FSU Headlines: March 2021

Watch the March 2021 edition of FSU Headlines for an update on the construction of Florida State University’s new Student Union. And see more from Florida State, including a look at Dance Marathon’s first-ever hybrid event, a graduate student’s winning pitch on ABC’s Shark Tank and a virtual forum featuring two U.S. Senators.

FSU honors William T. Hold with honorary doctoral degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold. FSU President John Thrasher presided over the small, socially distanced ceremony held at the FSU President’s house. Thrasher said that, while the COVID-19 pandemic forced a smaller ceremony, he was thrilled to […]

Manchin and Martinez urge compromise at Institute of Politics forum

Compassion, cooperation and policy took center stage March 1 at the keynote event of the “Celebrating Civility” speaker series hosted by the Institute of Politics at Florida State University. The virtual forum featured U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, and former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, a Republican and FSU alumnus.