Science and the arts generally are regarded as opposite pursuits, but Dr. Jeff Grove ’86 has a foot in both worlds.
Maida Pou’s faith, love of her family, devotion
to friends and her church were inspirational.
Nate Carson knows all the stereotypes about video gamers, and can rattle them off without taking a breath: bad eating habits; poor posture; an aversion to exercise; a preference for sitting alone in a darkened room; and avoiding human contact by playing video games nonstop.
As students at FSC, Jack Smith ’53 and his roommate, Charles F. “Fred” Kennard
’53, decided to pool their money and buy a motorcycle. They found they couldn’t
afford a new Harley Davidson, so they bought an airplane instead.
"My experience with the Ed.D program at FSC has been the greatest challenge and opportunity for personal and professional growth," said Dr. Fowler.
Florida Southern’s annual Legacy Luncheon always brings multiple reminders of the affection legacy families feel for their beloved school.
Meet the seven young women who comprised the College's first graduating class in 1890.
When Dr. Joanne Cave Preston ’68 thinks back on the variety in her class schedule while a student at Florida Southern, its impact upon her wide-ranging career seems clear and direct.
Founder of the Crest Automotive Group and president of Metro Jobbers, a dealership-owned supply cooperative, William A. Chope ’71 is an exemplar of successful entrepreneurship based on the values of free enterprise and a commitment to ethical business practices.
Matthew Walters came to Florida Southern to study business, but not with a specific goal of joining the family business.
Roderic Russ Dugger Jr. was born April 27, 1920 at his family’s home on Georgia Avenue in Macon, Georgia. Florida Southern is still dear to his heart.
Trustee Dr. Barney Barnett, a senior executive and retired Vice Chairman of Publix Super Markets, Inc., epitomizes the mission of Florida Southern College, which is to make a positive and consequential impact on society.
Louisa Long Cullem Jaffe ’93 was “raised in a business family,” she says.
Retired Citibank executive Albert Misan ’72 excelled in a highly competitive international business environment, attaining success that brings great distinction to himself and to Florida Southern College.
A high school golfer who grew up on a ranch in Kansas, Patton had heard great things from his coach about the college program at Florida Southern College. With the goal of pursuing a professional career himself, Patton took a chance and headed to college in far-off Lakeland.