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News - 2/11/2021

Annual Day of Impact Event Brings Students Together to Give Back to Local Community

The challenges of COVID-19 have led to many cancellations and rescheduled events, but one significant celebration for the Florida Southern College community went on as planned; the entire first week of February was devoted to honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. a...


News - 2/8/2021

FSC Names Endowed Chair to Further Strengthen Ties Between Polk Museum of Art, Local Arts Community

Florida Southern College has named Dr. H. Alexander Rich as an endowed chair in the Department of Art History and Museum Studies.Dr. Rich, who was named the George and Dorothy Forsythe Endowed Chair in Art History and Museum Studies, is associate professor of art history and c...


News - 2/3/2021

5 Things to Do On Campus During Scholars Weekend

We are so excited to welcome all of our accepted Mocs to campus for Scholars Weekend this year. In the midst of the pandemic, our faculty and students have worked together to create a fun and safe itinerary for this year’s scholars. Florida Southern’s campus is ful...


News - 2/3/2021

Living in a Multigenerational Home Has Made Me a Better Parent

One writer shares the benefits of living with her parents while raising her own children.When I was pregnant with my daughter nine years ago, my parents left their home in Florida and moved in with us in Georgia to help us with our baby. My mother, who grew up in a multigenera...


News - 2/2/2021

FSC Grad’s Impactful Decision Changes Lives of African Children and Families

Lisa McQueen ’06 never thought about teaching abroad while earning her degree in early childhood education at Florida Southern College.Chatting via Zoom from the heart of northern Uganda, McQueen can’t imagine missing out on the experience of helping to build the f...


News - 2/1/2021

The Barnett Business Update - February 2021

Faculty UpdatesRecent PublicationsDr. Eberle published, “Presidential era wealth inequality and economic performance: A historical examination.” Research in Business and Economics Journal. Volume 14, February 2021, with co-author T.L. Bradley. https://www.aabri.com...


News - 2/1/2021

The Barnett Business Update - April 2021

Faculty UpdatesRecent PresentationsDr. Falcon and Dr. Krause served as panelists for a round table discussion on the “Ethics of and During COVID-19”, hosted by HOSA FSC, on April 1, 2021, via Zoom.Dr. Gedik was the featured speaker at the CSCMP Central Florida...


News - 1/29/2021

Did you know FSC has a Planetarium?

How many people are actually aware that Florida Southern College has a Planetarium? If you have been in Lakeland long enough you might remember the iconic snowman, Dean Holiday, which sat atop the Planetarium peering over Lake Hollingsworth signifying the Christmas Season. But...


News - 1/26/2021

FSC Buzzes as Students Arrive for In-Person Classes, On-Campus Living

For the first time in 10 months, Florida Southern has welcomed most of its student population back to campus, prioritizing safety with a focus on coronavirus-related health protocols during a revamped, three-day move-in experience that included staggered appointment times to r...


News - 1/26/2021

U.S. News & World Report Ranks FSC's Online MBA Program Among Top 100 in Nation

U.S. News & World Report, in its latest annual listing of the best online master's degree programs in business administration, has ranked Florida Southern College’s Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at No. 94 in its 2021 report — an incr...