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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 […]

Award-winning journalist ‘unfolds the dream’ at annual MLK Week event

Marc Lamont Hill honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s towering accomplishments and explored the significance of Florida State University’s 29th MLK Week theme, “Unfolding The Dream,” during his keynote lecture at the celebration’s headline event Tuesday, Jan. 17. Hill, an award-winning journalist who serves as a host for BET News and a CNN political contributor, is […]

FSU ‘Unfolds the Dream’ of Martin Luther King Jr.

Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by hosting its 29th Annual MLK Week beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17, through Saturday, Jan. 21. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “Unfolding The Dream.” The goal of the week is to bring the Tallahassee community […]

FSU students give back to the community with ‘The Big Event’

Florida State University will gather together with community members to say “thank you” and give back through volunteer work to the city of Tallahassee during The Big Event. It is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation, with more than 3,000 volunteers. Striving to embody the ideals of unity and service, […]

2016: An extraordinary year for Florida State

It’s been another outstanding year for Florida State University with accomplishments in 2016 that have set the university on a path to greater national prominence. Florida State rose five places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, published groundbreaking research, continued to be a national leader in the arts world and reiterated its commitment […]

Fall Commencement speakers tell grads ‘With an unconquered spirit, anything is possible’

Bob Sasser, chief executive officer of Dollar Tree, Inc., advised Florida State University graduates that with hard work and a college degree, the odds will forever be stacked in their favor. Sasser delivered a lively address full of inspiration Saturday morning at the second of Florida State’s two fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 and […]

Garnet and Gold Scholar Society inducts 37 new members

Florida State University welcomed 37 new inductees into the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet and 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 so […]

Newly renovated Strozier Library ready for finals week

As Florida State University students begin cramming for finals in the coming days, they can study in comfort of the newly renovated Robert Manning Strozier Library. The recently completed renovation project encompassed four floors and nearly 30,000 square feet of space. The improvements to the library’s annex, built in 1967, included new ceilings, paint, carpet, […]

FSU recognized as Bicycle Friendly University

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Florida State University with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining more than 150 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.  With the announcement of 51 new and renewing BFUs from 25 states, FSU joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States […]

FSU students compete in Student Design League contest

Florida State University retail design students are getting a chance to leave a permanent mark on campus through a national collegiate design contest creating an FSU-inspired clothing line. The Student Design League (SDL) contest, sponsored by international retail brand Robin Ruth, is a platform for up-and-coming student designers to exhibit their school spirit and showcase […]

Florida State honors ‘Citizen Soldier’ filmmakers at Student Veteran Film Festival

Filmmakers David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud shined a light on the expanded role of the National Guard during the post-9/11 era in their critically acclaimed documentary “Citizen Soldier” at the sixth annual Florida State University Student Veteran Film Festival Saturday afternoon. The co-directors received the FSU Student Veteran Torchlight Award for Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking […]

FSU Honors student boasts impressive research achievements

Florida State University senior Alexandra Barth is motivated by an enduring desire to understand how things work. As a chemistry major with an already imposing research résumé, the FSU Honors student has oriented her work around the study of solid-state materials — a branch of chemistry and material science focused on studying the shapes, patterns […]