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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering recognized nationally for diversity, inclusion efforts

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering earned a Bronze award and Exemplar status from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) in the inaugural year of the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program. The college is one of only two engineering programs in Florida to earn the distinctions. “This is a fantastic achievement for the FAMU-FSU College of […]

FSU higher education researchers receive grant to study community college pathways to computing degrees

Women graduate college at higher rates than men, yet women earn only 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in computer science. Two Florida State University researchers have received a three-year National Science Foundation grant for $900,749 to investigate this disparity. It will focus on Florida, one of the most diverse states in the nation, and community […]

Expert Pitch: Back-To-School 2019

As schools across the nation begin a new academic year, there are a variety of education issues students and teachers will face in the coming weeks, including reading and math development, standardized testing and behavioral issues in the K-12 classroom. Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on these topics: READING AND MATH […]

FSU achieves Gold sustainability rating

When it comes to sustainability, Florida State University has earned a gold star. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has given FSU a Gold rating in its latest Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report. This improves upon FSU’s Silver rating from 2015. “The leap from silver to gold […]

FSU Faculty Luncheon Series announces fall lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Fall 2019. Established in 1981, the series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series and encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities of FSU’s distinguished faculty, while enjoying lunch. The Fall 2019 schedule features the […]

FSU summer commencement speakers encourage graduates to plan and persevere

Florida State University graduates celebrated milestones and reflected on the opportunities FSU provided them during summer commencement held Friday, August 2, and Saturday, August 3. Degrees were awarded to 2,673 students, with more than 1,400 graduates participating in two ceremonies at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. President John Thrasher presided over commencement and introduced […]

International doctoral student makes FSU history as first black female graduate in nuclear physics

Kalisa Villafana will make history when she is hooded in front of thousands Friday evening during the first of two summer commencement ceremonies at Florida State University. Villafana will be FSU’s first black female graduate to earn a doctoral degree in nuclear physics and only the 96th black woman in the country with a Ph.D. […]

FSU Medical Response Unit wins statewide first responder competition

Florida State University’s Medical Response Unit (MRU) placed first in its division at the 35th Annual Bill Shearer ALS/BLS Competition, winning the Basic Life Support (BLS) Division for the fourth consecutive year. The competition took place July 18 in Orlando during CLINCON 2019, Florida’s Premier EMS/Fire Conference organized by the Emergency Medicine Learning & Resource Center. […]

FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society honors 16 new inductees

Florida State University welcomed 16 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. “We […]

FSU and UF receive $29 million to speed discoveries leading to better health

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state. UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the […]

Florida State to hold summer commencement Aug. 2, 3

Florida State University will host summer commencement ceremonies Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Allan Bense, a former chair of the FSU Board of Trustees and former Speaker of the Florida House, will deliver the keynote address Friday evening. Retired Lt. Col. John Crowe, who served as a […]