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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Renaissance Academy Announces Fall 2011 Adult Lectures & Short Courses

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University announces its fall 2011 schedule of adult lifelong learning programs featuring an extensive and diverse curriculum of single lectures and short courses. An online digital catalog of offerings can be viewed at Online registration is available at where participants may register for lectures safely and securely online.

This fall, the Renaissance Academy will expand its lecture sites to include three of Southwest Florida's premier communities. Lectures will be held at the Pelican's Nest Club in Pelican Landing, The Commons Club at the Brooks, and Miromar Lakes Beach Club. All three locations are open to the public.

Among the Renaissance Academy's offerings are affordable, non-credit single lectures, short courses, day trips, computer classes, film series, life enrichment classes, writing workshops, travel abroad programs and other special events. There are no exams or grades, just learning for the joy of learning with friends, neighbors and peers. Course fees are typically $25 per lecture, and provide access to Academy programs located at nine locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties.

For more information or a free catalog of offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272.

For more information, media representatives should contact the FGCU director of Continuing Education and the Renaissance Academy, John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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