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FGCU Resort and Hospitality Management Hosts the "Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program" June 9-14

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A group of high school students is set to participate in the "Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program" hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) School of Resort and Hospitality Management June 9-14. The students will be introduced to the School’s programs, university life, service learning, and the hospitality industry.

Participating high school students will be housed for three days on the FGCU campus, and two days at the Hyatt Coconut Point Plantation Resort. The program includes lectures by industry professionals and FGCU faculty, culinary demonstrations, and tours.

The program is funded by Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, with additional support from local hospitality companies. Sponsors include: Hyatt Coconut Point, Hyatt Place, Artichoke & Company, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Grey Oaks Country Club, Edison & Ford Winter Estates, and Hertz.

For more information, contact Assistant Professor Marcia Taylor at 239-590-7692.

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