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Senior inspired by internship aiding victims of human trafficking
Heroes sometimes wear capes, but they can also wear graduation gowns. In the case of Florida Gulf Coast University student Alexa Guiterrez, heroism means serving her Collier County community through her dream of creating a nonprofit assistance organization for trauma victims. After being inspired by her internship work as a volunteer working with human-trafficking survivors…
Alum gains following advocating for and inspiring those with disabilities
Like a lot of folks, Chelsea Bear posts pictures and videos of everyday life on Instagram. Beach walks, travel adventures, sunset happy hours — activities most take for granted. But there’s more of a message behind the Florida Gulf Coast University alumna’s social media: Many people with disabilities enjoy the same things you do —…
FGCU Foundation Board announces new officers and directors
The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc. has approved its slate of officers, elected four new board members and re-elected another four members for a second term. Foundation board officers for fiscal year 2021-2022 are Chair Chuck Ketteman, Vice Chair Mayela Rosales, Treasurer Doug VanOort and Secretary Geurt Peet. Newly elected board members are:  Mr.…
FGCU Foundation Board of Directors meets Sept. 22
The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Board of Directors meets virtually at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22. The live webcast is available at https://www.fgcu.edu/fbodcast. Board meetings are open to the public. Public comment requests must be sent by email to sseiter@fgcu.edu no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21. The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation…
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