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FSU administrators honored for outstanding service to students

Florida State University President John Thrasher and Vice President for Student Affairs Mary Coburn have been selected as recipients of NASPA Region III awards for their outstanding service and contributions to higher education. Each year, NASPA, the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, recognizes higher education administrators and faculty members who are doing exceptional work […]

Crume to serve as interim vice president for Student Affairs

Florida State University President John Thrasher has appointed Allison H. Crume to serve as interim vice president for Student Affairs.  Crume will fill the vacancy left following the retirement of Vice President for Student Affairs Mary Coburn in late May. She will serve in the position until Coburn’s successor, Amy Hecht, starts her new role […]

National Science Foundation awards FSU graduate students prestigious fellowships

A record number of Florida State University students have received the highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The NSF chose eight FSU students — a record high for the university — for this prestigious fellowship. Additionally, two students who have signaled their intent to attend FSU for graduate school also have […]

Chapin named dean of FSU College of Social Sciences and Public Policy

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie today announced the selection of Professor Tim Chapin as the dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, effective May 8. Chapin, a long-time faculty member turned administrator in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, was selected […]

Advanced excellence: Graduate students honored at annual celebration

Dozens of Florida State University graduate students filled the Florida State University Alumni Center Grand Ballroom on Tuesday, April 18 for the Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence. The annual event acknowledges the achievement of graduate students in areas such as leadership, instruction and research. Nancy Marcus, dean of The Graduate School, presided over the awards […]

Florida State University publishes its first open-access digital textbook

The Florida State University Libraries’ Office of Digital Research and Scholarship is proud to announce the publishing of its first book-length publication, hosted by the Libraries’ open access publishing program. The digital publication, “Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice in Vocational Psychology: Current Status and Future Directions,” contains 20 peer-reviewed papers that examine the challenges and opportunities for integrating […]

Professor challenges students through Critical Thinking Initiative

In its third year, the Florida State University Critical Thinking Initiative is changing the way that professors construct their classes and interface with their students — and these changes are yielding big results. Richard Morris, professor of speech language pathology in FSU’s School of Communication Science and Disorders, is using the principles of the campus […]

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 […]