Academic News

Arts News

Matthew Herbertz, assistant professor of film

Retooled Film Program Promotes Creativity, Community through Remote Instruction

The online approach includes development of new assignments, remote guest speakers and Q&As through Zoom.

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FSC’s Film Program Partners with Nonprofit To Help Local Charity

Collaborative film project highlights the work of the Women's Resource Center.

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Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College 2020 Summer Internship Program

Florida Southern College students are invited to apply for a competitive, paid six-week summer internship program at the Polk Museum of Art.

Business News

Dr. J. Michael Weber

‘Innovative, Entrepreneurial’ Leader Joins FSC as Dean of Barney Barnett School

Dr. J. Michael Weber begins his new duties at FSC on July 6.

Todd Jones, Sr., CEO of Publix

FSC's CEO100 Lecture Series hosts Publix CEO Todd Jones, Sr., as featured speaker

Lakeland-based Publix is the largest employee-owned supermarket chain in the United States.

Harvey E. Massey

Service Industry Executive Harvey E. Massey Speaks on Leadership

Harvey L. Massey was a special guest speaker at the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise.

Education News

Classroom in new building

FSC Dedicates Center for Early Childhood Learning and Health, New Home for School of Education

Collaborative initiative will bring together Schools of Education and Nursing and Health Sciences.

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Education Students Rated Top Performers in Teacher Certification Tests

Florida Department of Education recognizes FSC for teacher preparation in Elementary Education K-6 program.

Jeanne Robertson

Roberts Academy Mother's Day Luncheon with Humorist and Author Jeanne Robertson

Sharing a wide range of Southern-style observations while displaying a charmingly revved-up comic persona, professional speaker Jeanne Robertson entertained a large, receptive crowd at the sixth annual Roberts Academy Mother’s Day Luncheon in May.

Health News

Jean and Sal Campisi, Sr., Academic Center for Physical Therapy

FSC Dedicates Jean and Sal Campisi, Sr., Academic Center for Physical Therapy

Florida Southern's School of Physical Therapy, Jean and Sal Campisi, Sr., Academic Center is located in Lakeland’s Dixieland Historic District.

Dr. Nancy Nuzzo, Dr. Prisca Collins, and Dr. Maria Torres-Palsa

Community-Based Grant Awarded to FSC's School of Physical Therapy

Grant will fund local outreach providing physical therapy services, promoting health and wellness.

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FSC’s School of Physical Therapy Embraces Innovations

Program aims to enhance learning with state-of-the-art technology

Humanities News

Convocation speaker Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas Speaks To FSC Students on Perseverance and Achieving Goals

Convocation speaker was the first female official in the National Football League.

Visit to Stonehenge

Study-Abroad Programs Introduce Students to Travel Learning Experiences

Florida Southern College's student travel options offer a wide array of travel-study experiences to foreign and domestic destinations.

Henry B. Plant, “King Of Florida,” Is Subject Of Lecture At FSC

Henry B. Plant, “King Of Florida,” Is Subject Of Lecture At FSC

Henry B. Plant, the man who helped create the modern city of Tampa as a thriving commercial center but whose life story remains largely unknown, will be the subject of the next lecture in the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College.

Natural Sciences News

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Research Study Identifies Largest Mitogenome

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology, Dr. Jason Macrander, Participates as Research Collaborator and Co-Writer at Florida Southern.

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Department of Chemistry Earns ACS Accreditation

Importance of The American Chemical Society-approved chemistry degree for the highest level of academic and career-oriented instruction.

Dr. Brandon and his students.

Daphnia and Watercolors: Interview with Dr. Brandon

Dr.  Brandon talks about his experience as a student, educator, and researcher. #fscsciences #mocstory

Technology News

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Construction Signals Growth for Computer Science Program

Florida Southern marked a major expansion of its computer science program with construction work underway for the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Computer Sciences Center, which will provide a state-of-the-art computing environment for the growing department; indeed, the fastest growing major on campus.

Weinstein Computer Sciences Center

Florida Southern Breaks Ground For New Weinstein Computer Sciences Center

FSC today marked a major expansion of its computer science program with a groundbreaking for the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Computer Sciences Center, which will provide a state-of-the-art computing environment for the growing department.

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For The Defense: Steve Wellslager ’88 and His Team at Publix Help FSC Create Cyber-Security Courses

Steve Wellslager ’88 has a disarmingly simple explanation for what he and his team at Publix do.