FSC students give presentations
LAKELAND, Fla. (April 15, 2005) - Two Florida Southern students attended and presented papers at recent conferences. The following is a summary of their presentations.
Adam Fisher, a senior psychology/sociology major, accompanied sociology professor Dr. Sharla S. Colbert to the 85th annual Southwestern Social Science Association meeting held March 23-26 in New Orleans. Their paper, "Does Personality Equal Reality (TV)?" discusses the increasing popularity of reality television and what makes some more popular than others. Fisher plans to attend graduate school at Ball State. He is the son of Samuel and Vicki Fisher of Winter Haven, Fla.
Desirae Chamblin, a senior computer science major, presented a talk on "Using Markov Chains to Support Software Testing" at the Embry-Riddle Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on April 9 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Chamblin, a Reuschling Scholar, developed her paper while participating in the college's student/faculty research program held in the summer of 2004. She is the daughter of Delores Chamblin of Lakeland, Fla.
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Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.