Alumna inspired by scholarship donors creates one of her own

January 20, 2022 0

Elizabeth McDowell’s dream of giving back to FGCU in a way that meaningfully impacts students affected by the scourge of...

Marieb students benefit from Shady Rest Foundation generosity

April 21, 2021 0

Care for a burgeoning elderly population is something this country must come to grips with – and quickly. The Urban...

FGCU Foundation honors four loyal supporters

April 21, 2021 0

Video: Tim Clark & Dale Ward/FGCU The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation has honored four new Foundation Fellows. Richard Ackert, Lee...

Wang championed Immokalee’s children through FGCU philanthropy

November 14, 2020 0

David I.J. Wang, once a top executive for the world’s largest paper and pulp producer, never forgot his roots as...

Numbers demonstrate the impact of scholarships

November 4, 2020 0

Scholarships make it possible for many students to realize the promise of higher education. FGCU awards scholarships on the basis...

Fellowships director helps students land life-changing opportunities

November 3, 2020 0

GATHERED BY VIDEO conference one summer afternoon, a dozen FGCU students offered their support to psychology major Becky Rodriguez on...

Couple helps first-generation students as was done for them

November 1, 2019 0

For some, paying it forward is a vague concept; for others, it’s a steadfast commitment. Meet Joe and Lee Vumbacco,...

Jubilee Scholarships provide four-year full ride

November 1, 2019 0

Alex Amador is one of dozens of Collier County students who have received the Jubilee Scholarship at Florida Gulf Coast...

Tournament raises $30,000 for FGCU scholarships

September 21, 2018 0

Foundation fundraiser supports new construction management major...

Investments from the heart

April 19, 2018 0

  “Students benefit as much from the mentoring of a caring, interested individual as they do from the financial support.” –...

Advancing FGCU is alum’s latest campus role

February 15, 2018 0

Florida Gulf Coast University’s family tree of successful alums branches throughout the world, but there’s something special about homegrown talent...