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Florida Gulf Coast University
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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Renaissance Academy Announces Winter/Spring 2014 Open Houses & Adult Lecture Program

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) announces its winter/spring 2014 program of adult lifelong learning and enrichment programs featuring an extensive and diverse curriculum of more than 800 single lectures and short courses. Open House events are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Atrium, 8695 College Parkway, Suite 1181, in Fort Myers; and Sunday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the FGCU Naples Center, 1010 5th Avenue South, in Naples. The Open House events will provide an opportunity for participants to learn more about the Academy, meet instructors, register for courses, and enjoy refreshments.

Free program catalogs are available at local libraries or by calling (239) 425-3272. Online registration is available at where participants may browse and register for courses safely and securely online.

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 many locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties.

For more information, contact John Guerra, director of the FGCU Renaissance Academy at (239) 434-4838 or

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