Students & Campus Life

FSU student receives prestigious Boren Scholarship

Florida State University Presidential Scholar Maddy Johnson has been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship to study Arabic next year in Amman, Jordan. Boren Awards, offered through an initiative of the National Security Education Program, allow students to study abroad for up to a year in areas of the world critical to U.S. national security and […]

FSU’S Garnet and Gold Scholar Society honors 58 new inductees

Florida State University welcomed 58 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. 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. “It […]

The Career Center at FSU launches online series to help students design their career-ready skills

The Career Center at Florida State University recently launched ProfessioNole Ready, an online professional development series that aims to help students master the career-ready skills employers want to see in applicants. ProfessioNole Ready features interactive activities, informative videos and module quizzes that help students develop career action plans, hone their skills and engage with Career […]

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, […]