News Archive for 2018

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May 16 FSW Secures Significant Training Grant for Arthrex (District)
Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), the State Fiscal Agent for Quick Response Training (QRT) grants, has secured a significant grant for Arthrex to train 269 new hires. “This is a significant grant for Arthrex and our region,” said Dr. Robert R. Jones, regional vice president economic and community development, FSW.…
May 15 FSW Mathematics Professor Aids in Donating Computers to the University of Zimbabwe (District)
MAY 15, 2018 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) mathematics department recently donated 30 of its computers to the University of Zimbabwe’s (UZ) mathematics department. The donation was initiated by FSW Mathematics Professor, Dr. Douglas Magomo, who attended and earned his master’s degree from UZ. “FSW…
May 14 Callaghan Named Assistant VP at FSW (District)
Keith Callaghan has been named the Assistant Vice President for Economic Development and External Affairs for Florida SouthWestern State College. “Keith is a great addition to our college, and he brings a wealth of experience in the areas of raising community awareness and financial support,” said Dr. Robert R. Jones,…
May 11 Risk and Counsel Director to Speak at National Conference (District)
Susan Marcy, Florida SouthWestern State College’s Director of Risk and Counsel, will be presenting at the annual conference of the National Association of College and University Attorneys in Minneapolis June 24-27. She will join fellow attorneys Daniel J. McNulty of Carnegie Mellon University and Chris J. Melcher, of Augusta University…
May 11 FSW Student Accepted to MIT Women’s Technology Program (District)
Summer vacation. Students are counting down the days. For FSW student Elizabeth Swiersz, that countdown is for a different reason. She is one of only 40 women to be accepted to the Women’s Technology Program in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (WTP-EECS) held at MIT this summer. There were 696…
Apr 30 Four FSW Employees Recognized with NISOD Awards (District)
APRIL 30, 2018 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Four Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) faculty and staff members have been named winners of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award for 2018. NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize college faculty, staff and administrators each year who have demonstrated an…
Apr 26 FSWC-Lee Student Named 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalist (Lee)
APRIL 26, 2018 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School-Lee student Sofiya Yusina has been named a 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program. To participate in the National Merit Scholarship Program, students must take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).…
Apr 26 Foundation Named Desamours CFO (District)
Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation announced that Dr. Ami Desamours has joined as chief financial officer. In this role, she is responsible for operations of the foundation’s budget, financial accounting, and procurement, as well as communication to all stakeholders regarding how funds are used, and impact of funds donated…
Apr 23 FSW Respiratory Care Program Earns National Award (District)
APRIL 23, 2018 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) has awarded Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Respiratory Care program the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award for the fourth consecutive year. To receive the award, programs were required to have three or more years…
Apr 23 100 Percent of FSW School of Education 2018 Teacher Candidates Receive Job Offers (District)
APRIL 23, 2018 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – For the fourth consecutive semester, 100 percent of Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) School of Education graduating teacher candidates have received job offers for local teaching positions. FSW’s School of Education provides a rigorous learning environment ensuring teacher candidates will achieve their…

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