2016 News Archive

News - 2/29/2016

Former Game Warden To Give Talk At FSC About His Career

The adventures of maintaining order on the state’s parks and waterways is the subject of the next lecture in the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College.Former Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission law enforcement officer Bob Lee will give the lecture, &ld...

News - 2/29/2016

Program To Raise Awareness Of Health Care For Women In Prison

Florida Southern College nursing, English and criminology students are joining together to promote awareness of health care for women in prison. The students have organized a program that will include presentations, essay readings and a collection to benefit the Peace River Ce...

News - 2/25/2016

Prof. Gauthier Named Fulbright Scholar

Florida Southern College Professor of Chemistry Carmen V. Gauthier has achieved a rare mark of academic distinction. She has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to study and teach in her native Peru.Dr. Gauthier, who holds the Jessie Ball duPont Cha...

News - 2/23/2016

Madoff Whistleblower Will Be Keynote Speaker At Fraud Conference At Florida Southern College

Preventing business fraud through forensic accounting is the subject of a new annual conference sponsored by the Institute for Accounting Excellence at Florida Southern College, and a speaker at the first conference is one of three people who blew the whistle on one of the lar...

News - 2/21/2016

Laura Bush to appear at Florida Southern

Former First Lady Laura W. Bush is scheduled to speak May 4 at Florida Southern College's Mother's Day luncheon.

News - 2/19/2016

Race And Religion To Be Addressed In Willis Lecture At FSC

As America continues to struggle with questions of race relations, a prominent African-American theologian will give a lecture at Florida Southern College that will address this timely and sensitive topic from a religious perspective. Dr. Willie Jennings, associate profes...

News - 2/17/2016

Lecture To Discuss Role Of The Entrepreneur In Promoting Prosperity

The relationship between entrepreneurship, economic freedom and prosperity will be the subject of the next lecture in the Politics, Law and Economics Lecture Series at Florida Southern College. Dr. Stephan F. Gohmann, BB&T Professor of Free Enterprise and director of ...

News - 2/15/2016

Tripp Norton Take Me out to the Ballgame

As Tripp Norton ’92 discovered, an internship with a professional baseball team can lead to a successful career in sport management. Norton is director of baseball operations for Major League Baseball’s Baltimore Orioles, which involves contract negotiations, salar...

News - 2/11/2016

Lecture To Describe Former Slaves’ Struggle For Freedom

In commemoration of Black History Month, a little-known chapter in the African-American struggle for freedom is the subject of the next lecture in the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College. The lecture, “The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and their Quest for...

News - 2/11/2016

Pura Vida in Costa Rica

One great thing I experienced in Costa Rica during the Winter 2016 Junior Journey trip was how friendly everyone is. I was nervous that people would be unwelcoming because I do not speak any Spanish, but it was the complete opposite; everyone was patient and helpful. Despite t...