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Recent FSU graduate receives prestigious USAID fellowship

A Florida State University alumna has earned a distinguished graduate studies fellowship from the U.S. Agency for International Development and Howard University. Jacqueline Rojas, who graduated from FSU in 2015 with degrees in international affairs and political science, is one of 10 students to be awarded a 2017 Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship. As […]

FSU College of Education alumni among highest impact teachers in Florida

Seventy-one graduates of Florida State University’s College of Education have been recognized by the Florida Department of Education as some of the highest impact teachers in the state. A recent analysis of their former students’ performance on statewide standardized tests found the effect these teachers had on student growth is among the most positive in […]

FSU identified as top performer for black student success

Florida State University has one of the highest graduation rates among African-American students of nearly 700 universities examined in a new national study. The report from The Education Trust finds 74.5 percent of FSU’s African-American students — who make up 8.4 percent of the student body — graduate within six years. Nationally, about 40 percent […]