2018 News Archive

News - 2/19/2018

Konnikova Warns: Don’t Fall for Con Games

Dr. Maria Konnikova, psychologist and New York Times best-selling author, inaugurated Florida Southern College’s 2018 Child of the Sun Distinguished Speaker Series on Feb. 13 by discussing the psychology of deception. Konnikova’s lecture, “Confidence Gam...


News - 2/15/2018

Ecuador Adventures

Signing up for the Ecuador Junior Journey was initially one of my most spontaneous decisions to date and resulted in being one of the most irreplaceable experiences of my life. Prior to Ecuador, I had done little international travel and had not really ever immersed myself wit...


News - 2/15/2018

Illustrious Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra Performs Brahms at FSC

Germany’s oldest orchestra – and one of its most acclaimed – will bring the music of Johannes Brahms to Florida Southern College’s Branscomb Auditorium in a spectacular evening of music. The Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra, on its first North Americ...


News - 2/9/2018

Things To Do On Valentine’s Day

If you don’t yet have any plans for Valentine’s Day this year, try checking out what’s happening on and around campus. This year the college has an array of events perfect to make your Valentine’s day super special. If you’re looking for a fun act...


News - 2/9/2018

FSC Presents: South Pacific

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Florida Southern College has been established for decades. Over the course of those years, many wonderful musical theatre productions have been created in our Buckner Theatre by FSC’s faculty and students. But one famously defining ...


News - 2/8/2018

Best Selling Author Maria Konnikova Launches 2018 Child Of The Sun Distinguished Lecture Series

Maria Konnikova, popular psychologist and New York Times best-selling author whose most recent book explains why con artists succeed, is the inaugural speaker for the 2018 Child of the Sun Distinguished Lecture Series at Florida Southern College. Konnikova is the author o...


News - 2/8/2018

Former Students Join Guest Lecturer Defining the Future of Theology

In a landmark event not only for Florida Southern but in contemporary theological studies, the distinguished theologian Jürgen Moltmann and four of his former students who have become eminent scholars gathered in November for a two-day series of lectures on the subject &ldquo...


News - 2/8/2018

Patriots Plaza Dedicated In a Tribute to Veterans

A permanent place of tribute to military men and women, past and present, was dedicated at Florida Southern College in a meaningful ceremony in April. Patriots Plaza, located near the center of the campus at the entrance to the Barnett Athletic Complex, is a place of honor an...


News - 2/6/2018

Smucker's Executive Richard Smucker Delivers CEO100 Lecture

Richard Smucker, executive chairman of the J.M. Smucker Company, one of America’s most familiar and respected brands, delivered the annual CEO 100 Lecture hosted by the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern College in February. The eve...


News - 2/6/2018

What is Philosophy?

When someone asks what I do and I tell them that I am a philosopher, I am usually faced with two immediate questions: (1) what is philosophy and (2) what does a philosopher do? These are not easy, nor simple questions to answer. First, what is philosophy? For the most par...