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News - 4/9/2014

On Junior Journey, FSC Students Learn Through Travel

As Willie Nelson’s song puts it, “Goin’ places that I’ve never been / Seein’ things that I may never see again…”Every year as part of Junior Journey, FSC’s travel study option guaranteed to juniors and seniors, Florida Southern ...


News - 3/27/2014

Ashley Gentile '13 is Making the World a Better Place

Ashley Gentile ’13 is living proof that passion and preparation can take you anywhere. Last spring, she was accepted into the highly selective Oncology Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University—one of the only ones in the nation. Despite the prestigious nature ...


News - 3/25/2014

Professor and Student Help Grow a Better House Plant

Anyone who is fond of house plants is familiar with dracaenas, the lush and sometimes delicate plants native mostly to the tropical forests of Africa. In America, the two most popular kinds are the cornstalk dracaena (Dracaena fragrans), whose broad green leaves resemble those...


News - 3/24/2014

Dedications, Music, and Fun Marked Homecoming 2014

FSC alums came from far and near to the annual Homecoming weekend March 14-16. This year’s event included the Founders Day Convocation at which four alums were given the Distinguished Alumni Award, two special dedications, an outdoor concert, and the usual array of socia...


News - 3/19/2014

Founders Day: Homer Hickam Touts Conviction and Community

Aeronautical engineer and author Homer Hickam, Jr., told a Founders Day Convocation audience that convictions and community can overcome fear. He was the guest speaker at the March 14 Convocation, which marked the College’s 129th year. The Convocation also included the ...


News - 3/17/2014

Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Lectures About Forgotten Civil Rights Case

An overlooked but significant case in African-Americans’ struggle for civil rights was the subject of a lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King on March 13 at Florida Southern. King’s lecture, sponsored by the Lawton Chiles, Jr., Center for Florida H...


News - 3/14/2014

FSC Launches Center for Free Enterprise

Florida Southern’s Center for Free Enterprise got an official send-off on March 12 with an inaugural program that included a keynote address by former U.S. Senator Alan K. Simpson.The Center for Free Enterprise is a program within the Barney Barnett School of Business an...


News - 3/10/2014

Emeritus Professor Prevatt Inducted into Citrus Hall of Fame

Hailed as a “professor extraordinaire,” former FSC Professor Rubert Prevatt was inducted into the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame at the annual Citrus Celebration on March 7.Dr. Prevatt, the John and Ruth Tyndall Professor of Citrus Science Emeritus at FSC, taught at F...


News - 3/4/2014

Pagels Describes the Power of Revelation in Art and Politics

The biblical book of Revelation has been something of a Rorschach test through the centuries when it comes to depictions of good and evil, according to Prof. Elaine Pagels. “You don’t have to take this book literally to take it seriously. It’s about the conf...


News - 2/28/2014

Mocs Play in the Big Leagues For a Day

It’s the dream of every kid who plays baseball to play in the major leagues. Even though many of the FSC Mocs baseball players may not make it that far, they got the next best thing on Feb. 25, playing in the annual spring training exhibition game between the Mocs and th...