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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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This Week @ FGCU

If you would like your event listed on the FGCU Calendar of Events or your event needs media publicity, complete a "Request for Public Relations Services" at FGCU-Marlin / Share / Community Relations and Marketing, or contact us at ext. 1081

Monday, April 16

Third Annual Unity Banquet

Hosted by the Student Government Association

Buffet dinner provided. Semi-formal dress.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Broadway Palm Dinner Theater

Contact: Michelle Burris or Toni Rice at (941) 590-7948

Through Monday, April 16

"Imagining Florida: the Natural, the Unnatural, and the Plainly Weird, Part II"

Mystery writers course presented by the FGCU Renaissance Academy

Mondays only, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sanibel Public Library

Contact: Renaissance Academy at (941) 590-1095 or Sanibel Public Library at (941) 472-2483

Thursday, April 19

Center for Positive Aging Advisory Board Organizational Meeting

To find people to serve and to appoint committees

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Reed Hall Room 247

Contact: Dr. Linda Buettner or Dr. Myra Marcus at (941) 590-7852

Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 20

46th Annual State Science and Engineering Fair

Hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University

Various activities planned

Harborside Convention Center, Barbara B. Mann, FGCU and Sunsplash

Contact: Donna Price-Henry, FGCU Associate Dean of Physiology, at (941) 590-7158 or Nancy A. Beasley, Executive Director of the Florida Foundation for Future Scientists, at (321)287-6166

Saturday, April 21

Words With Wisdom Speech Tournament

Beginning at 8 a.m., Edison Community College invited

Academic Building III

Contact: Laura Jensen at

Saturday, April 21

Cooking and Occupational Therapy Demonstration

Presented by the Department of Occupational Therapy

9 a.m. to noon

Publix grocery store on Colonial and Summerlin

Contact: Loredana Campanile at (941) 590-7751

Through Saturday, April 21

National Medical Laboratory Week

Presented by the FGCU Department of Environmental Health, Molecular and Clinical Sciences

Various activities planned

Contact: Department at (941) 590-7840

Through Sunday, April 22

Lawrence Voytek Art Exhibit: Recent Sculptures & Chair Prototypes

Sculptures and prototypes for mass-producible chairs

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

FGCU Library Gallery

Contact: Morgan T. Paine, Gallery Director, at (941) 590-7164

Through Sunday, April 22

"Come Blow Your Horn" Theater Production

8 p.m. on April 13, 14, 20 and 21

2 p.m. on April 22

Studio Theater in the Broadcast Building

Contact: Henry Diers at (941) 590-7191 or the Cashier's Window for tickets

Through Monday, April 30

"From Bach to Brubeck" Music Course

Presented by the FGCU Renaissance Academy and the Barrier Island Group (BIG) for the Arts

Mondays only, 10:30 a.m. to noon

BIG Arts in Sanibel at 900 Dunlop Road

Contact: BIG Arts at (941) 395-0900 to register

Next Week

Events Beginning Monday, April 23 through Sunday, April 29, 2001

Monday, April 23

"Your Safe Vacation"

Presented by the Office of University Police and Safety

Noon to 1 p.m.

Reed Hall Room 146

Contact: Sgt. David Lounsebury at (941) 590-1916

Tuesday, April 24

Information Booth for the Public

Presented by the Department of Occupational Therapy

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Health Department in Labelle

Contact: Loredana Campanile at (941) 590-7751

Thursday, April 26

"Tips for Successful Fundraising"

Presented by the FGCU Florida Institute of Government

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Center for Professional Development at Edison Community College

Contact: Joanne Hartke at (941)590-7815

Thursday, April 26

Office of Admissions One-Hour FAQs Workshops

Presented by the Office of Admissions

9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Griffin Hall Room 104

1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Griffin Hall Room 104

Contact: Betty Tuure at (941) 590-7874

Thursday, April 26

"Applied Community Research Day"

Presented by the FGCU Division of Social Work

Interactive presentations by USF-FGCU Master of Social Work students

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Howard Hall Room 111

Contact: Dr. P.A. Washington at (941) 590-7758

Thursday, April 26

INROADS Program and Breakfast for the Business Community

Presented by FGCU and INROADS about internships for talented minority students

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Griffin Hall Room 107

Contact: Lizzie DeJesus, INROADS Manager of Marketing and Client Relations at (813) 289- 6991, ext. 109 or Reid Lennertz at (941) 590-7960

Friday, April 27

Fourth Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards

Presented by FGCU

5:30 p.m.

Reed Hall Rooom 249

Contact: Marc Laviolette at (941) 590-7914

Saturday, April 28

March of Dimes WalkAmerica

Co-sponsored by FGCU

8 a.m.

Centennial Park in Fort Myers

Contact: President's Office

Sunday, April 29 through Sunday, May 6

Spring 2001 Juried Student Art Show

Presented by the Department of Art

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gallery Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Contact: Morgan T. Paine, Gallery Director at (941) 590-7164

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