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Students’ brainpower fueled vehicle in Homecoming parade

As Florida State University President T.K. Wetherell waved to the crowds during the 2008 Homecoming Parade, he was riding in a unique vehicle. The all-black, battery-powered car was designed and built by engineering students from the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering using a variety of environmentally friendly technologies. Students use lightweight, high-strength […]

Grads Made Good, D’Alemberte, Dix honored at Homecoming

As alumni returned to Florida State University from around the nation to reconnect with their alma mater during Homecoming 2008: "Unconquered Legacy," President Emeritus Talbot "Sandy" D’Alemberte, former Florida State sprinter turned Olympic medalist Walter Dix, and nationally syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker were among those honored at the FSU Alumni Association Homecoming Awards Breakfast. Talbot […]

“Unconquered Legacy”: Florida State Homecoming 2008

Homecoming at Florida State University has always been an exciting time for alumni to return to campus and join current students in celebration of an extraordinary university and its unconquered spirit, and soon they’ll do it again during Homecoming 2008: "Unconquered Legacy." Events planned for this year’s FSU Homecoming Week are expected to provide the […]

Families gathering on campus for Parents’ Weekend

Thousands of moms and dads are gathering on Florida State University’s campus this weekend for the annual Parents’ Weekend. Numerous events throughout the weekend allow students to introduce their parents to the campus. "As our summer season turns into early fall in North Florida, late October is a perfect time to visit the FSU campus […]

Parents’ Weekend set for October 24-25

Parents’ Weekend is that special time in fall when families can get better acquainted with the Florida State University campus and enjoy the experience with their student. All Florida State parents and families are invited to take part in the many exciting events, from faculty discussions to the Virginia Tech game, for this annual event. […]

Tickets on sale for 57th annual FSU Kickoff Luncheon

Get your first glimpse of the 2008 FSU Football Team and hear Bobby Bowden make his State of the Seminoles Address. Eager fans will meet and greet the FSU Football Team and new coaching staff at the 2008 Seminole Football Kickoff Luncheon set for Friday, August 22 at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. Presented by […]

FSU sprinter Walter Dix wins Olympic bronze in the 100m

Claims track program’s first medal since 1996; continues FSU’s streak to five straight games with medal Walter Dix Never doubt Walter Dix. Ever. Questioned countless times for not turning professional after his phenomenal junior year or after he injured his hamstring in the spring, the Florida State sprinter proved his merit against the best runners […]

Florida State coaches and athletes set for Olympics in Beijing

For 16 days in August the world will turn its attention to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and the Garnet and Gold of Florida State will be prominent. A total of 13 student-athletes and coaches from three sports will represent the Seminoles and eight different countries at the Games. Walter Dix The largest […]

FSU students win state’s most desirable internships

Students at Florida State University are filling some of Florida’s most desirable internships in 2008. Four FSU students were chosen for the Gubernatorial Fellowship Program and two for Disney’s sports management internship. The Gubernatorial Fellowship Program introduces college students eager to receive on-the-job, first-hand training to careers in government. Students will be expected to participate […]

FSU hosting ACC ‘Meeting of the Minds’ for undergrad researchers

More than 100 of the brightest undergraduate researchers from all of the Atlantic Coast Conference universities are gathering for the first time at Florida State University on Friday and Saturday at the third annual “ACC Meeting of the Minds.” Undergraduate research from a broad range of academic disciplines, from the hard sciences to the humanities […]

‘Three Sisters’ statue unveiled; gift to FSU is catalyst for new ‘Greek Park’

Members of the Chi Omega sorority have presented a gift to Florida State University that will be the catalyst for renovation and beautification of the green space between Landis Hall and Jefferson Street. "Three Sisters" is a 15-foot-high, multiple-patina bronze statue of classic elegance, sited in a historically significant area of the campus. Several hundred […]

FSU Athletics gives $200,000 to academics, student services, Marching Chiefs

What will Florida State University’s Office of National Fellowships, undergraduate research, counseling services for students and the Marching Chiefs soon have in common? The answer is FSU Athletics, which is giving $50,000 to each of the four areas for a total of $200,000 that will directly benefit academics and student services. T.K. Wetherell The money […]