Students & Campus Life

Five questions with Breanna Myles — FSU first-year student and Miss Teen USA 

Florida State University · FSU Student is the new Miss Teen USA For the past six years, Florida State University freshman Breanna Myles has competed in pageants with aspirations of being selected Miss Teen USA. Myles achieved this dream in November after becoming the first woman of African/Latina descent to represent Florida and win the […]

Seminole Dining at Florida State University launches climate-friendly meal choices through ‘Cool Food Badges’

This spring, Seminole Dining at Florida State University is making it easier for students and the campus community to choose climate-friendly foods through the launch of a new initiative that identifies dishes with a lower carbon footprint. Last October, World Resources Institute (WRI) announced that its Cool Food Meals badge will appear on Aramark menus as part of a 10-university pilot program to encourage sustainable practices. “Florida State University is pleased […]

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 […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 26 new inductees during virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 26 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall during a virtual induction ceremony Thursday. 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, […]

Florida State University graduate student earns prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship

A Florida State University doctoral student has received a prestigious international fellowship to study in Europe this spring. Modern Languages and Linguistics doctoral student Nerea Delgado Fernández will use the Chateaubriand Fellowship to study the intonation, or the rise and fall of the voice when speaking, of bilinguals in Basque-speaking regions in France and Spain. […]

Florida State University team receives silver medal in 2021 iGEM Giant Jamboree 

A multidisciplinary team of Florida State University students was one of 13 U.S.-based collegiate teams to win silver at an annual competition exhibiting over 370 projects focused on solutions for local issues. iGEM, which stands for International Genetically Engineered Machine, gives students “the opportunity to push the boundaries of synthetic biology by tackling everyday issues facing the world.” Teams were tasked with […]

The Gift of Life at FSU searches for donor matches at Nov. 18 event

In an effort to help a pair of individuals in need who have connections to Florida State University, the Gift of Life at FSU will host a donor drive from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, on Landis Green. With a quick cheek swab, participants will join a public registry and find out […]

FSU Panama City names new director of Student Affairs

Florida State University has announced LaToya Stackhouse as the new director of Student Affairs for FSU Panama City (FSU PC). She will begin her role as director on Jan. 3, 2022. “I am excited to welcome LaToya to the Student Affairs team. Her energy, experience and ability to connect with students will be such an […]

FSU holds week of events for First-Generation College Celebration 

Florida State University will celebrate the achievements of first-generation students with a week of events beginning Monday, Nov. 8, held in conjunction with the nationwide First-Generation College Celebration. “We hope First-Gen week will be a time to celebrate the accomplishments of all first-generation students at Florida State University and bring awareness to the greater campus community about what it means to be a first-generation college […]

FSU presents first on-campus screening of ‘The Bowden Dynasty’

The Florida State University Seminole Boosters, in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs, present the first ever on-campus screening of “The Bowden Dynasty,” a feature-length documentary film that explores the life and times of legendary FSU football coach Bobby Bowden. The screening will coincide with Bowden’s birthday week and celebrates the Nov. 9 worldwide […]