|Tailgate: Women’s Basketball vs. Liberty||6||1||2020||5:30 pm||1||4||Alico Arena||
Join us at Alico Arena as we prepare the cheer on the Eagles! All alumni and guests are welcome to attend - please register below.
|Online Webinar: Use Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Take Command of Your Life||14||1||2020||12 pm EST||1||1||Virtual||
The FGCU Alumni Webinars and Online Events presents: "Use Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Take Command of Your Life"
Start 2020 off right with an invaluable look at how the principles of design thinking can help you make better decisions both personally and professionally. Design thinking is a process for creative problem solving that has become a mainstay of entrepreneurs and large companies. Learn how to apply these principles in your daily life to make achieving your goals and solving difficult problems a repeatable habit. The webinar will be presented by design thinking expert Dr. Bernard Roth. Roth has taught courses on creativity and design thinking for more than 40 years and is a co-founder of the cutting-edge d.school for design.
|Tailgate: Men’s Basketball vs. Kennesaw State||16||1||2020||5:30 pm||1||4|| Join us at Alico Arena as we prepare the cheer on the Eagles! All alumni and guests
are welcome to attend - please register below.
|Atlanta Chapter: Volunteering Event at Grace Community Food Pantry||1||2||2020||9 am||1||3||Grace Community Food Pantry 4215 Wendell Drive Atlanta, GA 30336||
Kick off the new year with some meaningful work at Grace Community Food Pantry. Grace's mission is the involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in the Atlanta area. We will be sorting food items, stocking shelves of the pantry, monitoring food quality, and breaking down boxes.
|HOMECOMING: The Launch||5||2||2020||12 p.m.||1||3||Library Lawn||
The Launch celebrates the beginning of Homecoming Week in a pep rally style with the band, cheerleaders, basketball team and coaches. There will be free food, prizes, and fun for everyone in the FGCU community!
|HOMECOMING: Comedy Show||5||2||2020||8 p.m.||1||3||Cohen Center Ballroom||
The Comedy Show will feature a stand-up show from a comedian, who is TBD. The event will be free, however, tickets will be required for entry and a limited number of alumni tickets will be available. More details to come!
|HOMECOMING: Wings Up Wine Tour||/alumni/events/homecoming/images/WineTour.png||6||2||2020||5:30 p.m.||1||2||Alumni Legacy Plaza||
The Wings Up Wine Tour is designed to show alumni the newest additions to campus while enjoying fine wine from the FGCU Wine Collection. Take a seat with Azul on the Alumni Legacy Plaza, be the first to explore the new University Recreation & Wellness Center and enjoy a brew in Azul’s Brewhouse.
Space is limited and registration is required.
|HOMECOMING: Men’s Basketball vs Stetson||6||2||2020||7 p.m.||1||4||Alico Arena||
Your Eagles take on the Stetson Hatters in an ASUN Conference game. Wear Pink & buy our OFFICIAL 2019-20 “Eagles Are Stronger Than Cancer” shirts for $15 to support the Coaches vs Cancer Foundation.
Tickets Onsale: 12/2/2019 at 9:00 am
|HOMECOMING: Alumni Awards||7||2||2020||6 p.m.||1||2||Lutgert Courtyard||
Alumni Awards celebration is a time to honor our Soaring Eagle Awardees and Alumni of Distinction. Registration is required for all alumni, faculty/staff and community members.
|HOMECOMING: University Recreation & Wellness Center Grand Opening||7||2||2020||3 p.m.||1||3||University Recreation & Wellness Center||
The University Recreation & Wellness Center (URWC) has been highly anticipated and awaited by students, faculty, staff, university administrators and alumni. With the event being held during Homecoming weekend, we are excited for alumni and community members to tour the building and share in the celebration. The building will have already opened for use in January for the start of the spring semester, but this will be the formal grand opening ceremony with a ribbon cutting, special guests and unique giveaways.
|HOMECOMING: Eagle Fan Fest||7||2||2020||7 p.m.||1||2||University Recreation & Wellness Center||
The Eagle Fan Fest is an opportunity for the FGCU community to come together and create excitement for Homecoming. There will be food and eating contests, plenty of food and games, prizes and raffles, tours of the new rec center, as well as possible raffles every half hour and axe throwing.
|HOMECOMING: Tailgate||/alumni/events/homecoming/images/Tailgate.jpg||8||2||2020||3 p.m.||1||3||Recreation Outdoor Complex (Outside Alico Arena)||
Open to all alumni, students, faculty/staff and fans of FGCU, the Homecoming Tailgate will feature a live band, face paint, BBQ, beer garden, inflatables and representatives from student organizations.
4 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs North Florida
7 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs North Florida
Forever an Eagle members will enjoy the Men's Basketball game with a cash bar and dessert reception from the Hillmyer-Tremont Suite at Alico Arena. The Homecoming court will be announced at halftime & the royalty revealed during the Men's Basketball Game.
Alumni/community registration is required. Free for FGCU Students (no registration required, please bring your student ID).
|HOMECOMING: Lunch with Azul and Friends||/alumni/events/homecoming/images/BreakfastAzul.jpg||9||2||2020||12 p.m.||1||3||The Boardwalk||
Make plans for a delicious meal that comes with appearances by your favorite local mascots, including our own Azul ―and be sure to bring your camera. Games, giveaways and fun for our Future Eagles!
This is a complementary event, however, registration is required. Food may be purchased from The Boardwalk or Azul’s Brewhouse.
|Atlanta Chapter: February Social Event at Dave and Buster's||26||2||2020||4:30 pm||1||3||Dave and Buster's 6500 North Point Pkwy Alpharetta, GA 30022||
Come join other alumni for a fun OTP weeknight happy hour at Dave and Buster's! Play games and mingle and enjoy 1/2 price games and drinks. Game card and a complimentary drink will be provided by the Atlanta Chapter of the FGCU Alumni Association.
|Tailgate: Men’s Basketball vs. Jacksonville||27||2||2020||5:30 pm||1||4||Alico Arena||Join us at Alico Arena as we prepare the cheer on the Eagles! All alumni and guests are welcome to attend - please register below.|
|Tailgate: Women’s Basketball vs. Jacksonville||2||3||2020||5:30 pm||1||4||Alico Arena|| Join us at Alico Arena as we prepare the cheer on the Eagles! All alumni and guests
are welcome to attend - please register below.
|FGCU Fishing Invitational||27||3||2020||2||3||
The Fallen Eagle Redfish Classic was created to honor the memory of Jesse Woodyard, an FGCU student who passed away in 2014. After many years of success, the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association will now be hosting the annual fishing tournament, the FGCU Fishing Invitational, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Jesse M. Woodyard Scholarship.
$250 per team (up to three anglers)
$50 additional angler
$25 banquet only
Each angler will receive a tournament shirt, giveaway bag, attend the Captain's Party and Awards Banquet, and one ruler per team. First place team takes home $3,000! Additional tournament shirts will be available for purchase at the Awards Banquet.