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The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art set to announce largest comprehensive campaign in its history

On March 2, 2018, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling), the State Art Museum of Florida administered by Florida State University, will host their first black-tie event in more than a decade. The evening will recognize and honor the donors who have contributed to The Ringling’s transformative comprehensive campaign to preserve […]

FSU celebrates another year on the rise during FSU Day at the Capitol

The Florida Capitol gleamed garnet and gold as hundreds of Florida State University supporters gathered to celebrate FSU Day at the Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 6. The annual event showcases the achievements of the university during the past year to the community and legislators. “It’s great to see the Capitol decked out in garnet and gold,” […]

Florida State receives record-breaking number of admissions applications

The demand for a Florida State University education is on the rise with a record number of first-year applicants seeking admission. Florida State received more than 48,000 first-year applications for admission to the 2018 summer and fall semesters before the first round of decisions that were released January 25. That number is already ahead of […]

Florida State to host Social Justice Symposium

Florida State University’s Black Faculty and Staff Network and the Latin@ Faculty Resource Group will host the FSU Social Justice Symposium 2018: Activism in the Academy Feb. 9-10. A first-time campus event, the symposium aims to bring students, teachers and activists together to build relationships and explore opportunities and solutions through recognition of how ethnic […]

FSU to host International Women in French conference

Florida State University will host the 2018 International Women in French Conference Feb. 8-10. The three-day conference, hosted by the Winthrop-King Institute at Florida State, will focus on “Le bruit des femmes” or “women and noise” as the #MeToo movement shines a light on women speaking out in the public sphere, particularly in the workplace. […]

FSU to celebrate Black History Month during February

Florida State University’s Black Student Union and the entire university community will come together during the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. This year’s theme, “The New Harlem Renaissance,” reflects the goal of highlighting the social and artistic excellence within the modern black community. The monthlong journey will feature programming that celebrates the “golden age […]

Dance Marathon at FSU announces record-breaking fundraising goal

Dance Marathon at Florida State University is challenging the student body and community to reach new heights by setting the bar to raise a record-breaking $2 million for charity, benefiting Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville and the FSU College of Medicine’s Pediatric Outreach Programs. A program of the national Miracle Network Dance Marathon, Dance Marathon […]

New FSU student organization addresses diversity, inclusion in sport

A new Florida State University student organization will host the Sports Talk Series, an event designed to expose students to polarizing issues in the sports world that arise each year. The Foundation for Diversity & Inclusion in Sport will host the event with the mission of providing attendees with a greater understanding and appreciation of […]

FSU announces reforms for Greek Life

University Institutes New Policies and Procedures to Ensure Student Safety Florida State University President John Thrasher announced today that significant policy changes designed to create a healthier campus community and produce safer, more responsible student behavior will begin immediately. Thrasher instituted an interim suspension of Greek Life activities on Nov. 6, 2017, after the death […]

FSU ‘checks up’ on students during mental health awareness event

Florida State University students came out to enjoy the festivities and learn about mental health during Fresh Check Day, an event designed to bring the campus community together to ‘check in’ on the mental health and wellness of students. “There has been such a great turnout today for this wonderful event,” said Sue Shapiro, coordinator […]

Hire a Nole: Seminole Futures puts students on the path to employment

More than 2,250 eager Florida State University students dressed in their finest business attire and packed the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center ready to meet with employers during Seminole Futures, the Career Center’s largest event of the semester. The all-majors career fair held Thursday, Jan. 25, hosted more than 170 employers on campus with one […]