Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation, Inc.
10501 FGCU Boulevard, South
Fort Myers, FL 33695-6565
Phone: (239) 590-1087
Fax: (239) 590-7094
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FGCU Alumni Weekend
February 7- 10, 2013
It's time to come home to FGCU to celebrate Alumni Weekend. Join fellow Eagles for this annual tradition. While we are at it, let's honor the five, ten and fifteen year reunions of the classes of 1998, 2003 and 2008!
Alumni Weekend perks!
Shop- 10% off at the University Bookstore; browse the Sugden Hall PGA store.
Work Out- Free use of the Fitness and Aquatic Centers.
Weekend Package Rate (Includes Friday and Saturday events):
Thursday, February 7
5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Airport
Make reservations now for the annual etiquette dinner. Diva of decorum Nonnie Owens demonstrates how to polish your game and work a five-course business dinner.
Friday, February 8
Alumni Open House
12 p.m., Alumni Center (located in the Campus Support Complex)
Meet up with fellow Eagles at the new Alumni Center and enjoy lunch courtesy of alum Zach Eaton ('05) and his Jimmy John's franchises.
2 p.m., Welcome Center
Take a guided walking and bus tour of campus to see the latest in dining options, residence halls and high-tech classrooms.
Eagles Night Out
7 p.m., Tipsy Tarpon Restaurant, Miromar Outlets
Cost: Members- $5, Non-members $10
Take over Tipsy Tarpon Restaurant during Eagles Night Out, the official weekend kickoff. Meet friends, enjoy happy hour drinks and appetizers and win prizes!
Saturday, February 9
Alumni Basketball Game
2 p.m., Alico Arena
Revisit the glory years of your favorite Eagle hoops stars and cheerleaders as they reunite for the annual Alumni Weekend exhibition game. Join in the traditional heckling by legendary announcer Brent Kopp!
Alumni Avenue Tailgate
3 p.m., Outside of Alico Arena
Cost: Member- $10, Non-member $12 (Includes drink tickets, food and tickets to the basketball games)
Gather outside to mingle, enjoy Pop'z BBQ and rock the beer garden at the Alumni Avenue (formerly the Green & Blue Barbecue). More than 200 students representing campus organizations will be on hand to welcome you, and Azul will make the rounds for photographs.
FGCU Men's basketball vs. USC Upstate
5:15 p.m., Alico Arena
Wear your colors and help us fill Alico Arena for this much anticipated game.
Member and Class Reunion Reception
6 p.m., Hospitality Suite, Alico Arena
Alumni Association members join the classes of 1998, 2003 and 2008 as they mark reunions-including FGCU's first 15-year celebration- with cocktails and dessert. Meet President Wilson G. Bradshaw, former basketball players and, of course, Azul.
FGCU Women's Basketball vs. USC Upstate
7:30 p.m., Alico Arena
Get your cheer on and root our home team to victory!
Sunday, February 10
8 a.m., Cohen Center
Challenge fellow alumni and help support the FGCU Alumni Association Scholarship Fund during a 5k-or 10k-run or walk that wind through campus.
Register by clicking here.
Check out several of last year's events: