Students & Campus Life

Second Harvest, Publix help FSU fight food insecurity on campus

Hunger and food insecurity are realities everywhere – even on college campuses. According to Census data, U.S. students who don’t live on campus or with relatives are especially at risk of poverty. That includes students at FSU, and the university and its partners are doing what they can to help. The Department of Student Support […]

The plaid truth: You can pick FSU’s official pattern

Florida State University is about to get an official plaid pattern.  Students in the Retail Technologies course at FSU’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship seek votes from the general public on the students’ best plaid.   It’s part of their Plaid Project, in which students designed 26 unique FSU-themed patterns. The class voted on its 13 […]

FSU Honors, Scholars and Fellows House offers informational event for all students

The Honors, Scholars and Fellows House on Tuesday, Oct. 4, will offer an informational event for Florida State undergraduate and graduate students who want to explore the building and learn about the many programs and offerings that operate there. The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second, third and […]

FSU Career Center launches fall career fairs with two-day part-time job event

The Florida State University Career Center is connecting students with nearly 350 organizations during five fall 2022 career fairs, including a part-time job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Thursday at the Student Services Building. The events aim to give students the opportunity to meet and network directly with hiring recruiters from […]

Service Leadership Seminar teaches students to be community leaders

A group of Florida State University incoming freshmen got a lesson in being leaders as they served their new community during Service Leadership Seminar (SLS), a weeklong event coordinated through the Center for Leadership and Social Change at FSU. SLS is an opportunity for freshmen to learn about community service, identity and leadership through participation […]

FSU names Paulette Curtis associate dean of Undergraduate Studies, director of Honors Program

Paulette G. Curtis, an experienced Harvard University-educated scholar and administrator with a record of serving undergraduate students and building honors and other academic programs at top-tier universities, has been named associate dean of Undergraduate Studies and director of the Honors Program at Florida State University. Curtis, now a visiting scholar at Tulane University, will succeed […]

‘Extraordinary young man’: After tragedy, FSU summer grad seeks career in neuroscience

In one indescribable moment four years ago, Will Cotter went from regularly playing soccer to losing the ability to walk. He went from routinely spearfishing in deep waters to learning adaptive ways to get back down to the bottom. And he went from knowing how to ride a bike using his feet to learning how […]

‘Welcome FSU’ greets students with two weeks of fun and informative events

Florida State University on Monday ushers in the 2022-2023 academic year with two weeks of events that spotlight Seminole taste, spirit, culture, community and well-being. “Welcome FSU” greets all Florida State students through a series of events and programs that take place Aug. 15-28 at various campus locations. The events aim to show students ways […]

FSU awards honors medallions to summer 2022 graduates 

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 37 elite graduates during a July 28 ceremony in the Nancy H. Marcus Great Hall. The FSU Honors Program supports the passion and potential of the university’s most dynamic students, who have the talent, resilience and enthusiasm to accomplish their goals and enact change in the world. The […]

FSU Career Center Director leaves lasting legacy as she enters new professional phase

Myrna Hoover has spent a career focused on helping Florida State University students, alumni and stakeholders forge their professional paths. A two-time FSU alumna, Hoover earned both her undergraduate and master’s degrees in communications at Florida State. She first became associated with The Career Center through a graduate assistantship during her master’s program. Now, after […]

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society celebrates summer 2022 inductees

Florida State University welcomes nine new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society. The students were inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom […]