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News - 3/17/2021

FSC Hires Head Coach to Lead Mocs Overwatch Esports Team

Florida Southern College has named Elliott “Hayes” Hayes as the new head coach for its Overwatch esports team. Hayes will coach remotely, beginning immediately.The Mocs Overwatch team recently finished their first week with their new head coach with two victories i...


News - 3/17/2021

Florida Southern’s New Outdoor Classroom Helps Restore ‘Normalcy’ through Informal Interactions

Under a sunny and pleasant Monday morning sky, six Florida Southern College trustees joined other special guests and several dozen members of the Florida Southern community in the campus courtyard of the J. Carlisle Rogers Building to officially dedicate FSC’s new Ashley...


News - 3/16/2021

Interview with Andrew Pielage

Andrew Pielage is a self-taught photographer, from Phoenix, Arizona. He is slowly traveling to each of the 431 existing Wright structures to capture their beauty through his photography. He originally became interested in photography through his love of the outdoors fostered b...


News - 3/8/2021

Happy International Women’s Day!

As the world begins to move past the hardships of 2020, a feeling of hope emerges that seeks to embrace the rewards begotten from the struggles. In light of the positive changes making their way into 2021, the United Nations announced that the theme for this year's Interna...


News - 3/8/2021

A Bird's Eye View

On the same day as my interview with Jeff Baker, I met the contractor Mark Watkins with Henkelman Construction. He gave me a tour of the Planetarium construction site. It was my second time on the site since I’ve started this blog, and this time there was a lot more acti...


News - 2/22/2021

FSC Hosting Virtual Spencer Symposium with Guest Speakers to Discuss Careers in Chemistry

Florida Southern will host its 11th annual Spencer Symposium in a virtual format on Feb. 25 and 26, featuring presentations from four guest speakers on the theme of “Careers in Chemistry.” The series of lectures is free and open to the public, and will be presented...


News - 2/22/2021

Interview with Jeff Baker

Last Friday, I interviewed Jeff Baker from Mesick Cohen Wilson Baker Architect, the consulting preservation specialist for Florida Southern College. We spoke about his role with Florida Southern and how he has led the restoration efforts on campus since 2007. From his childhoo...


News - 2/18/2021

FSC Nursing and Health Science Update

Welcome to the New Year and new semester. I am so hopeful that 2021 will be a year when students and faculty can embrace the lessons learned during the first year of the pandemic to create new ways of engaging fully with their peers and their disciplines.During the fall 2020 s...


News - 2/15/2021

New Partnership with FSC to Provide 4+1 MBA Opportunities to Florida Poly Grads

Florida Southern College and Florida Polytechnic University announced today an exclusive public-private partnership that will allow Florida Poly students to earn a STEM bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from Florida Southern in five years or less....


News - 2/15/2021

Florida Southern, Florida Poly offer accelerated MBA plan

Polk County’s oldest and youngest institutions of higher learning are collaborating on a program that allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and a Master’s of Business Administration in five years or less.Read the full story on The Leger ...