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FSUPD partners with local organization to give back to special members of the community

The Florida State University Police Department has partnered with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows for an outreach effort that provides community members with disabilities the gift of nature. This is the fifth year the two organizations have donated scholarship money to the Florida Disabled Outdoor Association (FDOA) to support five FSU students and community […]

FSU interior design among nation’s top programs for fifth consecutive year

Florida State University’s Department of Interior Architecture and Design has once again been recognized as one of the top interior design programs in North America by DesignIntelligence.   DesignIntelligence, the respected industry journal of the Design Futures Council, serves as a regular source of information for publications such as Fortune, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune and NPR. The rankings have served […]

Fairy Tales and Fables: FSU celebrates storytelling at sixth annual Reading Marathon

The Florida State University community will come together for the sixth annual Reading Marathon to celebrate storytelling by reading aloud fables, fairy tales and myths continuously in a 24-hour time period. Volunteers are encouraged to participate in the marathon that begins 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, and is expected to run until 10 a.m. Thursday, […]

FSU freshmen who ‘Take 15’ credits more likely to excel

The results are in: Florida State University freshmen who took 15 credit hours or more in the fall semester posted an overall higher grade point average (GPA), on average, than those who took a lighter course load. The “Take 15” campaign, launched in 2015 by FSU Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally […]

Profiles in Leadership: Driscoll optimistic about future of college, education

Florida State University College of Education Dean Marcy Driscoll smiles as she reflects on her journey with FSU. The petite woman’s passion for education shines even brighter than her signature red hair. Dean Driscoll is a longtime faculty member at FSU; she joined the garnet and gold family in 1980. “A friend who graduated from […]

FSU Career Center partners with distinguished alumna to provide students with unique externship experience

For the third consecutive year, the Florida State University Career Center has partnered with distinguished alumna Woodie Woodward, former associate administrator of airports for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to provide an externship experience to one current FSU student. Nicolas Rice, a fourth year undergraduate student from Washington D.C., was selected by Woodward as her […]

FSU welcomes key Middle East diplomat for lecture

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Thursday’s lecture is cancelled. The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will host a lecture by Ambassador Dennis Ross, special assistant to President Barack Obama and special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ross’ lecture will draw on his years of experience to illuminate U.S. […]

President Thrasher: Statement on Executive Order

Florida State University is deeply concerned about the administration’s new policy preventing the entry of citizens of seven foreign countries to the United States for the next 90 days. At universities nationwide, confusion and uncertainty are causing disruption and worry among students, researchers, faculty and staff who are citizens of the countries involved in the […]

FSU breaks ground on new Black Student Union building

Hundreds of Florida State University community members, alumni and government officials gathered together on an idyllic January afternoon Friday to break ground on a much-anticipated new facility for the Black Student Union. Established in 1968, the Black Student Union is a student government agency that offers black students a form of identity, a social life […]

Seminole Futures: Connecting FSU students with employers

More than 2,400 Florida State University students packed into the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to meet with employers for the Career Center’s largest event of the semester — Seminole Futures. The all-majors career fair was held Thursday, Jan. 26, with more than 170 employers on campus with one goal in mind: to hire FSU […]

New program to spotlight top businesses of FSU alumni

Now Accepting Applications for the Inaugural ‘Seminole 100’ Florida State University and the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, housed in the College of Business, are creating a new program to recognize successful businesses owned by FSU alumni. The Seminole 100 will celebrate the Top 100 owners who have spearheaded some of the fastest-growing businesses […]