Students & Campus Life

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 236 new inductees in virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 236 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this spring. 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. The […]

FSU students face off against other ACC student entrepreneurs for ACC Inventure prize

A team of FAMU-FSU College of Engineering students who have designed a portable cold-storage unit for medication will compete against 12 other ACC schools for the ACC InVenture Prize in a shark-tank style entrepreneurial competition. The competition and award ceremony will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, on local PBS stations. The team representing FSU from the FAMU-FSU College […]

FSU Career Center recognizes student employees in annual ceremony

The Florida State University Career Center hosted its seventh annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) award ceremony Friday, April 16, to recognize the positive impact student employees continue to have on the university community. “This ceremony aims to highlight the invaluable contributions of our student employees,” said Li Pon, SEOTY program manager and senior […]

FSU professor connects students through virtual reality

While most students taking remote classes are meeting via Zoom, a professor in Florida State University’s School of Communication has been using virtual reality (VR) to simulate a classroom space. Professor Andy Opel developed the Immersive Media Production class four years ago, and the technology has advanced exponentially since then. When faced with having to […]

Virtual International Coffee Hour connected FSU’s global community through pandemic

This past year, the Center for Global Engagement’s (CGE) Virtual International Coffee Hour has showcased more than 45 unique recipes from around the world with multicultural Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and international students, serving approximately 2,000 participants. CGE transitioned the program to a virtual space in March 2020 to provide the FSU community with an […]

FSU sets school record with three Goldwater Scholars

A school-record three Florida State University students have received the  Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious national award that annually recognizes the brightest mathematics, science and engineering college sophomores and juniors. Jessica Moser, a behavioral neuroscience major from St. Petersburg, Florida, Trystan Loustau, a psychology major from Jacksonville, Florida, and Kylee Hillman, a biological science major from Tallahassee, will receive up […]

Students, faculty and staff honored during 2021 Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 6. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor 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 […]

FSU students recognized virtually through President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year program

For more than 20 years, Florida State University has recognized undergraduate students who exhibit a tremendous commitment to service through its annual President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Program. This year’s 12 nominees have done everything from fostering children to volunteering at COVID-19 testing sites and advocating for speech and hearing-based services. Each school or […]

FSU celebrates Spring Homecoming Week 2021 ‘Linked by Legacy’

Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming Week with this year’s theme “Linked by Legacy” from Monday, April 5, through Sunday, April 11. The week of festivities will include alumni events, a reverse-style parade and the inaugural Spring Alumni Awards. The week will conclude with the Garnet & Gold 4 Miler, a scenic run through campus […]

Dance Marathon at Florida State University raises $1.47M during first-ever hybrid event

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dance Marathon at Florida State University raised more than $1.47 million during its first-ever hybrid event March 5-7. “Over the last 12 months, we have seen this organization and student body adapt and overcome any and all challenges For the Kids — our first ever hybrid marathon was […]

Roadmap to Success: FSU’s ProfessioNole Ready course integration promotes career readiness

Florida State University understands that the success of students is ultimately determined by their post-graduation achievements. That’s why when the university laid out its comprehensive strategic plan in 2017, it emphasized the importance of supporting career advising and professional development. Already offering future-focused academic programs, real-world experiences and savvy career advising, the FSU Career Center […]