News Archive for 2008

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Apr 21 Green Building Certification Prep at Edison College (District)
The U.S. Green Building Council, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, will be offering a review session and study group at Edison College's Fort Myers campus to prepare architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, facility managers, construction managers, real estate professionals and anyone else interested in passing the Leadership in Energy and…
Apr 16 Edison College to Host Three Commencement Ceremonies (District)
Lee Campus Celebrates First Baccalaureate GraduatesEdison College will hold three commencement ceremonies within its five-county service district on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3.Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott, an Edison College alumnus, will address the graduates at the Lee Campus ceremony on Friday, May 2, including the first…
Apr 15 FGCU and Edison Receive Multi-Million Dollar Legacy Gift (District)
Students for generations to come will be afforded the opportunity to complete degrees at Edison College and Florida Gulf Coast University [FGCU] thanks to a multi-million dollar planned gift from Marjorie H. Kelly, a long time resident of Clewiston.Born in Concord, Georgia in 1908, Kelly completed her schooling and moved…
Apr 10 Renowned Human Rights Activist to Speak at Edison College (District)
Dr. Terry Coonan, Executive Director of the Center for the Advancement of Human Rights at Florida State University and an internationally recognized human rights attorney and activist, will present and discuss his documentary, "Breaking the Silence: Torture Survivors Speak Out" on Thursday, April 17, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at…
Apr 8 Edison College Students Named to All-Florida Academic Team (District)
The Florida Department of Education has honored three Edison College students by naming them to the 2008 All-Florida Academic Team. Mariamo Oyebanjo, Fort Myers, is among 30 students from across the state named to the 1st Team. Karla Dias, Cape Coral, and Tyler Sheehan, Port Charlotte, are among 74 outstanding…
Apr 4 Edison College Presents Spring Student Concert Series (District)
FREE EVENTS AT BARBARA B. MANN HALLThe 2008 Spring Student concert series will be the last which Dr. Dennis Hill will conduct as a full-time faculty member at Edison College. Under Hill's direction, the Concert Band, Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble have performed over 200 free public concerts over the past…
Apr 3 Edison College to be Featured on Lee Pitts Live (District)
Vanessa Rodriguez Ocando, President of Edison College's Lee Campus Student Government Association, and Frederick D. Morgan, II, the College's Coordinator, Student Activities and Minority Student Recruitment, will be featured on the Lee Pitts Live television broadcast in May.Discussion centers around the enrollment process, degree opportunities, Project HOPE, and student life…
Apr 3 Edison College Foundation Elects New Board Members (District)
Bruce Schultz, Chairman of the District Board of Directors of the Edison College Foundation, Inc., has announced that five new directors have been elected to the Foundation board for a three-year term beginning April 1, 2008.Representing Lee county are Fort Myers native, Kevin A. Kyle, Esquire, a Florida Board Certified…
Mar 27 Open Forums Scheduled for Proposed Edison Collegiate High School (District)
Two community forums on the proposed development of the Edison Collegiate High School ECHS at the Charlotte Campus are scheduled during the month of April. Parents and guardians of middle school students, as well as interested community members, are invited to attend the question and answer sessions and provide input on…
Mar 14 Team Edison Runs the Swamp Stomp! (District)
The Hendry/Glades offsite recently put on their running shoes and hit the pavement in LaBelle to participate in the annual Swamp Cabbage Festival Swamp Stomp 5K. The Edison College employees and students who made up Team Edison were Brooke Bruhn, Steve Cichielo, Ryan Cichielo, Heath Daniels, Donald Dean, Brice Foutch,…

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