Entries by Gail Dolan

Teacher of the Year Award Nominations Deadline is May 15

Tuesday, May 15 is the deadline for nominations for the annual Character Education Teacher award to be presented by the Uncommon Friends Foundation at Uncommon Evening on November 8, 2018. Educators in elementary, middle and high schools throughout Lee, Charlotte, and Collier counties who teach the Foundation’s character education curriculum are eligible. The award recognizes […]

FGCU Business Ethics Invitational

Uncommon Friends Foundation is excited to participate in the FGCU Business Ethics Invitational on Saturday, May 12th, from 9am – 1pm at the FGCU Lutgert College of Business. Join us to solve an ethical challenge, with prizes going to the winning team! Lunch will be provided. Hope to see you there! Click here for the […]

Deadline Approaching for 2018 Scholarship Applications

The deadline for applying for Uncommon Friends Foundation scholarship applications for 2018 is April 1, 2018. Student scholarships will be awarded to deserving individuals (including veterans, single parents, and the disabled) who are pursuing degrees in education, law, technology, healthcare, and other studies. Nominees must reside in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, or Hendry Counties, need financial […]

FGCU Competes in SE Regional Business Ethics Competition

The Ethics Case Competition Team from Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) Lutgert College of Business participated in the 4thAnnual Southeast Regional Business Ethics Case Competition at Stetson University February 22 and 23. The FGCU team of students Dominic Dent and Kyle Johnson was led by faculty advisors Dr. Craig Randall and Dr. Eric Dent, Uncommon […]

Applications Open for Uncommon Friends Foundation Scholarships

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 student scholarships, which will be awarded to deserving individuals (including veterans, single parents, and the disabled) who are pursuing degrees in education, law, technology, healthcare, and other studies. The deadline for nominations is April 1, 2018. Nominees must reside in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, […]

Nominees’ Videos – 2017 Business Ethics and Champion Teacher Awards

Character Education – Yvonne Caldwell CLICK HERE Yvonne Caldwell was named the 2017 Character Education Champion Teacher. Mrs. Caldwell teaches fifth grade ELA/Social Studies at James Stephens International Academy, where she integrates the perseverance, fortitude and example of the Uncommon Friends to promote a growth mindset to help students live with integrity and make good […]