Students & Campus Life

SGA President Janvier outlines priorities in State of the Student Body

Florida State University Student Body President Nastassia Janvier outlined her priorities for the year and overall vision for the future of the university during her State of the Student Body address Sept. 8 at the FSU Alumni Center. President Richard McCullough and Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht delivered opening remarks. “As student leaders, […]

FSU Libraries unveils newly renovated Strozier Library floor

When the fall semester kicked off last month, FSU Libraries revealed some exciting new renovations on the second floor of Strozier Library, creating an ideal environment to foster student success. FSU Libraries and FSU Facilities worked together to design an updated space with an open floor plan, new desks, seating, flooring and enhanced directional signage. […]

FSU Panama City students move into first on-campus residential housing facility 

Students moved into Seminole Landing at Florida State University Panama City on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, in advance of Sunday’s Welcome Convocation. “This is a big year for FSU Panama City,” said Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City. “We just opened our first on-campus residential housing and welcomed the largest first-year student class to the […]

FSU/Asolo Conservatory director to retire after 17-year tenure

Greg Leaming, director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training program and associate director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre, will retire at the conclusion of the academic year after 17 years of teaching, directing and leading the MFA Acting Program at Florida State University’s School of Theatre. “Working with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Asolo Repertory […]

Three FSU students earn Fulbright Awards

A Florida State University graduate student and two recent graduates are recipients of research scholarships through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  The Fulbright awards will provide funding for each recipient to conduct research projects abroad this upcoming year. This year’s winners will take their work and research to Northern Ireland, India and Cote d’Ivoire.  Associate Director of FSU’s […]

Record-breaking freshman class set to start fall semester

About 7,200 first-year students and a new president will be among the fresh faces on Florida State University’s campus as fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 23. President Richard McCullough, who starts his second week as FSU’s 16th president Monday, is excited to join the largest freshman class in the university’s history and a record number […]

FSU kicks off fall semester with ‘Welcome FSU’

Each semester, Florida State University presents “Welcome FSU,” a series of events and programs that serve as the official welcome for all Florida State students. This fall, Welcome FSU will begin Monday, Aug. 16, and offer an array of activities through Friday, Aug. 27. Florida State is returning to in-person instruction and following the State […]

FSU awards honors medallions to summer graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 30 high-achieving graduates during the first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The ceremony included remarks by Dean […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 16 new inductees during virtual ceremony

Florida State University welcomed 16 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this summer 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, […]

FSU hosts residential summer program for local students from Title I middle and high schools

This summer, the Florida State University community welcomed a non-traditional group of students to their residential and lecture halls as part of the university’s College Reach-Out Program (CROP). Leon County students from R. Frank Nims and Griffin middle schools and Gadsden County High School students participated in CROP, an immersive residential summer program on FSU’s […]

FSU launches online hub of financial literacy tools for students 

Ask students about their biggest concerns and college costs are sure to be in the top five answers. Florida State University recognizes that affordability is key to improving degree attainment and attracting first-generation and low-socioeconomic students, along with providing students access to resources that increase financial literacy as they navigate college and life after graduation. […]