2016 News Archive

News - 12/20/2016

Broadening Cultural Horizons in Japan

I never thought I would have the opportunity to travel all the way to Japan. I’ve always wanted to go, but it seemed too far out of reach. That is until one day, sophomore year, my sociology professor, Dr. Blankenship, said she was planning a junior journey there and ask...


News - 12/15/2016

Marine Biology Professor Makes a Big Splash

Dr. Kristian Taylor formally joined FSC this fall as an Assistant Professor of Marine Biology, but has already been making great strides to engage students in education, research and conservation. On December 12, Dr. Taylor was awarded a grant from Tampa Bay Water for his...


News - 12/14/2016

Practicing Stewardship in Exercise Science

There are so many ways exercise science professionals can make a difference within our campus community and the community at large. Professional socialization and experiential learning opportunities help our students see the value of the exercise science discipline within a gr...


News - 12/8/2016

Putting Political Science into Action

For the past four years, all incoming political science majors have participated in the “Politics and Law” learning community. As members of the learning community, all students are co-enrolled in two courses each semester. In addition, some students in the learnin...


News - 12/8/2016

Studying Civil Rights during Junior Journey

On my Junior Journey trip, we visited Washington D.C. and Memphis over fall break. We started out in D.C. at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Holocaust Museum. I should have realized that day, that those two museums would certainly set th...


News - 12/5/2016

Meet Art Professor Asma Nazim-Starnes '05

Originally from Kandy, Sri Lanka, alumna Asma Nazim-Starnes ‘05 found her home as an art major at Florida Southern. Focusing on graphic design, bookmaking, painting, and multimedia projects, she is now a professor at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. We got...


News - 12/2/2016

Holiday Break Reading Recommendations

Chances are that if you’re an English major or have expressed any interest in becoming one, you’re going to receive gift cards and blank books at some point over the next few holiday months. While the blank books are useful for all kinds of plotting and taking note...


News - 12/1/2016

New Doctor Of Education Degree Offered For Professionals

Florida Southern College announces it is offering a new doctoral degree program in education for those seeking to attain the highest level of leadership in careers both outside and inside education.The general doctor of education (EdD) program is designed to help professionals...


News - 12/1/2016

Exercise Science Majors Putting Out Fires

Whether it's a life-threatening situation like a burning house, or a less alarming one like a cat stuck in a tree, there's no doubt that firefighters have to be in the best physical shape to tackle these occurrences.To prepare the Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) for any...


News - 11/28/2016

Meet Comedian Rojo Perez '07

A communications major during college, alumnus Rojo Perez ’07 is now using his skills as a successful comedian in New York City, traveling around the country spreading the joy of laughter. We interviewed him to get more detail on how his background inspired his career an...