Laventrice Ridgeway named Assistant Dean and Director of the Office of Accessibility Services

Florida State University’s Division of Student Affairs has announced Laventrice Ridgeway as the new assistant dean and director of the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS). He will begin his role on Jan. 10. Ridgeway comes to FSU with a strong background in accessibility services and student support services such as the Upward Bound and Educational […]

FSU and City of Tallahassee agree to 15-year solar energy pact

An updated agreement between Florida State University and the City of Tallahassee will double the amount of solar-generated electricity the university can draw from the city for the next 15 years.  The move marks an extension and expansion of terms FSU agreed to in 2018 as part of its participation in the City of Tallahassee […]

Innovation in Action: FSU bolsters research projects with an eye on the marketplace

A process for cheaper fuel cells, improved genomic profiling and an environmentally friendly way to increase water retention for plants are among the projects that Florida State University is helping researchers move forward into potential commercial ventures. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded more than $161,000 to four faculty members to move […]

Five questions: FSU researcher explains work to treat corneal disease

A Florida State University technology developed to treat an incurable eye condition has proven so effective in clinical trials that investors have funded a third portion of Series A financing for Trefoil Therapeutics to support the further creation of treatments for corneal disease. Professor of Biomedical Sciences Michael Blaber, who developed the treatment and co-founded […]

FSU awards honors medallions to fall 2021 graduates  

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 68 high-achieving graduates during the medallion ceremony on Thursday, December 9, 2021. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The ceremony included remarks by Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Provost, Joe O’Shea, […]

Year in Review: FSU experiences triumph, transition in 2021

In a year defined by triumph and transition, Florida State University welcomed its 16th president, said goodbye to a legendary football coach and returned to normal operations after months of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. Florida State continued its impressive run as a Top 20 national university, posted a state record graduation […]

Director of FSU’S Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy wins statewide award

A Florida State University faculty member received a statewide award recognizing her efforts to bring infant mental health to Florida. The Florida Association of Infant Mental Health announced Mimi Graham, director of Florida State University’s Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy, as the winner of its 2021 Wil Blechman President’s Award during the organization’s […]

Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship announces new automotive franchising track

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University has announced a new automotive franchising track within its Commercial Entrepreneurship degree program. The automotive franchising track also brings a new partnership for the Jim Moran College. Car retailers Les Akers and Peter Boulware have committed to support the program through time, talent and funding. […]

Florida State University Center partners with Simply Healthcare to increase education and awareness around trauma

Florida State University’s Center for Prevention & Early Intervention Policy (CPEIP) announced a new partnership with Simply Healthcare Plans (“Simply”) to improve patient outcomes by recognizing the role trauma plays in overall health through specialized training and educational programming for Simply team members.  “Recognizing early childhood trauma is an important factor impacting health throughout the […]

Winners of the Latinx Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards announced

Florida State University has announced the winners of the Latinx Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards, an honor that recognizes faculty and staff members for their service and dedication to students and the Latinx community. The Latinx Distinguished Service Awards are intended to celebrate pillars of the FSU community who demonstrate a commitment to fostering growth […]

Ditching cigarettes in the new year? FSU psychologist weighs in on popular resolution

With a new year comes New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s resolutions provide a way to begin the year with a fresh start and individual goals to improve life in a variety of ways — from health and wellness to finances to education. One popular resolution is the goal of quitting smoking. A Florida State University psychology […]