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Jonathan Compton Speaks at Veterans Day Assembly

Jonathan Compton (A.A. ’01) addressed the student body during a special Veterans Day program following this morning’s chapel devotion. After attending Florida College as a student, Compton earned a Juris Doctor degree from the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School in 2007 and then served as an active duty judge advocate in the United

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Patrick Dohrenwend is learning His way.

Sports were a big part of Patrick Dohrenwend’s childhood, growing up with three brothers. He spent his first year of college playing football on scholarship at another institution. After an injury, he realized there was nothing connecting him to the college and felt like there was something missing. “Besides being on the football team, I

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Meet the Florida College Friends

Congratulations to these students on being selected as members of the Florida College Friends to represent the college across the country! Stay tuned for more information about this summer’s tour! Tim Chandler, bassist Jackson Cowley, instrumentalist Natalia Restrepo Gutiérrez, rhythm guitarist Sienna Henson, vocalist Jared Hockensmith, lead guitarist Kaylan Shepard, vocalist Ethan Sink, keyboardist Jackson

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Florida College Inducts New Members of Alpha Chi

Florida College’s chapter of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, inducted ten new members at a ceremony in Puckett Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society with the purpose of promoting academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and honoring those who achieve

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Elizabeth Hammontree is leading His way.

Elizabeth Hammontree always knew she was going to be a Falcon. Growing up down the road from Florida College, she saw the connections, friendships and memories her family and other alumni had the opportunity to make but wanted to have her own experience. “Every person is different and every experience is different,” Elizabeth said. “I

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Justin Beville is living His way.

Coming from all the way across the country in San José, California, Justin Beville made a new home for himself as a student at Florida College. “Florida College made me feel like I was at home,” Justin said. “I still miss home obviously, but I don’t think about it as much as I thought I

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Florida College Announces Annual Theme

Florida College announced the biblical theme for the 2017-2018 academic year during Opening Ceremonies on Thursday, Aug. 24. In the essay below, Dr. Jason Longstreth, dean of students, shares why he selected this year’s theme, “Turning the World Upside Down.” – As a community of believers, we choose a biblical theme for each academic year. This

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Florida College Recognizes Award-Winning Faculty

Florida College recognized this year’s faculty award winners at the annual faculty appreciation dinner at the Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club on Tuesday, Aug. 15. The annual award winners include the recipients of the Special Service Awards and the D. Phillip Roberts Top-Rated Lecturing Professor Award as well as the top-rated activities professor. Special

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Florida College Will Award First Scholarships From Alumni Credit Cards

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. According to Adam Olson, Florida College’s director of alumni relations, the outstanding support of alumni and friends using these credit cards made

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