FSC Business and Economics Department unveils Rogers Seminar Room
LAKELAND, Fla. (Aug. 9, 2005) — Florida Southern College will hold a reception and unveiling of the new Rogers Seminar Room on Aug. 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the Jim Rogers Auditorium on the FSC campus. College president Dr. Anne B. Kerr will welcome MBA candidates, prospective students, alumni, invited guests, and the media.
The event celebrates the Florida Southern MBA program’s 25 years of service to the business community. The new seminar room was designed specifically for MBA students with a grant from The Rogers Foundation. FSC will honor the Rogers family for their support of the college’s business and economics department.
Dr. Larry Ross, coordinator of the MBA program, further explains the purpose of the event. “This is all about our students and the people who support them. For those wanting to know more about the Florida Southern MBA, this is the perfect time – they can learn from our speakers and alumni who have experienced the program. They’ll get the first look at a great new facility, and MBA candidates will be given the opportunity for networking and getting a good start on their program.”
Seminars and testing for prerequisite credit will be offered for newly admitted students the following day. For more information, please contact Ross at 863-680-4285.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 25 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.