News Archive for 2017

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May 24 Enterprise Holdings Grants $5K for FSW Student Veteran Scholarships (District)
Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) Foundation received a $5,000 grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation. The grant is directed for scholarships for the college’s student veterans. This is the second year that Enterprise has donated to FSW for this purpose. From day one, members of the military have played an important role…
May 22 FSW Proposes Class Fees for 2017-2018 Year (District)
May 22, 2017 – Fort Myers, FLA – Each year, Florida SouthWestern State College conducts an assessment of the courses offered and the associated fees. For the 2017-2018 academic year, the proposal for fees must be brought to the college’s Board of Trustees for review and vote. The FSW Board…
May 22 $25K Gift Means Ambulance for FSW Students (Collier)
May 22, 2017 – Naples, FL – Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) Foundation received a $25,000 cash donation to support equipment purchases for the college’s emergency medical service technology program. That gift was recently unveiled in the form of an ambulance based on the FSW Collier Campus for training emergency medical…
May 22 FSW Respiratory Care Program Earns National Award for Third Year (District)
MAY 22, 2017 – FORT MYERS, FLA – For the third consecutive year, Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Respiratory Care program has received the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The Associate of Science in Respiratory Care is one of seventeen career…
May 19 Literature Comes to Life for FSW Hendry/Glades Students (Hendry Glades)
MAY 19, 2017 – LABELLE, FLA. – There are lands that some will only ever experience within the pages of a book. When students in the Introduction to Literature course walk into their class at the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Hendry/Glades Curtis Center, they too experience these lands through…
Apr 25 New Home for FSW Commencement (District)
April 24, 2017 – Fort Myers, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College’s Class of 2017 will be tossing their caps in FSW’s Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Friday, May 5. It’s a new chapter not only for the graduates, but also the college. “For many years, we have had to…
Apr 21 FSW Earns National Ranking (District)
April 21, 2017 – Fort Myers, FLA – College Choice has announced its list of the 50 best community colleges in the country. Florida SouthWestern State College has been ranked 31st. “It’s always rewarding when the hard work of our faculty, staff and administrators is recognized. It truly is a…
Apr 3 FSW Earns State Ranking (District)
April 3, 2017 – Fort Myers, FLA – The Community for Accredited Online Schools has ranked Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) as one of the best colleges offering online learning in Florida. Of the 394 state universities, colleges and vocational schools in the state, FSW ranked 40th. To qualify, schools…
Mar 27 FSW Student Earns National PTK Recognition (District)
Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) student Veronica Aguilera was recently named to Phi Theta Kappa’s (PTK) All-USA Community College Academic Team. Aguilera was one of four students from FSW named to the All-Florida Academic Team last month – an honor bestowed to students in the Florida College System based on…
Mar 29 Cultural Arts Festival Returning to Charlotte Campus (Charlotte)
The Cultural Arts Festival returns to Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Charlotte Campus on April 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Now in its second year, the festival showcases FSW student-artists such as painters, crafters, singers, musicians and poets. The local community is invited to view student samples of…

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