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Restoration projects at The Ringling win Florida Preservation Awards

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has been recognized by the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation with two 2019 Preservation Awards for a pair of restoration projects at the Ca’ d’Zan. The Ringling’s Executive Director Stephen High and Chief Conservator Barbara A. Ramsay accepted the awards May 18 at the 2019 Florida Preservation […]

FSU College of Education relaunches program in school counseling

Florida State University’s College of Education has relaunched a graduate program in school counseling that prepares individuals to help students find their educational path and navigate their developmental years. The American School Counselor Association recommends a student-to-school-counselor ratio of 250-to-1. Florida had an average of 484-to-1 in 2017, highlighting the need for more school counseling […]

FSU and Seminole Boosters, Inc. announce creation of Florida State University Athletics Association

The Florida State University Board of Trustees established a new Direct Support Organization at its meeting on Friday, creating the Florida State University Athletics Association (FSUAA).  The Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) jointly developed by FSU’s Athletics Department and Seminole Boosters, Inc. to provide greater alignment, transparency, coordination and efficiency for athletic-related fundraising, […]

Major gift advances preeminence of FSU College of Business to honor FSU alumnus James M. Seneff

A generous $5 million gift commitment from CNL Charitable Foundation, founded by alumnus James M. Seneff, will establish an honors program at the Florida State University College of Business and advance the college farther down the path of preeminence. A cash gift of $2 million will create a community of elite undergraduate students designated as […]

Social work faculty member awarded grant to study effect of media on Hurricane Maria trauma

A Florida State University researcher has received a fellowship grant from the Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation to support her study on the impact of media on trauma recovery. Professor of Social Work Amy Ai, named a 2019 Fahs-Beck Fellow, will use the $20,000 grant for her project, “Traumatization and Resilience among Puerto Rican […]

S&P Global Ratings upgrades Florida State University bonds to AA+

Florida State University is a strong investment, according to the newest S&P Global Ratings released Tuesday. S&P upgraded the Florida Board of Governors’ Florida State University Unlimited Student Fee Auxiliary Bonds from AA to AA+ with a stable outlook. Florida State is one of only nine public universities in the United States with an AA+ […]

FSU College of Education dean named president-elect of national sport management society

Florida State University College of Education Dean Damon Andrew has been named president-elect of the North American Society for Sport Management. The society aims to promote, stimulate and encourage study, research, scholarly writing and professional development in the area of sport management through both theoretical and applied aspects. “As the largest sport management scholarly society […]

FSU doctoral student receives national Gabriela Mistral award

A Florida State University graduate student has received a prestigious award for her work in a national honor society. Esther Hernández-Esteban, a third year doctoral student studying Hispanic literature and cultural studies, is the 2019 recipient of the Gabriela Mistral Award. The recognition is given by Sigma Delta Pi, a national collegiate Hispanic honor society. […]

Hundreds celebrate life of FSU President Emeritus Talbot ‘Sandy’ D’Alemberte

Scholar. Statesman. Human rights champion. Visionary. Dreamer. These words and more were used to describe Florida State University President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, who passed away May 20 at 85. Hundreds remembered D’Alemberte during a Celebration of Life Service June 5 at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall at FSU. “We’re all here to remember a […]

Researchers find seaweed helps trap carbon dioxide in sediment

Every beachgoer can spot seaweed in the ocean or piling up on the beach, but Florida State University researchers working with colleagues in the United Kingdom have found that these slimy macroalgae play an important role in permanently removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Their work is published in the journal Ecological Monographs by the […]

Alzheimer’s caregivers and elder care professionals invited to free half-day training conference

For too many African-Americans, caring for a loved one with dementia can be a hard road. In an effort to help ease that process, a group of community partners including the Florida State University-based African-American Alzheimer’s Caregiver Training and Support Project (ACTS 2) will host a conference designed to celebrate the work of caregivers and […]