LCEC Pledges $25,000 to FSW for Workforce Education
Lee County Electric Cooperative made a generous pledge to help ensure FSW students can become the professionals and leaders needed in the southwest Florida region.
Late Musician Offers One Last Song to FSW
Wayne Rinkenback had a passion for music and desire to serve God. His scholarship gift will ensure his passions live on for years to come.
A Chance Encounter Changes X-ray Focus
Evidence of a lasting impact becomes clear when talking with FSW student, Michael Berube, 21, in his second year pursuing an associate’s degree with a focus on the business sector.
FSW Student Researchers Attend AIDS Conference in South Africa
Pedro Ramirez and Cassidy Cousins are taking their hands-on research experience at FSW and applying it to the real world at the 2016 International AIDS Conference.
Education Student Eager to Give Back
Sophomore Eglindina Quintana is eager to finish her elementary education degree at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) so she can give back to her hometown of Immokalee. With a bachelor's degree in elementary education, she'll be able to work as a fully-certified teacher in one of the Collier County School District's five Immokalee elementary schools.
FSW Eases Transition from Veteran to Student
Transitioning from active duty to civilian life for veterans requires tremendous support. Ian McCallister, a student-veteran and former president of the college’s Troops and Students Connect Force received the support he needed at Florida SouthWestern State College.
Athletics Draws 'Traditional' Students to Florida SouthWestern
Lexi Betterman is a standout softball player who first picked up a bat and glove at age 6. Now the Minnesota native is helping the Buccaneers on the field and working toward a quality education in the classroom.
Mother's Illness Inspires FSW Student to Help Others
FSW student Alexandra Mills has known that she wanted to go into the health field since graduating high school. What helped her decide to apply to the School of Health Professions' Cardiovascular Technology program was her mother's heart disease.
SWFL Artist Found True Calling, Fell In Love at FSW/Edison
Arturo Correa's life was forever changed when he signed up for an elective painting class at Edison Community College in 1992. There he discovered his future career, and eventually met his future wife in the campus library.
FSW Alumna Awarded the APEX Award for Professional Excellence
Kathryn Kelly pays forward the support she received at FSW by championing educational opportunities for children in southwest Florida.