University News

FSU looks to the future with new Oglesby Union

Florida State University is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to take down Oglesby Union and build a new one that incorporates FSU tradition, while elevating the look and feel of the entire campus. But first, FSU is making plans to say goodbye to the quirky collection of buildings, some dating back more than 60 […]

FSU African-American Studies program celebrates 40th anniversary

The African-American Studies program at Florida State University is celebrating its long history and continued growth with a special event featuring a panel discussion, a reception and recognition of the people who began the program four decades ago. The event, “On the Shoulders of Giants: Celebrating 40 Years of Black Studies,” is free and open […]

Opening Nights at Florida State University announces $250,000 endowed gift to provide enhanced cultural arts programming

Opening Nights at Florida State University has announced that a $250,000 endowed gift by Kelly and Laurie Dozier will enable Opening Nights to collaborate with LeMoyne’s Chain of Parks Art Festival to provide enhanced cultural arts programming for the Tallahassee community. The two organizations will partner to present a program to kick off the 19th […]

FSU College of Business earns reaccreditation; AACSB rating benchmark of high educational quality

Florida State University’s College of Business programs in business and accounting have earned extended accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Accreditation by the organization is the most widely sought benchmark of educational quality worldwide and ensures students are learning material most relevant to their fields of study from highly […]

FSU student employees honored during annual ceremony

The Florida State University Career Center hosted its fourth annual Student Employee of the Year Awards ceremony April 9, celebrating the positive impact student employees have on the Florida State community. “The Student Employee of the Year awards are an incredible opportunity for the FSU community to thank our unsung student employees for the essential […]

DIGITECH 2018 showcases cutting-edge technology, new Innovation Hub

The new Florida State University Innovation Hub was alive with the spirit of invention during the annual DIGITECH event April 11. “DIGITECH is one example of the potential of what the Innovation Hub has to offer,” said Provost Sally McRorie. “Congratulations to all the DIGITECH exhibitors for the amazing innovations. You all have bright futures […]

FSU College of Social Work celebrates 100 years of scholarship and service

“100 years!!” That continuous refrain echoed through the Champions Club Ballroom as Florida State University social work faculty member Pam MacDill outlined highlights of the 100-year history of the College of Social Work’s celebratory gala on April 7. “100 years,” the crowd shouted. “Of innovation,” MacDill continued. “We started the first online MSW program in […]

Students honored at annual Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations gathered April 10 for the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night. The ceremony, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honors the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are: President’s Award, given to an outstanding freshman for […]

FSU welcomes National Academy of Medicine member to university

Barbara Culliton, a distinguished science journalist and elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, has joined Florida State University as a scholar in residence in the College of Communication and Information. “We are extremely excited to have Barbara Culliton joining us at FSU,” said Vice President for Research Gary K. Ostrander. “Her experience as […]

Pioneering business administration professor named 2018-2019 Robert O. Lawton distinguished professor

Pamela L. Perrewé, professor of business administration in the Department of Management, has been named Florida State University’s 2018-2019 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor. It’s the highest honor given by FSU faculty members to one of their own. “I am so proud and excited because this award is very meaningful personally,” said Perrewé, the Haywood […]

Florida State University researchers to present at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Dozens of Florida State University researchers are preparing to present at the 2018 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Eighty-four researchers, including faculty and graduate students, will present a total of 70 different presentations at the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. “Our goal in research is to advance teaching practice […]