FSC faculty pursue
LAKELAND, Fla. (June 12,
2003) - Florida Southern College faculty engage in extracurricular
academic pursuits throughout the year, giving presentations, publishing
articles, and attending conferences. Following is a summary of their
Dr. Susan P. Conner, dean of the college and professor of
history, has published a speech delivered at the Annual Conference
of the Napoleonic Society of America in the Spring 2003 Bulletin
of the Napoleonic Society of America. The article, "Napoleon's Courtesans,
Citoyennes, and Cantinières," is also posted on the Napoleonic
Foundation website at http://www.napoleon.org/en/reading_room/articles/index.asp.
Dr. Carmen Gauthier, chemistry professor and chair of the
department, organized and chaired a symposium on Career Opportunities
in Chemistry at the American Chemical Society Florida Annual Meeting
and Exposition (FAME) in Orlando, Fla., May 8-10. In addition, Gauthier
was elected program chair for FAME 2004.
Dr. Gwendolyn Walton, computer science professor, attended
two conferences in April, presenting papers at each event. On April
24, she presented "Mathematical Foundations for Modeling and Simulation"
at the Enabling Technology for Simulation Science Conference in
Orlando, Fla. At the Software Technology Conference April 29-May
1, Walton presented "Environment Model-Based Testing." Both papers
will be published in the conferences' proceedings.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.