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10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, Florida
33965-6565

(239) 590-7878
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Welcome Center Team

 
 

The Welcome Center team is a family of individuals who are passionate about sharing their love of FGCU with you! The positions are highly sought after and team members are carefully chosen after an intense audition process. Our team members not only greet visitors and give tours of campus, but also are the voices you talk with when calling the Admissions toll-free line. In addition to campus tours and answering phones, we also organize mailings to prospective students, organize and host the Eagle EXPO open houses, and provide special assistance to offices needing campus representative at various events. As the ‘concierge’ of campus, our team members are prepared to provide top-notch customer service to each and every visitor to campus!

 

Meet the Welcome Center Team:

Braden

Sophomore

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Major: Psychology

I chose FGCU because I wanted my school to feel like a home away from home.  

If I could be a TV character I would be Dexter Morgan from the show Dexter! He is my absolute favorite TV show character. 

   
 
Camillia

Junior

Hometown: Trelawny, Jamaica

Major: Marketing

I chose FGCU because of the accredited business program with a home-style environment of the campus. 

If I could be a movie character I would be Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow from the Avengers. She is one tough woman, but has a softer side when she needs to.

 
 
   
 
 
Janel 

Junior

Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL 

Major: Communication

I chose FGCU because I felt like I belonged here. There are countless opportunities for students to get involved and find their passions. 

One of my favorite jokes is: "What does a nosey pepper do?" Get jalapeno business!

   
Jared

Senior

Hometown: Fort Myers, FL

Major: Communication

I chose FGCU because I love the location! There are a ton of things to do and, not to mention, we are so close to the beach!

The greatest thing ever invented was the game of basketball! #GoEagles #Dunkcity

 
  
 
 
 
Jayde

Sophomore

Hometown: Auburndale, FL

Major: Economics

I chose FGCU because of it's small class sizes and relaxed campus atmopsphere. I feel part of one big, eagle family and couldn't be any happier with my choice!

If I could be any fictional character I would be Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series because she is hardworking, driven and genuinely cares about the well-being of those she loves.

 
 
 
Jenny

Sophomore

Hometown: Fair Lawn, NJ 

Major: Communication

I chose FGCU because for new experiences and personal growth. 

My favorite song is: 'Tomorrow Never Comes (acoustic)' by Zac Brown Band. It always reminds me to take things as they come and to slow down and enjoy life.


   
 

Kim

Senior

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Major: Legal Studies

I chose FGCU because of the small class sizes that allow personalized attention from professors and because of all the amenities that the students have access to.

If I could be any animal, I would be a tiger because they are extremely spirited animals with a fierce but tranquil attitude.

   
 
Mikey

Sophomore

Hometown: Treasure Island, FL 

Major: Business Management

I chose FGCU because compared to larger schools, here I feel like somebody, rather than just a number. 

If I could be any animal, I would be a white tiger. Why? I mean, who wouldn't want to be a tiger?!

 

   
Natalia

Freshman

Hometown: Naples, FL

Major: English

I chose FGCU because of the friendly environment and endliess opportunities to make a difference.

If I could be any animal, I would be an elephant because they are a symbol of good fortune and prosperity!

   
Phylicia

Sophomore

Hometown: Miami, FL

Major: Communication

I chose FGCU because it gave me that 'home away from home' feel that I couldn't find anywhere else. 

If I could be any animal, I would be a lion because I look like one! Plus, they are brave, fierce and strong and I've been told I possess those qualities

   
 
Shannon

Sophomore

Hometown: Coal Creek, CO

Major: Elementary Education

I chose FGCU because the campus took my breath away! When I visited, I just felt like I was home. 

If I could be any animal, I would be a giraffe. I have always loved giraffes. They seem so calm, but they can be pretty tough too!

   
 
Tatiana 

Sophomore 

Hometown: Miami, FL 

Major: Environmental Studies 

I chose FGCU because it's a place I can create new opportunities for myself both in the STEM field and out of the classroom. 

If I could be a TV character I would be Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation. She is so passionate about her job and has a great support system from her coworkers!

 
 
 
Tyler

Freshman

Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

Major: Theatre

I chose FGCU because I wanted that 'hometown feel' while still getting the college experience.

If I could any animal, I would be a flamingo, because they are bright, tall and have amazing balance - something I don't have.