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Moving Forward: President’s Message

Today, overlooking a vacant campus, I reflect on the previously unimaginable changes that have caused such uncertainty and disruption. Of course, dramatic and challenging changes are not new to our world, our country or this college. This generation is facing a daunting and global challenge. The higher education community finds itself caught up in the

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Remembering Dr. Nancy Barlar

On Saturday, May 23, Florida College received the news that Dr. Nancy Barlar had passed away after an extended war with cancer. Through an eight year battle with cancer, Dr. Barlar’s example showed how to live and not just survive in difficult circumstances. Students and colleagues remember her positive demeanor and tireless effort at the

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Looking Forward to Fall

President Payne addresses the plans for Florida College moving forward from the COVID-19 pandemic including the residence hall move-out policy, preparation for the fall semester and more! Full Text Statement Below Move-Out Policy View Policy Summer Camps View Schedule Thursday evening of this week would have been the Senior Legacy Ceremony and Friday would have

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Academic Awards 2020

On Friday, April 10, 2020, Florida College recognized a select group of students who received this year’s academic awards. The following students were selected by members of the Florida College faculty in their various disciplines for their excellence in the classroom and on their schoolwork. You can find the full description of each recipient’s award

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UPDATE: Graduation, Move-Out And More

Graduation All students cleared to graduate on May 1 who successfully complete their spring 2020 courses will have their degrees conferred on their official transcript in May once grades are posted, as usual. We are postponing commencement ceremonies until August 8, 2020. The Senior Legacy Ceremony will take place the evening before on Friday, August

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Campus Response to COVID-19

Update March 23, 2020 Please watch the following video update from President Payne. https://youtu.be/3n9ttEj0Yv4 If you have questions or concerns, please email covidquestions@floridacollege.edu. Coursework: All coursework will be available in an online format through the remainder of the semester. Students will be receiving information about the learning management system in the coming days. Residence Halls: The

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New Inductees into Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta was founded in 1924 to recognize high achievement in English language, literature and writing. With over 900 national and international chapters, it is the second largest organization in the Association of College Honor Societies. The goals and purposes of Sigma Tau Delta include: Conferring distinction for high achievement in literature, writing and

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Who’s Who at Florida College

Florida College recognized 25 sophomores and 11 seniors who were selected to “Who’s Who at Florida College” after the morning’s chapel devotion on Thursday, March 5. These students were chosen by a nominating panel of the college’s faculty, staff and administration to be recognized. This recognition marks the honorees distinctive based on excellent overall performance

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An Update from Florida College

February 5 After consulting with the Department of Health, the isolation period for our campus will end at 5 p.m. this afternoon. Visitors will be allowed on campus after 5 p.m. today, and overnight visitors will be allowed in the residence halls beginning tomorrow night. We look forward to having everyone back in chapel and

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Update on Lectures 2020

All events related to the Florida College Lectures (February 2–6) and Parent Weekend (January 30–February 1) schedule are now canceled. The 2020 Lectures schedule and topic will be shifted to the 2021 Lectures, held February 1–4, 2021. We apologize for the inconvenience this is sure to cause you and your family. Please know that this decision was difficult to

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