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FSU Alumni Association president steps down to pursue new career opportunity

Scott Atwell, who is credited with greatly expanding and modernizing the Florida State University Alumni Association, is stepping down as the organization’s president to pursue a new career opportunity. “Scott generated so much excitement about Florida State,” said President John Thrasher. “He really energized our alumni base to spread FSU’s story of preeminence and academic […]

U.S. Military looks to FSU to develop revolutionary machine-learning tool to address upsurge in suicides

An alarming spike in suicides among U.S. military service members and veterans over the past 15 years is prompting the Department of Defense to turn to Florida State University’s renowned suicide research program to find solutions. A new federal grant will support innovative research led by Jessica Ribeiro and Joseph Franklin, both assistant professors in […]

FSU takes first place at MuniMod civic tech competition

A Florida State University student team placed first in the MuniMod, Florida’s largest civic tech competition to date, by developing Social Safe, an app to reduce intimate partner violence. The hackathon-style event was hosted by the Florida League of Cities in collaboration with Domi Station April 7-8 in Orlando. Students were tasked with applying their […]

FSU honors graduate students for teaching, scholarship and service

Florida State University Graduate School held their annual celebration of Graduate Student Excellence on Tuesday, April 10, an opportunity to honor the best and brightest within graduate education at FSU. Mark Riley, interim dean of the Graduate School, presided over the program. “Your contributions are truly vital to the university,” Riley said. “I am confident […]

FSU looks to the future with new Oglesby Union

Florida State University is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to take down Oglesby Union and build a new one that incorporates FSU tradition, while elevating the look and feel of the entire campus. But first, FSU is making plans to say goodbye to the quirky collection of buildings, some dating back more than 60 […]

FSU African-American Studies program celebrates 40th anniversary

The African-American Studies program at Florida State University is celebrating its long history and continued growth with a special event featuring a panel discussion, a reception and recognition of the people who began the program four decades ago. The event, “On the Shoulders of Giants: Celebrating 40 Years of Black Studies,” is free and open […]

FSU dance students to present Days of Dance concert series

Florida State University’s School of Dance will showcase the talent of its faculty and students in its annual Days of Dance concert series. The event features choreography set by faculty as well by graduate and undergraduate students. This year, students have created works from a wide scope of dance genres, including ballet, hip hop, ballroom […]

Opening Nights at Florida State University announces $250,000 endowed gift to provide enhanced cultural arts programming

Opening Nights at Florida State University has announced that a $250,000 endowed gift by Kelly and Laurie Dozier will enable Opening Nights to collaborate with LeMoyne’s Chain of Parks Art Festival to provide enhanced cultural arts programming for the Tallahassee community. The two organizations will partner to present a program to kick off the 19th […]

FSU College of Business earns reaccreditation; AACSB rating benchmark of high educational quality

Florida State University’s College of Business programs in business and accounting have earned extended accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Accreditation by the organization is the most widely sought benchmark of educational quality worldwide and ensures students are learning material most relevant to their fields of study from highly […]

FSU student employees honored during annual ceremony

The Florida State University Career Center hosted its fourth annual Student Employee of the Year Awards ceremony April 9, celebrating the positive impact student employees have on the Florida State community. “The Student Employee of the Year awards are an incredible opportunity for the FSU community to thank our unsung student employees for the essential […]

DIGITECH 2018 showcases cutting-edge technology, new Innovation Hub

The new Florida State University Innovation Hub was alive with the spirit of invention during the annual DIGITECH event April 11. “DIGITECH is one example of the potential of what the Innovation Hub has to offer,” said Provost Sally McRorie. “Congratulations to all the DIGITECH exhibitors for the amazing innovations. You all have bright futures […]