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FSU employees complete fourth annual Advance Leadership Development Program

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2018-2019 FSU Advance Leadership Development Program (ALDP). On April 3, 2019, 25 faculty and staff members completed a seven-month professional development certificate program in which they spent time learning from university leaders, engaging in interactive activities, and networking and discussing leadership topics unique to public higher education. The ALDP, […]

FSU student-entrepreneurs compete at 2019 ACC InVenture Prize

**APRIL 18 UPDATE: FSU’s entrepreneurial team InnoHealth Diagnostics finished in the top 5 at the 2019 ACC InVenture Prize competition Wednesday night. The top award went to student-entrepreneurs from the University of Virginia, who also earned the People’s Choice Award. Ken Baldauf, director of FSU’s Innovation Hub, said InnoHealth’s student-entrepreneurs had a great experience, and […]

WFSU News takes home awards at 2019 Florida AP Broadcasters Gala

The WFSU Public Media news team was honored with five Florida AP Broadcasters awards, sweeping one category, claiming three first place wins and taking home honors in two other categories. WFSU’s own Gina Jordan was named president of the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters for the 2019-2020 year. It is Jordan’s second stint on the board, […]

Collaborative Collision: Faculty come together to share ideas, forge partnerships

Florida State University faculty members of varying departments, disciplines and research interests spent the evening of April 16 commingling with colleagues during the Spring 2019 Collaborative Collision, a networking event designed to convene researchers from across campus to discuss potential collaborations surrounding one defined topic. Tuesday’s topic of discussion, disaster resiliency, took on particular significance […]

FSU recognizes outstanding student employees

The Florida State University Career Center recognized the positive impact student employees have on the Florida State community during its fifth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony Monday, April 8. “This ceremony is a reminder of the importance to recognize the vital student employee contributions to our university,” said Li Pon, SEOTY […]

FSU research finds pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs

Many working women feel like they are being pushed out of their jobs when they become pregnant while new fathers often get a boost in their careers, according to research from Florida State University. Samantha Paustian-Underdahl, assistant professor of management at FSU’s College of Business, studied two long-standing theories on why mothers are more likely […]

FSU English Department honors renowned poet’s 50 years of teaching

David Kirby began teaching at Florida State University in 1969. Fast forward 50 years, and the renowned poet and professor of English is still making a profound impact on Florida State students. In recognition of Kirby’s dedication to poetry, teaching and FSU, the English department announced the creation of the David Kirby Graduate Fellowship during […]

FSU innovation shines at 8th annual DIGITECH competition

Digital innovation was in the air during Florida State University’s DIGITECH event April 10 at the Innovation Hub. FSU students, alumni and faculty enthusiastically shared their inventions with attendees and fellow innovators at the eighth annual competition. Some of the exhibits on display included an app that will allow you to make informed decisions about […]

FSU earns national recognition for healthy campus initiatives

Florida State University has earned national recognition from Partnership for a Healthier America for its commitment to expanding healthier options across campus. Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) works to ensure that all children and young adults have the opportunity to live healthy, active lives. Florida State is one of 32 institutions of higher learning […]

FSU religion professor receives respected humanities fellowship

A Florida State University faculty member will head to Southeast Asia this fall with the help of a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies and the Getty Foundation. Elizabeth Cecil, assistant professor of religion and a trained historian, was one of 10 researchers from across the country to be selected as a […]

FSU receives national recognition for commitment to international education

Florida State University’s commitment to increasing the number of students studying abroad earned national recognition from the Institute of International Education (IIE). Florida State received the IIE Seal of Excellence during the IIE Summit 2019: The Future of International Education Feb. 18 in New York City for its strategic commitment to the Generation Study Abroad […]

Students enjoy a sweet break at President’s Ice Cream Social

Florida State University students enjoyed ice cream and other refreshments during a sunny day on Landis Green Wednesday, April 10, during the annual President’s Ice Cream Social. The President’s Ice Cream Social is a longstanding tradition at FSU during the spring semester where the university’s president, along with other university administrators, scoop ice cream for […]