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FSU hires two new staffers to lead Title IX office

Florida State University has hired two experienced Title IX professionals to provide leadership for the university’s Title IX office. Mandy Hambleton will serve as FSU’s new Title IX director and lead sexual misconduct support, prevention and response efforts for the university. Courtney McHenry will serve as the senior Title IX investigator. They will officially assume […]

The Ringling unveils new Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida affiliated with Florida State University, will debut its stunning new Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion on Monday, Jan. 22. The 5,500-square-foot pavilion, designed by regional architecture firm Lewis + Whitlock, will showcase The Ringling’s growing and vibrant collection of studio glass and serve […]

FSU College of Social Work and Peace Corps partner to provide tuition-free graduate school fellowship

Florida State University’s College of Social Work and The Peace Corps announced the launch of the new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps volunteers. The program will award a tuition credit waiver to selected returned Peace Corps volunteers pursuing a full-time Master of Social […]

FSU Panama City to offer new engineering programs from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

FSU Panama City announced it will add two new engineering programs in fall 2018. The university will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in systems engineering. The announcement came during a meeting of the FSU Board of Trustees today. “These new programs are coming to FSU Panama City because […]

Only a revolution: Civil rights activist addresses students during annual MLK commemorative celebration

Angela Davis — author, scholar, educator and civil rights pioneer — discussed the imprint of racism on society in her keynote lecture during Florida State University’s 30th Annual MLK Week Commemorative Celebration Jan. 16 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Before Davis’ talk, the FSU Gospel Choir performed and President John Thrasher offered words of welcome. […]

Gonzalez, Henderson appointed to FSU Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Scott announced two appointments to the Florida State University Board of Trustees Friday. Jorge Gonzalez, of Walton County, was appointed to fill a vacant seat for a term beginning Jan. 12, 2018, and ending Jan. 6, 2021. Gonzalez is the president and chief executive officer of the St. Joe Company. He also serves as […]

Profiles in Leadership: FSU Panama City leader crafts ambitious vision for future

Randy Hanna is excited as he talks about the future of Florida State University Panama City. In his inimitably go-getter style, the dean of FSU Panama City is using his wide-ranging, 30-plus years of experience as a lawyer, educator, business manager/consultant and administrator to craft new alliances between education, business and government. The collaborations offer […]

OLLI offers preview of spring semester classes for adult learners Jan. 22

With more than 50 intellectually stimulating classes — plus lectures, field trips, local and international travel, culture and arts adventures, interest groups and club activities — opportunities for learning, friendship and fun abound during the spring semester of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University. OLLI is recognized as an exciting, challenging scholarly program tailored for […]

FSUPD partners with local organization to give back to special members of the community

For the sixth consecutive year, the Florida State University Police Department (FSUPD) partnered with the Independent Order of Oddfellows for an outreach effort that provides members of the community with disabilities the gift of nature. They presented a $2,500 check to the Florida Disabled Outdoor Association during a ceremony Thursday, Jan. 11, at the FSUPD station. […]

FSU Career Center job shadow program continues to grow

More than 90 Florida State University students spent their winter break gaining career experience through the Career Center’s job shadow program — FSUshadow. The program helps students cultivate career-related, decision-making skills, along with gaining knowledge and insight into a wide variety of career fields and industries. Since FSUshadow’s introduction in fall 2016, student participation has more […]

FSU Libraries to serve as state hub for Digital Public Library of America

Florida State University Libraries is playing a key role in cultural heritage access and preservation around the globe as the state of Florida’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). “DPLA has acknowledged FSU’s leadership in creating a robust digital library program that will work with Florida’s many libraries, museums and other […]

Faculty Luncheon Series announces Spring 2018 lecture lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2018. Established in 1981, the series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series and encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities of FSU’s distinguished faculty, while enjoying lunch. The Faculty Luncheon Series […]