Askew School of Public Administration and Policy celebrates 75th anniversary

More than 150 students, faculty and alumni gathered recently as the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University celebrated its 75th anniversary. Alumni in attendance included Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey and Leon County Administrator Vince Long, the keynote speaker. “Florida State University was one of the first colleges in the U.S. […]

FSU study seeks to understand the impact of client violence on Florida child-protection workers

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a $150,000 grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to study the impact of client violence on child-protection services workers in Florida. Melissa Radey, the Agnes Flaherty Stoops Professor in Child Welfare in the College of Social Work, is the lead investigator […]

FSU College of Music presents ‘amazingly dramatic work’ from University Philharmonia, University Singers

Florida State University’s College of Music presents a collaborative performance from the University Philharmonia and the University Singers, a dramatic piece that focuses on the environment. “Earth Symphony” by Jake Runestad, an Emmy winner and Grammy-nominated composer with libretto by Todd Boss, will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The […]

‘Enriched in many ways’: FSU celebrates its transfer students, prepares a new class

Although many Florida State University students become Noles straight out of high school, a good number start their college education elsewhere before transferring to FSU. That currently accounts for more than 8,000 students — about a quarter of the undergraduate student body — and FSU celebrated them last month for their achievements and contributions to […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2022 

Florida State University’s faculty and staff are central to its mission and the key to its countless accomplishments. Throughout the year, honors and recognitions are awarded to individual faculty and staff members across campus. Faculty and Staff Briefs are produced monthly to recognize accomplishments and provide a space where honors, awards, bylines, presentations, grants, service […]

FSU College of Music to present ‘past, present and future of wind/band music’

The Florida State University College of Music and the University Musical Associates present the University Wind Ensemble concert featuring selections from George Gershwin, Claude Thomas Smith, Hirokazu Fukushima, John Mackey and more. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. “We are very excited to present […]

FSU Collaborative Lab to promote nationwide student success and equity

Florida State University is working to enhance its record of student success and equity well beyond its campuses. The Collaborative Lab for the Advancement of Student Success, or CLASS, represents a joint effort of the College of Education and the Division of Undergraduate Studies that answers a national call to strategically improve undergraduate education so […]

FSU’s CARE: For the students it serves, it’s ‘home’ and a place to flourish

Senior Tamara Sonera gets a warm feeling every time she approaches the Thagard Building on the campus of Florida State University. She knows she’s about to encounter quiet spots to study, comfortable places to relax and compassionate people to talk to. “The minute I walk in, I kind of know that I’m home,” she said. […]

FSU Winthrop-King Institute presents ‘Global Africas’ symposium on history and culture of Senegal

Florida State University’s Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies will welcome French and Senegalese distinguished scholars and well-known artists for a two-day symposium examining the legacies and culture of Senegal. “Senegal: Past and/as Present [Sénégal passé/present]” takes place Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4, at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts. The […]

Plaid Project winner draws on Seminole Tribe of Florida as ‘a direct reflection’ of FSU community

Resilience reigns. Delaney Brannan’s plaid pattern — which she named “Resilience” in honor of the Seminole Tribe of Florida — has emerged as the winner of a contest to declare the best plaid design to represent Florida State University. The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship’s FSU Plaid Project inspired 10,984 online votes for four plaid […]

FSU College of Social Sciences & Public Policy honors 2022 distinguished alumni

Four graduates of the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy have earned the college’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award.   The college will celebrate the honorees – Cecelia Bonifay, Daniel M. Gropper, Jimmy Patronis and Nigel Parkinson Sr. – during its annual Distinguished Alumni Gala on Nov. 18.  “This is the college’s highest honor […]