News - 5/29/2020

Coronavirus Updates and Frequently Asked Questions

To our Florida Southern community,Thank you so much for your support and patience as the College manages this COVID-19 crisis. Your well-being has been, and will continue to be, at the forefront of every decision we make.This page houses information about academic schedules, r...


News - 5/29/2020

Update for FSC Employees: Plans for a Gradual Return to Campus, Phase II

A message from the Office of Human ResourcesMay 29, 2020  Good afternoon,Earlier this month, staff began returning to work on campus. The process was gradual and deliberate so that we could evaluate the changes and adjust as needed.The first three weeks have been success...


News - 5/20/2020

Reimagining Commencement: Groundbreaking Virtual Event Connects 2020 Grads

The reviews are in — arriving as real-time comments during live streams on social media outlets — regarding Florida Southern ’s Spring Virtual Commencement ceremony on Sat., May 16, 2020.This unprecedented special event was organized as an alternative to the ...


News - 5/20/2020

FSC Adopts Test-Optional Admissions Policy Starting in 2021 Academic Terms

To assist students facing unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida Southern College will implement a test-optional admissions policy for students who are considering enrolling for the spring and fall 2021 terms.“Given the uncertainty of when and ...


News - 5/18/2020

Meet Dr. Melanie Fowler

There's nothing like entering a program of study and coming out of it with immediate success. At least that's the case for Dr. Melanie Fowler, who came to Florida Southern as a student of FSC's Doctor of Education program during the 2017 summer semester. She&n...


News - 5/15/2020

Facing Tough Job Market, Graduating Seniors Share Success Stories

Despite the unexpected challenges in today’s employment market, many of Florida Southern’s Class of 2020 graduates are securing positions in their chosen fields. Here are some of their stories:   Melissa HansardMelissa Hansard Audit Associate for RSMW...


News - 5/14/2020

Carrying on the FSC Tradition: Legacy Luncheon

Florida Southern’s annual Legacy Luncheon always brings multiple reminders of the affection legacy families feel for their beloved school.Take the Dinkins/Searles family, for example. Patricia Ross Dinkins ’52, of Lakeland, grew up one block west of campus, on Finn...


News - 5/5/2020

Meet Emerge Scholar Ann Kast '19

Alumna Ann Kast '19 credits much of her success in the field of education to her professors' support during her college career. Ann graduated with a bachelor of science in an elementary education major with a minor art history in 2019. Over the cour...


News - 5/4/2020

Update for FSC Employees: Plans for a Gradual Return to Campus

A message from the Office of Human ResourcesMay 4, 2020  Good afternoon,Last week, President Kerr shared that the College would soon have plans ready for a gradual reopening. Based on local, state, and federal guidance, this week the College will slowly begin its reopeni...


News - 5/1/2020

Florida Southern Salutes Nurses Serving Vital Roles During COVID-19 Crisis

With this year being the 200th anniversary of the birth of legendary nurse Florence Nightingale, 2020 was already going to be a special year for nurses. However, the worldwide coronavirus pandemic — and how nurses are at the frontlines of the battle — makes 2020 un...