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News - 4/20/2021

Esports Initiatives Underway, Two Academic Business Programs to Launch in Fall 2021

Expanding opportunities for student involvement is a familiar trend at Florida Southern College. Underway for fall 2021 in the field of esports is the introduction of two new academic programs in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise.Barnett Business School...


News - 4/13/2021

Who's Who at FSC

Florida Southern College students are successful and ambitious. These scholars share how they have spent their time here, building real-world experience and setting themselves up for utmost success in either grad school or the workplace.Kalin AbernathyFlorida Southern College ...


News - 4/9/2021

Talk Like the Mocs: Campus Lingo

If you want to walk the Moc walk, you have to talk the Moc talk. Here at FSC, our campus has its own unique language and lingo that students and staff alike are familiar with. Get a jumpstart with this list of phrases that are commonplace on campus.Mocs- Any and all members of...


News - 4/6/2021

FSC Professor Presents Results of Research Study on Students’ First-Year Experiences 

An assistant professor of social science at Florida Southern College, Dr. Chastity Blankenship, was one of four faculty researchers from around the nation who collaborated on a recent study of the experiences of first-year college students. The research team, consisting of fac...


News - 4/6/2021

FSC Music Professor to Teach in Northern Spain as Fulbright Senior Scholar in Spring 2022

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program has selected Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies Beth Gibbs of Florida Southern College as the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for Teaching.During the spring semester of 2022, Dr. Gibbs will work as an in...


News - 3/30/2021

U.S. News Ranks FSC's Graduate Schools of Nursing, Education Among Nation's Best

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Florida Southern College’s Master of Science in Nursing program at No. 160 out of 220 schools listed in the newly published 2022 edition of its Best Graduate Schools guide. This marks the first ranked appearance of the College&rsqu...


News - 3/25/2021

FSC's New Endowed Chair in Accounting Highlights Department's Real-World Training

Florida Southern College has named Dr. William Quilliam as the inaugural recipient of The Louise Templeton Endowed Chair in Accounting in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise.Dr. Quilliam is an associate professor of accounting, department chair, and Maste...


News - 3/24/2021

Social Secretary for Japanese Embassy Visits FSC Virtually

Dr. Katherine Loh, assistant professor of communication, invited guest speaker Kiyomi Buker to discuss conflict from an organizational perspective for a Zoom session with students from her “Conflict and Race” course on Feb. 23.Speaker Kiyomi BukerBuker is the curre...


News - 3/19/2021

Important Message from President Kerr

Members of the Florida Southern Community:It is with a heavy heart that we, once again, see more violence in our country. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those involved in the recent shootings in the Atlanta area, leaving many dead. We see the rise in marked violence...


News - 3/18/2021

FSC's Nursing Students Help Administer COVID-19 Vaccines at Local Clinics

Students from Florida Southern College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program are partnering with Lakeland Regional Health and the Polk County Department of Health to administer COVID-19 vaccines locally.Aubrey Valinote of Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, a nursing s...