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Profiles in Leadership: FSU Panama City leader crafts ambitious vision for future

Randy Hanna is excited as he talks about the future of Florida State University Panama City. In his inimitably go-getter style, the dean of FSU Panama City is using his wide-ranging, 30-plus years of experience as a lawyer, educator, business manager/consultant and administrator to craft new alliances between education, business and government. The collaborations offer […]

OLLI offers preview of spring semester classes for adult learners Jan. 22

With more than 50 intellectually stimulating classes — plus lectures, field trips, local and international travel, culture and arts adventures, interest groups and club activities — opportunities for learning, friendship and fun abound during the spring semester of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University. OLLI is recognized as an exciting, challenging scholarly program tailored for […]

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

For the sixth consecutive year, the Florida State University Police Department (FSUPD) partnered with the Independent Order of Oddfellows for an outreach effort that provides members of the community with disabilities the gift of nature. They presented a $2,500 check to the Florida Disabled Outdoor Association during a ceremony Thursday, Jan. 11, at the FSUPD station. […]

FSU Career Center job shadow program continues to grow

More than 90 Florida State University students spent their winter break gaining career experience through the Career Center’s job shadow program — FSUshadow. The program helps students cultivate career-related, decision-making skills, along with gaining knowledge and insight into a wide variety of career fields and industries. Since FSUshadow’s introduction in fall 2016, student participation has more […]

FSU Libraries to serve as state hub for Digital Public Library of America

Florida State University Libraries is playing a key role in cultural heritage access and preservation around the globe as the state of Florida’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). “DPLA has acknowledged FSU’s leadership in creating a robust digital library program that will work with Florida’s many libraries, museums and other […]

Faculty Luncheon Series announces Spring 2018 lecture lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2018. Established in 1981, the series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series and encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities of FSU’s distinguished faculty, while enjoying lunch. The Faculty Luncheon Series […]

FSU’s online graduate programs shine in new U.S. News rankings

Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — highlighted by five graduate programs ranked in the Top 20 and three in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs. “We are pleased with the national recognition of our online programs, especially those ranked in the Top […]

FSU to host 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. week

Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr. during its 30th Annual MLK Week from Sunday, Jan. 14, through Thursday, Jan. 18. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “Transforming the Norm Unapologetically.”  The goal of the week is to bring the FSU and Tallahassee communities […]

FSU jumps again in Kiplinger’s ‘Best College Values’

Florida State University offers a top-notch education at an affordable price, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, one of the nation’s leading publications in personal finance and business forecasting. Florida State jumped several places in each category of Kiplinger’s annual list of Best College Values, including eight spots to No. 4 among public colleges for out-of-state […]

Winter Storm: FSU to close effective midnight Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday

Posted 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 The Florida State University campus in Tallahassee will be closed Wednesday, January. 3, due to the threat of severe winter weather. Conditions are expected to improve later in the afternoon, and normal operations will resume at 5 p.m. Wednesday. All other Florida State University campuses outside of the […]

FSU research: 2017 marks new highs for university scientific, creative endeavors

Florida State University researchers pushed their work to new heights in 2017, engaging in research and creative activity that produced extraordinary work and made international headlines. Here are some of the highlights of the past year: FSU HITS RECORD NIH FUNDING Florida State University researchers brought in record funding of $35.8 million from the National […]

Commencement speakers urge graduates to be good stewards of the Earth, to embrace change

Jeff Chanton, professor of oceanography, hired hundreds of Florida State University graduates for a job he said would provide lifetime benefits, even if it is unpaid. The job? To be good stewards of the earth. “Today, we are crowding other species off the planet,” he said. Chanton spoke to graduates during the first of two fall commencement ceremonies […]