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News - 10/21/2014

Former St. Petersburg Mayor to be Keynote Speaker at Economic Forum

Rick Baker, former mayor of St. Petersburg, will be the keynote speaker at Florida Southern College’s second annual real estate and economic forum.Sponsored by the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at FSC, For the Love of Downtown 2 will be held from ...


News - 10/17/2014

Poet Jericho Brown First in Author Series

Florida Southern welcomes distinguished poet Jericho Brown as the year’s first writer in its author series.  Brown, the former speechwriter for the mayor of New Orleans and winner of the American Book Award, comes to campus Oct. 20—an encore to his successful ...


News - 10/16/2014

Theater, Nursing Students Learn About HIV-AIDS at Forum

In the musical Rent, the characters Roger and Mimi, falling in love, sing “I should tell you, I’m disaster.” Both of them are HIV-positive.The question for HIV/AIDS patients – should I tell family, friends, and potential lovers? – is one that Dr. ...


News - 10/15/2014

FSC Brass Quintet to Give World Premiere in Concert

The Florida Southern College Faculty Brass Quintet will give the world premiere of a work composed for the ensemble at a concert next week. The concert, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall on campus, is part of the FSC Festival of Fine Arts. It is ...


News - 10/1/2014

Chemistry Students Present Results of their Research

As part of Florida Southern College’s ongoing commitment to hands-on engaged learning, three chemistry students recently shared the results of original research they conducted over the summer and continuing on into the fall semester. The presentations were given on ...


News - 10/1/2014

“Robber Barons” the subject of lecture at Florida Southern College

The industrialists of the 19th and 20th centuries are often described as “robber barons,” greedy and ruthless men who piled up fabulous wealth by unscrupulous means. But were they?Dr. Burton W. Folsom of Hillsdale College will explore that question in the next inst...


News - 9/23/2014

Percussionist David Coash gives recital at Florida Southern

Far from being just the rhythm section of the orchestra, percussion has come into its own right as an important set of instruments. Now percussionist David Coash shows off the amazing things his instruments can do in a Faculty Artist Series concert at Florida Southern College....


News - 9/23/2014

Two Alumni Address Fifth Annual Spencer Symposium

“Advancements on the Frontiers of Chemistry and Medicine” was the theme of the fifth annual Dr. John L. Spencer Symposium, sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and Physics at FSC, and two outstanding alumni were among the speakers.Jeanine Yacoub ’12 and D...


News - 9/23/2014

Livingston Lauds Honorable Pursuit of Wealth

In an erudite lecture that cited sources from Aristotle and the Magna Carta to America’s Founding Fathers, Dr. Felix Livingston offered a ringing defense of entrepreneurship that not only pursues profits but does so honorably and in a way that benefits society. Dr. Livi...


News - 9/18/2014

Florida Southern College to Host “Florida’s Largest Outdoor Yoga Class”

Florida Southern College is putting the focus on physical and mental well-being by hosting Florida’s largest outdoor yoga class! Members of the community are invited to join the students, faculty, and staff of Florida Southern College on the expansive Mr. George’s ...