Students & Campus Life

The FSUshadow Program helps students cultivate career paths with confidence

The Career Center at Florida State University is making it possible for students to test drive a career by connecting them with employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university for one-day job shadowing opportunities. The program, FSUshadow, exposes students to a wide variety of career fields and helps them cultivate their career path […]

Students present remarkable research at the annual President’s Undergraduate Research Showcase

From determining the value of virtual reality technology in autism intervention to examining language policy in Ghanaian schools to studying excitation models of interval-counting neurons, undergraduate students at Florida State University presented a wide variety of impressive research at the 2019 President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. The annual showcase, which took place Tuesday, Oct. […]

FSU takes on Gators, Bulls and Knights in flu shot competition

Instead of battling it out on the football field or basketball court, Florida State University is taking on the University of Florida, the University of South Florida and the University of Central Florida in a new arena this fall. For the first time, the four state universities are competing to see which one can get […]

Seminole Dining recognized as national leader in food safety

Florida State University’s dining program has earned prestigious national recognition for taking vital steps to care for students with food allergies or dietary restrictions. Seminole Dining has received a designation as FARECheck Certified from Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), the world’s leading food allergy advocacy organization. The award makes FSU the only university in […]

FSU presents inaugural Latinx Cultural Celebration

Florida State University will host its inaugural Latinx Cultural Celebration, an opportunity to gather in honor of Latinx members, their contributions and history, on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The goal of the Latinx Celebration is to bring the university and Tallahassee communities together to enhance cultural awareness, increase knowledge and share untold stories of the Latinx […]

Service Leadership Seminar inspires new students to be community leaders

Forty-nine incoming freshmen discovered how they can create positive, sustainable change around Florida State University — and the world — by participating in the annual Service Leadership Seminar, the week before the fall semester. Service Leadership Seminar (SLS) is a weeklong event coordinated through the Center for Leadership and Social Change at FSU. It’s an […]

Florida State to greet students with ‘Welcome FSU’ week

Florida State University will kick off the new academic year with “Welcome FSU,” a weeklong tradition full of engaging events that promote student involvement and inclusion on campus. Welcome FSU will offer a wide array of campus activities from Thursday, Aug. 22, through Thursday, Aug. 29, that introduce students to a variety of campus organizations […]

CARE jumpstarts first-generation students’ college journey

Starting college can be an overwhelming experience for any student, especially for those who are the first in their families to do so. That’s why Florida State University’s Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement’s (CARE) Summer Bridge Program focuses on providing first-generation students with a strong network of support and campus engagement opportunities. Last week, […]

FSU achieves Gold sustainability rating

When it comes to sustainability, Florida State University has earned a gold star. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has given FSU a Gold rating in its latest Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report. This improves upon FSU’s Silver rating from 2015. “The leap from silver to gold […]

FSU Medical Response Unit wins statewide first responder competition

Florida State University’s Medical Response Unit (MRU) placed first in its division at the 35th Annual Bill Shearer ALS/BLS Competition, winning the Basic Life Support (BLS) Division for the fourth consecutive year. The competition took place July 18 in Orlando during CLINCON 2019, Florida’s Premier EMS/Fire Conference organized by the Emergency Medicine Learning & Resource Center. […]