FSC holds dedication for Evelyn Marie Clark Badcock Memorial Garden
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 23, 2007) — Florida Southern College will hold a dedication ceremony for the Evelyn Marie Clark Badcock Memorial Garden on Oct. 25 at 12:00 p.m. The garden is located south of the Ordway Building on campus.
The garden is given by FSC trustee Maida Badcock Pou, long-time friend of the College, and will be dedicated in memory of Pou’s mother, Evelyn Marie Clark Badcock, who attended Florida Southern in 1922. The garden will serve as an “outdoor” living room in the heart of the campus.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college with a liberal arts core. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 46 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 26 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked in the Top 5 “Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the South” by U.S. News & World Report and is included in The Princeton Review’s “366 Best Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential impact on society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.