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This Week @ FGCU
2/6/2009

Office of Community Relations & Marketing
Phone: (239) 590-1086 Email: communityrelations@fgcu.edu

Please contact the Office of Community Relations & Marketing if your event does not appear on the list.
Deadline to receive materials is Thursday at 5 p.m. the week prior to the event.

Monday, February 9 through Sunday, February 15
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Continuing through April, 2009
The Renaissance Academy's Winter/Spring 2009 Term
A wide range of non-credit courses including topics such as: art, business, computer instruction, ecology and environment, film, history, law and government, life enrichment, literature and language, music and dance, philosophy and religion, piano instruction, psychology and sociology, science and medicine, and U.S. and world affairs
Presented by FGCU Renaissance Academy
Contact: Renaissance Academy at (239) 590-1095 or https://registerRA.fgcu.edu
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Continuing through Friday, March 6
“Leo and Krista Johnson: New Work”
Presented by FGCU Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Location: FGCU Library Gallery
Contact: Anica Sturdivant at (239) 590-7199 or asturdiv@fgcu.edu
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Monday, February 9 through Thursday, February 12
Gulf Coast Live
Presented by WGCU Radio, FM 90.1 / WMKO-FM 91.7
Contact: Amy Tardif at (239) 590-2519 for topics and air times
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Monday, February 9 through Tuesday, February 10
“Public Records Management” Workshop
Presented by FGCU Florida Institute of Government
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Student Union 213
Cost: $165
Contact: Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or jhartke@fgcu.edu
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Monday, February 9
“Black-opardy Game Show”
Presented by FGCU Black Student Alliance and FGCU Multicultural Student Development Services
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union room 213
Contact: Multicultural Student Development Services at (239) 590-7990
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Tuesday, February 10 through Wednesday, February 11
“Migrating to Microsoft Office 2007” Course #1: Excel 2007
Presented by FGCU Florida Institute of Government
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Training Domain, Inc., 12761 World Plaza Lane, Unit 2, Fort Myers
Cost: $150 for one course; $135 for two courses each (10% discount); $120 for three courses (20% discount)
Contact: Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or jhartke@fgcu.edu
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Tuesday, February 10
“How’s Business?” Workshop by Kay Oistad, MBA, MSLS
Presented by FGCU Library Services
Time: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: Library West, room 211
Cost: Free
Space is limited - register now at the Library’s website, http://library.fgcu.edu/. Click “Workshops.”
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Tuesday, February 10
Webinar Series: “Marketing yourself in a Competitive Job Market”
Reid Lennertz, the Director of FGCU Career Services, will share the top strategies you need to know to market yourself to prospective employers
Presented by FGCU Office of Alumni Relations
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free
Contact: Please RSVP by Friday, February 6 by visiting https://itech.fgcu.edu/secured/alumni/events.asp?ID=39
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Tuesday, February 10
“RefWorks – A Research Management and Writing Tool” Workshop by Carol Maksian, MLS
Presented by FGCU Library Services
Time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Library West, room 211
Cost: Free
Space is limited - register now at the Library’s website, http://library.fgcu.edu/. Click “Workshops.”
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Tuesday, February 10
“Spring 2009 Road Race”- 5K
Presented by FGCU Campus Recreation
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Cost: $3.00 for the General Public / $2.00 for FGCU affiliates
Contact: Campus Recreation at (239) 590-7935 or campus@fgcu.edu
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Wednesday, February 11 through Sunday, February 22
“Exit the King”
Presented by FGCU Theatre Lab
Location: FGCU Arts Complex
Cost: $10 general admission, $5 FGCU students, faculty and staff
Contact: For show times and information please call (239) 590-7268
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Thursday, February 12
“Human Trafficking and Guatemala”
Human Slavery Symposium Series II, 2009-10
Presented by FGCU Division of Justice Studies and FGCU Continuing Education and Off-Campus Programs, in partnership with Lee County Sheriff’s Office
Time: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: FGCU Sugden Welcome Center
Cost: Free
Contact: Continuing Education and Off-Campus Programs at (239) 590-1095
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Thursday, February 12
“Muslim Faith & Middle East Conflicts”
“Entertain Your Brain” series
Presented by FGCU Renaissance Academy
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St, Punta Gorda
Cost: $20
Contact: FGCU Renaissance Academy at https://RegisterRA.fgcu.edu or (941) 505-7414
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Thursday, February 12
“Literary Criticism” Workshop by Rachel Cooke, MA, MLS
Presented by FGCU Library Services
Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Library West, room 211
Cost: Free
Space is limited - register now at the Library’s website, http://library.fgcu.edu/. Click “Workshops.”
