A Day in the Life of an International Student

Article by: Becky Hudson Lynn Dollekamp is a 24-year-old international student, whom recently graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville with a bachelor’s degree in Converged Communications. Dollekamp, born and raised in the Netherlands, is first born out of three children. She is an all-star athlete who was on the winning team of the European…

FSCJ Blue Wave Athletics at High Tide

Article by: Lynn Dollekamp Jacksonville, FL- Smashing volleyballs, hitting home runs, throwing baseballs, running cross country, or slam dunking basketballs, it is all possible at Florida State College at Jacksonville. The BlueWave Athletics Department is honored to feature six teams: men’s basketball, softball, baseball, women’s basketball, volleyball and has recently added women’s cross country to its 2017-18…

FSCJ Send Message to Governor Scott

Earlier this month, Governor Rick Scott found himself with the responsibility of deciding the fate of this legislative session’s most controversial bills: HB 7069 and SB 374. If passed, the new legislation would mean millions of dollars in cuts to state-funded K-12 schools and as well dozens of colleges throughout the state. The highly debated…

Proposed Budget Cuts Concern FSCJ Students and Staff

Article and photo by: Lynn Dollekamp On Thursday morning, May 23, FSCJ students held a press conference at Downtown Campus on the impacts of the proposed Legislative budget cuts on local education and the Jacksonville community. There were roughly 75 students protesting and holding signs reading “Support FSCJ” and “Support higher education funding, not cuts.”…

FSCJ Press Conference

On May 25, 2017, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) students hosted a press conference to discuss the drastic impact the proposed budget cuts will have on local and regional education. The students were joined by Harvey Slentz, Attorney at Law and FSCJ Professor of Business Law and Employment Law. Students shared their concerns about…

Press Release – FSCJ ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS 2017-2018 SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ashley Williams – Publicist FSCJ Artist Series ashley.williams@fscjartistseries.org or (904) 442-2933 fscjartistseries.org – The official website for Broadway in Jacksonville   FSCJ ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS 2017-18 SEASON   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Vystar Credit Union, is thrilled to announce the 2017-18 Broadway in Jacksonville season, filled…

Super Bowl LI, Falcons and G.O.A.T’s

On Sunday night viewers around the world collectively screamed a variety of four-letter words at the top of their lungs. Patriot fans yelled “YEAH!” While every other football fan yelled ____! (you can fill in the blank). In a game 51 years in the making, the Atlanta Falcon and New England Patriots tore the house…

Everything You Need to Know Before Super Bowl LI

This Sunday the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will face off in the biggest sporting event the United States has to offer; Super Bowl LI. The stories surrounding these two teams make an already great game even more meaningful. Will the Atlanta Falcons win their first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history, or will…

FSCJ’s Forensics Team Places at Regional Speech Competitions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) Forensics team earned the Quality Award and placed third overall in two out of three regional speech tournaments hosted by Berry College, University of West Florida (UWF) and FSCJ. During Fall Term, the team bested competitors from some of the top universities in the country, including University of Florida, Florida…

Letter to The Editor: Mass Killings and Psychiatric Drugs

By: Sachi Yamabe Isn’t it time to consider the possibility that the root cause of mass killings may be bigger than “mental illness” or gun control? There is a mountain of evidence and a growing movement of experts and victims that are exposing the role that Psychotropic Drugs – benzodiazepines/sleeping pills, antidepressants (SSRIs), antipsychotics and…

Achieving the Dream for All

by Darick Taylor Earlier this year, FSCJ joined Achieving the Dream, which is a nation-wide network of over 200 community colleges that have banded together through this program to improve student success. This morning, next door to Downtown Campus at FSCJ’s Advanced Technology Center, faculty members and administrators from numerous campuses and departments gathered under…