Office of Community Outreach
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Boulevard, South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Monday: Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (239) 590-1258
Fax: (239) 590-1272
The Office of Community Outreach is committed to assisting and retaining students who are the first in their families to attend college, who face financial difficulties or other challenges as they strive to continue their education, or who are members of communities under-represented at FGCU.
Our Eagle Edge program welcomes and guides promising students referred through partner organizations around Southwest Florida:
Eagle Edge empowers these students with information about academic programs, financial aid and other programs that can help them navigate the world of higher education, complete their degree and succeed after graduation. Through regular group meetings, specialized workshops and one-on-one mentoring, Eagle Edge participants learn essential techniques and strategies in areas such as these:
As its name implies, Eagle Edge gives students the competitive advantage they need to succeed at FGCU and in life.
Please refer to your Eagle Edge contract for specific meeting times throughout the year.
**Special events for extra attendance credit.
|September 24, 2015||Community Speaks: 'I Am Able'||Cohen Ballroom||
Reception at 6:30PM Lecture at 7:00PM
|November 23, 2015||Commnity Speaks: 'Echoes from Auschwitz'||Cohen Ballroom||Reception at 5:30PM Lecture at 6:00PM|
|February 23, 2016||Community Speaks: 'Black Psychology'||Cohen Ballroom||Reception at 5:30PM Lecture at 6:00PM|
|April 12, 2016||Community Speaks: 'State of Education'||Cohen Ballroom||Reception at 5:30PM Lecture at 6:00PM|
|April 20, 2016||Eagle Edge Awards Ceremony||Cohen 213||3:30PM -4:30PM|