2016 News Archive

News - 8/16/2016

Florida Southern volleyball opens the season 15th in AVCA poll

Coming off one of their best seasons in recent memory, the Florida Southern volleyball team will begin the 2016 season ranked 15th in the preseason American Volleyball Coaches Association NCAA Division II Coaches’ Poll Top 25.


News - 8/8/2016

A "Nice" Trip to France and Italy

We usually learn about places by looking at pictures and imagining being there. While in Europe on our Junior Journey trip to France and Italy, we had the opportunity to see everything we were learning about and come up close and personal with famous artifacts, paintings, scul...


News - 7/20/2016

Rethinking Computer Science

Ask a biology major, “What is biology?” and she will likely reply that “biology is the study of living organisms.” Ask that same student why she wants to study biology and the possible answers may include to become a physician, to help save the environm...


News - 7/18/2016

Florida Southern's Reber Earns National Honor

Reber was also named NCAA Division II Coach of the Year by Inside Lacrosse.


News - 7/13/2016

Cultivate a Sense of Wonder

It may still be summer, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the new school year! I asked some former English majors if they had advice for new and returning students. Here are some of the best tips, with some “expert” commentary:Emmie McCalley &r...


News - 7/6/2016

Megan Yingst Attends Washington Summit

Music education is not just Megan Yingst’s chosen career. For her, having music classes in public schools is a personal passion. When she was a high school senior in Seminole County, her former middle school choir was cut due to lack of funds. Yingst took matters in...


News - 6/18/2016

Local historian addresses Polk County Historical Association

Denham said in the early days sheriffs’ pay depended on how many people they arrested and put into jail, all of which had to be recorded and certified and submitted to Tallahassee for payment.


News - 6/15/2016

New Developments in Computer Science

In human history, few academic disciplines have experienced the sustained, rapid rate of change that is one of the defining characteristics of computer science.  Twenty years ago – an eternity in technology – mobile apps had not been invented because there wer...


News - 6/9/2016

A Galapagos Journey

As I stepped off the plane to the Galapagos Islands, I felt what I can only imagine Neil Armstrong felt when he stepped on the moon. This was one small step for me, one giant leap for Biology majors everywhere. Although I had never been there before, it did not feel like an un...


News - 5/23/2016

Women's Lacrosse Team Wins National Championship!

The Moccasins captured the school's first-ever Division II National Championship in women's lacrosse on Saturday afternoon with an 8-7 come-from-behind win over top-ranked and two-time reigning National Champion Adelphi in the 2016 national title game at the Regency At...