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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...


News - 10/31/2014

Plaque Honors the Memory of Charles Rubado ’04

What Florida National Guard Capt. Keith Mahler remembers about his classmate and fellow ROTC Mocs Battalion cadet Charlie Rubado was how level-headed he was.“He didn’t get too worked up about much. He was always a guy you could go to if you had questions,” he...


News - 10/30/2014

Theatre Students Perform for Retirement Home Residents

In a great example of service learning, eleven students from the FSC Department of Theatre Arts performed standards and musical theatre selections during an Afternoon of Song recital for the residents of the Estates at Carpenters retirement home in Lakeland on Oct. 29. The stu...


News - 10/29/2014

Documentary By Fort Meade Native To Be Screened At Florida Southern College

The film, Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity, concerns the story of an Argentinian human rights organization composed of grandmothers searching for their lost grandchildren, who they say were stolen by their country’s government during a crackdown o...


News - 10/23/2014

“Million Dollar Arm” Sports Agent J.B. Bernstein Addresses Convo

When he was at a crossroad in his career, J.B. Bernstein came up with a novel idea to get it going again. The problem was that everyone told him it was crazy.Bernstein, CEO of Access Group, a marketing and sports management firm, is the creator of Million Dollar Arm, a reality...


News - 10/23/2014

Theologian To Give Willis Lecture On Faith And Capitalism

One of the world’s most prominent theologians will give this year’s Warren W. Willis Lecture in Religion at Florida Southern College on the relationship of faith to economic uncertainty.Dr. Kathryn Tanner, Frederick Marquand Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale...