Falcons Receive USCAA Academic Honors

Florida College student-athletes recently achieved status as USCAA Athletic All-Americans. Molly Lamb, Kelsey Porter, Jenny Lynn and Colin Jones maintained a 3.5 GPA, an achievement made even more difficult alongside the added commitments of practice and travel in a collegiate athletic season. All three ladies are members of the women’s basketball team. Lamb (left), the […]

Dvorak, Cowley Named Mr. and Miss Florida College

Stephen Andrew Dvorak of Colombia, Tenn., and Melissa Laurel Cowley of Aurora, Colo., were named Mr. and Miss Florida College at the conclusion of the College’s assembly on Wednesday. Since 1947 the Florida College student body has selected candidates to receive the institution’s highest award of Godly leadership and service. In the ceremony President Payne […]

2013-2014 Opening Week Summary

Sunday: Opening Ceremonies On Sunday, August 18, students, parents, faculty and staff gathered in Hutchinson Auditorium for the 2012-2013 opening ceremonies. Dr. Bassett began the ceremony by leading the audience in “I’m Not Ashamed to Own My Lord”, and Dr. McClister spoke from Psalm 19 on the God’s revelation through His creation and His Word. President Payne […]

Liggin, Maness Named Mr. and Miss Royal Palm

Florida College is proud to announce Caleb Liggin and Virginia Maness as this 2012-2013’s Mr. and Miss Royal Palm. The graduating recipients of this award are selected by College administration, faculty and staff, and are who have demonstrated personal growth, leadership qualities and thorough involvement in student life. Caleb Liggin is a senior in the […]

Bunting, Garrett Honored as Mr. and Miss Florida College

At the conclusion of the College’s daily assembly, President Payne presented Caleb Thomas Bunting and Katelyn Gail Garrett as this year’s Mr. and Miss Florida College. Since 1947 the Florida College student body has selected candidates for this award who exemplify traits of leadership, Godliness and willingness to serve. In the ceremony President Payne read remarks […]

Florida College Recognizes Alpha Club Members

On April 15 after its daily assembly, Florida College honored Alpha Club members for their year of dedicated leadership and service. Members of the Alpha Club are hard-working, selfless students that serve behind the scenes. They lend their work ethic and welcoming personalities to lend a hand to students and parents during Move-in Day, guide freshmen through […]

Oratory Union Inducts Eight Into Pi Kappa Delta

The Florida College Oratory Union traveled to St. Louis, Mo. to compete in the Pi Kappa Delta Centennial National Championship Tournament. Pi Kappa Delta is an honorary society that promotes intercollegiate speech and debate competition in order to further educate articulate citizens. The College is proud to announce the induction of Jonah Alvarez, Melody Baughman, […]

Oratory Union Places 2nd in Ocean City Tournament

The Florida College Oratory Union recently traveled to Ocean City, M.D. where they placed 2nd in the Collegiate Forensic Association’s final spring tournament. The Union, coached by Communication professor Dr. Matt Johnson, competed against much larger schools — some tripling their own current enrollment — including West Virginia University, Furman University, Randolph Macon College and […]

College Hall on track for fall opening

In step with their current expansion, Florida College announces the construction of its latest dormitory, College Hall. The former men’s dormitory, originally named “C Dorm”, was erected in the summer of 1964 and originally accommodated 108 men with 12 in each of its nine suites. It now will meet the needs of the growing on-campus […]

Oratory Union Places 2nd In CFA Tournament

The Florida College Oratory Union traveled to Middletown, Virginia, on December 1 to compete in the annual Collegiate Forensics Association Holiday Tournament. Eleven schools were in attendance at this regional competition, and Florida College came home with 29 awards, including the Second Place Team Sweepstakes (with a loss to Randolph-Macon College by a narrow margin […]

Speech and Debate Continues Under “Oratory Union”

The 2012-2013 speech and debate program at Florida College begins with a full roster of competitive speakers, a finalized competition schedule and a change in title. This year the organization transitions from the name “forensics” to the Florida College Oratory Union, a traditional speech and debate term that more accurately encompasses the group’s many components. […]

Move-in Day a Success

On August 18, over four-hundred undergraduates flooded Florida College’s campus as students and parents braved the temperamental Tampa weather on the rainiest move-in day in years. Dr. Brian Crispell and Ralph Walker directed the endeavor atop their Segways, bringing smiles to the scene of organized chaos, while Alpha Club, student volunteers committed to campus service, […]

Bunting and Mackey Voted Mr. and Miss Florida College

Congratulations to Mr. David Bunting and Miss Nikki Mackey who were voted Mr. and Miss Florida College!

Lushi Mobley crowned Queen of Spring

The 2012 Queen of Spring was crowned last evening at the Riverbank Amphitheatre. As selected by her fellow students, Queen Lushi Mobley reigned over the annual Spring Festival, and will be honored at this evening’s Spring Banquet. The other ladies of the Spring Court–Elizabeth Riley, Jenny Moorer, Grace Bassett and Danae Roy–were honored along with Queen Lushi with selected entertainment and […]