FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Oct. 3, 2022 | All FGCU classes, including online modalities, as well as non-essential campus activities are cancelled through Sunday, Oct. 9. We return to normal operations Monday, Oct. 10, and full details on the calendar will be announced Tuesday, Oct. 4. It remains vital to our success that we hear from ALL students, faculty and staff so we can assess needs and move forward with reopening campus. Call the FGCU Storm Recovery Call Center at (239) 310-5398 or complete the self check-in survey as soon as possible.

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Roca, Maria (Ph.D.)

Director, Roots of Compassion & Kindness (ROCK) Center
College of Arts & Sciences

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FGCU Founding Faculty Member, Maria is a GreenFaith Fellow, has trained with the Center for the Contemplative Mind in Higher Education, oversees the Roots of Compassion and Kindness Initiative, and is a Board Member of RESET SWFL. She is the mother of one daughter, Alissa, who is a professional opera singer.