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Florida College Will Award First Scholarships From Alumni Credit Cards

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Florida College will award the first scholarships funded by credit cards from Suncoast Credit Union this fall. Students will receive a total of $8,000 in scholarships from the college's affinity credit card program. [...]

Shawn and Diane Bain Serve 30 Years at Florida College Kamp Kennessee

July 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Shawn and Diane Bain Serve 30 Years at Florida College Kamp Kennessee

Shawn and Diane Bain have been serving Florida College Kamp Kennessee for 30 years. Both former Florida College students, the Bains began their service to Kamp Kennessee by spending two years supporting the [...]

National Association of Scholars Recognizes Florida College’s Common Reading

July 14th, 2017|Comments Off on National Association of Scholars Recognizes Florida College’s Common Reading

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) recognizes Florida College’s Common Reading program in "Beach Books 2016-2017: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class?”, a comprehensive report on common readings at 348 [...]

Florida College Chorus and Chamber Singers Receive Medals at International Competition

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Chorus and Chamber Singers Receive Medals at International Competition

The Florida College Chorus and Chamber Singers received two gold medals and one silver medal at the Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival in Linz, Austria. "The quality of competition, dedication of effort [...]

Florida College Falcons Join NAIA and SSAC

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Falcons Join NAIA and SSAC

The Florida College Falcons will join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) effective July 1, 2017. Florida College’s athletic director, Pat Todd, led the application [...]

Florida College Hosts Labor Camp 2017

June 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Hosts Labor Camp 2017

Florida College hosted a total of 55 participants on campus at Labor Camp on June 4-9, 2017. The volunteers at the 13th annual camp donated nearly 1,500 hours of labor, saving the college [...]

Florida College Chorus and Chamber Singers Will Compete in Austria

June 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Chorus and Chamber Singers Will Compete in Austria

The Florida College Chorus and Chamber Singers will travel to compete in the sixth International Anton Bruckner Choir Competition and Festival in Linz, Austria on June 11-18, 2017! Led by Dr. Jon Bassett [...]

Dr. Nathan Ward Receives Carrozza Outstanding Performance Award

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Dr. Nathan Ward Receives Carrozza Outstanding Performance Award

Dr. Nathan Ward received Florida College’s Carrozza Outstanding Performance Award for the 2016-2017 academic year based on his teaching excellence, professional development and overall dedication to the campus community. Florida College’s academic dean, [...]

Florida College Students Attend Alpha Chi Convention

April 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Students Attend Alpha Chi Convention

Two students from Florida College’s Florida Xi chapter of Alpha Chi attended the Alpha Chi National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 6-8, 2017. Both Florida College students, Abigail Smith and Sara Yeager, [...]

Florida College Recognizes Activity Award Winners

April 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Recognizes Activity Award Winners

Florida College recognized a select group of students who received this year’s activity awards after the daily chapel devotion on Thursday, April 13. The student organizations at Florida College are an integral part [...]

Florida College Grants Tenure to Dr. Nathan Ward and Dr. Gary Wilemon

April 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Grants Tenure to Dr. Nathan Ward and Dr. Gary Wilemon

Florida College granted tenure to Dr. Nathan Ward and Dr. Gary Wilemon based on their excellence in teaching, continued professional growth, appropriate academic credentials and service to the college. A ceremony and reception was [...]

Florida College Will Host Two Graduation Ceremonies

March 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Will Host Two Graduation Ceremonies

To accommodate an anticipated increase in attendance, Florida College will host two graduation ceremonies on Friday, April 28, 2017. A ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. for the associate degree graduates, and [...]

Florida College Recognizes Academic Award Winners

March 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Recognizes Academic Award Winners

Florida College recognized a select group of students who received this year’s academic awards after the daily chapel devotion on Wednesday, March 29. The following students were selected by members of the Florida [...]

Florida College Friends Will Perform at Walk Like MADD

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Friends Will Perform at Walk Like MADD

The Florida College Friends will perform at Tampa’s annual Walk Like MADD event on the University of South Florida campus on Friday, March 24, at 5-9 p.m. Walk Like MADD is the signature fundraising [...]

Florida College Oratory Union Wins Year-End Championship

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Oratory Union Wins Year-End Championship

The Florida College Oratory Union won the year-end sweepstakes championship and brought home seven individual awards from the Collegiate Forensics Association, thanks to outstanding performances at tournaments throughout the team's 2016-2017 season. The [...]

Florida College Recognizes “Who’s Who Among Students”

March 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Recognizes “Who’s Who Among Students”

Florida College recognized 26 sophomores and 10 seniors who were selected to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” after the morning’s chapel devotion on Thursday, March 2. “Who’s Who Among [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Tim Fannin

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Florida College Inducts New Members of Phi Theta Kappa

February 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Inducts New Members of Phi Theta Kappa

Florida College’s Pi Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society, inducted new members during a ceremony in Puckett Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Phi Theta Kappa [...]

Dr. Paul B. Cook Receives Florida College Friend to Youth Award

February 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Dr. Paul B. Cook Receives Florida College Friend to Youth Award

Florida College honored Dr. Paul B. Cook with the Friend to Youth award following the evening lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The Friend to Youth award is the most prestigious honor awarded at [...]

Florida College Will Host Alumni Musical “1776”

January 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Florida College Will Host Alumni Musical “1776”

The fine arts department at Florida College will host the first-ever alumni musical, “1776,” on Feb. 3-6, 2017, to support scholarships for fine arts students. The production will be directed by Tim Moore, [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Hope Chandler

January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Hope Chandler

Meet the 2017 Florida College Camp Friends

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Meet the 2017 Florida College Camp Friends

Congratulations to these students on being selected to represent Florida College across the country as Camp Friends! They will be traveling to a Florida College camp near you in summer 2017! Stacey Beutjer [...]

Bailey McBryde Wins #GivingTuesday Scholarship to Florida College

December 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Bailey McBryde Wins #GivingTuesday Scholarship to Florida College

Bailey McBryde was selected as the winner of the $1,000 #GivingTuesday scholarship to Florida College in recognition of her efforts to give back to her community in Ash Flat, Arkansas. As a senior [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Greiving

December 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Paul Greiving

President Payne Joins #GivingTuesday Movement

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on President Payne Joins #GivingTuesday Movement

President H.E. “Buddy” Payne (A.A. ’65) joined the #GivingTuesday movement with Florida College students as they assembled bags to donate to the families at Ronald McDonald House. “I was honored to serve alongside [...]

Florida College Will Direct All #GivingTuesday Gifts to Scholarship Partner Fund

November 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Will Direct All #GivingTuesday Gifts to Scholarship Partner Fund

Florida College will direct all gifts made on #GivingTuesday to the Scholarship Partner Fund, providing students with scholarships in academics, athletics, fine arts and more. The Scholarship Partner Fund is the best way [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Michael Benson

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Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier Speaks for Veterans Day

November 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier Speaks for Veterans Day

Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier addressed the student body during this morning’s chapel devotion and during a special Veterans Day program following the devotion. "I am honored to speak to you today on such [...]

Florida College Secures $200,000 Matching Gift on #GivingTuesday

November 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Secures $200,000 Matching Gift on #GivingTuesday

Florida College has secured a matching gift of up to $200,000, thanks to two anonymous donors, doubling the impact of all #GivingTuesday gifts made on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016! According to Martin Adams, [...]

Florida Department of Education Approves Florida College’s Music Education Program

November 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Florida Department of Education Approves Florida College’s Music Education Program

The Florida Department of Education has granted full approval of Florida College’s Bachelor of Science program in music education, allowing graduates to begin their teaching careers with a full five-year professional teaching certificate. [...]

Beth Behle, Class of 2015

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Beth Behle, Class of 2015

As one of the first Florida College graduates with a bachelor’s degree in English, Beth Behle (B.A. ’15) is serving as an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Foundation Christian Academy in Valrico, Florida. [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jon Bassett

October 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jon Bassett

Florida College Inducts New Members of Alpha Chi

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Inducts New Members of Alpha Chi

Florida College’s chapter of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, inducted eight new members at a ceremony in Puckett Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m. Alpha Chi is a coeducational [...]

Florida College Will Participate in #GivingTuesday

October 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Will Participate in #GivingTuesday

Florida College will participate in the global #GivingTuesday movement again on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, with a greater goal and a stronger mission to serve! #GivingTuesday is a day of giving held annually [...]

Jordan Mitchell, Class of 2013

September 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Jordan Mitchell, Class of 2013

Jordan Mitchell (B.A. ’13) is using what he learned at Florida College as he completes graduate school and prepares for a career in the medical field. Jordan came to Florida College with his [...]

Florida College Hosts Wilson Hall Dedication Ceremony

September 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Hosts Wilson Hall Dedication Ceremony

Florida College hosted a dedication ceremony led by President Payne to celebrate the completion of the Wilson Hall renovation on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, following the daily chapel assembly. Wilson Hall was the [...]

Florida College Will Host Bill Bennett at Leadership Dinner

September 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Will Host Bill Bennett at Leadership Dinner

Florida College will host guest speaker Bill Bennett at the ninth annual Florida College Leadership Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2016, at the Hilton Downtown Tampa. Bennett is one of America’s [...]

Aser Civilus Receives UPS Scholarship

September 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Aser Civilus Receives UPS Scholarship

Florida College student Aser Civilus has been selected to receive a UPS Scholarship provided by the Florida Independent College Fund and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). Civilus is a [...]

Florida College Welcomes New Employees

September 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Welcomes New Employees

The fall semester is underway, and Florida College faculty and staff are beginning the work of the new academic year. The Florida College family is pleased to welcome 14 new full-time employees filling [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Gary Wilemon

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Jenny Clark, Class of 2006

August 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Jenny Clark, Class of 2006

After growing up in a family that loved music, Jenny (Camp) Clark (B.A. ’06) is now an experienced music teacher and is raising a family of her own with her husband, Evan Clark [...]

President’s Scholars Join Florida College Class of 2020

August 25th, 2016|Comments Off on President’s Scholars Join Florida College Class of 2020

Eighteen President’s Scholars have joined Florida College’s freshman class for the fall 2016 semester. Each of the 18 President’s Scholars earned a 3.65 GPA or above in high school and at least a [...]

Florida College Hosts Faculty Appreciation Dinner

August 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Hosts Faculty Appreciation Dinner

Florida College hosted the annual faculty appreciation dinner at the Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to recognize this year’s faculty award winners and honor two retiring professors, Ray [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Loretta Atherton

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Caleb Liggin, Class of 2013

July 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Caleb Liggin, Class of 2013

As a third generation Falcon and regular camper at Florida College Chicagoland Camp, Caleb Liggin (B.A. '13) knew Florida College would be the best choice for his college years. He began working in [...]

Dr. Thaxter Dickey Receives Carrozza Award

July 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Dr. Thaxter Dickey Receives Carrozza Award

Dr. Thaxter Dickey was honored as the recipient of Florida College’s Carrozza Outstanding Performance Award for the 2015-2016 academic year based on his effectiveness in the classroom, pursuit of professional development and overall [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Minghui Liu

July 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Minghui Liu

Amanda Williamson, Class of 2016

June 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Amanda Williamson, Class of 2016

Amanda Williamson (B.S. ’16) wasn’t sure if the elementary education program at Florida College had prepared her for her future as an elementary school teacher until she walked into her first interview for [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. David McClister

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Florida College Hosts Labor Camp 2016

June 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Hosts Labor Camp 2016

Florida College hosted a total of 67 participants on campus at Labor Camp 2016 on June 5-9. The volunteers at the 12th annual camp worked longer days than last year and donated nearly [...]

Abigail Alford Wins Chipotle’s “Cultivating Thought” Student Essay Contest

June 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Abigail Alford Wins Chipotle’s “Cultivating Thought” Student Essay Contest

Abigail Alford, an incoming Florida College freshman and presidential scholar, has been selected as one of the 10 grand prizewinners of Chipotle Mexican Grill’s “Cultivating Thought” student essay scholarship contest, judged by acclaimed [...]

