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Florida Gulf Coast University
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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Renaissance Academy Presents Centennial Anniversary World War I Lecture Series

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) presents a Centennial Anniversary World War I Lecture Series by Lynn Brand, a retired history professor. This three-part program will begin on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Academy's 1010 5th Avenue South, Naples location and will review the causes of World War I, its most significant battles and events, and the post-World War I world under the Treaty of Versailles. Online registration and additional information is available at

Among the Renaissance Academy's offerings are affordable, non-credit single lectures, short courses, day trips, computer classes, film series, life enrichment classes, writing workshops, travel abroad programs and other special events. There are no exams or grades, just learning for the joy of learning with friends, neighbors and peers. Course fees are typically $25 or less per lecture, and provide access to Academy programs at locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties.

For more information or a free catalog of offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272.

For further information, contact the FGCU Director of Continuing Education and the Renaissance Academy John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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