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News - 6/30/2022

Faces of FSC - Tim Wright

Tim Wright is the Chaplain at Florida Southern College. He graduated from FSC in 1994 and now teaches one class on campus each semester. His primary role is to oversee the religious needs of our campus community.He also does pastoral counseling that is open to any student, fac...


News - 6/30/2022

Faces of FSC - Gerrianne Schaad

Gerrianne Schaad is a native Floridian who has worked at Florida Southern College for over seven years. She is a certified archivist with 31 years of experience in academic and museum settings.As an archivist, Gerrianne collects and preserves the history of FSC. You can find h...


News - 6/29/2022

Florida Southern College Biology Professor Dr. Macrander Receives Grant to Research Florida’s Coral Reefs

Florida Southern College Assistant Professor of Marine Biology Dr. Jason Macrander, Ph.D. has been awarded a research grant by the "Protect Our Reefs" Program through Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. The project is titled “Can Coral Venom Expressi...


News - 6/27/2022

Florida Southern Student Dives Into Internship

Molly Kennedy ’25 is used to spending time in the water as a member of Florida Southern’s swim team but this summer she was in unfamiliar waters.    The Marine Biology major and rising sophomore spent two months in Sodwana Bay, South Africa internin...


News - 6/22/2022

Florida Southern College Recognized for Exemplary Transfer Pathways by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Florida Southern College has been recognized by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) as one of the top 171 colleges and universities on its 2022 Transfer Honor Roll, in recognition of the dynamic pathways FSC has created to support transfer students. This is the second consecu...


News - 6/21/2022

Polk Museum of Art Carves Out Space for Rodin Exhibit

The Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College will present “Rodin: Contemplation and Dreams / Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections” from June 25 through October 30, 2022. The collection will be on display in the Museum’s Dorothy...


News - 6/16/2022

Southern Living Names Florida Southern College as One of The Most Beautiful College Campuses in the South… Again

Southern Living once again has acknowledged what Mocs already know – that our campus is one of the most beautiful in the country. In its rankings of The Most Beautiful College Campuses in the South, Florida Southern is ranked sixth on the list. FSC is the highest-r...


News - 6/15/2022

Florida Southern Named A College Of Distinction For Business, Education, Nursing, And Overall Excellence

For 15 consecutive years, every year since 2008, Colleges of Distinction has included FSC in its 2022-23 guidebook and website. The national and statewide honors highlight Florida Southern’s focus on student success and satisfaction in all three areas of study.Florida So...


News - 6/6/2022

Florida Southern College Medical Laboratory Sciences Program Earns National Accreditation

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), the premier agency for the international accreditation and approval of educational programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related health care disciplines, has fully accredited Florida Southern...


News - 6/1/2022

FSC History Professor to Give Holocaust Lecture

As an Assistant Professor of History at Florida Southern College, Dr. Richards Plavnieks is responsible for teaching the young minds that seek an education in his classroom. Plavnieks feels a bigger responsibility to make sure he reaches beyond the walls of Florida Southern C...