Students & Campus Life

FSU organization revolutionizes new student recruitment

A Florida State University organization is changing how the next generation of Seminoles is recruited. The Academic Recruitment Organization (ARO), founded in 2015 by Presidential Scholars William Boose, Amanda Schell and Sophie Rottenberg, is designed to recruit high quality students from high schools around the country through student-to-student style communication. “Three of our Presidential Scholars […]

‘Citizen Soldier’ headlines FSU’s sixth Student Veteran Film Festival

Florida State University will present the critically acclaimed documentary “Citizen Soldier” as the marquee film for its sixth annual Student Veteran Film Festival on Nov. 12.  “Citizen Soldier” tells the dramatic story of the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 45th Thunderbirds Brigade and its deployment to one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan during the […]

FSU Athletics partners with #PowerofWE campaign to promote diversity and inclusion

Florida State University Athletics and #PowerofWE, a campaign recently launched by students under the auspices of the Office of the President, have joined forces to continue redefining diversity and inclusion at FSU. A special public service announcement video designed by #PowerofWE, in collaboration with FSU Athletics, will debut Saturday, Oct. 29, during halftime of the […]

Symposium highlights hip hop culture’s social impact

More than simply a style of music and fashion, hip hop is a phenomenon with broad social and cultural impact. Florida State University’s Department of Sociology in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will highlight and examine the genre in an upcoming symposium.  “Hip Hop Is Life” will bring together educators, cultural critics, […]

Online game tests cybersecurity skills at FSU

You’re at your desk, busy saving the universe from cybercrime, and need to step away. What do you do with your computer? Respond correctly, and you’ll be on your way to the Cyberhero Hall of Fame. Choose poorly, and you’ll find out that a cybercrook snooped around your email and important files. This is just […]

New university events calendar launches for FSU

A new events calendar recently debuted for Florida State University. The calendar, which is provided by Information Technology Services (ITS), features lots of new functionality making it easier than ever to keep up with university events. Check the calendar to see what events are trending around campus right now, then use the social sharing features to […]

Playing with Numbers: Math Department hosts FSU Math Fun Day

See how math can help break codes, improve your tic-tac-toe game and more at the annual FSU Math Fun Day. The Department of Mathematics is hosting an annual day of math activities that includes exhibits and exercises for the general public, including students and teachers. Activities are available for all students in grades K-12. “With […]

FSU to welcome families for Parents’ Weekend Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Florida State University is rolling out the welcome mat as students’ parents and family members are invited to visit campus for FSU’s annual Parents’ Weekend. This year, the event will be held Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1.  Parents’ Weekend is a tradition that has been celebrated at FSU for more than 30 years. […]

Fairy tales and fables: FSU celebrates storytelling at sixth annual Reading Marathon

The Reading Marathon has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  Book lovers will come together for Florida State University’s sixth annual Reading Marathon to celebrate storytelling by reading aloud fables, fairy tales and myths continuously in a 24-hour time period. The marathon starts at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, and is expected to run until 9 […]

#PowerOfWe campaign gets students talking about diversity, inclusion

What are diversity and inclusion? That was the question posed to Florida State University students at the #PowerOfWe campaign event held Tuesday Sept. 20, on Landis Green. At the campaign’s launch, students were invited to share their answers, take photos and mingle with each other to talk about diversity and inclusion on the Florida State […]

Students launch campaign to reimagine diversity and inclusion at FSU

The Florida State University Student Diversity and Inclusion Council is launching a new campaign aimed at redefining diversity and inclusion called #PowerOfWe – Our Differences Make the Difference. Students will introduce the campaign, share information about programming and distribute promotional materials at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, on Landis Green. The Student Diversity and Inclusion […]