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News - 7/16/2014

Dr. Bryan Franks, “Shark Guy,” Launches Marine Biology Program

Whenever Bryan Franks went fishing with his father as a boy and they caught a shark, he didn’t want to throw it back. He wanted to study it. “A lot of young kids have a fascination with sharks. I never grew out of it,” he says. Dr. Franks is an assistant...


News - 7/14/2014

Dr. Loretta Reinhart: Nursing Is about Caring

Drawing on her years of experience, Loretta Reinhart, Ph.D., observes that in the practice of nursing, there are some constants.“The main pieces haven’t changed. It’s about caring for people. We are so close to people when life starts and ends. I’ve alw...


News - 7/14/2014

An Update from the Mocs ROTC Battalion

Greetings from the Moccasin Battalion! Florida Southern College has a rich history with its Army ROTC program, and the Moccasin Battalion continues to provide outstanding leaders for the United States Army, Army Reserve, and Florida Army National Guard. Our May 2013 graduating...


News - 7/10/2014

Christie Bassett ’07 Named Florida Teacher of the Year

If asked why she is a teacher, Christie Bassett ’07 says it’s the “aha” moments. “When you look in a student’s face when they’re struggling to master something and there’s that ‘aha’ moment when that light bulb comes...


News - 7/3/2014

FSC's Hunter Kaiser wins "Best Senator" at Floyd Riddick Model Senate Sim at Stetson U.

2014 Model Senate Team, which includes (back row) Evan Talit, Matt Geras, Hunter Kaiser and Wes Davis (front row) Meagan Hebel, Sarai Godwaldt, Mackenzie Gailey and Katie Widner


News - 6/20/2014

FSC Holds Ceremony to Install Ted Turner as 80th Honorary Chancellor

Due to a bout of appendicitis, cable television mogul and environmental philanthropist Ted Turner was unable to attend the March 14 Founders’ Day Convocation where he was to be installed as Florida Southern College’s 80th Honorary Chancellor. In an inspiring and he...


News - 6/16/2014

FSC Honored as a College of Distinction

Florida Southern College has been honored as a College of   Distinction for the 2014-2015 school year. FSC is one of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious designation, based on its excellence in Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibra...


News - 6/2/2014

New Musical Theatre Program Debuts

Call it the Glee phenomenon. For at least a dozen years now, more and more young people have been drawn to the magic of theatrical performance that combines acting, singing and dancing, which means Florida Southern College has started its new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical T...


News - 5/29/2014

Prof. Denham Authors Books on DuVal, Court

It’s a satisfying and thrilling experience for a scholar to have a book accepted for publication. Dr. James M. Denham, professor of history and director of the Lawton M. Chiles Center for Florida History at FSC, now has not just one but two books published this summer.&l...


News - 5/22/2014

Tim Crouch Repeats as Division II National Champion

FSC’s Tim Crouch successfully defended his title as NCAA Division II national champion in men’s golf on Wednesday, shooting a 68 to win by one stroke at The Meadows course in Allendale, Mich. The feat has been accomplished only twice before in Division II, the las...