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News - 7/16/2020

Water Skiers Found a Home on FSC's Lakefront Setting

When you look out onto Lake Hollingsworth, you are looking at more than 70 years of history for Florida Southern’s water ski club and team. Since 1948, when the College first offered water skiing as an extracurricular activity, the natural beauty of Lake Hollin...


News - 7/13/2020

Coronavirus Updates and Frequently Asked Questions

To our Florida Southern community, Thank you so much ...


News - 7/13/2020

'We can build a beautiful legacy of openness, trust, and inclusion'

A message from Florida Southern's Chief Diversity Officer July 13, 2020    It is with gratitude and immense responsibility that I take on this new role as Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President of Florida Southern College. I thank Pr...


News - 7/10/2020

FSC's Diversity Task Force renamed 'Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council'

Florida Southern College’s Diversity Task Force held its second meeting on July 8, taking action that included changing its name, establishing a series of committees, and discussing an enhanced online presence and racial bias reporting system.Approved unanimously, the Ta...


News - 7/7/2020

New cybersecurity leader prepares students for urgent national needs

As digital attacks increasingly threaten our computer networks and the sensitive data of organizations and individuals, cybersecurity has become one of the fastest-growing career fields in the nation, according to Dr. Jason Lewis, who will join Florida Southern College’s...


News - 7/7/2020

Trustee Maida B. Pou: Much-Loved Friend of FSC brought smiles to all

Maida Pou’s faith, love of her family, devotion to friends and her church were inspirational.Plus, “Maida had sparkle.”With those words, President Anne Kerr captured the joyful nature and charming presence of Maida Badcock Pou, longtime supporter and Trustee ...


News - 7/2/2020

Personal Best: Competitive Video Gaming Builds Confidence, Sense Of Community

Carson, a 2017 alumnus who is now head coach for Florida Southern’s pioneering esports program, is eager to change those misperceptions. He notes, for example, that while community-focused aspects of the esports program are overseen by Student Life, the competitive ...


News - 7/1/2020

Essential Stories: FSC’s Jackie Myers Worked with Families to Offer Financial Help During Shutdown

During the College’s spring term, Jackie Myers typically doesn’t hear from many students or parents with financial concerns related to summer classes or the upcoming fall term. Myers, who has served for six years as Florida Southern’s Assistant Director of St...


News - 6/30/2020

Jack Smith '53: This is Your Captain Speaking

As students at FSC, Jack Smith ’53 and his roommate, Charles F. “Fred” Kennard ’53, decided to pool their money and buy a motorcycle. They found they couldn’t afford a new Harley Davidson, so they bought an airplane instead.Mr. Smith already had b...


News - 6/28/2020

Emerge Scholar Kenzie Hurley Analyzes Military Data

In June of 2018, alumna Kenzie Hurley '19 worked with the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) on a project to help identify the characteristics of sexual harassment perpetrators. In a joint FSC-DEOMI research effort, Kenzie helped develop a survey instru...