2017 News Archive

News - 3/16/2017

New Arts Initiative Gets Director of Development

FSC’s new Arts Initiative, a collaboration with the Polk Museum of Art, has gotten off to a good start with the hiring of New York fundraising expert Suzanne Grossberg to lead the advancement effort. Following a nation-wide search, Ms. Grossberg was unanimously confirmed...


News - 3/15/2017

Writing About Law

The Department of English & Modern Languages offers a number of topics for students to explore in the ENG 1005 Writing about Topics courses. With options like food and health, travel, the environment, American identity, romantic comedy, natural and social sciences, technol...


News - 3/10/2017

Eminent Historian Douglas Brinkley To Lecture About FDR’s Environmental Legacy

Dr. Douglas Brinkley, one of America’s most eminent historians, will make a return visit to Florida Southern College as part of the Florida Lecture Series to talk about the environmental legacy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.Dr. Brinkley will give his lecture, &ldquo...


News - 3/9/2017

“La Création Du Monde” Featured In Faculty Showcase Concert At FSC

Darius Milhaud’s La Création du Monde, a groundbreaking work that bridged jazz and classical music, will be the centerpiece of a concert by faculty members and guest artists at Florida Southern College next week. The Florida Southern College Faculty Ensemble wi...


News - 3/7/2017

Theatre Program Conference and Student Reward

I am writing this blog for the FSC Insights series at the Lexington, Kentucky airport after attending the Southeastern Theatre Conference convention with my fellow theatre professor, Paul Bawek, and eighteen of our theatre students.  This convention is “the stronges...


News - 3/3/2017

FSC Announces James W. Fenton As Dean Of Barnett School Of Business

Following a nationwide search that drew dozens of outstanding candidates, Florida Southern College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James W. Fenton as the new dean of the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise.Dr. Fenton has been dean of the James F...


News - 3/2/2017

Studying Sharks in the Bahamas

We started off our journey and almost immediately got on boats for a reef shark dive. The boats took us to triangle rocks which is in south Bimini. They anchored the boat down and put out a line for us to hang onto. We got in with our snorkel gear on and held onto the ropes. T...


News - 3/2/2017

Frank Johnson Presented Meritorious Service Award from ODK

To hear Dr. Frank Johnson, he feels a twinge of guilt about receiving a significant award from Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society. Dr. Johnson, professor of religion at FSC, was presented the Eldridge W. Roark, Jr., Meritorious Service Award on Feb...


News - 3/2/2017

Award-Winning Film Director Mira Nair To Speak At FSC

Mira Nair, internationally acclaimed director of films such as Queen of Katwe and Mississippi Masala, will be the next speaker in Florida Southern College’s Child of the Sun Distinguished Speaker Series.“Between Two Worlds: An Evening with Mira Nair&...


News - 3/1/2017

20 Cool Courses FSC Offers

You know how bigger colleges offer variety in their classes so students have the option to learn about eccentric, out there, and just plain extra topics? (Think underwater basket weaving) Well, these 20 courses offered at FSC recently are proof that you don't have to go to...