David Bunting, Florida College Class of 2012

May 26th, 2016|Comments Off on David Bunting, Florida College Class of 2012

David Bunting (B.A. ’12) is a third generation Florida College Falcon and member of Arete. His grandparents met during their time at Florida College, and his parents started dating while they were at [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Trigg

May 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Trigg

Morgan Bingham Receives Prize for Alpha Chi Presentation

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Morgan Bingham Receives Prize for Alpha Chi Presentation

Morgan Bingham has been awarded the Patricia A. Graham Prize in World History for her presentation, “Henry I, ‘Lion of Justice’: A Norman Approach to English Law,” at the Alpha Chi national convention [...]

Emily Wolfe and Stuart Maness Receive Florida College Senior Legacy Scholarships

May 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Emily Wolfe and Stuart Maness Receive Florida College Senior Legacy Scholarships

Florida College students Emily Wolfe and Stuart Maness were awarded this year’s Senior Legacy Scholarships at last week’s commencement ceremony. The Senior Legacy Scholarship is a scholarship for students pursuing their bachelor’s degrees [...]

Ashley Barclay, Florida College Class of 2010

April 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Ashley Barclay, Florida College Class of 2010

Ashley (McDaniel) Barclay (B.S. ’10) is using the bachelor’s degree she earned at Florida College exactly the way she intended, but the most meaningful part of her Florida College experience was the relationships. [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Todd Chandler

April 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Todd Chandler

Florida College Students Attend Alpha Chi National Convention

April 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Students Attend Alpha Chi National Convention

Five students from Florida College’s Florida Xi chapter of Alpha Chi attended the Alpha Chi National Convention in the District of Columbia on April 7-9, 2016. Haley Bowman, Morgan Bingham, Brian Hamilton, Abigail [...]

Ethan Bingham Receives Full-Tuition Scholarship Offer From Florida College

April 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Ethan Bingham Receives Full-Tuition Scholarship Offer From Florida College

Ethan Bingham was offered a full-tuition scholarship to Florida College as a National Merit Finalist at an academic signing before the chorus concert in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday, March 18, 2016. Ethan is [...]

Brian Haskett Speaks to Florida College Students for Distinguished Speaker Series

April 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Brian Haskett Speaks to Florida College Students for Distinguished Speaker Series

Brian Haskett, vice president and practice director for application development and maintenance organization at Ciber, Inc., spoke to students on Thursday, April 7, as the third of this year’s guests of the Distinguished [...]

Florida College Welcomes Four New Board Members

April 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Welcomes Four New Board Members

Florida College appointed four new board members at the spring board meeting. David Roberts, Jim Smitherman, Rob Taylor and Morgan Tharp II all accepted positions on the Florida College board of directors, agreeing [...]

Florida College Will Celebrate Inaugural Legacy Day

April 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Will Celebrate Inaugural Legacy Day

Legacy Day is a new Florida College tradition celebrating our four-year graduates, past and present, and encouraging them to reflect on their time at Florida College, the meaningful relationships they built on campus [...]

Florida College Recognizes Academic Award Winners

March 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Recognizes Academic Award Winners

Florida College recognized a select group of students who received this year’s academic awards after the daily chapel devotion on Wednesday, March 30. The following students were selected by members of the Florida [...]

Oratory Union Wins Awards at International Tournament

March 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Oratory Union Wins Awards at International Tournament

The Florida College Oratory Union brought home five awards from the 26th annual International Forensics Association Tournament on March 14-15, 2016, in Vienna, Austria. Six members of the Oratory Union traveled to Vienna [...]

Dale Dye, Florida College Class of 2012

March 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Dale Dye, Florida College Class of 2012

Even after graduating with his bachelor’s degree in business administration, Dale Dye (B.S. ’12) decided to stay at Florida College to have an opportunity to impact the college's students the way his life [...]

NorCal Chapter Hosts Flag Football Extravaganza

March 15th, 2016|Comments Off on NorCal Chapter Hosts Flag Football Extravaganza

The NorCal chapter of The Hutchinson Bell exceeded the $1,000 fundraising goal at their Flag Football Extravaganza event on Saturday, March 5, 2016! The chapter raised $2,565 in just one day, including a [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Adam Greiving

March 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Adam Greiving

Florida College Oratory Union Wins Year-End Awards

March 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Oratory Union Wins Year-End Awards

The Florida College Oratory Union, coached by Dr. Matt Johnson and Kathleen Trigg, brought home 10 of the 15 year-end awards from the Collegiate Forensic Association. The year-end awards are given based on [...]

Florida College Recognizes “Who’s Who Among Students”

March 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Recognizes “Who’s Who Among Students”

Florida College recognized 25 sophomores and 10 seniors who were selected to “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” after the morning’s chapel devotion on Thursday, March 3. “Who’s Who Among [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Annetta Hastings

February 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Annetta Hastings

Florida College Inducts New Members of Phi Theta Kappa

February 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Inducts New Members of Phi Theta Kappa

Florida College’s Pi Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society, inducted new members during a ceremony in Puckett Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Phi Theta Kappa [...]

René and Dee Anderson Receive Friend to Youth Award

February 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on René and Dee Anderson Receive Friend to Youth Award

Florida College honored René and Dee Anderson with the Friend to Youth award following the evening lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The Friend to Youth award is the most prestigious honor awarded [...]

Florida College Preserves Wilson Hall Sidewalk

February 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Florida College Preserves Wilson Hall Sidewalk

Florida College is preserving a special piece of history near the construction at Wilson Hall. Shortly after the Wilson Hall reconstruction began, four sidewalk slabs with special meaning for Florida College were removed [...]

North Alabama Booster Club Hosts 2016 Winter Talent Showcase & Dinner

January 19th, 2016|Comments Off on North Alabama Booster Club Hosts 2016 Winter Talent Showcase & Dinner

The North Alabama Florida College Booster Club hosted the annual Winter Talent Showcase & Dinner at Athens Bible School on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. The event was a huge success, raising $2,500 for student scholarships to [...]

Update on President Payne

January 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Update on President Payne

President Payne’s heart health continues to improve after his recent heart attack, and despite the damaging impact to the left ventricle, his heart will return to normal function. After six weeks of recovery, [...]

Ohio Valley Chapter Sponsors First 5K Race

December 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Ohio Valley Chapter Sponsors First 5K Race

The newly rebranded Ohio Valley chapter of the The Hutchinson Bell hosted its first Jingle Bell 5K on Saturday, Dec. 5. This was the first race sponsored by a local chapter of The [...]

Hallie Earnhart Wins #GivingTuesday Scholarship

December 16th, 2015|Comments Off on Hallie Earnhart Wins #GivingTuesday Scholarship

Hallie Earnhart was selected as the winner of the $1,000 #GivingTuesday scholarship to Florida College in recognition of her efforts to give back to her community in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Hallie (pictured left) [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Brian Gilliam

December 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Brian Gilliam

#GivingTuesday by the Numbers

December 7th, 2015|Comments Off on #GivingTuesday by the Numbers

Florida College’s first-ever #GivingTuesday event was an outstanding success, with over $260,000 raised in one day thanks to generous gifts from more than 250 donors! We were amazed by the support we received [...]

How To: Participate in #GivingTuesday

November 30th, 2015|Comments Off on How To: Participate in #GivingTuesday

Florida College will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours [...]

President Payne Suffered a Heart Attack

November 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on President Payne Suffered a Heart Attack

President Payne suffered a heart attack after the morning worship service on Sunday, Nov. 22, and is currently stable and in good spirits while recovering in the CCU at Florida Hospital. The doctors identified [...]

Richard Jones Speaks to Florida College Students for the Distinguished Speaker Series

November 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Richard Jones Speaks to Florida College Students for the Distinguished Speaker Series

Richard Jones, a seasoned healthcare executive, spoke to students on Thursday, Nov. 19, as the second of this year’s guests of the Distinguished Speaker Series at Florida College. Jones led the daily chapel [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Thaxter Dickey

November 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Thaxter Dickey

Justin Berss Speaks at Veterans Day Assembly

November 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Justin Berss Speaks at Veterans Day Assembly

Florida College recognized Veterans Day with a special assembly following this morning's chapel devotion. Justin Berss, a senior in the biblical studies department and an army veteran, spoke to the student body about [...]

