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FSU named diversity champion by insight into diversity

For a second consecutive year, Florida State University has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as a “Diversity Champion” in higher education. FSU is one of only 10 colleges and universities nationwide receiving the award by the magazine, which is the nation’s largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. “Diversity enriches […]

FSU, Amazon team up to provide students valuable work experience

Florida State University and Amazon.com are launching a work-study program designed to provide pathways to careers at the company while giving students valuable work experience. The program will create more than 50 employment opportunities in Amazon’s Customer Service department and offer students the ability to work remotely with flexible work hours to accommodate class schedules […]

FSU Career Center partners with Domi Station to prepare students for an entrepreneurial world

The Career Center at Florida State University and Domi Station, a nonprofit startup incubator, are working together to help local startup companies hire students interested in the entrepreneurial world through a series of workshops. “We are proud to partner with the FSU Career Center,” said Sabrina Torres, director of community for Domi Station. “We believe […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes new members

Florida State University welcomed 34 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. “We are […]

FSU College of Business offers new business analytics master’s degree

The Florida State University College of Business is launching a one-year Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) designed to produce graduates who can manage and leverage big data for a company’s benefit. “Not only will these new graduates have the quantitative and technical skills needed to mine data for key business information, but they […]

Legendary FSU baseball coach Mike Martin to give keynote speech at 2017 summer commencement ceremony

Florida State University baseball coach Mike Martin will be the featured speaker at the 2017 summer commencement ceremony. The Hall of Fame coach will deliver the commencement address at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. The ceremony will be livestreamed at http://learningforlife.fsu.edu/fsu-graduation/. Florida State will […]

2017 Florida Book Awards competition opens with call for entries

The Florida Book Awards kicks off its 12th annual competition with a call for entries in 11 categories. Established in 2006 and now the most comprehensive state book awards program in the nation, the contest recognizes and celebrates the year’s best books written by Sunshine State residents with the exception of submissions in the Florida […]

Photos: Preview of artwork by FSU’s Master Craftsman Studio honoring President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte

FSU President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte, also a former dean of the College of Law and current professor, is being honored with a handmade stained-glass window in Dodd Hall’s Heritage Museum. These photos reveal some specific elements created for this exquisite work of art. The window features highlights of D’Alemberte’s iconic career in education and politics. […]

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 […]