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FGCU theater professor Tyler Layton lived a Charmed life

December 18, 2011


By Collin Llewellyn Just moments after the last performance of her Voice and Movement class at Florida Gulf Coast University, professor Tyler Layton sniffles with wet eyes as one of her students expresses his gratitude.Only minutes after that, when diving into her southern roots, Layton turns on a thick Alabama accent, an attribute she […]

Oh baby: Dr. Collins delivering as FGCU director of health services

October 25, 2011


By Collin Llewellyn Having delivered nearly 3,000 babies over 15 years as an OBGYN in Southwest Florida, Dr. Kevin Collins has found his way to Florida Gulf Coast University. Dr. Collins herniated a disc in his neck preventing him from performing surgeries at his private practice, this ultimately led to a change in career […]

From chasing bad guys to teaching FGCU students: Former cop writes new career

September 28, 2011


By Collin Llewellyn After surviving an armed robbery at a McDonalds, the classroom at Florida Gulf Coast University isn’t a threat to former Detroit police officer Paul Szczesny “It proved to myself that I could handle any situation,” Szczesny said of the robbery, where shots were fired. Szczesny has been a part of the […]

Remembering 9/11: Muslims faced challenges after attack

September 5, 2011


By Collin Llewellyn A decade has now passed since September 11th, 2001, and as a nation, we remain changed by what happened in New York City, Washington D.C., and Shanksville. Among those whose lives became more complicated that day, and for the next decade, was Muslim-Americans all across the country. Many Muslim-Americans became victims […]