Florida College Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

November 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

Florida College has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on Dec. [...]

Becky Barlar Installed as President of the Florida State Music Teachers Association

November 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Becky Barlar Installed as President of the Florida State Music Teachers Association

Becky Barlar, a professor of music at Florida College, was installed as the president of the Florida State Music Teachers Association at the end of the organization’s state conference in October. The Florida [...]

Tyler Henderson Receives Full-Tuition Scholarship Offer From Florida College

October 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Tyler Henderson Receives Full-Tuition Scholarship Offer From Florida College

Tyler Henderson was offered a full-tuition scholarship to Florida College as a National Merit Semifinalist at an academic signing on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Tyler will receive this scholarship for up to four [...]

Alpha Chi Inducts New Members

October 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Alpha Chi Inducts New Members

Florida College’s chapter of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, inducted 13 new members at a ceremony in Puckett Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 5:30 p.m. Alpha Chi is a coeducational [...]

Florida College Hosts a Ceremony to Rename the Stulgis-Akin Building

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Hosts a Ceremony to Rename the Stulgis-Akin Building

The Stulgis-Akin Building was renamed at a dedication ceremony on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in honor of the generous gift donated by Sandra Stulgis of Cuero, Texas. Sandra was introduced to Florida College [...]

Lee Biles Speaks to Florida College Students for the Distinguished Speaker Series

September 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Lee Biles Speaks to Florida College Students for the Distinguished Speaker Series

Lee Biles, founder and owner of 5 B's Embroidery, spoke to students as the first of this year’s guests of the Distinguished Speaker Series at Florida College. Biles led the students in devotional [...]

Benjamin Holloway Earns Honors in the 2015 Carol Klose/Hal Leonard Composition Competition

September 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Benjamin Holloway Earns Honors in the 2015 Carol Klose/Hal Leonard Composition Competition

Benjamin Holloway won the silver award in the collegiate composer category of the 2015 Carol Klose/Hal Leonard Composition Competition, ranking his work above submissions from students at Wheaton College and Eastman School of Music. [...]

Florida College Dry Creek Camp Auction Raises Funds to Benefit Students

September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Dry Creek Camp Auction Raises Funds to Benefit Students

The fourth annual Florida College Dry Creek Camp auction was a tremendous success, raising approximately $65,000 to benefit prospective Florida College students in a single morning! Each year since 2011, the event has [...]

Welcome, Florida College Friends!

August 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Welcome, Florida College Friends!

Please welcome the members of this year’s Florida College Friends group: Nathan Shepard, Logan Alford, Abby Hopkins, Noah Diestelkamp, Natalia Restrepo Gutiérrez, Travis Smith, Jessie Tharp, Jacob Stringer and Harrison Reagan (pictured above, [...]

Florida College Presents Dr. Tom Hamilton With Academic Regalia

August 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Presents Dr. Tom Hamilton With Academic Regalia

Dr. Tom Hamilton (A.A. ’83) was presented with his academic regalia—a robe, cap and hood—during a ceremony honoring him for earning his doctorate degree. The ceremony was held after Florida College's chapel assembly [...]

Florida College Will Host Dana Perino at Annual Leadership Dinner

August 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Will Host Dana Perino at Annual Leadership Dinner

Florida College will host guest speaker Dana Perino at the eighth annual Florida College Leadership Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 24, 2015, at the A La Carte Event Pavilion. The Florida College [...]

Florida College Welcomes New Employees

August 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Welcomes New Employees

As we start the fall semester, Florida College faculty and staff are beginning the work of the new academic year. The Florida College family is pleased to welcome 13 new full-time employees filling [...]

President’s Scholars Choose Florida College

August 19th, 2015|Comments Off on President’s Scholars Choose Florida College

Five President's Scholars have joined Florida College’s freshman class this fall! Sloan Hastings, Alexander Mitchell, Cassie Miller, Nolan Baker and Jacob Britnell (pictured above, left to right) will receive president's scholarships from Florida College [...]

How To: Make the Most of Opening Week at Florida College

July 30th, 2015|Comments Off on How To: Make the Most of Opening Week at Florida College

Opening week can be an exciting and stressful time for new students. You’ll be busy with orientations, activities, getting your new room set up and making new friends. As you pack up your [...]

Chicagoland Celebrates 40 Years of Camp

July 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Chicagoland Celebrates 40 Years of Camp

Florida College Chicagoland Camp is celebrating 40 years of serving campers this year! The Chicagoland Florida College Booster Club started the Chicagoland Camp in 1976. Billy Boyd served as the director of the [...]

Remaining Friends Concerts Have Been Cancelled

July 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Remaining Friends Concerts Have Been Cancelled

The remaining shows on the Florida College Friends 2015 Generations Tour have been cancelled. Due to transportation difficulties, the Friends will be unable to travel to the remaining tour destinations. To date, the [...]

Record Participants Volunteer at Labor Camp

June 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Record Participants Volunteer at Labor Camp

A total of 104 participants volunteered at this year's Labor Camp, beating last year’s record of 94 participants. Over the course of the week, the volunteers completed the equivalent of approximately $63,000 of labor [...]

Florida College Students Win Best-Strategy Invitational

June 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Students Win Best-Strategy Invitational

Two Florida College students won the grand championship at the May 2015 GLO-BUS Best-Strategy Invitational. The Florida College team, Digivolve, consisted of Nathan McNabb (B.S. ’15) and Jeffrey Striedel (B.S. ’15). The Florida [...]

Class of 2015 Graduates From Florida College

June 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Class of 2015 Graduates From Florida College

Florida College’s class of 2015 was the largest four-year class in its history, boasting 79 bachelor’s degree graduates, up from last year’s 66 graduates. Florida College has been actively developing four-year programs [...]

Florida College Friends Perform at Relay for Life

April 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Friends Perform at Relay for Life

The Florida College Friends performed at the Relay for Life of Temple Terrace event on Friday, April 17, meeting with cancer survivors and caregivers after their performance. Located at the nearby Greco [...]

David and Flora Tant Receive Friend to Youth Award

February 6th, 2015|Comments Off on David and Flora Tant Receive Friend to Youth Award

Florida College honored David and Flora Tant with the 2015 Friend to Youth Award at the conclusion of last Tuesday evening’s lecture. David Tant began his relationship with Florida College as a [...]

Florida College Ranks #1 Nationwide in Alumni Giving

February 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Ranks #1 Nationwide in Alumni Giving

Florida College supporters share more than just an alma mater. They share a passionate belief in her mission, to educate young people in a spiritual environment. For more than half a century, [...]

Greater Indiana Wins Bell’s Inaugural Chapter of the Year Award

February 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Greater Indiana Wins Bell’s Inaugural Chapter of the Year Award

The Hutchinson Bell awarded the Greater Indiana chapter the 2014 Chapter of the Year Award at the conclusion of Monday’s evening lecture. The award was established in April 2014 to bring attention [...]

Florida College Formally Dedicates Jennifer Hall

February 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Formally Dedicates Jennifer Hall

Florida College formally dedicated the newly named Jennifer Hall during a ceremony on Monday following the College’s daily assembly. At the ceremony, President Payne addressed the reasoning behind the naming. In recent [...]

Florida College Hits Record Spring Enrollment

January 21st, 2015|Comments Off on Florida College Hits Record Spring Enrollment

Florida College is celebrating its highest spring enrollment in the institution’s history. January 12 marked the official drop/add deadline at Florida College, and finalized the record-breaking spring semester enrollment of 513 students. This [...]

The NINE-asty: Falcons Win Ninth USCAA Title

November 11th, 2014|Comments Off on The NINE-asty: Falcons Win Ninth USCAA Title

For the past 14 years, the ladies in the lengthy shorts have cast a lengthy shadow over volleyball in the United States Collegiate Athletics Association. The following provides a brief history of [...]