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A year to remember: Florida State achieves new heights in 2017

Florida State University enjoyed unprecedented success in 2017, continuing to build on the positive momentum of recent accomplishments. The university climbed five places for the second consecutive year in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, brought in a record amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health and won national awards for its campus diversity […]

A move to stop hunger: Sodexo awards grant to FSU Food Pantry

Earlier this month, Florida State University’s dining services partner, Sodexo USA, awarded a $1,000 grant through its Stop Hunger Foundation to FSU’s Food for Thought Food Pantry to help combat food insecurity on campus. “We will always have students in need,” said Gabe Branch, FSU Food for Thought Pantry’s program assistant. “But this grant allows us […]

Profiles in Leadership: Hoover leads FSU center during golden era of career services

Thousands of Florida State University students will walk across the commencement stage this week and set off on new journeys, whether it be landing their dream job or furthering their education. They’ll be ready for that next step, thanks to the FSU Career Center and the leadership of Myrna Hoover, who has directed the center […]

FSU Career Center increases internship opportunities for students

The Florida State University Career Center has launched two new programs designed to help reduce financial challenges and encourage students to participate in high-impact internships. “Florida State continues to be at the forefront in developing innovative programs that promote student success,” said Assistant Provost Joe O’Shea. “Every student at FSU, regardless of their background, deserves […]

Power of WE celebrates groundbreaking first year

It’s been more than a year since Florida State University’s Student Diversity and Inclusion Council launched the Power of WE, a campaign encouraging students to address what diversity and inclusion meant to them. The campaign enjoyed a rewarding and expansive first year, and students said that the connectivity helped them to feel unified as Seminoles […]

Florida State to hold commencement ceremonies Dec. 15, 16

Florida State University’s two fall commencement ceremonies will feature keynote addresses by an internationally renowned climate scientist and a top executive of a multibillion dollar retailer. Jeffrey Chanton, professor of oceanography and FSU’s Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor, will address graduates during the first ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at the Donald L. […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 53 new members

Florida State University welcomed 53 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. “We […]

President Thrasher says Top 25 goals are within reach

After a year of unprecedented success, President John Thrasher urged the Florida State University community to continue moving forward as it looks toward the future. Thrasher delivered his annual State of the University address to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 6, just hours after introducing Willie Taggart as the Seminoles’ new football coach. Taggart […]

FSU produces three winners of prestigious Rangel Fellowship

A Florida State University student and two recent graduates will continue their education in foreign policy while working toward careers as foreign service officers as a part of the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program. Senior Ljubica “Kiki” Nikolic and recent alumni Maria Clara Naranjo and D’Juan Sampson are three of the 30 […]

FSU signs agreement to enhance collaboration with Tel Aviv University

Florida State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tel Aviv University today with the purpose of seeking possibilities to enhance mutual academic exchanges and to maintain close relationships between the two institutions. Florida Gov. Rick Scott served as a witness at the signing in Tel Aviv. The MOU was signed by FSU Assistant Provost […]

FSU, City of Tallahassee power up with solar energy

Florida State University has entered into a partnership with the City of Tallahassee that will provide the university with solar energy, making campus even greener. The City of Tallahassee is putting the finishing touches on the community’s first solar farm as part of the Tallahassee Solar Program, which allows residents and businesses to have all […]

Faculty members honored for transformative influence in student lives

Fourteen Florida State University faculty members were honored by the Transformation Through Teaching program for their life-changing influence in their students’ lives, both in and outside of the classroom. The awards were presented during a ceremony and dinner Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the President’s house. “The faculty being honored tonight are not only teachers and […]