Students and Faculty team up against proposed budget cuts

A rally of young and veteran minds came together to express their disdain over the state’s proposal to take away funding for FSCJ. Thursday, of May 25, presented the opportunity for the students of FSCJ and faculty alike to voice a very serious concern that could possibly twist and turn the everyday resources used at…

The sights and interviews of the 2016 Faculty Art Show at South Campus

The 2016 Faculty Art Show opened at The Wilson Gallery Art Gallery on September 29, 2016, located on South Campus. Professors and other faculty members from all campus’s submitted works ranging from canvas work to sculpture to 3d printing. The Faculty Art Exhibit will be on display through October 18th. Below are a few of…

FSCJ Represents in the HeadsUpAmerica $2000 #FreeCommunityCollegeStory

We are proud to share the work of 3 of our FSCJ Students who have been selected for the HeadsUpAmerica $2000 #FreeCommunityCollegeStory.  Voting will take place through Oct. 8 and each view helps.  Check out the work below and vote, you could be helping a fellow classmate continue with their degree.   Arvie Witherspoon Annabel Shettel…

The Real F Word

Writer –  Daniel Sheffield Love is a strange and beautiful thing. The idea of being in love, spending time with someone, caring about them, and having them care about you are all things that might cause an individual to look for love. At around 16, I learned about love. Since then, there has been one…

Don’t Miss The Capitol Steps presents by the FSCJ Artist Series

As a political nerd, upon going to see The Capitol Steps I was blown away by the brilliance and wit that went into the composition of the humor and overall acting of the skits. Some of you may be thinking, what even is The Capitol Steps? They are a group of five previous congressional staffers…

FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ Launches FSCJ Safe Mobile Safety App

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 FSCJ Launches FSCJ Safe Mobile Safety App   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) students, faculty, staff and visitors now have access to the new FSCJ Safe mobile app, designed to keep them safe throughout the College’s campuses and centers. The…

FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ Hosts “Role Models” Ceramic Art Exhibit 

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 WHAT:  Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) invites students and members of the public to attend the traveling exhibition “Role Models” in August and September. “Role Models” is a survey of contemporary ceramics, with each artist showing one exemplary piece. The exhibit offers a…

“When it comes to voting in August, you have options”

Writer –  BEN DOUTHETT We all know there’s a kinda-sorta-major election happening on November 8. But many people only follow politics casually, and they might not realize there’s a slightly-less-but-still-important election that is scheduled for August 30. The two major candidates for the White House have already been all but decided, but August’s statewide primary will…

Press Release – FSCJ receives multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for needs-based nursing scholarships In

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016   FSCJ receives multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for needs-based nursing scholarships JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) was awarded a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Human Resources…

My Journey Towards a College Education: A Student’s Experience

Writer – Aaron Murdoch   There is not one person in my immediate, or extended family, who has successfully graduated from a college degree program of any kind. In fact, none of my close friends or their family members have earned a college education. My mom had graduated from high school and my dad left…

FSCJ students and faculty gather to stand #ORLANDOStrong

Early Sunday morning at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, an unthinkable tragedy claimed nearly fifty innocent lives and wounded an additional fifty. The gunman pledged an allegiance to ISIS, and has rumored to have been gay himself- which explains his targeting of members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Wednesday a memorial was held to remember the…

“Get It In Your Ears with Morgan Bates” – WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE 2016

Writer: Morgan Bates Welcome To Rockville 2016 Metropolitan Park 4/30/16 & 5/1/16 “We Wanna Rock”   This year’s “Welcome to Rockville” was not only my first Welcome to Rockville experience, it was also my first huge assignment! I went into the weekend with expectations of a rockin’ good time, a few nerves about conducting interviews…

What the Internet Giveth it Also Taketh Away.

Writer – Kristiano Leme   Internet access has changed the way many industries and individuals carry out day-to-day activities. Be it a small business interacting with potential clients, or a family member wishing another a happy birthday, it seems that most of our lives are now conducted via an internet connection. But with this connectivity comes a…

Humans of FSCJ – March 6, 2016

“I see myself as a representation of my faith. Obviously, because I wear a hijab. When I go out, I know the first thing people will think when they see me is ‘Muslim’. The second thing they’ll do when they see me, is think about how I act towards them. A lot of people will…

Humans of FSCJ – February 27, 2016

  “My goals are probably going to be accomplished in a completely unconventional way. I’m okay with that though, doing things unconventionally is a big part of what it means to be me. I’ve placed a high emphasis on that- on my own authenticity. It’s important that I’m genuine and organic with people, I present…