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Thursday, February 12
“Business Idea or Business Opportunity?”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Indian River State College, 2229 NW 9th Ave, Okeechobee
Cost: Free
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Thursday, February 12
“To Die in Jerusalem” with Dr. K. Hale
Presented by FGCU Multicultural Student Development Services
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union room 214
Contact: Multicultural Student Development Services at (239) 590-7990
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Thursday, February 12
FGCU Women's Basketball vs. Kennesaw State (Promo)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Thursday, February 12
Wind Orchestra Concert: “An American Salute” In Celebration of Black History Month
Presented by FGCU Bower School of Music
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union ballroom
Cost: Free
Contact: Rod Chesnutt at (239) 590-7188
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Friday, February 13
“Southwest Florida Financial and Economic Forum”
Presented by FGCU, Wachovia, and the News-Press
Time: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Student Union ballroom
Cost: Free
Contact: Daniel Borgia at (239) 590-7371 or dborgia@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 13
“Sharing Teaching Activities Online”
FGCU Whitaker Center 2008-09 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Academy Series
Presented by FGCU Whitaker Center
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Whitaker Hall, Room 243
Cost: Free
Contact: Sharon Isern at (239) 590-7438 or sisern@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 13
“Finding Your Niche”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: FGCU Main Campus - Lutgert Hall #2210, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers
Cost: $20
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Saturday, February 14
FGCU Women's Basketball vs. Mercer (Promo)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 14
FGCU Men's Basketball vs. Mercer (Promo)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Sunday, February 15
“Soul Food Sunday Potluck”
Presented by FGCU Black Student Alliance and FGCU Multicultural Student Development Services
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Student Union room 214
Contact: Multicultural Student Development Services at (239) 590-7990
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NEXT WEEK @ FGCU

Monday, February 16 through Sunday, February 22
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Continuing through April, 2009
The Renaissance Academy's Winter/Spring 2009 Term
A wide range of non-credit courses including topics such as: art, business, computer instruction, ecology and environment, film, history, law and government, life enrichment, literature and language, music and dance, philosophy and religion, piano instruction, psychology and sociology, science and medicine, and U.S. and world affairs
Presented by FGCU Renaissance Academy
Contact: Renaissance Academy at (239) 590-1095 or https://registerRA.fgcu.edu
________________________________________
Continuing through Friday, March 6
“Leo and Krista Johnson: New Work”
Presented by FGCU Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Location: FGCU Library Gallery
Contact: Anica Sturdivant at (239) 590-7199 or asturdiv@fgcu.edu
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Monday, February 16 through Thursday, February 19
Gulf Coast Live
Presented by WGCU Radio, FM 90.1 / WMKO-FM 91.7
Contact: Amy Tardif at (239) 590-2519 for topics and air times
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Monday, February 16
“Through the Lens of Spike Lee Film Fest (pt. 1): Exploring Black America (The Black Male)”
Presented by FGCU Multicultural Student Development Services
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Student Union room 214
Contact: Multicultural Student Development Services at (239) 590-7990
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Monday, February 16
“Credit Management - Get the Facts!”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Cape Coral SBDC, 1020 Cultural Park Blvd S Unit #3, Cape Coral
Cost: $20
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Monday, February 16
FGCU Men's Basketball vs. Kennesaw State (Promo)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Alico Arena
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Tuesday, February 17 through Wednesday, February 18
“Migrating to Microsoft Office 2007” Course #2: Word 2007
Presented by FGCU Florida Institute of Government
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Training Domain, Inc., 12761 World Plaza Lane, Unit 2, Fort Myers
Cost: $150 for one course; $135 for two courses each (10% discount); $120 for three courses (20% discount)
Contact: Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or jhartke@fgcu.edu
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Tuesday, February 17
“Reading, Understanding, and Restoring Your Credit”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: Florida Community Bank in Labelle, 155 N Bridge Street, Labelle
Cost: Free
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Tuesday, February 17
“Through the Lens of Spike Lee Film Fest (pt. 2): Exploring Black America (Family & Relationships)”
Presented by FGCU Multicultural Student Development Services
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Student Union Ballroom B
Contact: Multicultural Student Development Services at (239) 590-7990
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Tuesday, February 17
“Google Scholar + Library Databases = A Winning Combination” Workshop by Carol Maksian, MLS
Presented by FGCU Library Services
Time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Library West, room 211
Cost: Free
Space is limited - register now at the Library’s website, http://library.fgcu.edu/. Click “Workshops.”
