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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 […]

Florida State University announces new director of Opening Nights Performing Arts Program

Opening Nights at Florida State University has selected Michael Blachly as the new director of the university’s performing arts program. Blachly, who brings four decades of experience to FSU, will start his new position Nov. 17. “Michael is highly respected in the performing arts field and brings a wealth of talent and expertise to our […]

Profiles in Leadership: Engineering dean sees new opportunities for FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

For J. Murray Gibson, there is an intimate connection between art and science. “Creativity and intuition are key to art and science,” said Gibson, the dean of the Florida A&M-Florida State University College of Engineering. “The most inventive engineers I have met are highly intuitive.” Gibson, who plays the piano in his spare time, believes […]

FSU announces indefinite suspension of Greek activities

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced today he is imposing an indefinite interim suspension on all fraternities and sororities at FSU effective immediately. The action follows the death three days ago of Andrew Coffey, a pledge at Pi Kappa Phi, who was found unresponsive after attending a party, and the arrest today in an […]

A place for reflection: FSU Labyrinth adds new dynamic to campus

In an overly connected and busy world, Florida State University has designed a place for students to come and take a break. A labyrinth — often confused with but very different from a maze — is a flat, winding path to be followed that promotes reflection, thinking and well-being. The campus community, along with university […]

FSU welcomes families for Parents’ Weekend Nov. 3-4

Florida State University is rolling out the welcome mat for students’ parents and family members during FSU’s annual Parents’ Weekend. This year, the event will be held Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4. Parents’ Weekend is a tradition that has been celebrated at FSU for more than 30 years. It is the unique time […]

Noles Abroad: FSU International Programs celebrates 60th anniversary

Florida State University’s International Programs celebrated 60 years of providing students the opportunity to expand their horizons and travel overseas on Oct. 19. Students, alumni, faculty and staff joined together to honor the department’s accomplishments over the past six decades during a dinner at the Alumni Center. Jim Pitts, director of International Programs, addressed hundreds […]