2017 News Archive

News - 5/25/2017

A Student's Trip to Scotland

Today was the day we’d been waiting for ever since that one chilly morning when we signed up to go to Scotland at the travel office in Lakeland. We knew today would be the longest day we’d ever endured: traveling to Scotland. My excitement could not be contained as...


News - 5/23/2017

“Tabling” has a New Meaning for the Sciences

For any student aspiring to a career in the health sciences, the understanding of the human body begins with basic anatomy. Most students gain hands on experience with the intricacies of anatomical structures through dissection, but this typically involves organisms, such as r...


News - 5/23/2017

FSC Student Wins Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship To Fight Cancer

A sophomore biochemistry and molecular biology student at Florida Southern College is among an elite group of students across the United States to receive an illustrious Goldwater Scholarship that he hopes will help him defeat a pernicious form of cancer that took his father&r...


News - 5/23/2017

FSC Graduate Zoe Trout Receives Fulbright Award

Among those graduates receiving their bachelors’ degrees at Florida Southern College’s commencement ceremony on May 6 will be the recipient of an internationally renowned Fulbright award, an ambitious young woman intent on making a positive difference in her year a...


News - 5/22/2017

College Archivist Promotes Engaged Learning at Conference

Last week, Florida Southern College Archivist Gerrianne Schaad presented at the Society of Florida Archivists in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Society of Florida Archivists is a volunteer organization; their conference is held yearly at locations around the state and features s...


News - 5/18/2017

Meet Magazine Editor Rebecca Padgett '14

From a young age, Lakeland native Rebecca Padgett ‘14 knew she had an interest in reading and writing. Exploring those passions at Florida Southern, she double majored in English with a concentration in creative writing and communications, concentrating in print journali...


News - 5/16/2017

A Mid-spring Adventure

Students from English, theatre, and music spent the month of April in the woods outside Athens. Traveling with me, Florida Southern College students volunteered their time to bring Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (set in Athens, Greece, not Athens, GA) to u...


News - 5/11/2017

Easy Tips for Incoming Freshmen

Coming to college for the first time can be overwhelming. You might not have any idea where to start, or maybe you’ve got it all figured out. Either way, this will be an entirely new experience for incoming freshmen, so here’s some free advice about surviving in co...


News - 5/9/2017

Theatre Students Hard at Work over Summer

As the Spring 2017 Semester comes to a close, many students head home for the summer break and the theatre department becomes strangely quiet! Even though most of our students are not on campus for several months, they are still continuing to learn, practice, and perform all o...


News - 5/8/2017

Meet Peace Corps Volunteer Cullen O’Donnell ’16

Though Cullen O’Donnell ’16 recently graduated from FSC, he’s already making a change in the world. During his time here, he was a triple major in sociology, psychology, and Spanish, along with being a member of our Honors program. Following his passion for h...