FSCJ Press Release – FSCJ’s dramaWORKS to Present “A Patch of Earth”

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2016 Contact: Jill Johnson, (904) 632-5016 FSCJ’s dramaWORKS to Present “A Patch of Earth”   WHAT: Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) dramaWORKS will present the northeast Florida premiere of “A Patch of Earth” by Kitty Felde. “A Patch of Earth” is based on the true account of Drazen Erdemovic,…

“Justin Case You Haven’t Seen It”: Turbo Kid

Netfilx has become a commodity in most homes for watching TV shows and movies that we may have missed in the theater. I got bored and decided to see what I could subject my eyeballs to on this wonderful platform this weekend. I came across a movie called Turbo Kid. Netflix seemed to think that…

“Squirrels of FSCJ” aka The Unsung Hero: a Tale to a Tail

Writer: Ilano, Ambrose M. Allow me to introduce you to Sciurus carolinensis, commonly known to most of us as “squirrel,” specifically, one Eastern gray squirrel (but in the right light, they do appear just a little on the brown side). Our lovable creature can be found native throughout the Eastern United States–but we’re losing focus. You…

President Lincoln makes an appearance at Kent Campus

The resemblance between Dr. Jeff Hess and President Lincoln was uncanny during the grand opening of the Lincoln Exhibit at the Kent Campus on Jan. 27. The opening ceremony began at 6 p.m. with an impressive display by Ed White High School’s Color Guard. Dr. Wes Moody, Professor of History, set the tone with a fifteen…

Don’t Touch My Stuff

  North Korea hacks Sony. The iCloud hack. The Snapchat leak. Stolen Dropbox passwords. I don’t think there has been a single week in the past three months where I haven’t heard of a group of hackers stealing private files just because they can. The big celebrity leaks make the news, but hundreds of thousands…

Out with the old: The Campus Voice reviews 2014

As we march on into 2015, The Campus Voice looks back at the events that made 2014 a year filled with moments that we won’t forget. Two mysterious Malaysia Airlines disasters, one in March over the Indian Ocean and one in July near the Russia-Ukraine border, left the world searching for answers. Several incidents around…

Holiday wishes from The Campus Voice

Yes, the Fall 2014 semester is finally complete. The Campus Voice wishes a very happy holiday break to students, faculty, staff and their families from all around FSCJ. Watch for the Campus Voice to return from hibernation for the spring term, starting January 26!

FSCJ Wins Verbal Jousts at Speech Competition

FSCJ students pitted their eloquence against the best from around the region at the 15th annual Star Invitational, an intercollegiate speech competition held at South Campus Nov. 13-15. Bowen Barrs, a junior converged communications major, took home a trio of honors after placing fifth in the Prose category, second in After-Dinner Speaking, and first overall…

5 Ways to Reduce Stress During Exam Week

Well, we’ve made it to the last week. The semester is drawing to a close, and soon we can all relax–or at the very least take on some other more insidious kind of holiday related stress. But before the break must come exams. Even first year students know that exam week is a trying time…

Student Choreographers’ Showcase Lights Up The Stage

Nov 11, 2014 students, faculty, and family gather together in the Wilson Center for the Arts for the annual Student Choreographers’ Showcase. The Showcase offers students an opportunity to display their talents for choreography as well as their dancing techniques. The styles represented ranged from hip-hop to contemporary ballet. Working in collaboration with the choreographers,…

Welcome to the State of (Un)knowing – TEDxJacksonville

On Oct. 25, 350 Intellectual explorers converged in the WJCT building in Downtown Jacksonville to embark on a day-long voyage through the unknown. This year’s TEDxJacksonville focused on the theme of “(Un)Knowing,” utilizing a diverse array of passionate speakers and performers to aid the audience in answering the question: “What knowledge, if unlearned, would open…

Annual Blocktoberfest Makes a Splash on South Campus

FSCJ hosted the annual fall Blocktoberfest from Oct. 23-28, a faculty and student-run steamroller printing event. Students and faculty from FSCJ, Jacksonville University, Flagler College and the University of North Florida came together to create unique pieces of art through ink and woodcuts. Many students look forward to this event, and the incredible variety and…

Use Your MAP to Find Collegiate Treasure

First-year freshman’s email in-boxes have filled up with a notice regarding MAP (make a plan) for Success. This year, many are part of FSCJ’s first cohort of students that make up an expansion of the college’s Quality Enhancement Plan. A team of First Year Advocates (FYA), consisting of faculty members, serve as academic mentors that…

Have You Thanked Your Tutor Lately?

By: Guest Writer Everyday, student tutors in the Library & Learning Commons clock in, don their lanyard nametags, and wield their pens or markers with the purpose of sharing their resources and knowledge with students. Endeavoring to commemorate their employment, for the first time, South Campus LLC staff organized three events during National Tutoring Week…

Remediation Isn’t Working–What do you Think?

For community and open enrollment college students, math remediation is a common part of early campus life. All too often these courses, which are intended to bolster low math skills during one’s halcyon college days, end up consuming the entirety of these students’ first year–wreaking havoc on idealized notions of college life, and siphoning money…