2016 News Archive

News - 11/28/2016

FSC Student is a Match, Donates Stem Cells to Save a Life

Somewhere in Switzerland, a woman fighting leukemia has a chance of being healthy again because in her body are stem cells that came from a Florida Southern College student.Audrey Waters, a senior English major from Tallahassee, was notified over the summer that she was a pote...


News - 11/17/2016

Junior Journey: The Ecuador Experience

During fall break of 2016, the business and nursing departments hosted a trip to Ecuador. About 26 students went over to this beautiful country and it was an experience that I will never forget. During the first few days, it took some time for us to adjust to the new culture, ...


News - 11/16/2016

Small School Benefits for Computer Science

In life, we are often faced with tradeoffs. We can relax by the pool on Sunday afternoon or finish the work we have to do; stay up to watch Seth Meyers or get enough sleep (as I get older, I come down squarely on the side of sleep); buy a sports car or save for the kids’...


News - 11/14/2016

“Rhythms Of The Heart” Concert Fuses Medicine And Music

In an innovative evening that fuses medicine and music, FSC’s Symphony Orchestra and School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Lakeland Regional Health will join forces to explore “Rhythms of the Heart.” In concert, the orchestra will play music tha...


News - 11/11/2016

Motivating Musical Theatre

“Put your voice into the room!” This is the motivating phrase that voice teacher Richard Lissemore, used during his recent master class for the Tampa Bay Chapter of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing). Singers and voice teachers traveled from across ...


News - 11/7/2016

The Sciences Create Success

I was working in my lab this week with several students, processing DNA samples from our introductory biology course. The DNA was from bacteria that students isolated from soil samples, and some of these bacteria may be novel species that have never been identified. As we...


News - 11/7/2016

Creator Of Coral Gables George Merrick Subject Of Lecture At FSC

The visionary creator of Coral Gables, one of the first planned suburban communities, will be the subject of the next lecture in the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College.Historian and writer Arva Moore Parks will give the lecture, “George Merrick, Son of th...


News - 11/2/2016

Senior Seminar in the Spotlight

Every discipline and major has its own way to recognize students who are on the cusp of graduating. In the English department, we have ENG 4999, also known as “Senior Seminar,” which, depending who you ask, is a way of celebrating, tormenting, and ultimately of cha...


News - 11/2/2016

Lecture Describes U.S. Economic Freedom Ranking

The United States ranks 16thin the world in economic freedom, according to research from the next speaker in the Politics, Law and Economics Lecture Series at Florida Southern College. Dr. James D. Gwartney, director of the Gus A. Stavros Center for the Advancement of Fre...


News - 10/28/2016

Meet News Channel Producer Shannah Bober '13

Originally a broadcast, print, and online media major here at Florida Southern, Shannah Bober ’13 has gone on to great success as a news channel producer for WJHG News Channel 7 in her hometown of Vernon, Florida. We got the chance to talk with her about her accomplishme...