2016 News Archive

News - 9/14/2016

A Summer Spent Singing in Italy

Over the summer, music professors Mark Thomsen and Dr. Beth Gibbs took four students to the annual opera performance seminar in Mercatello, Italy through the International Opera Performing Experience (IOPE) program. The FSC students, Alyna Salgado ‘17, Rachel LaVo &...

News - 9/7/2016

Meet Computer Science Professor Dr. Christian Roberson

Hi there! My name is Dr. Christian Roberson and I am the newest member of the Computer Science faculty at Florida Southern. I’m excited to be returning to Florida and joining the faculty here. I lived in Gainesville for 18 years, attending University of Florida for ...

News - 9/7/2016

Melvin Gallery Hosts Exhibition by Muralist Richard Haas

The Melvin Gallery at FSC will host an exhibition by one of America’s great modern muralists, Richard Haas, who has explored a fascination with architecture to create a distinct niche in the world of art. The exhibition, “An Homage to Architecture: Richard Haa...

News - 9/1/2016

Meet New English Professor Dr. Di Leo

Dr. Louis Di Leo joined us in August from the University of Southern Mississippi as Florida Southern College’s newest addition to the Department of English and Modern Languages. His areas of specialty include Rhetoric, Composition, Fiction, and Caribbean literature. Betw...

News - 8/30/2016

Florida Southern Men Ranked No. 2 in Preseason Poll

Florida Southern’s men’s golf team opens the season Sept. 10-11 as the No. 2-ranked team in the nation in Division II. The Mocs earned the high ranking after being semifinalists in the 2015 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships.

News - 8/29/2016

Chemistry Grant Leads to Latest Lab Equipment

To the frequent traveler, or students fresh off a Junior Journey trip, the term “x-ray” may be synonymous with TSA security checks. To others, it may conjure up painful memories of broken bones, as it does for my wife, who sustained a dual spiral fracture in her le...

News - 8/29/2016

Political Scientist Susan MacManus Launches New Season Of Florida Lecture Series at FSC

As the topsy-turvy 2016 political season approaches its climax, the Florida Lecture Series at Florida Southern College has invited well-known political scientist Dr. Susan MacManus to kick off its 2016-2017 season. Dr. MacManus, distinguished professor of public administr...

News - 8/26/2016

Gutenberg Bible manuscript and rare books on display at FSC

Florida Southern College has been chosen to host a display of rare books and manuscripts, including a first edition of Mary Shelley’s 1816 novel Frankenstein and a page from one of the first Gutenberg Bibles. The collection is on display in the College’s ...

News - 8/23/2016

FSC’s Shark Day at the Zoo

America’s obsession with sharks is a good thing for Dr. Bryan Franks, assistant professor of marine biology and a specialist in the study of sharks. He gets invited to fun events, such as the North Florida Shark Festival at the Jacksonville Zoo.Dr. Franks was invited by ...

News - 8/22/2016

Musical Theatre Majors on Performing Abroad

Musical Theatre is truly an American art form, thanks to innovative artists from the turn of the 20th century right up to today’s creators of Hamilton. Although the musical theatre curriculum at FSC is inspired by American musicals, we also pay attention to advances in m...