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News - 11/19/2014

Triumphing Over Dyslexia

It seems simple: learning letter sounds. But, for children at The Roberts Academy, nothing about reading has ever been easy. Dyslexia, a neurological disorder that causes the brain to process and interpret information differently than that of a nondyslexic brain, is the most c...


News - 11/18/2014

MBA Team Places Second in Case Competition

Eight teams of MBA students from seven regional colleges and universities gathered at Florida Southern November 7 and 8 for the 2014 Business Strategy MBA Case Competition, hosted by FSC’s Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise. Florida Southern’s te...


News - 11/17/2014

What a Feeling: Wynee Warden Dance Studio Dedicated

With relevés, jetés, and flying feet, the College dedicated the spectacular home of its new dance program on Nov. 6, further expanding FSC’s reach in the fine arts. The Wynee Warden Dance Studio was formally opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included hundreds of...


News - 11/13/2014

Poet Nance Van Winckel will be the next visitor in Florida Southern’s Author Series.

On Nov. 13, poet Nance Van Winckel will be the next visitor in Florida Southern’s Author Series. Van Winckel, a decorated poet and fiction writer with “almost as many books as fingers” will share selected poems and also meet informally with students at 4:30 p...


News - 11/10/2014

Forum At Florida Southern To Address Climate Change And National Security

Florida Southern College will be the host site on Nov. 19 for a forum about a pressing security issue facing the U.S. military – climate change. Two accomplished and highly decorated retired U.S. Army lieutenant generals will lead the discussion. The forum, “C...


News - 11/7/2014

Award-Winning Columnist Jeff Klinkenberg To Relate “Tales Of Real Florida”

The touching, tawdry, and just plain odd events that take place in the Sunshine State have been the source for the writings of award-winning journalist Jeff Klinkenberg for more than 35 years. Now Polk County residents will get to hear Klinkenberg relate some of his experience...


News - 11/6/2014

FSC Theatre Arts Department Presents Rent

One of the most successful musicals of all time, a frankly honest portrayal of love, art, life and death in modern New York, is coming to Florida Southern College. The Department of Theatre Arts presents its production of Rent, directed by James Beck, with eight performances s...


News - 11/4/2014

Barnett School Hosts Successful Economic Forum

More than 200 business, civic, and political leaders from Polk County gathered on Oct. 31 for the second annual Polk Real Estate and Economic Update forum sponsored by the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern. Titled “For the Love of ...


News - 11/4/2014

Florida Southern To Dedicate New Dance Studio

On Thursday, Nov. 6, Florida Southern College will celebrate the grand opening of the Wynee Warden Dance Studio with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a dedicatory performance by the Florida Dance Theatre. Featuring Ballet Stars Katia Garza and Israel Rodriguez to Perform....


News - 11/3/2014

Prof. Jonathan Adler To Give Lecture On Law And The Environment At FSC

Prof. Jonathan Adler, the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, will speak on the topic “Environmentalism and Property Rights.” The...