FSC Values

FSC Values

Douglas Rouillard ’01

From the Small to Silver Screen, FSC Grad Has Found Success

It took a lot of sacrifice, hard work and sweat, but Doug can comfortably say he’s made that dream come true.

Natalie Barton

Awards Become Secondary for FSC Nursing Alumna

Natalie Barton ’19, a registered nurse in the Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Duke University Hospital, was honored with a Community Service Award in Memory of Dan S. Blalock Jr. on May 14. Over 6,800 nurses from across the Duke University Health System were eligible for the awards, and Natalie was one of only 37 to be honored.

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Mental Health Awareness Month: FSC’s Counseling Center

Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness month? Although Florida Southern College has an incredibly dedicated group of counselors available to support you at any time, the College is celebrating Mental Health Awareness by highlighting the resources the counseling center provides.

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Florida Southern College set a positive precedent by enrolling Dorothy Colbert prior to the desegregation of some public schools in Lakeland, FL

Rev. Dorothy C. Cobbett was truly a trailblazer as one of the first Black fulltime undergraduate student at Florida Southern College.

tim askew

Lift Every Voice and Sing: Black History Month Speaker at FSC

Florida Southern College is hosting Dr. Timothy Askew for a Black History Month event in the Evelyn and Warren Willis Garden of Meditation on campus.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council Report of Recommendations

The Florida Southern College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council (DEIC) began work in July of 2020 to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees to take a comprehensive look at campus life and identify needed changes that would result in a more racially sensitive, inclusive, diverse, and equitable campus.

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Annual Day of Impact Event Brings Students Together to Give Back to Local Community

Service project helps feed local students who are homeless and food insecure.

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FSC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council Discusses Work, Outcomes

A message from Florida Southern's Chief Diversity Officer

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‘Excellent Progress’ from FSC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

A message from Florida Southern's Chief Diversity Officer

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Council Dives into Work Across FSC

The Council previously approved committees to address specific areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the College. Led by two members of the Council, each committee also includes a member of the College’s executive leadership team, at least one student, and other members of the College community.

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'We can build a beautiful legacy of openness, trust, and inclusion'

A message from Florida Southern's Chief Diversity Officer

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FSC's Diversity Task Force renamed 'Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council'

Council members establish committees to address specific areas of need.

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First Meeting of FSC Diversity Task Force

Since the appalling death of Mr. George Floyd last month, I have shared that the College is committed to achieving heightened equality, justice, and inclusion on our campus.

Brenda Lewis

Recognizing Multicultural Awareness, Support, and Dialogue as Everyday Needs 

Simmons Center Director Brenda Lewis sees hope and promise in student-led initiatives.

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FSC Acting in Support of Peace, Equality

A message to our Florida Southern community from President Anne Kerr