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FSU Alumni Association honors distinguished alumni during Homecoming

The Florida State University Alumni Association celebrated Homecoming 2017 with its annual Homecoming Awards Breakfast Nov. 18, recognizing the accomplishments of notable alumni and faculty. The awards presented at the event included the FSU Alumni Association’s Bernard F. Sliger Award, the FSU Alumni Association and Omicron Delta Kappa’s Grads Made Good Awards, the Garnet and Gold Key’s Ross Oglesby Award and […]

FSU Police Department earns highest level of state accreditation

The Florida State University Police Department was awarded its fifth consecutive certificate of reaccreditation Nov. 1 during a conference of the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation in Weston. The FSUPD earned the commission’s Excelsior Recognition, the highest level of achievement in Florida accreditation a criminal justice agency can receive. The Excelsior Recognition program distinguishes some […]

Eva Killings honored with Oglesby Award

Eva Killings, Florida State University’s unofficial ambassador of love and smiles, was named the 2017 recipient of the Ross Oglesby Award during the Alumni Association’s annual Homecoming Awards Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 18. The award, which originated in 1973, is given each year by Florida State’s Garnet and Gold Key Leadership Honorary to a faculty […]

Six FSU researchers named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Six Florida State University faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of their efforts to advance science or its applications. Election to fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers, and the six FSU faculty members are among 396 honorees this year. […]

FSU’s Gil Damon charts unconventional course to Rhodes Scholar finalist

Florida State University senior Gil Damon called it an honor to participate this weekend as a finalist in an interview for a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford in England. Damon, 21, prepared for this moment for months and while his name was not listed in the final group of 32 U.S. scholarship […]

FSU hosts Homecoming preview of new Black Student Union

Students, alumni and friends got a sneak peek of Florida State University’s new Black Student Union, described as a home away from home and a place for multicultural fellowship and education, during a Homecoming preview event at the facility Friday, Nov. 17. Coinciding with this year’s Homecoming theme, “Spirit of Unity,” many expressed their desire […]

FSU presented national award for campus internationalization

Florida State University’s President John Thrasher accepted the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, which is given annually by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, at a reception to celebrate International Education Week Tuesday in Washington, D.C. In April, Florida State was one of only four institutions to be selected for the 2017 Simon […]

Campus namings panel to hold meeting Nov. 20

The Florida State University President’s Advisory Panel on University Namings and Recognitions will meet Monday, Nov. 20. The meeting will take place e at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20 at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, room 103. The 15-member panel of university students, faculty, staff and alumni will examine and review current […]

FSU celebrates unity during Homecoming Week 2017

Florida State University will host its annual Homecoming Week celebration with the theme “Spirit of Unity” beginning Sunday, Nov. 12, through Saturday, Nov. 18. Live performances, a street parade and FSU’s largest pep rally highlight this year’s events leading up to the Homecoming football game against Delaware State Saturday, Nov. 18. Featured events include: Wednesday, […]

Student-veterans find a ‘home’ at Florida State

As the nation takes a day to honor its military veterans this Veterans Day, Florida State University is upholding its commitment to honoring and supporting its student-veterans all year long. Six years ago, Florida State launched several new initiatives with the vision of becoming a national beacon of veteran success — most notably through the creation […]