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  1. UTA Athletics announces promotions, new additions to staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | The Shorthorn

    Michael Eldridge, who has been with the department since 2011, was promoted to the position of assistant athletic director for communications. MacBain succeeds Richard Kilwien as the associate athletic director for communications after spending five years at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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  2. Sunset Soiree 2018Read the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | Gulfshore Life

    ... performed by Valerie's House teens with many attendees shedding a tear or two in response. Florida Gulf Coast University President Dr. Michael Martin and his wife Jan were the honorary chairs of the event with ABC-7 Anchor Krista Fogelsong serving ...

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  3. Real Estate BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... Society has announced the award of the annual Paul Sands Memorial REIS Scholarship to Florida Gulf Coast University students Chezanne McLeod, Randy Lopez and Seth Thompson. The scholarships each provide $2,500 toward tuition and books. McLeod is a ...

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  4. Potential sighting of attempted kidnapper has FGCU students worriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... who attempted to kidnap a young woman in the parking lot of a student apartment complex near Florida Gulf Coast University less than a month ago. The attempted kidnapping near FGCU occurred in the evening. At just after 11:30 p.m. in the parking lot ...

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  5. Red tide levels improving but still not clear in Southwest FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... don't see red tide on our beaches right now," said Mike Parsons, Marine Science Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University. "It looks like it's well dissipated right now." Parsons and his team have been keeping an eye on levels all year. We have now ...

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  6. Dead fish on the beach. Photo via WINK News.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... would have figured it out decades ago," Dr. Mike Parsons said, a marine science professor from Florida Gulf Coast University. He attributes the low oxygen levels and the nutrients brought in from the mixing of water in the Gulf of Mexico and the ...

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  7. FGCU swimmer earns shot at world title with New Zealand national teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | NBC2 News

    From New Zealand to Florida Gulf Coast University, Rebecca Moynihan has traveled a long way to pursue her dreams in the pool. "I don't know if it's fully sunk in for her yet, but she is going to be swimming against some of the fastest people to ever exist on this planet," said FGCU Head Swimming Coach Dave Rollins.

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  8. FGCU researchers test air quality for toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida Gulf Coast University researchers have collected samples from an air filter. The substance collected was at Karp's house nearby an adjacent canal and from a filter in Bonita Springs, which they will compare it with.

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  9. Naples chefs dish secrets in Foodie Camp classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | NBC2 News

    ... community, benefiting the homeless feeding program at St. Matthew's House, and scholarships at Florida Gulf Coast University's hospitality school. NBC2's Alexa Santos caught up with Chef Tony Ridgway, owner of Ridgway Bar & Grill. Ridgway's foodie ...

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  10. Poisonous toxins could be in local seafoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | NBC2 News

    A Florida Gulf Coast University research team received a $5.9 million grant project funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to look into an algae toxin with serious human impacts. Ciguatoxin is produced by the microscopic marine organism gambierdiscus, and the toxin is most commonly known for causing ciguatera fish poisoning.

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  11. More informationRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | Gulfshore Life

    Sewing a Native Truth: Seminole Fashion and Culture exhibit, in partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University, features more than 20 unique Seminole dolls and clothing items on loan from The Florida Museum of Natural History. Center admission $14 per adult, $12 per senior, $10 per child or student, free for children 2 and younger.

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  12. Colleges Favor Academics Over ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... month it published a study suggesting that admissions offices value academics over activism. Florida Gulf Coast University sociologist Ted Thornhill wanted to study what types of black students pique the interest of admissions officers. So he sent ...

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  13. Real Estate BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... releases. Varallo recently re-ceived his bachelor of the arts degree in communication from Florida Gulf Coast University. He will be based out of GATES Construction's Headquar-ters in Bonita Springs. Celebrating 25 years, GATES provides construction ...

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  14. RedCoach And FGCU Partner Up to Take You PlacesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | PRWeb

    The new stop with parking on the Florida Gulf Coast University campus will make my RedCoach travel even more convenient and productive. This is a win-win for students and business travelers alike.

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  15. Lack of oxygen in water cause of blue crabs washing up on beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "You see dozens and dozens of them in the shallows that's just not normal and then you see him coming up on shore and eventually they don't go back in the water," said Thompson. Florida Gulf Coast University researcher Doctor Mike Parsons says the crabs are fleeing in mass from water where they have no oxygen to breathe.

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  16. "Will Florida's Ex-Felons Finally Regain the Right to Vote?"Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this New York Times magazine article, which is worth reading in full. Here is a taste: In 2015, [Neil] Volz happened on a meeting at Florida Gulf Coast University, where a small group of students and community activists were listening to an African-American law-school graduate named Desmond Meade.

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  17. Study Finds White College Admissions Counselors Looking For The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Forbes.com

    ... Screen Black Prospective Students , from Ted Thornhill, an assistant professor of sociology at Florida Gulf Coast University, shows a twist on how racism filters through candidates. Thornhill undertook an experiment of sending emails from eight ...

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  18. Are human traffickers targeting big box stores?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... human trafficking for over a decade working for both the Lee County Sheriff's Office and Florida Gulf Coast University. "Someone following you around, that doesn't mean that they don't have bad intentions. But it's not necessarily to make a profit ...

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  19. Feature: Will Florida's Ex-Felons Finally Regain the Right to Vote?Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The New York Times

    ... center and to lead the county homeless coalition. In 2015, Volz happened on a meeting at Florida Gulf Coast University, where a small group of students and community activists were listening to an African-American law-school graduate named Desmond ...

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  20. Man tried to abduct woman near Florida Gulf Coast University, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Orlando Crime

    South Florida Crime Stoppers created a rendering of a suspected man who tried to kidnap a young woman last night at Florida Gulf Coast University. South Florida Crime Stoppers created a rendering of a suspected man who tried to kidnap a young woman last night at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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