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Colby F.

Tour Guide at Florida Southern College

Class of 2021

Hometown: Hershey, PA

Major: Business Administration

Concentration: Marketing

Minor: Graphic Design


What has been your favorite class?

My favorite class was my Business and Society course! It was a great intro course to get an overview of the business school. Three professors rotated teaching us different material from different perspectives. I gained a better idea of which concentration I wanted to choose in the business school. There was even a fun class version of Shark Tank for our final project!

In my spare time I like to...

I love to hangout with my friends, stay active, and explore Lakeland! There are so many cute places to explore around town. The weather is so great that there are always opportunities to stay active. Lake Hollingsworth is so fun to walk around with friends, or to bike around on a Saturday afternoon!

Why Florida Southern?

Growing up I visited Florida Southern many times with my dad. He always talked about his experience going to Florida Southern, and how it was the best four years of his life. It wasn’t until I was deep in the college search that I realized it was for me too. Coming from Pennsylvania, I knew I wanted to be somewhere warm. Florida Southern isn’t only a beautiful campus in the Sunshine State, but it is also a small school that provides tons of opportunities to get involved! I love the class engagement, the welcoming community, and the feeling that I have a home away from home!

What is your favorite spot/thing to do in Lakeland?

My favorite thing to do in Lakeland is go to Born and Bread on Saturday mornings with my friends! The bread and cold brew is amazing, and we normally follow it up by walking around the market in downtown Lakeland!

I'm passionate about...

Crafting Art Helping People Making people laugh

I'm involved with...

Orientation Leader Southern Ambassadors Dean's Advisory Council Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Kappa Delta Sorority
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