2018 News Archive

News - 7/11/2018

What is Exercise Science?

Training elite athletes, facilitating strength and conditioning programs for high school sports teams, working in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation within hospitals, or pursuing graduate degrees in physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, chiropractic medicine, ph...


News - 7/11/2018

Florida Southern College Honored Among National Colleges Of Distinction

Florida Southern College has been recognized for its committed implementation of High-Impact Educational Practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for the 12th consecutive year.Florida Southern College has proven itself to be at the fore...


News - 7/10/2018

Watching the Auroras in Alaska

When I saw that Alaska was an option for my junior journey, I freaked out! You see, Alaska has been on my family’s destination bucket list for as long as I could remember and since I had the option to go for no additional cost, it was a no braine...


News - 6/28/2018

Advantages of Attending the Health Professions Panel and Fair

Attending this year’s inaugural Health Professions Panel & Fair afforded me the opportunity to not only hear from current health professionals, but it also furthered my understanding of what graduate schools are looking for in prospective students. I highly...


News - 6/27/2018

Exploring Western Art in Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin

My Junior Journey to Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin served a specific purpose – to see in person Western art masterpieces. I am so grateful I got to visit such a great lineup of cities. They surely did not disappoint! Ranging from the classical beauty of Par...


News - 6/20/2018

Amazing Summer for Dance and Theatre Students

Although the academic year has come to a close, many students from the Department of Theatre and Dance are not taking a well-deserved break over the summer months. Instead, due to their love of their chosen discipline, they are choosing to study and work in numerous artistic c...


News - 6/15/2018

Philosophy and the Overview Effect: Part 2

While the astronauts quoted earlier tend to think about our uniqueness in the cosmos (as far as we are aware), and thus the need to guard life on this planet, Nietzsche instead goes the opposite route. He suggests instead that we are not unique, and, even if we are, that uniqu...


News - 6/12/2018

New Experiences in Hawaii

At the beginning of the school year, I had no idea what I wanted to do for my Junior Journey, until Dr. Gasper announced in our Microbiology class the trip of a lifetime. On this trip, students would have the opportunity to travel to the big island of ...


News - 6/7/2018

FSC To Launch Doctor Of Physical Therapy Program

In response to an overwhelming regional need, Florida Southern College is launching a new doctor of physical therapy program that will supply highly trained physical therapists to healthcare facilities in central Florida and beyond each year.Pending its candidacy with the Comm...


News - 6/4/2018

Philosophy and the Overview Effect: Part 1

The following essay was inspired by a course I taught in the Fall of 2016, entitled Philosophy and the Weird.There is a phenomenon experienced by astronauts upon seeing Earth from space for the first time. The “overview effect,” as coined by Frank White in his book...