Alum addresses disability-related questions through new children’s book

March 28, 2024 0

Lauren Horowitz has cerebral palsy. She wears a leg brace, and the fingers on her right hand sometimes tighten up...

Fort Myers mayor receives 2024 Alumni of Distinction Award

March 1, 2024 0

Kevin Anderson, a 2003 graduate in criminal justice , sits in his office overlooking downtown Fort Myers like a man who’s comfortable...

FGCU alum manages to write her own stage career on Broadway

February 15, 2023 0

FGCU alumna Danielle Ranno is the stage manager of “& Juliet,” a hit Broadway musical comedy that puts a new...

FGCU grad finds recipe for success in restaurant industry

February 8, 2023 0

When Michael Kemna (’16, Criminal Justice ) was just out of high school in Cumberland, Maine, in 2010, he put together binders...

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...

Community policing is a passion for criminal justice alum

November 8, 2022 0

As overseer of the Community Relations Unit in the Fort Myers Police Department, Sgt. Gilberto Benitez takes special pride in...

Soaring Eagle awards honor high-achieving alumni

July 21, 2022 0

It usually takes many years to build the sort of life that brings with it accolades and recognition from the...

Alumna of Distinction has been pushing the envelope for years

July 19, 2022 0

An award is a tangible recognition of how the past influences the future. FGCU’s annual Alumni of Distinction Award is...

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 gathers rare seeds in hopes of preserving plants for future generations

May 24, 2022 0

An avid hiker raised from a young age with a love of the outdoors, FGCU graduate Jessica DeYoung (’18, Environmental...