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FSU Headlines: October 2016

Watch the October 2016 edition of FSU Headlines to see Florida State University’s latest ranking in the US News & World Report of Best Colleges. And stay tuned for more headlines including: FSU’s newest student-lead campaign on diversity and inclusion, #PowerOfWe The Idea Grant recipients display their research during the annual President’s Showcase FSU’s Coastal […]

FSU Human Resources Team Earns National Attention

Florida State University’s human resources leaders are teaching innovative, valuable lessons to HR administrators across the United States. Four members of FSU’s HR team offered expert advice at the annual conference of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) in Washington, D.C. last month. CUPA represents more than 20,000 human resources professionals […]

FSU auditor general receives national award

Sam McCall, Florida State University’s chief audit officer, has been chosen to receive one of the nation’s most prestigious awards for a certified public accountant, the 2016 Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contributions Award. The award recognizes certified public accountants that have made significant professional contributions to the CPA community through government service at the […]

Graduates hear principles for a successful future at summer commencement

Florida State University alumna Nancy McKay drew from her own successful 30-year career in the beauty industry to encourage graduates starting the next phase of their journey at the university’s summer commencement ceremony. McKay, now CEO of Nest Fragrances, delivered the commencement address Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. President John […]

Opening Nights announces star-studded season lineup

Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University will kick off its 19th season of world-class performances and events in music, dance, theatre, spoken word, film and visual arts Tuesday, Sept. 14. Series highlights include performances by Smokey Robinson, Lily Tomlin, Grammy and Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone and concert pianist Lang Lang. “This season is […]

From FSU to Arctic Russia: Research leads grad student on a unique trip

When Sarah Ellen Johnston decided to come to Florida State University last year, she knew there was a good chance she’d be on the road a bit when it came to research. “That was one of the reasons for coming here,” she said. “I knew there were a lot of international research opportunities.” Johnston’s adviser, […]

$3 million planned gift largest in FSU Panama City history

FSU Panama City has announced the largest gift in campus history, a $3 million planned gift from Bob and Judy Fleming. Bob Fleming has named FSU Panama City as a benefactor in his estate to establish the Robert H. and Jacqueline K. Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund. Jacqueline Fleming, Bob’s late wife, was a teacher who […]

Beauty industry executive will be featured speaker at summer commencement

Florida State University alumna Nancy McKay, CEO of Nest Fragrances, will be the commencement speaker during the university’s summer commencement ceremony. McKay will deliver the commencement address at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. President John Thrasher will preside at the ceremony, which will be […]

Social Work faculty member appointed to National Council on Field Education

Katrina Boone, the director of field education for the FSU College of Social Work, has been appointed to a three-year term with the Council on Field Education, a group within the national Council of Social Work Education (CSWE). “Field education is the signature pedagogy for social work education as established by the Council of Social […]

Apollo astronauts experiencing higher rates of cardiovascular-related deaths

Members of the successful Apollo space program are experiencing higher rates of cardiovascular problems that are thought to be caused by their exposure to deep space radiation, according to a Florida State University researcher. In a new paper in Scientific Reports, FSU Dean of the College of Human Sciences and Professor Michael Delp explains that […]