Education & Society

FSU College of Education to honor 2020 distinguished alumni

The Florida State University College of Education has named its Distinguished Alumni for 2020. The college will be recognizing eight individuals for their achievements in the field of education during a virtual ceremony. “I am honored to welcome the newest class of Distinguished Alumni back to the College of Education,” said Damon Andrew, dean of […]

FSU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching to partner with National Collegiate Equestrian Association

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA). As part of the partnership, FSU COACH will be the official coach education provider for the NCEA. “As NCAA Equestrian continues to expand and grow each year, the need for quality […]

FSU launches new professional certification in human trafficking prevention and intervention

Florida State University has launched a new online certification in human trafficking prevention and intervention to help professionals develop skills to better understand the dynamics of the various types of human trafficking. “The Professional Certification in Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention certification offers an economical way to provide access to much-needed knowledge and skills to […]

FSU presents symposium on crisis facing Amazonia

Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and College of Arts and Sciences will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary symposium on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, Nov. 16, through Thursday, Nov. 19, via Zoom. The symposium, “Amazonia Now: Perspectives on a Region in Crisis,” will […]

COVID-19 is an ideal classroom tool for FSU’s public health students

Nearly a year after first learning of a new coronavirus emerging in China, Florida State University teaching professor Alan Rowan said COVID-19 has proven to be a brutal virus but an efficient teaching tool.  Rowan teaches courses on infectious and chronic disease and epidemiology in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. As the virus began its spread through China […]

FSU College of Education to host COE Preview Week

Florida State University’s College of Education is hosting COE Preview Week, a virtual graduate programs open house. At this event, prospective students will be able to learn more about the college’s graduate programs and certificate programs from faculty, admissions staff and students. They’ll also be able take a virtual tour of FSU’s campus, as well as the Stone […]

USAID-Florida State University partnership set to boost teacher training systems in Zambia

The Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will lead a five-year, $15 million project sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve pre-service teacher training in Zambia. LSI faculty, in collaboration with partners School-to-School International and the University of Zambia, will work with 12 universities and colleges of education in […]

FSU FIREFLIES aims to keep the future of education sciences bright

As the need for highly trained educators continues to grow, so too grows the need for a new generation of education scientists seeking to inform those practitioners. Aiming to address this need, Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) Professors Nicole Patton Terry and Sara Hart of Florida State University have launched a new interdisciplinary research training program in […]

FSU College of Education to launch new online master’s program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Florida State University’s College of Education is launching an online master’s program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) starting in spring 2021. The program will prepare students for careers in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL), language assessment, teacher training, materials development, program administration, […]

FSU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching partners with Women’s Football Alliance

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA), a competitive women’s tackle football league. Through the partnership, FSU COACH will serve as the official coach education provider for the WFA’s new Coaches Alliance. “Coach education and development is an important […]

Policy pub returns with virtual ‘Pubinars’ for Fall

Florida State University’s College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will relaunch its popular Policy Pub series in a virtual format this October due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since 2016, the Policy Pub series has hosted the college’s scholars for brief, plain-language talks about vital issues and policy decisions that directly impact people’s lives. Pub-goers […]

FSU researcher argues the growth of cronyism threatens American prosperity

Cronyism between the economic political elite is a threat to national prosperity, a Florida State University researcher argues in a new book. Randall Holcombe, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics, says that keeping those with economic power from obtaining political power is necessary to maintain the economic progress the world has seen since the beginning of […]