2016 News Archive

News - 3/17/2016

Exercise Science Commits to Student Achievement

In competitive career fields like the fitness industry, it is crucial to have the proper skills and certifications to progress. To attest to how rigorous our academics are, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently selected the exercise science program...


News - 3/17/2016

Dr. Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman In Space, To Give Child Of The Sun Lecture At Florida Southern College

Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, will be the next speaker in Florida Southern College’s new Child of the Sun Distinguished Speaker Series. Dr. Jemison, a physician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in addition to her six years with NASA...


News - 3/15/2016

Mocs Athletic Teams Competing for National Titles

Florida Southern athletic teams have competed at the highest levels of their sports this spring, with the men’s and women’s swimming teams competing at the NCAA Division II National Championships and the women’s basketball team off to the Division II National...


News - 3/15/2016

Best-Selling Author Nicholas Sparks To Be Speaker, Honorary Chancellor at FSC Founders Day

New York Times best-selling author Nicholas Sparks, author of The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, and The Choice—now showing as a major motion picture—will be the speaker at Florida Southern College’s 131st Founders Day Convocation at 1...


News - 3/10/2016

Three Events From Center For Florida History Bring Authors, Lecturer To Florida Southern College

The Lawton Chiles Center for Florida History is bringing three stimulating writers and speakers to the Florida Southern College campus over the next two weeks. All three events will take place on the second floor of the McKay Archives Building at FSC, and they are free and ope...


News - 3/9/2016

From Hobbiton to The Down Under: A Junior Journey Memoir

Some people wish they could take a trip to Spain or England, but I wished for a trip to Australia and that’s exactly where I went. I was definitely nervous to venture outside of the wonderful United States, but I’m glad I went because I experienced things that gave...


News - 3/9/2016

Duke Political Scientist To Deliver Lecture On Property Rights

A political scientist who has thrown his own hat into the ring of politics will be the next speaker in the Politics, Law, and Economics Lecture Series at Florida Southern College. Dr. Michael C. Munger, professor of political science and director of the Philosophy, Politi...


News - 3/3/2016

Florida Southern launches fraud conference

A man who helped uncover the fraudulent investment practice of Bernie Madoff will speak May 11 at Florida Southern College. Frank Casey, a former principal at Rampart Investment Management in Boston, will speak on “Lessons from the Madoff Fraud.”The lecture is part...


News - 3/2/2016

Team Building: The Story of FSC’s Newest Equestrians

Through persistence and action, students will find they have more influence and say over what activities and clubs exist on campus than they realize. Where there’s a significant amount of appropriate student interest, there is an FSC promise to deliver.This past semester...


News - 2/29/2016

Distinguished Speakers Series Starts with a Bang

The first lecture in the new Child of the Sun Distinguished Speakers Series at FSC ended with a bang—literally.Near the end of Nobel Prize-winning physicist William Phillips’ lecture, “Time, Einstein, and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe,” he filled a ...