Blogs

How Do I Choose the Right Degree? Learn What You Need to Know with “FSW Experts LIVE”

Posted on: 05/29/2020 6:57 pm

MAY 27, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA — Determining the right degree path for a student’s career goals can be overwhelming. New students often ask “how do I know I’m earning the right credits for my major? Do I need an A.A. or an A.S degree? What is FERPA and how does it protect me?” […]

Government assistance for small business: A Post Covid-19 Update

Posted on: 05/29/2020 6:31 pm

Government assistance for small business: A Post Covid-19 Update   Government Assistance for Small Business: A Post Covid19 Update Saturday, June 13, 2020 10:00 am – 11:30 am Free Webinar! This webinar will provide updates on the PPP and other government loan programs; updates on foreclosure moratoria and forebearance programs; quidelines for reopening your business; update […]

Florida Lions Eye Clinic Reopens June 2nd

Posted on: 05/29/2020 6:17 pm

We are excited to announce that our clinic is reopening for patients on June 2, 2020! The past few months have changed for all of us in ways we could have never imagined. From how we care for loved ones, how we work and how we interact in public spaces. Here, at the Florida Lions Eye […]

June 10 Webinar on Paycheck Protection Program Compliance for Nonprofit and Small Businesses

Posted on: 05/29/2020 6:05 pm

With a focus on providing support to regional nonprofit and small businesses, Southwest Florida Community Foundation is offering an upcoming webinar on important information on Safe Harbor Compliance for the Paycheck Protection Program as part of the Foundation’s ongoing Thrivability by Collaboratory program.   Thrivability: You’ve Got the PPP, Now What? will be held on Wednesday, June 10 at 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.  The complimentary program will feature local expert panelists who will cover compliance and other important […]

FSW CARES Act Student Emergency Funds Now Available

Posted on: 05/22/2020 3:25 pm

FORT MYERS, FLA — Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 can now apply for CARES Act Student Emergency Funds. These grants are intended to assist students in need and do not need to be repaid.   The following is a list of expenses that can be considered […]

Hodges’ PTA Program Earns Expanded CAPTE Accreditation

Posted on: 05/22/2020 3:12 pm

May 19, 2020 –NAPLES/FORT MYERS, FLA – The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Hodges University has earned accreditation approval to expand its current program. The expansion means a second class of PTA students will start this July in the new, state-of-the-art Health Sciences building on the Fort Myers Campus. The application deadline is June […]

RESTART SWFL Fact Sheet

Posted on: 05/22/2020 3:08 pm

FGCU pledges to help RESTART SWFL, restore consumer confidence

Posted on: 05/22/2020 3:07 pm

Initiative aims to help businesses respond to COVID-19 impact Fort Myers, Fla. – May 19, 2020 – Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is launching RESTART SWFL, an initiative dedicated to helping businesses respond to the impact of COVID-19 on their operations, work force, vendors and customers. “We know that good health makes good business, so […]

Pace Center for Girls launches #MakeSpaceForPace virtual dress collection campaign

Posted on: 05/18/2020 5:09 pm

Dress collection to support Love That Dress! shopping event slated for Aug. 26 FORT MYERS, Fla., (May 8, 2020) – Pace Center for Girls, Lee County is gearing up for its annual Love That Dress! shopping event with a virtual dress collection that encourages the community to #MakeSpaceForPace. To help build an expansive inventory of […]