Categories | Student success

Spring 2024 President’s and Dean’s Lists honor top scholars

July 10, 2024 0

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

New Honors College dean brings international study experience to role

June 28, 2024 0

An international academician who was born and raised in Fort Myers and attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes...

Access for all — an FGCU student turns challenges into change

June 18, 2024 0

Volunteering as a patient in Marieb College of Health & Human Services classrooms has helped Keith Goldberg advocate for people...

RHM partnership with Ritz-Carlton yields internships and careers

June 13, 2024 0

When Alfonso Diaz applied for internships as an undergraduate at Florida Gulf Coast University’s School of Resort & Hospitality Management , he knew little about ritzy...

Spring grad made the most of Honors College opportunities

June 11, 2024 0

If all goes as planned, Dominique Berrette will begin medical school in fall 2025. The highly decorated spring graduate from...

Retired professor’s $2.5 million gift to engineering is largest ever from faculty member

June 6, 2024 0

Thomas M. Missimer recently retired from Florida Gulf Coast University’s U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering . But the former hydrogeology professor’s impact will continue to...

Spring grad tuned in to a commitment to finish her degree

May 28, 2024 0

In her role as an FM traffic manager, Marilyn Kennedy manages and schedules the flow of promotional advertising for Southwest...

FGCU’s Runway Program celebrates $1 million milestone

May 22, 2024 0

Some people know early in life that they’re not interested in a traditional 9-to-5 job. “I knew for the longest...

Sculpture from Ian debris all about ‘creating beauty from chaos’

May 16, 2024 0

The creative minds and skilled hands of some Florida Gulf Coast University students and their professor have transformed the detritus...

Outstanding Eagles inducted into Hall of Fame

May 7, 2024 0

Nine class of 2024 standouts have been inducted into Florida Gulf Coast University’s Hall of Fame, the highest recognition awarded...

FGCU welcomes experienced leader as new athletics director

May 3, 2024 0

Colin Hargis, who has two decades of experience as a Division I administrator including 15 years at North Carolina State...

President’s Circle for Excellence: A new way to support FGCU’s strategic initiatives

April 25, 2024 0

For Gail Markham, joining the President’s Circle for Excellence adds up to a win-win situation. The founder of Markham Norton...