News Archive for 2016

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Dec 16 FSW Closed from Dec. 19 to Jan 2 (District)
All Florida SouthWestern State College locations will be closed from Monday, December 19 through Monday, January 2. Classes and campus services will resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 3. 
Dec 8 FSW Foundation Receives $25K for EMS Program (District)
December 8, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) Foundation received a $25,000 cash donation to support equipment purchases for the college’s emergency medical service technology program. “The donor of this generous gift wishes to remain anonymous, but understands the importance of training the professionals we need…
Nov 30 National Report by FSW Researchers Show Completion-Based Funding May Improve Student Success in Online Charter Schools (District)
NOVEMBER 30, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Researchers from Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) have released the report “Low-Stakes Completion-Based Funding: A New Approach to Financing Competency-Based Education,” as part of a two-year study of new models for funding secondary education, a project led by the National Center for…
Nov 23 FSW Closed on November 24-25 for Thanksgiving (District)
All Florida SouthWestern State College locations will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. Classes and campus services will resume regular hours on Monday, November 28.   
Nov 16 FSW School of Education Hosts Pop-up Adventure Play (District)
NOVEMBER 16, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Florida SouthWestern State College’s School of Education will hold a Pop-Up Adventure Play from 1-4 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Practice Field (across from the Lockmiller Child Care Center) Thomas Edison Campus, Fort Myers. Pop-up Adventure Play is free and…
Nov 14 Tibetan Monks Highlight FSW International Education Week (District)
NOVEMBER 14, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA – A group of Tibetan Monks will highlight a series of events held during International Education Week, Nov. 14-18, at the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Thomas Edison Campus. For over 25 years the Mystical Arts of Tibet tours by the monks of…
Nov 10 FSW Closed on November 11 for Veterans Day (District)
All Florida SouthWestern State College locations will be closed on Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Classes and campus services will resume regular hours on Monday, November 14. 
Nov 8 FSW Earns 11 Awards in Marketing Excellence at AFC Conference (District)
Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) earned 11 awards during the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) annual conference in Orlando November 1-4. The awards were presented during the Communications and Marketing Commission Award of Excellence presentation. There were 220 entries, with 109 earning awards. “It’s always rewarding to be recognized by our…
Nov 1 Charlotte County Philanthropist Announces $1M Bequest to FSW (Charlotte)
October 31, 2016 – PUNTA GORDA, FLA – The generosity from one of Charlotte County’s most philanthropic residents will have a positive impact on Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) for generations to come. Punta Gorda philanthropist Alvin “Al” Robert Gould is known in the area for his involvement and support…
Nov 1 FSW Names Stewart Provost (District)
October 31, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) has named Dr. Jeff Stewart as the college’s Provost. He has served as Interim Provost since February. “Dr. Stewart’s expertise in academic leadership makes him the ideal fit for FSW,” said Dr. Jeff Allbritten, FSW President. “His ability…

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