FSC professor chosen for Student/Athlete Distinguished Faculty Award
LAKELAND, Fla. (April 26, 2007) — Dr. Malcolm M. Manners, chair of the Horticultural Sciences Department at Florida Southern College, was chosen by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for the Student/Athlete Distinguished Faculty Award at the Honors Convocation held April 18.
Each year the SAAC presents a “Faculty/Staff Award” to a member of the faculty or staff outside of the athletics department who has shown extraordinary support to student-athletes at Florida Southern. Manners, who has been with the college since 1981, was recognized for his support of student-athletes and the FSC intercollegiate athletics program.
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 39 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 13:1 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-Bachelor’s institutions and by the Princeton Review as a “Best Southeastern College.” Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.