2020 News Archive

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 - 10/7/2020

Polk Museum's 'Hindsight 2020: Art of This Moment' captures singular moment in history

While some people binge-watched "Tiger King" during the past seven months, others were busy with paints and brushes or their cameras, creating works of art that capture this singular moment in history — life during a pandemic ...


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 - 10/1/2020

The Barnett Business Update - October 2020

Faculty UpdatesRecent Faculty Publications and Presentations:"Kazakhstan’s road to modernization: advancing economic development through public-private partnerships."Journal of Finance and Accountancy. (Forthcoming 2020). Dr. Eberle.Paul Eberle, Ph.D."R&am...


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...


News - 9/17/2020

Trustee John Rodda: 1955–2018

Dr. John Rodda, who served Florida Southern College as a trustee and supporter of athletics — but most of all as a builder of its modern campus — died April 30, 2018, of complications from a long illness.A highly respected member of the Lakeland community, Dr....


News - 9/15/2020

FSC’s Roberts Academy Opens New Middle-School Building to Excited Students

Florida Southern College celebrated the much-anticipated expansion of Roberts Academy on Monday, Sept. 14, as students from Grades 6 through 8 moved into classrooms in their new, stand-alone middle school at the state’s first transitional school for children with dyslexi...