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News - 10/15/2013

Gabe Langford Pursues the Gordian Worm

Dr. Gabriel Langford (center) with FSC biology students Jasmine Childress and Trey Iakovidis are up to their knees in research as they look for invertebrate specimens in a Central Florida pond. The study of parasites is not a particularly glamorous topic, admits FSC Ass...


News - 9/18/2013

Celebrity Conservationist Jeff Corwin Brings Magic of Nature to FSC

A childhood encounter with a snake at his grandparents’ farm hooked Jeff Corwin on a lifetime of adventures with wildlife. The host of numerous TV documentary shows brought his entertaining message of “the mystery and the magic of nature and the conservation challe...


News - 9/5/2013

Omicron Delta Kappa Named a Presidential Circle

The Florida Southern College circle of the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa has been named a Presidential Circle, the highest level of distinction, for the 2012-2013 academic year. FSC’s circle was one of just two named a Presidential Circle out of m...


News - 8/26/2013

FSC Career Center Receives Award for Job Placement Efforts

LAKELAND – The Career Center at Florida Southern College was honored by a local employment services organization for its efforts to put students to work, and Gov. Rick Scott was on hand to present the award. The Career Center was given the Runners Club Award for the mon...


News - 8/19/2013

Florida Southern Welcomes Biggest and Most Talented Class Ever

Steamy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of incoming freshmen and their families as the largest and most talented entering class in Florida Southern history arrived on campus to move into residence halls on Aug. 17. The new students were welcomed by President Anne Kerr, ...


News - 6/12/2013

Polk Students Learn the Wonders of Chemistry at Mosaic Summer Science Program at FSC

LAKELAND – A dozen Polk County high school students will be immersed in the mysteries of chemistry and learn about some of its practical applications during a week-long camp at Florida Southern College next week. The Mosaic Summer Science Program will be held June 17-21 ...


News - 5/25/2013

The Art of Building an Art Program

When bright, young, and energetic faculty join an academic department, remarkable things can happen. That’s the story of the Department of Art and Art History at Florida Southern College.


News - 5/1/2013

Enactus Florida Southern College Wins at U.S. Regional Competition

A student club in its first year in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise has won a regional championship and will compete for a national title in an organization that promotes entrepreneurship and social outreach.The Florida Southern College team was named...


News - 4/15/2013

Faculty and Students Give Presentations at ACS

Florida Southern faculty and students gave presentations at the recent national meeting of the American Chemical Society in April in New Orleans. Dr. Carmen Gauthier, Jessie Ball duPont Professor of chemistry and Chairman of the Department of Chemistry and Physics, co-pre...


News - 3/11/2013

FSC’s Enactus Business Club Combines Entrepreneurship with Social Action

Florida Southern students are out to dispel the notion that business people are merely greedy and out for themselves. Through the campus chapter of Enactus, an international nonprofit organization for college students that promotes social responsibility in business, FSC studen...