Florida Southern College Cancels Lakeland Classes
LAKELAND, Fla. (September 28, 2004) -Florida Southern College officials have announced the cancellation of all Lakeland campus classes until Monday, Oct. 4. All classes are scheduled to resume on that date. College officials had hoped that electrical power would have been fully restored to the entire campus for full operation. Because this has not occurred, the college has no choice but to cancel classes and request students who are able, to find alternate housing until Sunday, Oct. 3.
All other operations of the college will remain open and functioning with normal hours of operation.
Additional updates or information throughout the week and weekend will be posted on the campus website at
www.flsouthern.edu on the front page under Hurricane Jeanne Update. Please check the emergency hotline number at 863-680-4101 throughout the course of the weekend for updates to this information.
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 24 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.
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