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Global Café proceeds support Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Florida State University’s Center for Global Engagement and the Puerto Rican Student Association co-hosted the first Global Café of the semester Friday, Oct. 6. The event served as a fundraiser for disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico following the recent devastation from Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. “I’m so proud of everyone that came out,” […]

FSU welcomes Second Lady Karen Pence for announcement of art therapy initiative

Florida State University welcomed Second Lady Karen Pence to campus Wednesday for the announcement of her new art therapy initiative, Art Therapy: Healing with the HeART. Pence chose Florida State as the venue for the announcement because of its nationally acclaimed art therapy graduate education program. “I chose only one initiative to champion, and it […]

FSU shines in National Survey of Student Engagement

 Florida State University is leading the way nationally when it comes to satisfaction among students new to the university and those preparing to graduate, according to recent data from the National Survey of Student Engagement. Once every three years, FSU freshmen and seniors participate in the national survey as a way for the university to […]

FSU honors the legacy of public servant Claude Pepper

“One of the most gratifying things that I think a man can do, a woman can do, in a career is to have an honorable career in public service, be identified with meaningful legislation that helps people to live better and longer and healthier and happier.” Those words were uttered by the late Sen. Claude […]

FSU human resources professionals present at national annual conference

The Florida State University Office of Human Resources took the national stage for the fifth consecutive year at the annual conference of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) in San Diego in September. Nearly 1,400 HR managers from colleges and universities around the country connected at the conference to share ideas, […]

Inaugural group of FSU Gap Year Fellows begin first official year as Seminoles

Imagine graduating high school and immediately hopping onto a plane to fly 20 hours away from home. That was a reality for Florida State University freshman Emma Jo McAuliffe, who spent an entire year traveling to countries such as Cambodia and the Philippines, thanks to the FSU Gap Year Fellows program. McAuliffe is one of […]

Laptop scavenger hunt tests cybersecurity skills at FSU

You wouldn’t leave your laptop sitting in a coffee shop, return five hours later and expect it to still be there, would you? Yet in a sense, that’s what many of us are doing every day with our personal information when we don’t practice safe browsing habits or fail to set appropriate security controls. We’re […]

It takes two: FSU students pursue master’s and doctoral degrees to ensure career success

Only about 3 percent of college graduates earn doctoral degrees and it’s even more rare for a Ph.D. student to pursue a master’s degree at the same time. While unusual, Florida State University is helping students who want to accomplish this rigorous academic feat achieve their goals.    Zhiqiang Shu, a recent FSU graduate, earned […]

New restaurant featuring great food and unique décor opens at FSU

A new restaurant called The Community Table has opened on campus, featuring a cozy space and tasty menu meant for sharing with friends. The Community Table is a fresh dining venue located at 75 N. Woodward Ave. in the Oglesby Union complex. The restaurant gets its name from a 32-foot, historic pine table. Diners can […]

FSU welcomes local congressman to campus

Florida State University welcomed U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn to the Florida State University campus Friday to tour university research facilities and learn more about the university’s roughly $200 million per year research enterprise. “We appreciate that Congressman Dunn made time to visit us at Florida State and see the great research taking place on our […]

President’s Advisory Panel membership announced

Florida State University President John Thrasher has announced the members of the President’s Advisory Panel on University Namings and Recognitions. “I want to thank the members of this panel for their willingness to take on this important matter,” Thrasher said. “I expect them to be deliberate, to be thoughtful and to seek input from the […]