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News - 10/6/2020

Wright-Influenced “Cat Condos” Find Homes as Off-Campus Housing

Around the time when Frank Lloyd Wright’s long-dormant design for a Usonian House was taking shape in 2013 — to become the 13th of the famed architect’s distinctive structures at FSC — Wright’s unique vision began to be “purrfectly” tr...

News - 10/5/2020

Distinguished Alumnus: Susan Ezell Roberts ’66

Trustee Susan Ezell Roberts ’66 is highly regarded as a successful entrepreneur, committed volunteer, and a woman of great faith. She exemplifies integrity and the utmost allegiance to value-based leadership in her professional role as executive vice president and chief ...

News - 10/1/2020

The Barnett Business Update - October 2020

Faculty UpdatesRecent Faculty Publications and Presentations:"Kazakhstan’s road to modernization: advancing economic development through public-private partnerships."Journal of Finance and Accountancy. (Forthcoming 2020). Dr. Eberle.Paul Eberle, Ph.D."R&am...

News - 9/28/2020

FSC Update: Fall Semester Progress, Developing Plans for Spring

With the first four weeks of the fall semester complete, Florida Southern has important updates about this semester and news regarding the spring semester.While the State of Florida removed all COVID-related operating restrictions on businesses last week, the main focus was on...

News - 9/17/2020

Distinguished Alumnus: R. Howard Wiggs ’86

Trustee R. Howard Wiggs ’86, a native of Mulberry, has carried forward the virtues of hard work, service to community, and faith in God that he learned growing up in Polk County.In addition to his degree in business administration from Florida Southern, Mr. Wiggs is a gr...

News - 9/17/2020

Trustee John Rodda: 1955–2018

Dr. John Rodda, who served Florida Southern College as a trustee and supporter of athletics — but most of all as a builder of its modern campus — died April 30, 2018, of complications from a long illness.A highly respected member of the Lakeland community, Dr....

News - 9/15/2020

FSC’s Roberts Academy Opens New Middle-School Building to Excited Students

Florida Southern College celebrated the much-anticipated expansion of Roberts Academy on Monday, Sept. 14, as students from Grades 6 through 8 moved into classrooms in their new, stand-alone middle school at the state’s first transitional school for children with dyslexi...

News - 9/14/2020

FSC Retires No. 24 Baseball Jersey Worn By Matt Joyce

The No. 24 jersey worn by former Florida Southern baseball standout Matt Joyce was formally retired January 24, during a halftime ceremony at a Moccasin men’s basketball game at Jenkins Field House. Joyce, who helped lead the Mocs to the 2005 NCAA Division II National C...

News - 9/14/2020

Roberts Academy unveils middle school building for students with dyslexia

As Kyndell Drawdy sat in a spacious classroom Monday morning at the Roberts Academy, the sixth-grader found much to appreciate in the newly opened building at Florida Southern College.Read the full story on The Ledger website.

News - 9/14/2020

FSC, Florida Poly recognized in US News & World Report’s annual rankings

Florida Southern College ranks in the top 10 in three categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Colleges” guide released Monday.Read the full story on The Ledger website.