Students & Campus Life

FSU Career Center launches tool to aid student success and career planning

A critical initiative of the Florida State University strategic plan is to ensure student success and prepare students for 21st-century careers. To help fulfill this ambition, The Career Center has launched “Match Major: Your Career Blueprint,” an interactive web-based tool designed to give students access to relevant career information, find experiences, and construct their co-curricular […]

FSU Division of Student Affairs names new assistant vice president

Zduy Peter Chu has been named Florida State University’s new assistant vice president for the Division of Student Affairs. Chu joins Florida State from Valdosta State University, where he has served as the director of Housing and Residence Life and deputy chief officer of Student Affairs Strategic Initiatives since 2017. He will begin work at […]

Three Florida State University students earn Critical Language Scholarships

Three Florida State University students have earned Critical Language Scholarships through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to help further their study of foreign languages and cultures.  According to the State Department, the CLS provides “rigorous academic instruction in 15 languages that are critical to America’s national security and economic […]

Student leader and recent FSU graduate receives scholarship from NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Nastassia “Tazzy” Janvier, former president of the Florida State University Student Government Association, has been selected to join a prestigious program committed to providing civil rights legal advocacy in the South. Janvier will join an elite 10-person cohort of the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP), a pipeline program of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund […]

10 years of Unconquered Scholars: A story of perseverance, success and ‘family’

Brendan Gonzalez finds himself reflecting on how far he has come. He will graduate this week with a B.S. in hospitality management from Florida State University’s world-renowned Dedman College of Hospitality and will start work in July in a leadership-development program for Marriott International. “I never thought I’d make it this far,” he said. He […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society inducts 129 new members

Florida State University welcomes 129 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. To […]

Focus on the Gulf event tackles big challenges in the Gulf region

Students and scholars from Florida State University and Florida A&M University met on April 7 for “Focus on the Gulf,” the first collaborative event in the FAMU and FSU Gulf Scholars Programs. The programs support students from the two universities who are interested in exploring social, economic, environmental and justice-related challenges facing the Gulf of […]

FSU Career Center recognizes student employees of the year

Caitlyn Mann of the Office of Financial Aid and Honorine Rouiller of The Graduate School emerged as the top winners at the Florida State University Career Center’s eighth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony on April 13. Mann, a double major in criminology and psychology from Panama City Beach, Florida, received the […]

FSU Environmental Science and Policy student named Truman Scholar

Abril Hunter, a decorated Florida State University Environmental Science and Policy student, has been named a 2022 Truman Scholar, among the most coveted undergraduate awards in the country. The merit-based Truman Scholarship awards up to $30,000 to undergraduate students who desire financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, […]

Jim Moran College’s expo draws largest group of student entrepreneurs yet

About 60 student-run businesses gathered on Landis Green Monday at the annual Entrepreneurship Expo hosted by the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University. Near-perfect weather greeted the buzzing crowds gathered to see the latest products and services offered by FSU’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.  John Breed, teaching faculty at the Moran College, helped launch the […]

FSU hosts ACC InVenture Prize, wins People’s Choice Award 

Florida State University hosted the sixth annual Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize competition Saturday, April 2, demonstrating the university’s dedication to fostering innovation and encouraging entrepreneurship amongst its students.  Undergraduate students from all 15 ACC universities competed in the televised Shark Tank-style competition at FSU’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, pitching their creative projects in […]