2019 News Archive

News - 3/29/2019

Student Produced Thesis Film Foreshadows New BFA Film Program

Florida Southern College senior W James spent the second half of his spring break directing and producing a short film he wrote fall semester 2018 in the screenwriting course Storytelling for the Screen. The entire cast and crew were made up of current Florida Southern student...


News - 3/26/2019

Everything About the Career Center: Interview with Melissa Kulp

Kulp's research and hard work have distinguished FSC’s Career Center as a cutting-edge institution that maximizes the potential of a liberal arts college to prepare students for jobs post-graduation. Not only is she widely adored by the students for her encouraging s...


News - 3/25/2019

Steak 'n Shake to Open New Campus Location

Florida Southern College has announced plans to welcome a campus location of the Steak ’n Shake restaurant chain in fall 2019, to be located in the southeast corner of Wynee’s Bistro. Design work is underway, with renovation and construction work to take place duri...


News - 3/21/2019

Computer Science Project Sends Researchers to Aloha State

An educational research challenge based on a game of cards inspired Florida Southern’s Dr. Christian Roberson to apply for a summer 2018 collaboration grant with student Katarina Sperduto. Their resulting work in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms...


News - 3/15/2019

Honorary Chancellor Named at 2019 Founders Day Convocation

NASA astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician, and educator Dr. Mae C. Jemison was the featured speaker at Florida Southern College’s Founders Day Convocation on March 15, 2019. Dr. Jemison, who served six years as a NASA astronaut and was the first woman of color to...


News - 3/8/2019

FSC Adds Men's Ice Hockey Program for 2019-20 Academic Year

Florida Southern College has announced the addition of men's ice hockey to its offering of athletic programs, with the team tentatively set to begin play with the start of the 2019-20 academic year. "We are excited to add men's ice hockey to our offering of a...


News - 3/6/2019

Poets & Quants Ranks Barnett School as a Top Undergraduate Business Program

In an online ranking of the best undergraduate business schools prepared by the Poets & Quants website, Florida Southern’s Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise has been listed among top undergraduate schools in the nation. Only one other business pro...


News - 3/1/2019

Fantastic London Study Abroad Experience

I have always been one to have a plan. I like knowing what comes next and when things will happen. When I was in high school, like most high schoolers I had no clue what I really wanted to do with my life. When I joined the Business Academy at my high school, I discovered...


News - 2/28/2019

Polk Museum Summer 2019 Paid Internship Program

Florida Southern College students are invited to apply for a competitive paid six-week summer internship program at the Polk Museum of Art. The 2019 summer internship program will run from Monday, June 3 through Friday, July 12, 2019. Undergraduate students majoring in any dis...


News - 2/28/2019

John Ferriola of Nucor Corporation Gives CEO 100 Lecture

The Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern College today hosted its annual CEO 100 Lecture, welcoming as the featured speaker Mr. John Ferriola, the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Nucor Corporation, the largest steel manu...