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10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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General Colin L. Powell Tickets Available to Public Feb. 3

FORT MYERS, FL - The Florida Gulf Coast University Lecture Series presents General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) 6 p.m. Friday, March 23 at Alico Arena. Free tickets for his lecture, "Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust and Values" are available to the general public beginning 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. The general public ticket release date was previously scheduled for Jan. 29.

The Box Office will remain open until 6 p.m. or until tickets run out. Guests must visit the Alico Arena box office in person to request tickets.

No orders will be taken via the phone or internet. All guests are limited to two (2) tickets per person with no exceptions. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. The University posts updated information on the University Lecture Series Web site,, as it becomes available.

Information about educational materials, including teaching materials for high schools is available at

The FGCU University Lecture Series, spearheaded by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bonnie Yegidis, expands the world of ideas and creative expression for students and the broader community. By inviting distinguished speakers of national and international acclaim to visit campus and speak on a range of topics that inspire and stimulate dialogue in the community, the University Lecture Series advances the University's mission to serve as the intellectual and cultural center of Southwest Florida.

For information about the event, please call the Alico Arena box office at (239) 590-7145.

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