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Dance Marathon at FSU wins national awards after record-breaking year

Dance Marathon at Florida State University won two awards in recognition of its merchandising strategy and increase in fundraising dollars during the organization’s national leadership conference this past summer. Dance Marathon at FSU is a yearlong effort that culminates in an annual 40-hour event where more than 1,800 students stay awake and on their feet […]

FSU student programs honored for excellence with NASPA awards

Two Florida State University programs — Healthy Campus at FSU and Leadership Learning in the Outdoors for Group and Individual Change (LOGIC) — have been honored with national awards for their outstanding dedication to students, campus health and growth. The Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) is the leading association for the advancement, health […]

FSU graduate students to attend international Nobel laureate meeting

Two Florida State University graduate students are among 400 student-scientists worldwide invited to attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, an annual meeting that includes 30 Nobel laureates. This year, chemistry graduate student Gabriel Dos Passos and FAMU-FSU College of Engineering graduate student Margaret Scheiner will represent FSU at the meeting and hear from some […]

Socially minded FSU student selected 2017 Humanity in Action fellow

Florida State University rising senior Roberto Flores has received a 2017 fellowship by Humanity in Action an international organization that educates and inspires young leaders who are passionate about changing the world.  Flores, 21, is one of 30 undergraduate students and recent graduates from the United States and Europe who were selected as winners of […]

FSU job shadow program leads students to successful summer internships

The Florida State University Career Center’s recently launched job shadow program — FSUshadow — has led to rising internship opportunities over the past year. FSUshadow is designed to help students gain knowledge and develop career-related, decision-making skills. The program provides students the opportunity to shadow employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university to gain insight […]

FSU Social Science Scholar chosen for prestigious summer institute

Joan Joseph, a junior political science student at Florida State University has been named a 2017 Ralph Bunche Summer Institute scholar by the American Political Science Association.   The institute is an annual, intensive, five-week program held at Duke University. Now in its 31st year, the program is designed to expose undergraduate students to the […]

Four in a row! Florida State softball wins 2017 ACC Championship

Completing an undefeated season against ACC teams, with 24 wins in the regular season, along with three more in the ACC Tournament, No. 4 Florida State (51-6-1) earned the 2017 ACC Championship with a 4-3 win over North Carolina (38-19) Saturday afternoon at Anderson Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. It marked the 15th ACC Championship […]

Student researcher lands scholarship to study at world-renowned University of Oxford

A Florida State University graduating senior will be studying at the University of Oxford this fall after being selected as a Frost Scholar.  Rachel Drummey, 22, received the prestigious award through the Frost Scholarship Programme, which funds current State University System of Florida students for one-year, full-time master’s courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

Engineering student wins prestigious Udall Scholarship

A Florida State University environmental engineering major has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious 2017 Udall Scholarship.  David Perez, a junior from Homestead, Fla., who has established himself as a thoughtful and prodigious researcher at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, will receive a cash stipend of up to $7,000. Udall Scholars are selected […]

FSU Consulting Group prepares business major for prestigious summer internship

Florida State University sophomore Matthew Young’s unique combination of business acumen, creative verve and positivity has proved a potent recipe for success. In his academic pursuits, his involvement with campus organizations and his commitment to service, Young has wasted no time in demonstrating the qualities of a strong and compassionate leader. Recently, those qualities were […]

Students honored at annual Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations gathered on April 11 for the university’s Leadership Awards Night. The ceremony, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, is held each year to honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus that engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are as follows: President’s […]

Profiles in Leadership: Marcus reflects on 30 years of research, students and service

When Nancy Marcus arrived at Florida State University in 1987, she didn’t have plans to stay very long. Thirty years later, the oceanographer-turned-administrator has left an indelible mark at FSU — as a pioneer in her field, as a role model for women in STEM and as the dean of the Graduate School for the past […]