2020 News Archive

News - 4/28/2020

FSC Offers Half-Off Tuition for its 2020 Graduates Who Start MBA Program in Summer, Fall

Florida Southern College will cover half of the first-year tuition costs for any of its graduating seniors who enroll in the College’s full-time MBA program for the summer or fall of 2020.In response to the challenges faced by students who are graduating this spring, thi...


News - 4/27/2020

130 Years Later, FSC Traces its Roots to First Graduates

To Celebrate International Women’s day, we are taking a look back in time at the first female graduates who trail blazed the way in the 1800s.Seven young women from five states comprised the first graduating class of Florida Conference College in Leesburg, Fla., an acade...


News - 4/24/2020

Meet Emerge Scholar Alec Bigness '19

Alumnus Alec Bigness '19 credits much of his success in the field of chemistry to his professors' support during all four years of his college career. Alec graduated last year at the top of his class and was named the recipient of the 2019 President...


News - 4/23/2020

Dr. Joanne Preston ’68 The Values Of Broad-Based Learning

When Dr. Joanne Cave Preston ’68 thinks back on the variety in her class schedule while a student at Florida Southern, its impact upon her wide-ranging career seems clear and direct.Gaining knowledge in various areas of study “taught me to be really flexible in my ...


News - 4/22/2020

Computer Science Faculty, Students Stay Social through Online Games

Across the nation, the challenge of adjusting to a stay-at-home lifestyle has led many people to dust off low-tech pastimes such as board games, card games, and jigsaw puzzles. Faculty members and students in Florida Southern’s computer science department can vouch for t...


News - 4/22/2020

Florida Southern Business Students Apply Engaged Learning Strategies Online

Making the transition from in-person classes to online courses can be a difficult adjustment. However, with the right amount of determination and the help of dedicated professors, Florida Southern’s students have risen to the challenge.Assistant Professor of Marketing Dr...


News - 4/20/2020

Distinguished Alumnus William A. Chope ’71

Founder of the Crest Automotive Group and president of Metro Jobbers, a dealership-owned supply cooperative, William A. Chope ’71 is an exemplar of successful entrepreneurship based on the values of free enterprise and a commitment to ethical business practices.Born in D...


News - 4/20/2020

The Show Must Go On!

At 8 p.m. on a Thursday evening last week, nine advanced-English students finally had their moment: a public presentation based on the oral history interviews they collected as part of their senior-level course in Creative Non-fiction.Originally scheduled for April 2, the...


News - 4/17/2020

FSC To Host virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 16

A special message for Florida Southern graduates April 17, 2020   Dear graduating students,Congratulations on reaching this important milestone! Earning a degree requires hard work and perseverance, and we are so proud of your accomplishments at Florida Southern....


News - 4/17/2020

Fundamentally Resourceful: Students Deliver Speeches Via Video from Home

Under more normal circumstances, students in Dr. Katherine Loh’s Fundamentals of Speech course would be focused solely on the details of writing and delivering speeches live and in person in a classroom setting. However, when Florida Southern transitioned to remote ...