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...

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...

Alum’s scholarship fund supports doctor of nursing students

August 4, 2022 0

Thirty minutes. That’s the window of time nurse anesthetist Johny Williamceau has to get to Gulf Coast Medical Center to...

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...