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FSU Career Center partners with distinguished alumna to provide students with unique externship experience

For the third consecutive year, the Florida State University Career Center has partnered with distinguished alumna Woodie Woodward, former associate administrator of airports for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to provide an externship experience to one current FSU student. Nicolas Rice, a fourth year undergraduate student from Washington D.C., was selected by Woodward as her […]

FSU welcomes key Middle East diplomat for lecture

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Thursday’s lecture is cancelled. The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will host a lecture by Ambassador Dennis Ross, special assistant to President Barack Obama and special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ross’ lecture will draw on his years of experience to illuminate U.S. […]

President Thrasher: Statement on Executive Order

Florida State University is deeply concerned about the administration’s new policy preventing the entry of citizens of seven foreign countries to the United States for the next 90 days. At universities nationwide, confusion and uncertainty are causing disruption and worry among students, researchers, faculty and staff who are citizens of the countries involved in the […]

FSU breaks ground on new Black Student Union building

Hundreds of Florida State University community members, alumni and government officials gathered together on an idyllic January afternoon Friday to break ground on a much-anticipated new facility for the Black Student Union. Established in 1968, the Black Student Union is a student government agency that offers black students a form of identity, a social life […]

Seminole Futures: Connecting FSU students with employers

More than 2,400 Florida State University students packed into the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to meet with employers for the Career Center’s largest event of the semester — Seminole Futures. The all-majors career fair was held Thursday, Jan. 26, with more than 170 employers on campus with one goal in mind: to hire FSU […]

New program to spotlight top businesses of FSU alumni

Now Accepting Applications for the Inaugural ‘Seminole 100’ Florida State University and the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, housed in the College of Business, are creating a new program to recognize successful businesses owned by FSU alumni. The Seminole 100 will celebrate the Top 100 owners who have spearheaded some of the fastest-growing businesses […]

ACC Distinguished Lecturer to discuss future of people with disabilities through technology

University of Pittsburgh Professor Rory A. Cooper will present, “Forging a New Future for People with Disabilities through Technology and Inclusion,” at Florida State University as part of the ACC Distinguished Lecture series. Cooper, a U.S. Army veteran with a spinal cord injury, is a professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology and […]

Marc Johnston-Guerrero to speak about diversity, multiraciality at FSU Multicultural Leadership Summit

The Florida State University Center for Leadership & Social Change will host the 2017 Multicultural Leadership Summit, where students can learn about multiculturalism and social justice and guest speaker Marc Johnston-Guerrero will discuss race and diversity. This year’s theme, “Dumping the Melting Pot: Embracing the Mosaic,” emphasizes the problem of assimilation as a result of […]

Award-winning journalist ‘unfolds the dream’ at annual MLK Week event

Marc Lamont Hill honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s towering accomplishments and explored the significance of Florida State University’s 29th MLK Week theme, “Unfolding The Dream,” during his keynote lecture at the celebration’s headline event Tuesday, Jan. 17. Hill, an award-winning journalist who serves as a host for BET News and a CNN political contributor, is […]

New FSU job shadowing program helps students gain insight into employment

As part of their commitment to helping students prepare for successful careers, the Florida State University Career Center launched FSUshadow, a matched job shadow program, during fall 2016. The FSUshadow program gives students the opportunity to shadow employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university to gain insight into a wide variety of career […]

Justin Gest, author of ‘The New Minority,’ to speak at FSU

Justin Gest will speak at Florida State University about his groundbreaking academic study on Trump and Brexit supporters, which he writes about in his book, “The New Minority.” Gest, an assistant professor of public policy at George Mason University’s Scholar School of Policy and Government, will discuss findings from his study, the first of its […]

Profiles in Leadership: Hartline gets down to ‘business’ of leading college to Top 25

It was a big day for Michael Hartline, one of the biggest of his life. Hartline had been serving as interim dean of Florida State University’s College of Business for nine months when the life-changing day arrived in the spring of 2016. The College of Business Board of Governors was slated to meet at 8:30 […]