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SFSC Ranks 50th Best College in the Nation
August 30, 2013 – 4:17 pm | No Comment
SFSC Ranks 50th Best College in the Nation

Washington Monthly magazine recently ranked South Florida State College (SFSC) 50th among 700 community colleges in the United States. Four other Florida College System (FCS) institutions made the list: North Florida Community College, ranked #2; …

Trustee Tami Cullens Named Chair of AFC Commission
August 30, 2013 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Trustee Tami Cullens Named Chair of AFC Commission

Tami Cullens, a member of South Florida State College’s (SFSC) eight-member District Board of Trustees, has assumed the chair of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Trustees Commission. Her term runs through June 30, 2015. …

Highlighting Alums: Cosmetology Becomes Clemmons’s Lifework
August 29, 2013 – 2:15 pm | No Comment
Highlighting Alums: Cosmetology Becomes Clemmons’s Lifework

In 1975, Sylvia Clemmons had the opportunity to do what other high school students only dreamed of doing. She was the first Highlands County student to graduate from high school while simultaneously earning her occupational …

Scholarships to Benefit South Florida State College Students
August 28, 2013 – 8:46 am | No Comment
Scholarships to Benefit South Florida State College Students

Students at South Florida State College will benefit from nearly $15,500 in scholarships thanks to the Florida College System Foundation. The foundation recruits gifts and donations from national and statewide groups and disburses them among …

Deery and Kinser are NISOD Award Recipients
August 21, 2013 – 12:50 pm | No Comment
Deery and Kinser are NISOD Award Recipients

Dr. Brian Deery and Cindy Kinser are South Florida State College’s recipients of the 2013 National Institute for State and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence in Teaching Awards.
Dr. Deery is a professor of psychology. Kinser is …

2013 Service Awards
August 20, 2013 – 11:03 am | No Comment
2013 Service Awards

South Florida State College employees were recognized for their years of service to the college during convocation on Aug. 19 at the SFSC University Center Auditorium.

Joe Wright (left), chair of SFSC’s District Board of Trustees, …

Dr. Leitzel Encourages Faculty to ‘Trip the Light’ for Their Students
August 20, 2013 – 10:56 am | No Comment
Dr. Leitzel Encourages Faculty to ‘Trip the Light’ for Their Students

View the Convocation Photo Gallery
Making his first address to an audience of SFSC employees assembled for convocation, new SFSC president Dr. Tom Leitzel explained his philosophy for the operation and growth of the college.
Using a …