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Lutgert Exchange, The LCOB Newsletter
Current Issue: July 2014
        Excerpts: Honor Society Inductions  |  Accolades for Faculty  |  SBDC News  |  Alumni News
For past issues, go to the News and Events Archive page

New Faculty Academy - Dean Beatty encourages all new faculty to attend
          Learn more at the New Faculty Academy website
          See a promotional video including comments from Joe Groch, PGM faculty member

Upcoming Events
June 22-26, 2015: CEO Academy - A One-week Camp for Young Aspiring Entrepreneurs
     Co-sponsored by FGCU's Institute for Entrepreneurship and Junior Achievement
     More at the JA Website: Brochure, Application, and Sponsorship Opportunities
CEO Academy Success Story from the Fort Myers News-Press
February - May 2015: LCOB's Lucas Intstiute Hosts Urban Land Institute Four-part Series
       The series focuses on future growth in Southwewst Florida   Learn more and Register 

Scholarship News
The Northwestern Mutual / John Delaney Group Scholarship
          Recognizing the Business Student of the Month
May: Annia Zambrano - Accounting Major

Resort and Hospitality Management News
February 24, 2015: RHM Grad Answers Call at South Seas Resort
February 16, 2015: RHM grad now a mentor at Residence Inn
January 27, 2015: Meet Randall Upchurch, new Director of RHM Program
December 23, 2014: Dr. Mary Wisnom receives Lifetime Achievement Award
June 30, 2013: RHM Hosts Hands-on Experience for Local High School Students
April 28, 2013: RHM Assists in Turnaround of Sanibel Island Resort

PGA Golf Management News
October 1, 2014: PGM Director Tara McKenna Profiled in PGA Magazine
March 31, 2014: The game of golf is all business at FGCU
November 21, 2013: Senior Interning at Local Club Participates in PGA Event
September 16, 2013: Internship Director Martha Hall Honored by PGA

Alumni News and Events
Coming April 30, 2015: Grad Bash at Bar Louie    Learn more and register
Visit the Alumni Home Page  or  Events Page for more alumni news and events

News of the Small Business Development Center at FGCU: 
Explore the new SBDC Website - Launched in January 2015
Coming May 19, 2015: Distinguished Entrepreneur Awards Dinner  Learn More and Register
Other Events: The Small Business Development Center, based in the College, presents a variety of events providing education, training and consulting to current and prospective small business owners.
See a listing of upcoming Southwest Florida Events and Workshops

News of the College
April 10, 2015: CEO Academy adds value to students' world
March 28, 2015: Dr. Kauanui Receives Junior Achievement Award
February 2, 2015: Dr. Rubens honored in FGCU Library Author Series
February 2015: Performance - The Newsletter of Professional Accomplishments
January 21, 2015: Drs. Kerekes and Stansel discuss eminent domain on WGCU
January 20, 2015: Dr. Dean Stansel co-authors study on state fiscal crises
                             Link to the study
                             Dr. Stansel's op-ed in the Fresno Bee
January 16, 2014: Dr. Christopher Westley named to succeed Dr. Gary Jackson
January 8, 2014: Detroit News Story Cites Drs. Kerekes and Stansel Eminent Domain Study
December 13, 2014: Dr. Stansel's Economic Freedom Index cited in Wall Street Journal
December 3, 2014: Entrepreneurship and Engineering Students Create Products
December 2, 2014: Annual Economic Freedom Report Released / Dr. Stansel is Primary Author
                               Link to the Report
                               Dr. Stansel's Op-ed in the Washington Examiner
                               The report is cited by the National Center for Policy Analysis
                               News story in the Jackson, MS Clarion-Ledger
                               Story in North Carolina paper, The Robesonian
                               Dr. Stansel Interview on Mississippi Public Broadcasting
                               Story and Photo in the Florida Business Observer
November 21, 2014: Dr. Tim Allen's Research Recognized in Business Observer
October 22, 2014: Workforce Now Releases Labor Market Studies:
                             Related Story in Gulfshore Business Daily
                             FGCU and LCOB are Partners in the Workforce Now Initiative
October 18, 2014: Dr. Stansel's News-Press op-ed on Local Municipal Competition
October 14, 2014: Study on Eminent Domain by Drs. Kerekes and Stansel
                            Story in The Daily Caller  |  Link to the Study
                            Op-ed by the authors on the Real Clear Policy website
                            Study cited in The Oklahoman
                            Study noted in the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship newsletter
October 1, 2014: Lucas Institute Sponsors Banking Career Panel
September 23, 2014: Dr. Stansel's Study Cited in Heartland Institute Sales Tax Story
September 11, 2014: Dr. Dean Stansel's op-ed on Economic Freedom in Michigan Newspaper
September 1, 2014: Dr. Stansel on the Economic Impact of the Performing Arts Industry
August 28, 2014: Dr. Gary Jackson Comments on SWFL Economy in Sarasota Herald Tribune
July 31, 2014: Dr. Sandra Kauanui comments on non-compete business clauses
July 24, 2014: Dr. Kauanui on cyber insurance - from personal experience
July 28, 2014: LCOB Partners with Horizon Council on Small Business Study
July 1, 2014: LCOB Welcomes New Dean, Dr. Robert Beatty
June 26, 2014: LCOB's CEO Academy trains future business leaders
May 9, 2014: Company Moves from NY to SWFL - Dr. Dean Stansel quoted in story
April 28, 2014: Dr. Ron Coccari Speaks at Real Estate Economic Summit
April 21, 2014: Distinguished Guest Lecturer in Urban Economics Class
April 10, 2014: Wall Street Journal Story Cites Dr. Shelton Weeks' Research
April 7, 2014: LCOB Hosts Real Estate Career Forum
March 27, 2014: LCOB and Junior Achievement Offer CEO Academy to Teens
March 24, 2014: cites Dr. Stansel study on mortgage interest deduction
February 24, 2014: Dr. Stansel's Economic Freedom Index Cited in National Review Story
January 27, 2014: Dr. Stansel comments on the construction labor market
January 16, 2014: Dr. Gary Jackson speaks on the economy to group of small business owners
January 7, 2014: Dr Dean Stansel quoted in Story on Florida's Gubernatorial Race
December 25, 2013: Dr. Gary Jackson and Research Team - Finalist for News-Press Award
December 18, 2013: Dean Stansel 1) Forbes op-ed on Mortgage Interest Deduction
                                        2) named one of 5 best columns of the day
December 12, 2013: New Study on Economic Freedom Co-authored by Dr. Stansel
November 23, 2013: Dr. Stansel's Economic Freedom Index cited in Albany, NY Newspaper
November 20, 2013: Dr. Stansel Comments on Medicaid Expansion (WGCU Story and Audio)
November 18, 2013: Dr. Sandra Kauanui Joins Board of Venture Development Organization
November 12, 2013: Dr. Stansel is quoted on: Tax Subsidies in Illinois  Smoking Ban on Campus
November 8, 2013: Dr. Dean Stansel Co-authors Study on Medicaid Expansion in Florida
November 1, 2013: LCOB's Dr. Sandra Kauanui Adopts Mobile App for Entreneurship Institute
November 1, 2013: Follow-up Story on Aqua Ramp - joint LCOB / Engineering Project
October 11, 2013: Board of Governors Recongizes FGCU Grads' Job Success - Story and Video
September 6, 2013: LCOB Management Advisory Board Members Recognized


For earlier news items, go to the News and Events Archive page