2019 News Archive

News - 5/2/2019

FSC Names Dr. Brad Hollingshead as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Brad E. Hollingshead has been appointed by Florida Southern College President Anne Kerr as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Hollingshead is currently the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and is a deeply committed leader of the College&rsquo...

News - 5/1/2019

Spring Commencement to Conclude 136th Academic Year

Florida Southern will graduate a record number of students with superior talent at its 2018-2019 spring commencement, concluding the College’s 136th academic year at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at The RP Funding Center. Approximately 487 students — including 31 e...

News - 4/30/2019

FSC Scholars Named 2019 Fulbright Award Recipients

Two graduating seniors and a 2018 alumna of Florida Southern College have been named 2019 recipients of Fulbright Awards, exemplifying the College’s tradition of academic excellence. Current FSC students Olivia Panda of DeLand and Kate Vita of Bayport, New York, and 2018...

News - 4/29/2019

Student/Faculty Short Film Premieres at Film Festival

“My Florida Home,” a 10-minute psychological drama filmed in July 2018 as a collaborative project involving faculty and students from Florida Southern College, officially premiered at the 14th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg on April 26, 2019.Hoste...

News - 4/24/2019

FSC Citrus Major Awarded Coke Florida Scholarship

Robert Lommerse of Sanford, Florida, a Citrus and Horticultural Sciences major at Florida Southern College, is the recipient of a 2018-2019 Scholarship presented by Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida).“This scholarship will be a significant help for me to ach...

News - 4/23/2019

Meet Graphic Design Professor Lisa Scharoun '00

From London to Shanghai, our amazing alumna Lisa Scharoun '00 will follow her passion anywhere life takes her. New York-native Professor Scharoun '00 currently teaches and heads the School of Design in Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia, making huge...

News - 4/11/2019

Drew Howard named fifth Florida Southern AD since 1978

Drew Howard named Florida Southern College's permanent Director of Athletics and Dean of Wellness after a two-month stint as the interim in both roles.Read the full story at The Ledger website.

News - 4/11/2019

Florida Southern College, a reminder of one of America's great architects

Wright was an American architect who designed more than a thousand structures, and about half came to life. He believed in innovative creations that harmonized with its surroundings. The private institution of Florida Southern College is no exception, which is now in the Natio...

News - 4/11/2019

Case closed: Departing Justice R. Fred Lewis reflects on long career on Florida Supreme Court | Steve Bousquet

Justice R. Fred Lewis was a state Supreme Court justice who challenged them again and again, and he had the last word. That's how the system works. Lewis, 71, was one of three black-robed justices forced to retire last month after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 7...

News - 4/11/2019

Business Executive Harvey Massey Shares Leadership Lessons

The Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise at Florida Southern College welcomed Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services, Inc., to give an executive lecture on the topic of “Leadership Lessons” during a luncheon event in the George W. Je...