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FSU faculty and staff complete Advance Leadership Development Program

Congratulations to Florida State University faculty and staff who recently completed the 2016-2017 FSU Advance Leadership Development Program (ALDP). In its second year, this cohort-based program is a training certificate program sponsored by the Office of Human Resources, designed to foster the growth and development of administrative, academic and emerging leaders at Florida State University. […]

FSU to host event in memory of Pulse shooting

The Florida State University Puerto Rican Student Association will host “One Pulse: An Evening of Healing, Unifying and Enacting Change,” featuring guest speaker Brandon Wolf, a Pulse shooting survivor, and Florida Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith of Orlando at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in The Globe Auditorium. The event will serve as an opportunity for students […]

Here’s to the Class of 2017: Seniors celebrate at annual President’s Toast

Hundreds of Florida State University seniors joined President John Thrasher in raising a glass to celebrate the last four years and the upcoming spring commencement ceremonies at the President’s Senior Toast April 17. As part of the fourth annual Senior Sendoff Week, members of the Class of 2017 enjoyed complimentary champagne, appetizers and music from […]

FSU’s Great Give sets record in support of university programs, scholarships

FSU’s Great Give, Florida State University’s 36-hour online giving campaign, recorded its most successful campaign to date, raising $336,863 — more than $100,000 than last year — for academic programs, student activities and scholarships.  The sixth annual event, which took place March 30-31, showed a 61.5 percent increase in dollars donated and a significant increase […]

FSU Police to launch high visibility enforcement operations for pedestrian and bike safety

The Florida State University Police Department will be launching intensive enforcement and educational operations at key intersections around campus April 17-21 in an effort to promote safe travel on campus.  Florida continues to rank among the highest places in the country for bicycle and pedestrian fatalities, and in 2016, FSUPD responded to eight bike/pedestrian involved […]

DIGITECH 2017: A fascinating futurescape of robots, apps and engineering marvels

Florida State University’s DIGITECH conference transformed a 5,000-square-foot auditorium into a fascinating futurescape of technological innovation as students put their ingenious dreams on display Wednesday. The Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center buzzed with the energy of gleaming, humming and noisy inventions created by enthusiastic aspiring entrepreneurs. They were eager to show off […]

FSU Alumni Association inducts first ladies into Circle of Gold

View photo gallery. Seven first ladies of Florida State University have been inducted into the FSU Alumni Association’s Circle of Gold. The Circle of Gold Spring Induction Dinner honored current first lady Jean Thrasher, wife of President John Thrasher, and former first ladies Molly Barron, wife of Eric Barron, 2010-2014; Patsy Palmer, wife of Talbot […]

MagLab director named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Until recently, Greg Boebinger counted on three fingers the high points of his career: earning three bachelor’s degrees (simultaneously); snagging a job at storied Bell Laboratories as a young physicist; and becoming director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, headquartered at Florida State University. But this week brought news that now requires an extra […]

FSU recognizes exceptional student employees in annual ceremony

The Florida State University Career Center hosted its third annual Student Employee of the Year award ceremony, April 10, to celebrate the vital contributions student employees make to the campus community. A total of 141 nominations were received from departments and divisions on the Tallahassee and Panama City campuses. Florida State awards five different honors […]

FSU grads help educate children in need through Teach For America

Figuring out what to do after college can be challenging but not for four members of the Florida State University Class of 2017, who will be helping educate the nation’s highest-need children through Teach For America. Teach For America recruits diverse and talented leaders who are committed to expanding opportunity for children in need. Members […]

Florida State names new vice president for Student Affairs

Florida State University announced today the appointment of Amy Hecht, vice president for Student Affairs at The College of New Jersey, as the new vice president for Student Affairs, effective July 2017. Hecht, an alumna of FSU, will lead approximately 1,000 employees in the university’s student affairs division that spans a wide array of departments […]

FSU Service Scholar Program celebrates 20 years

Florida State University’s Center for Leadership & Social Change will host a reunion celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Service Scholar Program at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Dodd Hall. The reunion will honor more than 130 FSU Service Scholars graduates and celebrate FSU’s 20-year commitment to recruiting and developing outstanding students who are […]