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Mar 9

FSW Tackles Textbook Affordability with Open Educational Resources ( District)

MARCH 9, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – As the cost of earning a college degree continues to increase, many colleges, including Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), have begun to embrace open educational resources (OERs). OERs are free, openly licensed online textbooks and other digital assets that can be used…

Mar 3

Elevate Your Opportunity to Earn Your AA Degree Debt Free: 2021-2022 FSW Scholarships Application Now Open ( District)

MARCH 3, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) 2021-2022 scholarship application has opened for new and current FSW students. Along with federal and state scholarships and grants, FSW also offers Institutional and Presidential Scholarships available only to eligible FSW students. Through the assistance of…

Feb 25

FSW Receives First-gen Forward Designation ( District)

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) recently received the First-gen Forward designation from the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education…

Feb 4

FSW History Professor Receives National Grant for “Lynching in LaBelle” Project ( District)

FEBRUARY 4, 2021 – LABELLE, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) history professor Brandon Jett was recently awarded a $4,500 grant from the American Society for Legal History (ASLH) for his digital history project “Lynching in LaBelle.” In 1926, Henry Patterson, a Black man who was working on road…

Jan 25

FSW Offers Free Tax Preparation Services ( District)

JANUARY 25, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) School of Business and Technology and the United Way will offer free tax-preparation services for households earning $66,000 or less by IRS-certified United Way volunteers on Wednesday, March 10, in Building AA, Room 177, at the FSW…

Jan 6

FSW Corporate Training Center Offers Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators Training Classes ( District)

JANUARY 6, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Corporate Training Center is offering five Florida Department of Environmental Protection certified classes and certificate programs this spring at the FSW Lee Campus, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. Water Class Certifications are granted after 108 clock…

Jan 19

FSW Athletics COVID Safety Measures for Athletes and Fans ( District)

JANUARY 19, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – As Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Athletics department begins its 2021 sports season this week, the safety of FSW’s athletes and fans are top priority. “As with all FSW locations, fans will be required to wear face coverings at all games, and…