2020 News Archive

News - 8/13/2020

Mapping The Future - Ed Corvi '72: A Fascinating Technology Career Comes Full-Circle At FSC

It came as a great surprise to alumnus Ed Corvi when he learned his pattern of annual giving to Florida Southern is one for the record books.Every year for the past 45 years, Mr. Corvi has made a donation to Florida Southern College. His unbroken streak of loyalty ma...


News - 8/11/2020

Dr. Jennifer Bruno Irick '11 Emphasizes Lifelong Impact Of Day-To-Day Learning

In January, the 2018 Spencer Symposium welcomed Florida Southern alumna Dr. Jennifer Bruno Irick to present a talk on the importance of fundamental science in her chosen field of emergency medicine. At the time, Irick was a senior resident in emergency medicine at Wake&nb...


News - 8/10/2020

COVID-19 Conditions Require FSC to Change Fall Opening Plans

A message from Florida Southern for students and parentsDear FSC Community,Last month, I shared the College’s reopening plans for the fall semester. I wrote then that we would continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and adjust our plans as needed.Unfortunately, since ...


News - 8/7/2020

Meet Sports Therapist Yuichi Sasaki '11

From Japan to the U.S. and then to Malaysia, Yuichi Sasaki ’11 has come a long way. Growing up, he made sure to always follow his dreams, and in doing so, he was able to prove that anything is possible. Even after a tragic accident, this Moc aims high, and turned a strug...


News - 8/6/2020

Marine Biology Grads Expand Their Environmental Expertise on Alaskan Fishing Boats

Two graduates of Florida Southern’s marine biology program recently were hired as contract workers on commercial fishing vessels in the Bering Sea off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands.In June, Zoe Alexander ’19 completed the first of three 3-month contracts as a mar...


News - 8/1/2020

The Barnett Business Update - August 2020

Faculty UpdatesRecent Faculty Publications:The importance of timely social media responsiveness.Journal of Digital & Social Media Marketing. (in press, 2020), Dr. Dapko and Dr. Harris, with co-author S. Boyer.The rise and fall of worldwide income inequality, 1820–203...


News - 7/31/2020

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Council Dives into Work Across FSC

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council met July 29, 2020 and discussed its work for the upcoming semester, with special emphasis on the Council’s seven working committees.CommitteesThe Council previously approved committees to address specific areas of diversity, e...


News - 7/30/2020

New Master's Degree Tracks and Certificates to Address Shortages of Nurses, Nursing Faculty

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Florida Southern College is offering two new Master of Science in Nursing degree tracks and two new certificates, designed to help meet the nation’s growing healthcare needs in the areas of nursing administrative leadership an...


News - 7/28/2020

Psychology Students Find Welcoming Sense of Community, Academic Promise

Incoming freshmen in the Department of Psychology at Florida Southern College quickly learn they have entered a program that will apply coursework learning through individualized research projects and innovative collaborations among classmates and faculty members.First-year st...


News - 7/24/2020

Essential Stories: Protecting Campus, Students' Belongings During COVID-19 Shutdown

From the earliest days of Florida Southern’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the college’s team of safety officers and support personnel were focused on maintaining a healthy campus.FIFTH IN A SERIES of stories about Florida Southern’s “essential ...