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News - 5/25/2021

For Lakeland Associate Carmen Smith, "There is Room for Everyone to Develop & Grow at GEICO"

GEICO looks to add to its robust workforce in Lakeland by hiring as many as 500 new associates as soon as possible in the fields of claims, customer service (including bilingual individuals) and sales (including bilingual individuals), among others.


News - 5/18/2021

Florida Southern College Gathers Classes of 2020, 2021 for In-Person Spring Commencement

On May 15, Florida Southern College marked its 137th year of commencements with a modified in-person ceremony to honor the academic successes of the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020, whose members were invited to come back to campus for special recognition after their gradu...


News - 5/13/2021

Marine Biology Research Grant to Fund Study of Environmental Impacts on Florida Stone Crabs

A grant sponsored by the Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund (TBERF) will support important student/faculty research on Florida’s stone crab fishery, to be conducted in summer 2021 by Florida Southern College’s Department of Biology.Dr. Phil GravineseThe study...


News - 5/13/2021

New FSC Esports Arena Boosts Student Access to Community Gameplay Options, Varsity Competitions

Florida Southern has expanded and upgraded its on-campus facilities for community-based computer gaming by creating a large esports arena. The newly transformed space, known for years as the Snake Pit – in reference to the College’s water moccasin mascot – wi...


News - 5/10/2021

FSC Alumna Named as First Female President of Golf Writers Association of America

While a student-athlete on the women’s golf team at Florida Southern College, Beth Ann Baldry Nichols ’02 also was doing some English tutoring on the side. She signed up for a sports writing class at the suggestion of her advisor, thinking that she might be able to...


News - 5/10/2021

FSC’s Zachary D'Onofrio, ‘American Idol’ Alum, Charts Path to Improve Music Industry

Before his recent appearances as a singing contestant on ABC’s “American Idol,” Florida Southern College student Zachary D’Onofrio ’23 used the voice lab for one of his music classes as a remote rehearsal hall, debuting several song possibilities ...


News - 5/7/2021

Funding Grants Expand Research Capabilities of Florida Southern's Marine Biology Program

The Mosaic Company is partnering with Florida Southern College for the second time in two years to support the purchase of a shallow draft boat to be used by marine biology faculty and students to collect samples and conduct research in Tampa Bay and related wat...


News - 5/6/2021

Online MBA Program Ranks in Top 25 of Private Business Schools in Fortune Magazine's New U.S. Guide

Fortune magazine, in the first-ever listing of Best Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs for its Fortune Education college guide, ranks the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern College at No. 68 among its Top 100 schools ...


News - 5/5/2021

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council Report of Recommendations

The Florida Southern College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council (DEIC) began work in July of 2020 to bring together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees to take a comprehensive look at campus life and identify needed changes that would result in a more racially ...


News - 4/28/2021

Interview With Terry Dennis

Terry Dennis, who has been the Vice President of Finance and Business Affairs at Florida Southern College for more than 30 years, took some time out of his busy day to talk to me about his involvement with the Planetarium restoration. He is the middleman between the constructi...