Students & Campus Life

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 […]

Student leaders recognized during annual awards night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations gathered April 9 for the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night. The ceremony, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honors the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are: President’s Award, given to an outstanding freshman for […]

Florida State receives inaugural leadership award from PeaceJam

Florida State University students are serving as a model for the world as they inspire a new generation of leaders through their work with PeaceJam. PeaceJam, an international education program built around Nobel Peace Prize laureates who work personally with youth, awarded Florida State the organization’s inaugural Innovative Leadership Award for the university’s outstanding PeaceJam student leadership […]

FSU Students Give Back to Tallahassee at ‘The Big Event’

More than 1,700 volunteers from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College woke up early Saturday, March 30, to give back to the city of Tallahassee during The Big Event 2019. It is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation, with more than 50 service sites across Florida’s […]

FSU students honored during 2019 President’s Humanitarian Luncheon

From ratifying amendments to registering bone marrow donors to teaching courses in Kenya and rural India, students at Florida State University have done more than just balance studies and a social life; they’ve changed lives. President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon Tuesday, March 26, as part of the annual President’s […]

Dance Marathon at FSU raises record-breaking amount

More than 1,800 spirited students cheered with joy as Dance Marathon at FSU revealed a record-breaking total of $2.21 million raised this year to support pediatric medicine following a weekend of dancing at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Dance Marathon at FSU is an annual fundraiser that culminates with a 40-hour event where students […]

FSU ROTC to host 5k run honoring FSU alumnus 2LT Justin Sisson

The Florida State University Army ROTC program will host the 6th Annual 2019 2LT Justin Sisson Memorial Run/Walk on Saturday, March 9. Pre-activities start at 8 a.m., and the race/walk will begin at 9 a.m. on Langford Green at Doak Campbell Stadium. Sisson, an FSU alumnus and Army ROTC Officer, lost his life at age 23 […]

Seminole Dining secures No. 45 spot in recent ranking

Seminole Dining is ranked among the best food service providers for colleges and universities in the country. In October, The Daily Meal, an all-encompassing food website popular for its coverage of food and beverages, ranked Florida State University No. 45 in its annual “75 Best Colleges for Food for 2018 Ranking.” The article can be […]

Devoted humanitarian Samantha Kunin recognized as Rhodes Scholar finalist

Florida State University senior Samantha Kunin is an accomplished scholar, dedicated humanitarian and an avid rower. Those achievements put her on an exciting journey as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship this fall. Kunin, 20, interviewed Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama for the world’s oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award. While she was not one […]

Students affirm their commitment to the community at first annual Little Event

More than 300 students from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College came together on Saturday, Nov. 3 to make a big impact on the Leon County community for the first annual Little Event.   The event’s sponsor, The Big Event Tallahassee, hopes this new fall initiative will encourage volunteerism year round and prepare students for The Big Event, an annual day of community service […]

Florida State celebrates Homecoming Week 2018

Florida State University will host its annual Homecoming Week celebration with the theme “Garnet, Gold & Glory” beginning Monday, Oct. 15, through Saturday, Oct. 20. Live performances, a street parade and FSU’s largest pep rally highlight this year’s events leading up to the Homecoming football game against Wake Forest Saturday, Oct. 20. Featured events include: […]