2017 News Archive

News - 8/18/2017

Academic Quality Soars As FSC Opens Academic Year With Record-Setting Class

On August 22, Florida Southern College begins its 132nd academic year by welcoming its best-credentialed and largest-ever class of first-year students in the College’s history. Approximately 830 new students are entering FSC this fall, including 725 freshmen, t...


News - 8/16/2017

Life Lessons from AP Biology

What did I do on my summer vacation? I went to Kansas City, Missouri, and graded two million biology exams.That’s only a slight exaggeration.You may have taken an Advance Placement (AP) course in high school, a year-long curriculum designed to cover the content and skill...


News - 8/14/2017

FSC Hosts Strategic Florida 2030 Town Hall Event

Florida Southern College will host an important initiative of the Florida Chamber of Commerce designed to prepare the State of Florida for the explosive growth that is anticipated over the next decade.Florida 2030 Town Hall is an interactive event created to help stimulate str...


News - 8/11/2017

Allan Gutierrez ’15 Donates Olympic Medallions

It is rare for someone who has attained a great individual achievement to voluntarily give up a treasured reminder of the occasion, but Allan Gutierrez ’15, in a gesture of gratitude to his alma mater, did just that recently. Gutierrez, Florida Southern’s first Oly...


News - 8/1/2017

The Princeton Review Recognizes FSC Among The Nation’s Best Colleges

The College also made four top-20 lists, its highest number of special recognitions ever in the guidebook, considered a leading source of advice for college-bound students and their families. FSC was recognized in the Most Beautiful, intramural participation, Greek life, and B...


News - 7/27/2017

Florida Southern College and Lakeland Regional Health Develop New Medical Laboratory Sciences Program

Florida Southern College and Lakeland Regional Health are pleased to announce a new college major that utilizes the resources of both institutions to enhance healthcare capabilities in Central Florida. A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Medical Technolog...


News - 7/25/2017

Studying Abroad in South Africa

Our fabulous stay in South Africa was spilt between a terrestrial week at Dinokeng Game Reserve and an aquatic week at Sodwana Bay National Park. Our trip was through Operation Wallace, but we worked with Work Travel South Africa and Wildlife and Ecological Investmen...


News - 7/24/2017

Shedding Light on Primate Behavior

Primate behavior is something most students only read about in textbooks, but this is not so for a group of FSC biology majors, who spent an exciting summer researching nocturnal owl monkeys.    Megan Blomquist ‘19, Guerbine Fils-Aime ‘19, and Madeli...


News - 7/19/2017

FSC Alumna Earns Rare Award from AICPA

A graduate of FSC’s business program has distinguished herself by earning a prominent award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Olga Timirgalieva ’08 was one of just 58 winners nationwide of the 2016 Elijah Watt Sells Award, which is given ...


News - 7/11/2017

Polk State College Partners with Florida Southern College To Strengthen Education Workforce

Polk State College and Florida Southern College have established an articulation agreement that allows eligible Polk State graduates to seamlessly enroll in a Florida Southern School of Education master’s degree program. The agreement, signed last month and effectiv...