Florida Southern News
Allman will present the first lecture in the 2013-2014 Florida Lecture Series, hosted by the Lawton Chiles, Jr., Center for Florida History at Florida Southern College. His lecture, “Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State,” will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in Branscomb Auditorium on the FSC campus.
A childhood encounter with a snake at his grandparents’ farm hooked Jeff Corwin on a lifetime of adventures with wildlife. The host of numerous TV documentary shows brought his entertaining message of “the mystery and the magic of nature and the conservation challenges we face on the planet” to FSC’s first convocation of the year and drew a crowd in an afternoon session for a 90-minute presentation that included live animals.
Art and field research are not two fields that typically pair together, but Florida Southern graduate Matt Cicanese ’12 makes them work in a unique and creative way.
Florida Southern College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Loretta Reinhart as the new dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. She assumes her duties effective today.
Robert MacLaurin MacDonald, who left an indelible mark on Florida Southern College as a teacher, artist, and impresario, died Sept. 7 in Lakeland. He had suffered from declining health in recent years.