2020 News Archive

News - 8/27/2020

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About FSC’s Fall Semester Plans

Dear members of the FSC community,Regarding the message that was released Aug. 10, we understand that you are upset and disappointed. We are, too.We are sorry because we know this is not the fall semester any of us were envisioning. We knew that this would not be a popular dec...


News - 8/27/2020

Leaders Address COVID-19, Fall Semester in ‘State of the College’ Interview

Florida Southern College President Anne Kerr and Provost and Vice President Brad Hollingshead address how the College is adapting to the global coronavirus pandemic by focusing on health, safety, and academics in an interview this week. In a “State of the College&rd...


News - 8/25/2020

New Dean of Business Hopes to Build Connections through Experiential Collaboration

Dr. J. Michael Weber joined Florida Southern College in July 2020 as the new dean of the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise, having previously served as a professor of marketing and the founding dean of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Ma...


News - 8/25/2020

Florida Southern campus again honored for its beauty

For the 11th consecutive year, Princeton Review’s has recognized Florida Southern College for its campus beauty and architectural heritage.Read the full story on The Ledger website.


News - 8/21/2020

$250,000 Grant to Help Restore World’s Only Frank Lloyd Wright Planetarium

The Polk Science Building Planetarium — the world’s only planetarium designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, on the campus of Florida Southern College — will receive a $250,000 restoration grant administered by the National Park Service (NPS) of the U...


News - 8/21/2020

‘Excellent Progress’ from FSC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

A message from Florida Southern's Chief Diversity OfficerAugust 21, 2020   “Florida Southern College’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council saw ‘excellent progress’ in its efforts to engage the campus leadership and community,” sa...


News - 8/20/2020

The Princeton Review has named FSC #1 “most beautiful” in Florida

For the 11th consecutive year, Florida Southern College has been recognized in The Princeton Review’s prestigious The Best 386 Colleges guide for its campus beauty and exceptional architectural heritage. FSC is the only institution in Florida to be included in the T...


News - 8/20/2020

Neal Bogosian's Latest Book Helps Children Deal With Death

From his time as a student at Florida Southern, to acting in major theater productions, to teaching, to owning a healing practice, Neal Bogosian ’92 has had a colorful and versatile career. One thing Bogosian always has been, however, is a writer. In high schoo...


News - 8/20/2020

FSC gets $250,000 to restore Wright planetarium

Florida Southern College will receive $250,000 for the restoration of the Polk County Science Building's planetarium through a program administered by the National Park Service.Read the full story on The Ledger website.


News - 8/14/2020

A Message for FSC Students and Parents about the Fall 2020 Semester

Dear FSC Students and Parents,August 14, 2020I know that our decision to reduce student capacity on campus for the fall semester has disappointed many of you. I understand why that is the case. I wanted nothing more than to have all students return to campus this fall.While I ...