2018 News Archive

News - 3/20/2018

Our Awesome Alumni

Our alums are one of the best in the world. We often follow up with them after graduation to see how they’re doing. To no surprise to us, we find out that they’ve gone on to accomplish some pretty impressive stuff. Like start their own companies or bands! Recently,...

News - 3/19/2018

Guy Harvey Named Honorary Chancellor

Acclaimed as an internationally respected wildlife artist, conservationist, and entrepreneur, Dr. Guy Harvey was named Florida Southern’s 84th Honorary Chancellor at the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation on March 16.The convocation, in which the College mar...

News - 3/15/2018

Daphnia and Watercolors: Interview with Dr. Brandon

Florida Southern’s engaging and hands-on learning biology department has some pretty awesome professors — like Dr. Christopher Brandon! From a young age he developed a love of the natural world and a fascination with evolution, which carried on into his career. His...

News - 3/13/2018

FSC Faculty Discuss Heritage of Spain

The Polk Museum of Art (PMA) at Florida Southern College (FSC) is pleased to announce its confirmed list of humanities experts who will be speaking at the Goya, Picasso & the Heritage of Spain: Exploring Spanish Culture in Florida from 1513 to Today panel discussion on Tue...

News - 3/9/2018

NPR Political Journalist Domenico Montanaro To Speak At FSC

The Child of the Sun Distinguished Speakers Series at Florida Southern College continues next week with a conversation with one of America’s most experienced political journalists. Domenico Montanaro, lead editor for politics and digital audience at National Public ...

News - 3/7/2018

Florida Southern College starting new early learning-pediatric health program

Florida Southern College is establishing a unique interdisciplinary program pairing early childhood education and pediatric health. The college believes it’s the first of its kind in the United States.Read the full story on the Bay News 9 website.

News - 3/7/2018

Guy Harvey, Marine Artist and Conservationist, To Be Named Honorary Chancellor at FSC

Guy Harvey, the internationally renowned painter of marine life and respected ocean conservationist, will be this year’s speaker at Florida Southern College’s Founders Day Convocation. Dr. Harvey, who is famous for his colorful and exciting scenes of ocean creature...

News - 3/2/2018

Polk Superintendent Byrd Presented Circle of Leaders Award

Recognizing her exceptional leadership at a difficult time for education, Polk County School Superintendent Jacqueline M. Byrd was presented the inaugural Circle of Leaders Award from the School of Education at Florida Southern College in a ceremony March 1 on the FSC campus.T...

News - 2/26/2018

Meet an Art Teacher in Guatemala, Malinda Rains '16

It’s not rare for a Florida Southern Moc to graduate and go on to do great things. In fact, it’s very common. We sat down with Tallahassee native Malinda Rains to find out how she does it and what experiences at Florida Southern helped to push and encourage her to ...

News - 2/22/2018

Moccasin Battalion Wins MacArthur Award as Top ROTC Program

Florida Southern’s Army ROTC program has long represented excellence in preparing future military officers, but now it has attained recognition as one of the most elite ROTC programs in the nation. The Moccasin Battalion has been named the winner of the 2017 General Doug...