2015 News Archive

News - 9/1/2015

The 50 Most Beautiful Campus Quads

Florida Southern College which is located in Lakeland, Florida is one of the most famous campuses in the US which boasts the most buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.


News - 8/31/2015

An Astronomically Expert Media Professor

Over the summer, scientists and media experts congregated to discuss how they can help one another succeed, interact more effectively, and how to make engineering more relevant to the public.  Unsurprisingly, one of those media experts was our very own Assistant Professor...


News - 8/27/2015

Something for Everyone as Fall Classes Begin

Before she arrived on campus to move into her residence hall, freshman Ashlee Tavernier expected “chaos.” Instead, she and her parents, Tom and Melissa Tavernier of Bradenton, were surprised and delighted to find a well-organized procedure that had her settled in h...


News - 8/24/2015

A Jolly Good Time!

Spending a month covering the various regions within Ireland, England and Scotland was definitely an eye-opening experience for me. Located in Lincolnshire, England, we stayed at the Harlaxton Manor for a good majority of our trip. A Tasty Appreciation The cultures, ...


News - 8/24/2015

Distinguished Civil War Historian Edward Ayers To Give Lecture

With recent controversies about the Confederate flag still swirling, a distinguished Civil War historian will offer his thoughts about the war’s implications for American society in the first lecture in the 2015-2016 Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College.Edw...


News - 8/18/2015

Melvin Gallery Presents Exhibition By American Master Robert Vickrey

One of the 20th century’s most important American artists, Robert Vickrey, will be featured in a special retrospective exhibition of his works at the Melvin Gallery at Florida Southern College. The exhibition, “Robert Vickrey: Master of Magic Realism,” i...


News - 8/18/2015

Auburn woman spends summer working with rhinos in South Africa

Abigail Farrow, a biology major at Florida Southern College always been interested in animals. She spent three months living at the orphanage, located so far off the grid that the nearest town was more than an hour away. Her primary responsibilities were feeding the baby rhino...


News - 8/18/2015

Florida Southern opens state-of-the-art business building

The building is a parallelogram to complement the college’s Frank Lloyd Wright buildings,” says Kathleen Whitaker, FSC’s director of marketing and communications. “It has two acute and two obtuse angles that result in a dynamic profile, especially from ...


News - 8/14/2015

Kings Park lacrosse star will play for Southern Florida

The 2015 season didn’t go as Kings Park boys’ lacrosse head coach J.M. Simpson would have wanted, as his team struggled to a 2-14 record, but a silver lining was the development of senior attack and team captain Liam Winwood, who will go on to play at the college l...


News - 8/13/2015

G.W. and Shelia Jacobs Endow $1 Million Scholarship at FSC

Expressing a desire to return generosity that was shown to him, one of Florida Southern College’s most distinguished alumni has established a $1 million endowed scholarship for talented students who otherwise would not be able to afford college.Attorney and retired insur...