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Fort Myers mayor receives 2024 Alumni of Distinction Award
Kevin Anderson, a 2003 graduate in criminal justice, sits in his office overlooking downtown Fort Myers like a man who’s comfortable with his place in the world. He relaxes on a sofa, legs crossed, arms behind his head. He’s quick to smile, quick to laugh, warm and self-deprecating. He carries himself with the kind of…
FGCU Foundation Board of Directors meets March 6
The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Cohen Student Union Ballroom, Room 203. Board meetings are open to the public. Public comment must be sent by email to [email protected] no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation…
Economics and finance grad from Ecuador hopes to help home country
Andrea Santana graduated summa cum laude in December with a double major in economics and finance. As she eyes graduate school next, her long-term vision remains focused on how she can use her knowledge to benefit the future of her home country, Ecuador. Santana was born and raised in Manta, which she described as a…
Basketball player helps make sports history for his home country
Franco Miller Jr., a guard on Florida Gulf Coast University’s men’s basketball team, helped make sports history for his home country last summer. Miller was part of the Bahamas men’s international squad that claimed its biggest victory to date and moved one step closer to a first-ever appearance in the Olympics. By winning the FIBA…
The great escape: A prescription for nursing success
The patient, Mr. Jones, lies on his back under a blue blanket in a hospital bed, blinking up at the ceiling and breathing steadily. His vital signs are being monitored as three Florida Gulf Coast University nursing students work to uncover clues to what ails him. If they fail to correctly diagnose the patient, they’ll…
Family business expert to speak Feb. 29 at FGCU
Jonathan Tisch will deliver the keynote address at the third annual Resnick-Wynn Family Business Conference on Feb. 29 at Florida Gulf Coast University. Tisch is co-chairman of Loews Corporation, executive chairman of Loews Hotels & Company and co-owner of the New York Giants. He will speak on the conference theme — leading family businesses through…
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