FSC nursing professor chosen as
graduate program coordinator
LAKELAND, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2004) - Dr. Mavra Kear, associate professor of nursing, has been named graduate program coordinator for the department's master of science in nursing program, which began this fall. The program offers an advanced degree as a clinical nurse specialist.
Kear will coordinate promotion of the program and initiate grant applications, as well as review the degree requirements, graduate courses, student applications, and faculty teaching and advising assignments. Kear earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and her doctorate at the University of South Florida. She has been with FSC since 1997.
About Florida Southern College
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.