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Education doctoral student wins Three Minute Thesis competition

An education doctoral student took home the first-place prize for the Three Minute Thesis competition at Florida State University, Wednesday, Nov. 29. Shannon Gooden, a doctoral student in FSU’s School of Teacher Education, won the $1,000 prize and the opportunity to represent Florida State at a regional competition in February. “It’s so humbling,” Gooden said. […]

FSUPD announces new traffic routes for upcoming home game

The Florida State University Police Department wants to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone attending the Florida State-Louisiana Monroe home football game at noon Saturday, Dec. 2. Due to the City of Tallahassee’s Winter Festival, scheduled for Saturday evening, postgame traffic routes will be modified from previous games. Please review the information and maps […]

Thrasher inducted into Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Florida State University President John Thrasher was one of 20 individuals inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion Monday night. Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott joined the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs in honoring the inductees to the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame, which […]

FSU Diversity Council announces grant winners

The Florida State University President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion has announced the inaugural group of winners of the 2017-2018 Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant Awards, which support efforts to move FSU closer to realizing the vision of a campus community where differences and similarities are equally valued. More than 50 proposal submissions from faculty, staff […]

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 […]