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…

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…

Humans of FSCJ – 5/25/2016

    “Where did you learn to ask such fabulous questions? Speech class?  Hmm. Does everyone have to have a story? I typically prefer biographies to novels. I like reality. However, I sometimes feel like Don Quixote, with experiences ranging from the sublime to the inconsequential. Helping students understand the fundamentals of speech and the…

Humans of FSCJ – April 15, 2016

    “I guess the one inherent thing that is a part of me, no matter what role I’m playing, is to look for the magic in things and the magic in our lives. I never want to miss out on the little moments of magic and beauty that can happen in every day moments….

FSCJ Press Release – Florida legislature approves $2 million in appropriations for FSCJ’s Medical and Nursing Simulation Center

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 Florida legislature approves $2 million in appropriations for FSCJ’s Medical and Nursing Simulation Center JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) received $2 million in appropriations to create a new Medical and Nursing Simulation Center at FSCJ’s North Campus, located on 4501…

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…

Humans Of FSCJ – February 19, 2016

“My life is a romantic comedy. I’m a designer, I go about teaching graphic design. I’m on this clock so to speak, even right now. It’s funny because I live in Gainesville. I commute every day to FSCJ. I’m constantly looking at that 24-hour clock. I eat, I sleep, I talk, and there’s my 24-hours….

FSCJ Press Release – College Goal Sunday Provides Financial Aid Assistance and Scholarship Opportunities

For Immediate Release: February 12, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 College Goal Sunday Provides Financial Aid Assistance and Scholarship Opportunities JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – College-bound students now have free access to help in funding their higher education through the ongoing partnership with RealSense, a United Way-led coalition, Florida State College at Jacksonville, University of North…

Press Release – FSCJ Hosts a Month of Deaf Culture Awareness Events

For Immediate Release: January 28, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016   FSCJ Hosts a Month of Deaf Culture Awareness Events WHAT:          Would you like to brush up on your American Sign Language? Want to better communicate with deaf students or colleagues? The Sign Language Interpretation Program and Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) Student Engagement invite…

Press Release: FSCJ Introduces Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

For Immediate Release: November 23, 2015 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 FSCJ Introduces Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) is pleased to announce Dr. Ian Neuhard as the new provost/vice president for Academic Affairs as previous provost/vice president Dr. Judith Bilsky recently retired. Dr. Neuhard joined FSCJ…

Editorial – A Student’s Deliberative Dialogue

Written by – Edina Karic ( a student in Professor Melissa Boyd’s SPC2608 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking class) To this day I cannot understand why the war in Bosnia happened. What was so wrong with my people that it was decided they should all be eradicated? This is a question that so many people, including…

BlueWave Student Spotlight – De’Angela Mathis

Writer:  Micheal Bicek   To De’Angela Mathis, a Florida State College at Jacksonville women’s basketball standout and student athlete, ball is life. Mathis is willing to go as far as basketball will take her while also getting an education in the process. “I don’t have a favorite team or a favorite player, I just love…

Press Release – Everyone Has a Story that the World Needs to Hear

Everyone Has a Story that the World Needs to Hear In collaboration with the FSCJ Author Series 2015-2016, The Bosnia List, the Library and Learning Commons (LLC) wants to share stories of the refugee experience in Jacksonville, Florida. This is a multi-campus oral history project using an organizational account and app provided by StoryCorps. StoryCorps…

FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ Joins Jax by Jax Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville

For Immediate Release: November 5, 2015 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 FSCJ Joins Jax by Jax Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville    WHAT:          Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) faculty and staff are participating in Jax by Jax, Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville, to introduce the city to its very own literary voice. Jax by Jax will…