cacho valued education above most things. Born into modest means in British Honduras (now...

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...

Research team helping create digital archive of local island’s history

September 9, 2022 0

Like most people who grew up in Lee County, Florida Gulf Coast University senior Hailey Kerr dug her toes into...

Global Medical Brigades makes a world of difference

August 30, 2022 0

After spring finals ended in May, most students kicked back for a post-semester breather or headed home for summer jobs....

Middle-income students get help from couple who understand their challenge

August 9, 2022 0

Mary and Rick Reichle understand firsthand the challenges of juggling the responsibilities of life with financing an education and relate...

Spring 2022 President’s and Dean’s lists honor top scholars

July 5, 2022 0

Florida Gulf Coast University honors its top scholars each semester by naming undergraduate students to the President’s List or Dean’s...

Environmental educators emphasize strength of localizing lessons

July 5, 2022 0

Planting the seeds of environmental stewardship in a child’s consciousness early can reap lifelong benefits. That’s why a team from...

Blankets & Blessings helps homeless, one person at a time

June 29, 2022 0

A decade ago, 8-year-old Will Constantine asked his mother, Kerry, how people without houses stay warm in the winter. “That’s...

FGCU developing as regional hub for the autism community

June 20, 2022 0

When Annemarie Connor utters the phrase “our college students with autism” in conversation, it usually elicits a look that says,...

Alumni pair up to provide lifeline to families struggling with autism

June 20, 2022 0

After Amy Richardson’s daughter, Olivia, was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder about eight years ago, the Cape Coral mom scoured...

FGCU community celebrates Juneteenth on campus

June 17, 2022 0

Florida Gulf Coast University celebrated the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, the national holiday recognizing the end of slavery, with a...