Fgcu Spring Break 2023 – Community Engagement Day @ Eagle X serves as an opportunity for FGCU students to showcase the amazing KKN projects they have participated in and the impact they have on the community each academic year. This annual event is the largest showcase of student services projects offered on campus and aims to highlight and honor the most prominent individual, classroom, and student organization-based learning services projects each year. Community Engagement Day also serves as a moment of inspiration for all involved as it demonstrates the strong relationships built between the university and our community.
A complete list of projects and presentation dates will be published closer to the event. More information will be available soon at www.fgcu.edu/EagleX
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We ask that you indicate on this registration form when you are available to participate so that we can plan the project judging process.
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Please invite colleagues and other community members to join us! Please contact Justin Fitzgerald, Community Engagement Director with questions: amZpdHpnZXJhbGQgfCBmZ2N1ICEgZWR1
Community Engagement Day is part of Eagle X @ FGCU. Eagle X is a multidisciplinary symposium that showcases the outstanding efforts of FGCU students across campus. Participants will have the opportunity to experience various informative presentations in areas such as student research, KKN, internships, and leadership. Through this dynamic experience, scholars and student leaders will showcase their skills and innovation to make a positive impact on FGCU and beyond.
Event Times: 9am – Midday (however, if you are unable to work the full 3 hours, you can indicate available hours). Lunch will be served and the awards will start afterward.
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Add to calendar Friday, April 20, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar iCal CalendaFlorida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is a public university in Lee County, Florida, near Fort Myers. It is part of the Florida State University system and is the youngest member. The university was founded on May 3, 1991, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It offers 58 bachelor’s degree programs, 25 master’s degrees, 6 doctoral programs, and 12 graduate certificates.
In 1991, Charles B. Edwards proposed to the Florida Legislature that the 10th Florida State University be built in the Southwest region of Florida. Florida Governor Lawton Charles signed into law legitimizing the school in May 1991.
The Board of Trustees selected a 760 acre (310 ha) site south of Fort Myers, donated by B. Hill Griffin III, to build the university. On April 26, 1993, Florida State University System Executive Vice Chancellor Roy E. McTarnagan was appointed president of the unnamed “Southwest Florida University”. Chief Officer McTarnagan and a small staff set up temporary headquarters in downtown Fort Myers on land provided by the Lee County Commission.
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The school was officially founded by Governor Lawton Chiles in 1991, although FGCU noted that August 25, 1997 was the first time classes were held on campus.
Florida Gulf Coast University’s 5th Academic Building was later named Charles B. Naik at Edwards Hall.
In July 1999, William S. Mervyn became the second president of FGCU. Merwin attempted to create a traditional four-year university. An active philanthropist, Merwin raised over $250 million for the university in eight short years, rapidly expanding the school.
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New buildings include Lutgert College of Business, Holmes Hall (U.S. Whitaker School of Business), Whitaker Hall, Koch Tower (Union Studios), Aliko Ara, and campus housing expansions. Studt enrollment at FGCU increased from around 2,000 in the first year to 15,000 in 2017.
. In 2007, Dr. Wilson G. Bradshaw became the university’s third president. Bradshaw announced his retirement after the 2016–17 school year, and the Board of Trustees replaced Bradshaw in 2017 with Michael W. Selecting Martin.
In response to calls from public universities to increase the four-year graduation rate, FGCU introduced the Class 4 Soar program in 2016, which covers tuition fees for freshmen graduating within four years and a limited number of students. other criteria.
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Former Louisiana State University System Chancellor and Colorado State University Mike Martin succeeded Bradshaw as president of Florida Gulf Coast University on July 1, 2017. The move from Bradshaw to Martin coincided with the university’s 20th anniversary celebrations.
In 2017, the College of Health Professions and Social Work named Marieb Hall after a $10 million gift from donor Elaine Nickpon Marieb at the College of Health and Human Services, with a $5 million donation.
The campus is located in Southwest Florida in Lee County, 21 miles (34 km) from Naples and south of Fort Myers. It’s in the San Carlos Park Fire District and uses the postal code Fort Myers.
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) campus, known as the academic center, contains buildings that house most of the school’s classrooms and laboratories. There are three separate off-campus residential areas: North Lake, South Village, and West Lake Village. North Lake Village overlooks Lake Miromar and has recreational activities such as boating and water skiing, as well as a waterfront promenade and dining area new in 2017.
And in 2008 Herbert J. Sogd Hall (home of the School of Spa and Hospitality) was chosen.
Academic Building 7 for the College of Arts and Sciences was completed in 2010 and named Seidler Hall in 2016, named after donors Lee and Gee Seidler.
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In 2012, the 8th academic building was completed. Now Marieb Hall, dedicated to Elaine Nikpon Marieb in 2012.
) designed for the College of Health Professions, in 2017 Marieb College of Health and Human Services received an additional $10 million in pledges following Marieb’s second transformative gift.
Other construction projects include the Coh Cter expansion (the studio union building is also called Harvey Place in honor of donor Harvey Coe), the addition of a fine arts building, and the 2017 Alico Ara expansion, one of its largest yet. field of solar panels at universities, and the construction of academic buildings 9.
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FGCU also opened a new facility a few miles northeast of campus in 2016, the Institute for Emergent Technology.
FGCU established the Everglades Wetlands Research Park (EWRP), located at the Kapnick Center for Education and Research, on the Naples Botanical Gardens campus in Naples, Florida, about 35 miles south of FGCU’s main campus. EWRP provides education, research and services related to wetland, river, coastal and environmental management.
In 2019, FGCU began construction of the School of Water, which will house research labs and classrooms focused on the environmental consequences of water quality in Southwest Florida. Upon completion, the Water School will be the largest academic building in FGKU. The facility will start operating in the fall of 2021.
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There are three other satellite campus locations: The Atrium in Naples, Fort Myers, and Herald Courtyard Court in Punta Gorda, Florida, where continuing education and lifelong learning classes take place. The FGCU Board of Trustees voted in January 2010 to acquire 500 acres (2.0 km2) of land.
) in Buckingham. Located between East Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres, this area has more than 60 buildings and 300 residences. Initially, the property served as the Gulf Coast Cter, a residential facility for the developmentally disabled. After the state terminated such large-scale institutions, the FGCU supervisory board received a land grant. Used for off-campus team building training and maintenance.
In 2007, the university purchased the former Bonita Beach Plantation Resort in Bonita Springs as a marine research laboratory. The Norm and Nancy Wester Marine and Environmental Skis Research Field Station has 10 vessels on site and is located in Estero Bay. The site includes laboratories, offices, apartments for visiting researchers, and classrooms.
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) in the main campus is segregated for environmental protection. FGCU also built a lake on campus which is home to many wildlife; the lake also helps promote the ecology of the area. environmental stability is the main goal stated in the charter of the university. Seidler Hall, the art laboratory and new classroom for the College of Arts and Sciences, has been certified platinum, the highest honor conferred by the US Green Building Council’s leadership in ergonomic and environmental design. The university has 15 hectares (61,000 sq
) solar panels provide 85 percent of the energy needed to power the Holmes, Lutgert, and Seidler halls, according to FGCU’s Florida Power & Light Co. reduced trust in the company by 18 percent. The ice heat storage plant cools the campus building through a cooling underground loop, saving more than $1.64 million over five years. The newest hostels – Everglades, Biscayne, Palmetto, Osprey and Eagle – heat their water via rooftop solar panels.
The library complex is located on FGCU’s main campus in Fort Myers. The main facility welcomed 1 million visitors for the first time in the 2016-2017 academic year.