See Our Students in Action
Our Eagles are taking flight at National Conferences and Competitions!
- With the re-launch of our Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization Chapter 18 FGCU students from 8 different degree programs had the chance to attend the 40th Annual CEO Global Conference and Pitch Competition.
- In a record setting applicant pool FGCU had 6 participants in the Top 100 contestants.
Entrepreneurs Come From Everywhere
Musician turned entrepreneur, Jade Gibson ('19), turned her passion for playing music into a successful luxury wedding and event entertainment company, called Jade Strings. With the knowledge gained through classes and mentoring, Jade now has over 200 clients.
Transferring Military Skills to Startup Life
Marine Corps Veteran, Corey Umstott ('20), had a dream of owning an auto repair shop one day, and through the FGCU Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, Corey now owns and operates a profitable mobile auto repair company called Eagle Auto Repair.
Medical marvels Through The eyes of a Pig
Makenzie Whitaker ('19) was a Runway Program Participant, an English Major with an Entrepreneurship Minor, and is a kidney transplant survivor. She brought her dream to life with her book, The Kidney Kronicles, to help kids and families through difficult medical procedures.
A Program for Everyone
Design your path to an innovative career with a degree that encourages creativity and promotes success.START YOUR FUTURE
A great option for those that want to learn entrepreneurship, but have a deep passion for something else.expand your capabilities
For professionals interested in learning more about corporate innovation or starting their own business.GO BEYOND
Digital Media Design Major
Students will develop skills around interactive design, motion graphics, game design and visual communication.Become a Designer
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees, which includes the degrees offered through the Daveler and Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship.
Additional information on FGCU institutional accreditation is available at www.fgcu.edu/accreditation.
FGCU Runway Program Startup Incubator
Join the flagship program at FGCU for students and alumni to start a business.LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS
Living Learning Community
Incoming freshmen are immersed in the entrepreneurial spirit of FGCU.LIVE WHERE YOU LEARN
Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program
Entrepreneurship Training for U.S. Military Veterans to start a business.TAKE THE FIRST STEP
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