Welcome to the First Year Experience

Peer Architects

Peer ArchitectsPeer Architects are student leaders who are here to help you during your transition to Florida SouthWestern State College. Each Peer Architect will act as a mentor for first year students. Peer Architects are assigned to a specific section of the Cornerstone Experience Class (SLS 1515), have office hours in the First Year Experience (FYE) office, and put on workshops throughout the semester especially geared towards enhancing a first year student’s overall experience.


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Student Testimonials

“My Peer Architect was very helpful. She went above and beyond to help each and every one of us.”

“I enjoy having someone I can relate to on a more personal level, and know I can always reach out to outside of class.”

“I feel our Peer Architect did an awesome job and was a great asset to our professor and more importantly to us as students. I am thankful I have someone to lean on when I have questions and to lead me in the right direction when I’m unsure.”


Lee Campus

April Haling

April Haling

Major:
Pediatric Nursing
Hometown:
Fort Myers, FL
High School Attended: Fort Myers High School
“My favorite thing about FSW is the helpful, friendly environment.”

Bryan Martinez

Bryan Martinez

Major:
Nursing
Hometown:
Naples, FL
High School Attended: Lehigh Senior High School
“My favorite things about FSW are the opportunities we have available on campus. I also like the diverse population. We get to meet new people every day.”

Courtney Fletcher

Courtney Fletcher

Major:
Nursing
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL
High School Attended: Edward H. White High School
“I love all the aid that is available to students around campus to make sure we are all successful.”

Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson

Major:
AS: Crime Scene Technology
Hometown:
Lehigh Acres, FL
High School Attended: Lehigh Senior High School
“Is that the campus is geared towards the student and how many options there are for academic success.”

Delirys Cruz

Delirys Cruz

Major:
Undecided
Hometown:
Lehigh Acres, FL
High School Attended: East Lee County High School
“My Favorite thing is that there are many opportunities to meet different types of people and from a multitude of different cultures.”

Ines Santos

Ines Santos

Major:
Nursing
Hometown:
Linden, NJ
High School Attended: Mariner High School
“My favorite thing is the variety of Clubs and the friendly people.”

Jennifer Venier

Jennifer Venier

Major:
Elementary Education
Hometown:
Henderson, Nevada
High School Attended: Haddon Heights High School
“My favorite thing about FSW is being able to meet a lot of people.”

Joseph Burton

Joseph Burton

Major:
AA General Education
Hometown:
Riverside, California
High School Attended: Burton Homeschool
“I love all the events that take place here at college and how the professors truly care for my success in college.”

Marcus Roberson

Marcus Roberson

Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Hometown:
Fort Myers, FL
High School Attended: Fort Myers High School
“A few of the things I like about FSW are the clubs that I am in, the professors that are always helping their students and the energy in the area.”

Miesha Lott

Miesha Lott

Major:
Business Management
Hometown:
Plant City, FL
High School Attended: Spoto High School
“My favorite things about FSW are meeting new people and learning skills to become successful.”

Sandra Mink

Sandra Mink

Major:
Business Administration
Hometown:
Bordentown Township, New Jersey
High School Attended: Hamilton High School West
“My favorite thing about FSW is the campus resources; they provide you with the tools and skills needed to have the ultimate college experience.”

Stephanie Niebles

Stephanie Niebles

Major:
Business
Hometown:
Weschester, NY
High School Attended: Gateway Charter
“I love how much help and opportunities there are on campus.”

Suley Rodriguez

Suley Rodriguez

Major:
Nursing
Hometown:
Habana, Cuba
High School Attended: Cape Coral High School
“My favorite thing is all the great resources provided for students.”

Tim McBride

Tim McBride

Major:
AA / AS Criminal Justice Technology
Hometown:
New Fairfield, CT
High School Attended: Cape Coral High School
“My favorite things about FSW are the campus and the professors.”

Treyanna Gordon

Treyanna Gordon

Major:
General AA
Hometown:
San Diego, California
High School Attended: Ida S. Baker High School
“My favorite thing about FSW is the people and the friendly environment.”

Widler Limage

Widler Limage

Major:
AA / AS Nursing
Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, FL High School Attended: Coral Spring High School
“I love FSW because it provides lots of help.”


Charlotte Campus

Ashley Barnes

Ashley Barnes

Major:
Elementary Education
Hometown:
Port Charlotte, FL
High School Attended: Charlotte High
“My favorite thing about FSW is that it’s very organized and close to my house in Punta Gorda. Also, the staff is very friendly.”

Tricia Adams

Tricia Adams

Major:
Business
Hometown:
Miami, FL
High School Attended: Pemberton High School, New Jersey
“My favorite thing about FSW is that student success is not limited by a lack of resources.”


Collier Campus

Jenny Nicolas-Angrand

Corina Reza

Major:
Nursing
Hometown:
Naples, FL
High School Attended: Lely High School
“I like the helpful, friendly & diverse environment of FSW.”

Grace Younger

Grace

Major:
Education with a focus in English
Hometown:
Chicago, IL
High School Attended: Barrington High School
“I love the size of our campus and how many events/clubs are offered.”

Jenny Nicolas-Angrand

Jenny Nicolas-Angrand

Major:
Business
Hometown:
Naples, FL
High School Attended: Gulf Coast
“My favorite things about ESC are its cultural diversity and it size in comparison to the other institutions. We are a comfortably close-knitted & supportive community openly wiling to efficiently serve individuals no matter what.”

Jose Almonte

Jose Almonte

Major:
Radiology
Hometown:
Brooklyn, NY
High School Attended:Estero High School
“What I like most about Florida SouthWestern State College is the positive energy!”

Kevin McKeever

Kevin McKeever

Major:
Networking Services Technology
Hometown:
Cleveland, GA
High School Attended: Benzie Central HS
“FSW is always growing and there are many opportunities. It’s a great college in a great community.”

Peta-Gaye Spencer

Peta-Gaye Spencer

Major:
Business Management
Hometown:
Saint Ann, Jamaica
High School Attended: York Castle High (Jamaica)
“I like the fact that there are a lot of resources at FSW available to help you in your course.”

Vladimyr Alce

Vladimyr Alce

Major:
Political Science and Psychology
Hometown:
Naples, FL
High School Attended: College Charlemagne Peralte (Haiti)
“My favorite things about FSW is the environment and the professors.”


Hendry / Glades Center

Jiesha Stephens

Maria Martina Gomez

Major:
Accounting
Hometown:
LaBelle, FL
High School Attended: LaBelle High School

“My favorite thing about FSW is Student Government Association.”

Elise Walker

Elise Walker

Major:
Associates of Arts with a focus in Education
Hometown:
Cape Coral, FL

“My favorite thing about FSW is the community.”