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Tuesday, February 17
“Reading, Understanding, and Restoring Your Credit”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: iTech Immokalee, 508 Ninth Street, Immokalee
Cost: Free
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Tuesdays, February 17 through April 21
“Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL)”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Indian River College, 2229 NW 9th Ave, Okeechobee
Cost: $100, $90 refund upon completion of the series
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Tuesday, February 17
“Gospel & Conversation with Lee Pitts”
Presented by Voices of Inspiration and Praise and FGCU Multicultural Student Development Services
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union Ballroom
Contact: Multicultural Student Development Services at (239) 590-7990
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Wednesday, February 18 through Sunday, February 22
“Exit the King”
Presented by FGCU Theatre Lab
Location: FGCU Arts Complex
Cost: $10 general admission, $5 FGCU students, faculty and staff
Contact: For show times and information please call (239) 590-7268
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Wednesday, February 18
Software Technologies Distinguished Lecture Series:
“Diversity and Integration of Computing Technologies in a Modern Airport” by Robert C. Smallback, Jr., Sr. Information Technology Consultant for TranSecure International in Fort Myers
Presented by FGCU Whitaker School of Engineering and FGCU Lutgert College of Business
Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Hole Montes Lecture Hall, Holmes Hall 224
Cost: Free
Contact: Janusz Zalewski at (239) 590-7317 or zalewski@fgcu.edu
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Thursday, February 19
“Everything You Need to Know About Florida Taxes”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, 2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte
Cost: Free
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Thursdays, February 19 through March 12
“Writing a Business Plan Series”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cape Coral SBDC, 1020 Cultural Park Blvd S Unit #3, Cape Coral
Cost: $199; $99 for second person
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Thursday, February 19
“Carl Schwartz Retrospective” Opening Reception
Presented by FGCU Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: FGCU Library Gallery
Contact: Anica Sturdivant at (239) 590-7199 or asturdiv@fgcu.edu
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Thursday, February 19
“Small Business Resource Network”
Presented by FGCU Small Business Development Center
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, 10450 Corkscrew Drive, Estero
Cost: $15 members; $20 guests
Contact: Online registration and seminar descriptions available at http://cli.fgcu.edu/sbdc
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Thursday, February 19
“String Orchestra Concert” James Tapia, Guest Conductor
Presented by FGCU Bower School of Music
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Estero High School, 21900 River Ranch Road, Estero
Cost: Free
Contact: Nancy Cobb-Lippens at (239) 590-7374 or ncobb@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture Panels
“Working on Behalf of the Beauty and Bounty of Earth”
Presented by FGCU Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Workshops with the Scholars 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Location: Academic Building 5, Room 112
Contact: FGCU Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at (239) 590-7166 or cese@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
FGCU Baseball vs. Central Michigan (FGCU Invite sponsored by La Qunita Inns & Suites)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Swanson Stadium
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
FGCU Men's Tennis vs. Florida Atlantic
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: FGCU Tennis Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
FGCU Softball vs. Fairfield (FGCU Tournament)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: FGCU Softball Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture Panels
“Working on Behalf of the Beauty and Bounty of Earth”
Presented by FGCU Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: St. Michael and All Angels Church, 2304 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island
Contact: FGCU Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at (239) 590-7166 or cese@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
FGCU Softball vs. DePaul (FGCU Tournament)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: FGCU Softball Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Friday, February 20
FGCU Baseball vs. Central Michigan (FGCU Invite sponsored by La Qunita Inns & Suites)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Swanson Stadium
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 21
Spring 2009 Eagle EXPO Open House
Presented by FGCU Office of Admissions
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: FGCU Campus
Contact: Tami Tassler at (239) 590-7989 or ttassler@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 21
FGCU Women's Tennis vs. Northwestern State
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: FGCU Tennis Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 21
FGCU Softball vs. DePaul (FGCU Tournament)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: FGCU Softball Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 21
“Fifth Annual Fundraising Celebration”
Presented by FGCU Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education
Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Sanibel Island
For an invitation, contact FGCU Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education at (239) 590-7166 or cese@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 21
FGCU Softball vs. Bethune-Cookman (FGCU Tournament)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: FGCU Softball Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Saturday, February 21
FGCU Baseball vs. Wichita State (FGCU Invite sponsored by La Qunita Inns & Suites)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Swanson Stadium
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Sunday, February 22
FGCU Baseball vs. Temple (FGCU Invite sponsored by La Qunita Inns & Suites)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Swanson Stadium
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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Sunday, February 22
FGCU Softball vs. Michigan State (FGCU Tournament)
Presented by FGCU Athletics
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: FGCU Softball Complex
Contact: Mike Hill at (239) 590-7064 or mhill@fgcu.edu
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