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Nov 23

Apply to FSW for Free through November 30 ( District)

NOVEMBER 23, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA — Potential students can apply to Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) for free through Nov. 30 when applicants use the promo code fswgift. FSW offers over 45 academic programs and five different class formats to choose from. Four of these class formats include…

Nov 17

FSW Unveils Virtual Open House Experience and Information Sessions ( District)

NOVEMBER 17, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) has unveiled its new virtual open house experience for future students. The virtual open house offers pathways for students who are coming straight out of high school, adult students, and transfer or returning students. Each pathway provides…

Nov 2

Holocaust Survivors to Tell Their Stories During “Remembering Kristallnacht” Virtual Event at FSW ( District)

NOVEMBER 2, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Southwest Florida Holocaust survivors will tell their stories during Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Holocaust Education Week virtual event “Remembering Kristallnacht” on Monday, Nov. 9 and Tuesday, Nov. 10. On November 9 - 10, 1938, Nazi leaders unleashed a series of pogroms…

Nov 2

FSW Foundation’s Mina Edison Society® Holds Drive to Benefit FSW Students and Bucs C.A.R.E. ( District)

NOVEMBER 2, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation, Inc.’s Mina Edison Society® will hold a Mina’s Pantry supply drive to benefit FSW’s Bucs C.A.R.E. food and supply pantry. Items can be dropped off from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 – 6…

Oct 6

FSW Research Class Aims to Prevent Turtle Poaching, Habitat Destruction ( Lee)

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – In a secret location in Southwest Florida, before even the sun has fully risen for its day, Florida SouthWestern State College Biology Professor Jordan Donini and his Independent Research class are treading through knee-deep water in the Florida marsh. Unfazed by the…

Oct 6

FSW Students Named to 2019-20 All-Academic Team ( District)

OCTOBER 6, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) recently announced its 2019-20 All-Academic Team. This year, 46 Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students who participated in FCSAA programs and achieved a minimum 3.30 GPA were recognized. Baseball - Robert Wegielnik, Ty Burton, Axel…

Sep 15

FSW Welcomes New Vice Provost for Student Affairs ( District)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) recently welcomed Dr. Michele Yovanovich as vice provost for Student Affairs. She will provide leadership for all FSW student life and housing, enrollment management and athletics. This marks Dr. Yovanovich’s return to FSW. Previously, she served as…

Sep 1

FSW Welcomes New Vice Provost for Workforce Programs ( District)

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) recently welcomed Dr. Thomas Norman as vice provost for Workforce Programs. Dr. Norman will provide leadership and strategic direction for FSW’s schools of Education, Health Professions, and Business and Technology and FSW’s Corporate Training and Continuing Education…

Sep 1

Respiratory Care Program Earns 100% Pass Rate for Third Consecutive Year ( District)

AUGUST 20, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – For the third consecutive year, 100% of the graduates of Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Respiratory Care program have passed their certification exams to earn the Registered Respiratory Therapist credential. There were 13 graduates in the class of 2020. To earn the…

Jul 28

FSW Previews COVID-19 Classroom Precautions in New Video ( District)

JULY 28, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) has debuted a new video on its YouTube page detailing the changes and precautions students can expect to see when they return to campus and the classroom this August. Changes include one-way classroom entry and exits, socially-distanced…