2020 News Archive

News - 10/27/2020

Creative Leanings Foster Learning

How is a melting chocolate bunny related to a young elephant’s efforts to improve his father’s bad mood? What do human and canine friends Duggy and Jam have in common with a bowl of oatmeal? These interesting characters inhabit the pages of children’s bo...


News - 10/27/2020

Florida Southern Connections Help Bring Low-Cost MCAT Study App to Market

Heath Rutledge-Jukes ’20 has been working hard to accomplish his goal of tearing down barriers that exist for students hoping to enter medical school. He is the lead developer of a unique group venture — the creation of a fun and affordable trivia-style study ...


News - 10/22/2020

FSC Update: Information about Spring Semester Plans

Following best practices throughout the fall semester, Florida Southern College students, faculty, and staff have successfully managed the ever-changing pandemic. With nearly five months of experience at FSC — and with continuing expert medical advice — the College...


News - 10/22/2020

Spring Semester Update, Tuition, Room & Board Freeze

Dear Students and Parents,October 22, 2020This semester has been an historic learning experience for our campus community. I am gratified that our on-campus students, faculty, and staff have embraced protocols to keep us as healthy as possible during this pandemic. I am also t...


News - 10/19/2020

Distinguished Alumnus: Guy D. Colado ’66

A native of Winter Park, Guy D. Colado ’66 has had a long and distinguished career as an executive in the banking industry, and he has served his community and his nation with honor.As a student, he was the recipient of the Florida Bankers Scholarship and president of Ka...


News - 10/13/2020

President Kerr Named One of Florida's Most Influential Leaders

Dr. Anne B. Kerr, president of Florida Southern College, has been included as one of the state’s most impactful educational leaders in Florida Trend magazine’s Florida 500: Florida’s Most Influential Business Leaders. The editorial selection of Flor...


News - 10/6/2020

Wright-Influenced “Cat Condos” Find Homes as Off-Campus Housing

Around the time when Frank Lloyd Wright’s long-dormant design for a Usonian House was taking shape in 2013 — to become the 13th of the famed architect’s distinctive structures at FSC — Wright’s unique vision began to be “purrfectly” tr...


News - 10/5/2020

Distinguished Alumnus: Susan Ezell Roberts ’66

Trustee Susan Ezell Roberts ’66 is highly regarded as a successful entrepreneur, committed volunteer, and a woman of great faith. She exemplifies integrity and the utmost allegiance to value-based leadership in her professional role as executive vice president and chief ...


News - 9/28/2020

FSC Update: Fall Semester Progress, Developing Plans for Spring

With the first four weeks of the fall semester complete, Florida Southern has important updates about this semester and news regarding the spring semester.While the State of Florida removed all COVID-related operating restrictions on businesses last week, the main focus was on...


News - 9/17/2020

Distinguished Alumnus: R. Howard Wiggs ’86

Trustee R. Howard Wiggs ’86, a native of Mulberry, has carried forward the virtues of hard work, service to community, and faith in God that he learned growing up in Polk County.In addition to his degree in business administration from Florida Southern, Mr. Wiggs is a gr...