Education & Society

FSU’s CARE gets $3.5M to strengthen Upward Bound Gadsden County, expand to Jackson County

A Florida State University program that helps and inspires Gadsden County students to finish high school and college is about to get bigger and stronger. FSU’s Upward Bound will receive about $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education to continue to build its decades-long Gadsden County operations and to expand to Jackson County, said […]

USAID and FSU residency program makes a lasting impact on teacher training in Zambia

Two Zambian educators are working hand-in-hand with FSU researchers as they look to improve teacher training in their country. Handili Jimaima and Joshua Zulu, who teach at Chalimbana University in Chongwe, Zambia, participated in a residency program at FSU during the 2022 Spring semester as part of a Learning Systems Institute (LSI) project. In partnership […]

FSU professor earns NIH emerging scientist award

A Florida State University researcher is being recognized by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institutes of Health for her work as an emerging scientist. Patricia Homan, an assistant professor of sociology and the associate director of FSU’s Public Health program, emerged as one of five people honored from a […]

Triumph Gulf Coast board approves $7.6M grant for FSU PC’s Collegiate Laboratory High School

Florida State University Panama City has received approval of a $7.6 million grant to provide partial funding for its highly anticipated Collegiate Laboratory High School.  The award comes from Triumph Gulf Coast Inc., a nonprofit corporation that oversees the expenditure of 75% of all funds recovered by the Florida attorney general for economic damages to […]

Florida Center for Reading Research partners with Maya’s Book Nook to strengthen reading development in Leon County

Florida State University’s Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) and Maya’s Book Nook are working together to provide the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System and community partners with Book Nook Bundles that aim to promote literacy development across the Big Bend. Designed to create learn­ing opportunities to meet children where they are, each […]

Learning Systems Institute awarded $1.5M grant to develop math anxiety intervention for children

Math can make students anxious, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Using strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, faculty members with the Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will develop a school-based intervention for second- and third-graders with math anxiety. A three-year $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will […]

FSU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching partners with Broyles Foundation

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the Broyles Foundation, which recognizes assistant coaches at the high school and collegiate levels with its annual Broyles awards. Through the partnership, FSU COACH will serve as a coach-education provider for the Broyles Foundation and will present […]

FSU College of Education professor selected to participate in Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel

Kathleen Clark, professor of mathematics education and director of Florida State University’s School of Teacher Education, is among 33 faculty members across the U.S. selected to participate in the Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel next month. The trip will take place June 4-17. With major funding from the Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA), the New York-based […]

FSU expert available to comment on environmental messaging ahead of Earth Day

On April 22, people around the globe observe Earth Day, an opportunity to practice gratitude for the life-giving bounty of the planet and to recognize efforts to protect the environment. Since its origins in 1970, the day has marked an occasion for people and groups to urge individual and collective action to end pollution, reduce […]

FSU panel of experts sheds light on the war in Ukraine

A Florida State University interdisciplinary panel of experts on Tuesday shared a historical and present-day context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and urged attendees to think critically and cautiously about the information they’re consuming on television and social media about the crisis. The FSU Center for Global Engagement’s “Understanding the War in Ukraine” featured eight […]

FSU Department of Mathematics among top U.S. producers of doctoral degrees

Over the last 20 years, the number of doctorates awarded in mathematics by U.S. institutions has nearly doubled, according to recently published data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED). Florida State University is among the top contributors to that exceptional growth. In the January edition of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Florida […]

FSU’S Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching partners with U.S. Youth Soccer

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with U.S. Youth Soccer (USYS), the largest sports organization in the country. Through the partnership, FSU COACH will serve as a coach education provider for USYS University, a collection of resources designed to train USYS members in a wide variety of areas to […]