2020 News Archive

News - 5/20/2020

FSC Adopts Test-Optional Admissions Policy Starting in 2021 Academic Terms

To assist students facing unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida Southern College will implement a test-optional admissions policy for students who are considering enrolling for the spring and fall 2021 terms.“Given the uncertainty of when and ...


News - 5/18/2020

Meet Dr. Melanie Fowler

There’s nothing like entering a program of study and coming out of it with immediate success. At least that’s the case for Dr. Melanie Fowler, who came to Florida Southern as a student of FSC’s Doctor of Education program during the 2017 summer semester. She ...


News - 5/15/2020

Facing Tough Job Market, Graduating Seniors Share Success Stories

Despite the unexpected challenges in today’s employment market, many of Florida Southern’s Class of 2020 graduates are securing positions in their chosen fields. Here are some of their stories:   MELISSA HANSARD Melissa Hansard Audit Associate fo...


News - 5/14/2020

Carrying on the FSC Tradition: Legacy Luncheon

Florida Southern’s annual Legacy Luncheon always brings multiple reminders of the affection legacy families feel for their beloved school. Take the Dinkins/Searles family, for example. Patricia Ross Dinkins ’52, of Lakeland, grew up one block west of campus, o...


News - 5/5/2020

Meet Emerge Scholar Ann Kast '19

Alumna Ann Kast '19 credits much of her success in the field of education to her professors' support during her college career. Ann graduated with a bachelor of science in an elementary education major with a minor art history in 2019. Over the cour...


News - 5/4/2020

Meet Brooklynne Atwell, MBA

Students who pursue their graduate or doctorate degrees at Florida Southern College often find that their academic and professional careers are rewarded. Our Master in Business Administration is ripe with examples. We had a chance to sit down with one of them who shared her jo...


News - 5/1/2020

Florida Southern Salutes Nurses Serving Vital Roles During COVID-19 Crisis

With this year being the 200th anniversary of the birth of legendary nurse Florence Nightingale, 2020 was already going to be a special year for nurses. However, the worldwide coronavirus pandemic — and how nurses are at the frontlines of the battle — makes 2020 un...


News - 4/30/2020

Update for Faculty, Staff: Remote-Work Schedules, Plans for Fall Semester

A message from Florida Southern President Anne B. Kerr April 30, 2020  Dear colleagues,Thank you for your extraordinary commitment to Florida Southern College’s mission and the success of our students. You will hear me say this repeatedly, but I am convinced w...


News - 4/29/2020

FSC's fall semester classes to begin September 1

A message from Florida Southern for students and parents April 29, 2020   To maximize flexibility this fall, Florida Southern will move the first day of fall semester classes to September 1. Classes were previously scheduled to begin August 18.While this change means t...


News - 4/28/2020

Alpha Epsilon Delta Provides Boxed Lunches For Local Healthcare Workers

Florida Southern’s Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) honor society organized a fundraiser to support an initiative by Lakeland’s Black & Brew restaurants to provide prepared lunches to healthcare workers at Lakeland Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 29.With the clo...